Wednesday, March 23, 2011

A Bathroom Makeover Part 1

So Mr. C (yes I am a goof ball and call him Mr. C) woke up this morning and was delighted to see my birthday wish post for him. We then rushed off to school and I bought 3 dozen chocolate glazed donuts with rainbow sprinkles for his class...he was thrilled. He was also surprised to see part one of his bathroom makeover...


I purchased the squid attacking shark print from Matty 8080 on Etsy weeks ago. When I received it in the mail I was delighted to see that he sent a fun postcard as well. I love to support artists on Etsy, more personal than prints from a store. I framed them last night in Goodwill second hand frames. Goodwill is where I get most of my frames and I'll either keep the frames as is or spray paint to match my decor. 

Now I would like to buy this shower curtain to complete the room...
The Beat Shower Curtain

But this is what I currently can afford...
Stripe Shower Curtain

I'll be making a cafe curtain out of this fabric...

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And here is a little print Mr. C did himself that I will add to the collection...

A Mr. C Original 

I am not bragging, but man he really is an incredible artist! I am always in awe and totally envious because I can't draw to save my life. Abstract painting...can do, but not draw. He will draw these massive battle scenes that blow my mind...maybe he'll be selling prints on Etsy someday to a mother for her son who she loves more than anything in the world. 

16 comments:

  1. i love that print with the octopus grabbing the shark! and your right, thats a great little artist you have there = )

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  2. Giant squid art - who knew? Love the direction you're going in - and I do love that first shower curtain option. Have you checked Urban Outfitters? They have some fun options there, too!

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  3. I love the stripe shower curtain. It feels clean, which is perfect for a bathroom.
    Have a great day!
    Xo,
    E + J

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  4. I love that WE shower curtain and the spotty fabric is one of my favourites- can't wait to see the bathroom make-over and ps, your little one is a fabulous artist indeed- so cool!!

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  5. Your Mr. C is an awesome artist and I cannot wait to see the finished bathroom re-do. xx

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  6. Danielle,
    I love that a bathroom makeover is part of your little guys b-day gift! I totaly believe in letting kids have a say in their spaces and have done bedroom makeovers over the years to mark a special b-day for my kiddos too!

    Love all the inspiration, especially the artwork!

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  7. oooh i love those prints! and mr. c's artwork, of course, too!
    i love both the shower curtains, but the striped one seems more masculine and like it could grow with a tween to teen boy. i think it is a great choice and affordable!

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  8. I love that WE shower curtain and the spotty fabric too. The quote by Henry David Thoreau on the right on your blog is great. Warm hugs to you, Danielle.
    Maria

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  9. Love. love the squid attacking the shark. Your son is a great artist too!

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  10. I love children's art--Mr. C rocks it! And yea for the Togo--that will look great.

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  11. I love the fabric for the cafe curtain! Such a great bathroom..I really love your style! FYI, Mr.C is darling!

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  12. What a great space, filled with brightness, originality and most of all love. What better way to start and end a day?

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  13. Thanks so much everyone...Charlie has gotten such a kick out of reading your comments pertaining to him! His eyes were huge and his smile wide as he read each comment.
    And I've missed you so Ms. Style Maniac!!!

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  14. Love the squid! So adorable! Enjoy the wonderful day, Kellie xx

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  15. Tell Charlie Happy Birthday for me! I can't wait to see him this summer! I wonder if he'll remember me?

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  16. Thanks for reminding me that AphroChic has shower curtains! I'd love the get the Brooklyn Life one. Going to have to save my pennies. Just moved into a new place, and even though I'm thrifting most of it, my wallet still feels overwhelmed ;)

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