'A' for Art Eleanor's Room

New Art Above Eleanor’s Bed

I planned a mini-makeover for Eleanor’s room a while back. It took a while for her polka dot wall vases to get here, and then longer still for me to finally get everything hung on the wall, but it’s finally done! I’ll show more of the finished room soon, but first, here’s a shot of the new art above Eleanor’s bed.

I laid it all out on the bed before putting it up on the wall so I could play around with the placement. The cat hanging is a vintage Tammis Keefe tea towel hung on wooden dowels, the lowercase ‘e’ was from Anthropologie and the uppercase ‘E’ from Urban Outfitters. I got the wall dot vases in an online flash sale, but they’re available directly from Chive, and the screenprinted flower is by three sheets 2 the wind.

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  • Janae @ Bring Joy
    June 19, 2012 at 3:59 pm

    How much did you involve Eleanor in the process of picking out these things? Did she help at all, or was it more like: “surprise, I did this for you?” Super cute, btw.

    • Making it Lovely
      June 19, 2012 at 10:47 pm

      I chose everything, but made her feel like she was a part of the process. “What do you think about these? Do you think the pink one should go here, or here?” She knew we were going to add some things above her bed beforehand too, and she was excited about helping put it all up.

  • Rebecca @ beautifulsquarefeet
    June 19, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    Love those vases and the lowercase e! Looking forward to seeing the rest of the room! It’s fun making a room grow with your little isn’t it- I’m in the middle of doing my 3yr old’s room at the moment!

  • Karen
    June 19, 2012 at 4:26 pm

    Adorable! I love using initials in decorating and have been thinking of ways to do it my home. I also have a print from 3 sheets 2 the wind. Her stuff is really nice – plus she’s from Cincinnati like me.

  • Evelyn
    June 19, 2012 at 6:56 pm

    These vases are such a great find, the colors and finishes are like zellige tiles.

  • Shannon8footsix
    June 19, 2012 at 7:20 pm

    Dude-that’s how you hang a tea towl? Got it! Thanks!

  • Jess
    June 20, 2012 at 6:26 am

    This decoration is very simple and chic.
    I love it! :)

  • TheAL
    June 20, 2012 at 11:32 am

    I love the decor. It’s very eclectic and beautiful. Lovely colors too! I just got some wall vases myself and I cannot wait to put them up. :)

  • Jan
    June 21, 2012 at 9:47 am

    I love that combination, so interesting!

  • Ali
    June 21, 2012 at 10:50 pm

    Love that wall art! So very stylish! :) Great job!

    ~ Ali

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  • how2home
    June 22, 2012 at 10:58 am

    These are so adorable!