DIY Flower Wall

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I almost feel silly writing about my flower wall, because let’s face it, a monkey could do this DIY, but it is fun and colorful, and I wanted to talk about it a bit more.

For my Home Depot Patio Challenge this year, I wanted to make it really fun for the kids.  I knew I wanted to do something with an art theme, but it also gave me the chance to use this idea of taping flowers on the wall.  I wrote about it in this post over a year ago, and if you want to see more “sophisticated” installations of this concept, click over and see the photos.  They are very inspiring.

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I love this simple decoration plan for an outdoor/garden party on a blank fence (or an ugly fence you want to cover up!), a fun installation in a kid’s room, or an elegant way to display sentimental flowers and plants you have dried.

The best part is it could not be easier to do!  For this project, I used yellow duct tape since I needed a strong tape to grip the brick wall, and a few rowdy kids.  : )

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In no time at all, the wall was coming alive.

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I will say, you really need to make sure the tape is pushed down firmly, or you will end up with flowers on the ground.

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Now my kids want “garden walls” all over our house.  : )

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P.S. – You can see the DIY Tutorial for the Turquoise Bead Chandelier here.

Written by Grace

4 Responses to “DIY Flower Wall”

  1. Jesse May July 10, 2014 at 10:59 am #

    What a colorful, fun project for summertime! My girls would love this!

    • Grace July 15, 2014 at 9:23 am #

      Jesse, you should! I’m sure they would love it. You should check out my DIY Watercolor Paint tutorial I posted today – they would have fun doing that too, I bet. xo, G

  2. Dacia @ Lemon Drop Life July 21, 2014 at 12:24 pm #

    Executed perfectly, what a fun accent!

    • Grace July 22, 2014 at 3:27 pm #

      Dacia, thank you! It definitely brightened things up. :) xo, G

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