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Thursday, November 4, 2010

The Staircase Wall is Finished!

But it’s seriously difficult to photograph!

 

This staircase has seriously taken over a year to finish (seriously). And it’s all because I’m slow. The red frame on the bottom left is a DIY, and the picture is an old Egyptian postcard bought from berrelekkert.no (they have hundreds of thousands of postcards from all over the world). The horse was also originally a postcard, but has been blown up on a canvas. The pièce de résistance for me is of course, the stretched Suzani fabric, bought from Kazakhstan. Love, love, love it! It’s hand made, and the colors are absolutely beautiful.


Post updated with closeups.. Lighting is slightly better now:

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It’s finished for now, but you know me, I’ll probably want to change it up again. Add some pieces, remove some. Maybe do a different color scheme? Have been thinking of maybe getting a HUGE photo of a Norwegian “budeie” in black/white. Would look super cool!

Do you have any of those projects that never seem to finish??

xoxo
dagnysign

12 comments:

Hellohello baby said...

Dagny, det ble veldig flott! (omsider, omsider) Kan du ta et nærbilde av stoffet? Det er et fantastisk blikkfang. Blåse opp postkort til kanvas er notert som ide!! :D

Ha en strålende dag søta ;)

Nita {ModVintageLife} said...

I've been working on my dining room for two years. I promised myself it would be done this month. But it's not looking good. I have lots of projects I'm working on at various stages of being finished. I LOVE that red frame. I have a grouping of brightly colored frames in one of my rooms. I love spray painting baroque frames fun colors.

Rikke said...

Looking good..as always:)
Og ja...det er klart man må bytte på litt etterhvert - er jo det som er moro:)
God helg!!
Klem

Concrete Jungle said...

It's looking good!

idyll said...

Det ble skikkelig fin sammensetning!! Farger og motiv bare står kjempe sammen:) Kjenner til slike evighetsprosjekter.. Men er jo gøy også da!!

Verden er så liten.. Eller kanskje Norge;) Forstår at du er nygift med søskenbarnet til venninna mi Astrid:) morsomt...

Ha ein fin dag, klem fra Idyll

Helena - A Diary of Lovely said...

impressive, really pretty, I love the contrast!

Hellohello baby said...

Fy søren så hyggelig gjort! Takk Dagny! :D

Noe så vakkert kan bare lages for hånd! En kvinne har sittet timesvis og brodert, og nå henger det på veggen din i all sin prakt :)

Og takk for hyggelig kommentar hos meg :)

Ha en fin ettermiddag!

Courtney said...

Wow - fantastic job! I completely empathize; I have so many projects that I've started and haven't had the time to get to... some I have 1/2 the supplies, others are already 1/2 finished... this inspires me to get a move on a couple of them this weekend.

Cheers.

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