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I’m not typically one of those people who’s really inspired by or loves quotes. But when it came time to create some wall art for Hailey’s room and I was researching “nautical/ocean” themed nurseries, I kept seeing this one”count the waves” quote that seemed so sweet. Sure I could’ve just created the design and had it printed to frame and hang but I like the handmade look!
I designed the quote digitally first so I’d had a reference of sizes/fonts when it was time to sketch it out. Derek primed a canvas that previously had a different design on it so I had a blank slate to dress it up for my little miss.
After I had a rough sketch ready, I got out my Deco Art Americana paints and got to work making this piece colorful. The white border just seemed TOO white to me so a few little dots were needed to keep it colorful.
After that was all dry, I took the same approach as the Octopus Wall Art and added some sparkly accents using crystal fine glitter. Learn more about Deco Art via their website | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram | Youtube.
If you’re interested in a print of this Count the waves quote on a poster or as card, please check out my cafepress shop here.
Or if you’re looking for this design in a custom size or colors to match you’re child’s nursery, please contact me for a price quote! I will design a PDF of this print which you can get printed at any place you choose.
Here’s one example of a custom color set I did for a mom to be and how it looks in her coral and blue nursery!
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