This weeks project is really the result of being someplace and having a specific thought in your mind at the right time. Sometimes plans change and it is a good thing! I had planned on buying some bedding out of the PB Teen catolog that Little Miss Whimsy had chosen. When she chose it I did cringe slightly knowng that she suffers from nose bleeds and she picked out a bedding that had a lot of white. With all this on my mind I took a stroll through HomeGoods. I had not planned on buying bedding there but rather I was looking for a lamp for her room. The funny thing about places like HomeGoods is this, you never really go there and get what you went in hoping to find. This day was no different. I walked in looking for a lamp and walked out with a duvet set for Miss Whimsy and an idea that I thought might just work and save me about $150.00 and a few tears on my part after the first trajic nose bleed occured with the the PB Teen Bedding.
I found this duvet set for $39.99!!! What a steal! It had the black and white elements of the set she had chosen and with some fabric paint........well I thought I could make it happen.
Here is the set Miss Whimsy chose from PB Teen. Now being referred to as the inspiration bedding.
Here is the sham from the set I bought at HomeGoods.
Let the painting begin! The shams were fun and easy. I will admit the full sized duvet took some time and patience. It was a lot of surface to cover.
Some purple here and there and we ended up with a one of a kind custom painted duvet set. Total cost with tax about $45.00. What that equals is a mom who doesn't panic if her daughter ruins it with nose bleeds!
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