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Sunday, June 21, 2009

Me and My Shadow.... Metamorphosis Monday...


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I've had this wall art piece for a couple of months... I bought it for my home office from Wilson Graphics Etsy Shop... Now, the reason for this purchase was...

it made me think about how shadows are often so much larger than the thing they are a shadow of...and in my office... I have a baby... that perhaps dreams, that someday, he will grow up...and be a big boy... but for now... he'll have to resign himself to knowing that, his shadow reflects the metamorphosis of the big boy chandy he will become someday... down here in French Lique...

and a note about the chandy shadow... I completely forgot to take photos of it's installation... I followed the directions supplied by Wilson Graphics very carefully... and though, due to it's large size, it was a little cumbersome for one person to install it alone, once I got going, I found it pretty easy to do. It does take a while... with all the little "crystal" pieces, which have a tendency to want to stay on the paper you peel off... I used my Martha Stewart boning tool... and with a little patience and care... Voila'! I would highly recommend Wilson's products... I've bought others and been disappointed, but no disappointment here! I love it!

22 comments:

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Oh Ms. Dixie this is just awesome my friend...I really do love this post...WOW!! you did great...May you have a great week...hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

trash talk said...

While I love your shadow chandy...I adore your baby boy! He is adorable.
Debbie

Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) said...

Hi Dixie,
I love your little chandelier...it is beautiful! The shadow one is beautiful, as well! Wow, I'd like to see the chandelier that they created the shadow from!
Susan

Sue said...

Dixie, I've seen these graphics and wanted to try them. Yours looks really good and it was good to hear that this company's product met with your approval. :-)Sue

Bellamere Cottage said...

FABULOUS Dixie! It looks wonderful....well, I should say...THEY look wonderful! Love both of them. You have the cutest darn things!

Hugs,
Spencer

mbkatc230 said...

I really like this Dixie. What a great idea. And I love the baby chandy too. Kathy

PAT said...

That's beautiful Dixie! I love your smaller chandy, too.

Kammy said...

Wow,, what a grand statement !
Looks great !
Hugs ~ Kammy

Dawn said...

Hey Dixie, very cool! Baby Chandy probably already thinks the "shadow" is his. He is looking very proud! My son has one of those "fat heads" in his room. It's a life size NBA basketball player. That was a challenge to get up too.
Dawn

Tomarie said...

I love getting inspired from new ideas...and this is certainly one of them! I LOVE THIS!! Laura

Thoughtfully blended hearts said...

They're both beautiful...

MiMi said...

Ooh, that is VERY cool! I have a weird wall that needs something like that! : )
Macey

Heidi Pocketbook said...

Very cool, Dixie☺

Smilingsal said...

Do chandys grow to be bigger? LOL

thestonerabbit said...

How CUTE!!! My DIL sells Uppercase Living---a product very similar to what you used for your cute wall decor!! Everything I get from her I MAKE her fix apply it for me--I screwed the first one up! :0

Oh, I LOVE your sweet Southern Iced Tea!! Having Arkansas roots, that's the only way we used to drink it when I was young!! In fact, last weekend, we visited some of my family there and I enjoyed a big old glass of sweet tea for the first time in years!! :)

Have a great day! L, Dana

Brenda said...

It is lovely! I like how you framed the photos on these pics! Very dramatic.
Brenda

Kim said...

I love it!

Bonjour Madame said...

This is enchanting and clever. I love it.

Marie said...

Hello Dixie - love your chandelier! It's fabulous.

Blessings,
Marie
http://emmacallsmemama.com

Willow said...

It is beautiful and such a wonderful idea to use it that way.

Willow

Chandy said...

Belated Happy Father's Day, Dixie and that wall art, genius! I agree and you did a great job incorporating it. You have such fun ideas! ;-)

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

I just love the way you think! Your chandeliers are both beautiful. laurie