Mural Update- only a week late

Last weekend in addition to meeting an adorable baby I also got to work on the mural in his room!  It’s almost finished!!! I’m going to take you on a tour- starting at the door and going counter clockwise through the room.

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These are our three beaver friends. They didn’t really change from the last update, but I made their noses a little brighter pink.

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Momma turtle and her turtle babies – right above the changing table.

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This is a tree- duh you say. There are a lot of different hands in this tree. I really like it, but I need make the leaves match a little more with the branch on the other side of the window.

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This is a fish- he is not a specific type of fish. He is right over where the head of the bed is going to be. See the leaves? That’s all me. I think there just needs to be a good transition.

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Frogs! This is along the side of where the crib is going to be. There will eventually be little flies about the frog’s heads, but I totally forgot my finer brush (the real reason I’m not done!)

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I did a stylized willow tree around the closet door. It’s the most free form section of the room. I really like it, and Ben’s sister, Hannah helped me paint it along with the blossoms on the lily pads.

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Here’s the full last wall with Hannah holding her nephew.

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And here’s a closer look at the frogs along with the lilies.

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And here’s a better look at our friend the Heron. Ben (Salmon) thought he would look good in a top hat, but I decided against it. If one animal got clothes – they would all need clothes! I’d still be painting the mural when Caleb was starting kindergarten.

ALMOST THERE! SO CLOSE! I LOVED doing this- I’m thinking about trying to do it professionally. What do you think?


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