Kelly Hicks » Design & Photography

HAND-PAINTED | wall flowers

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Remember those baby shower invitations I did? Well the same friend, Amber wanted some fun flowers painted on the walls in her little girl’s baby room. I was happy to help! If you look close you can see the flower matches the flowers in the fabric she has for her bedding. Here’s a peek into how I did it.

I started in Illustrator by drawing the flower she wanted:


Then I printed it on a transparency:


I used an the transparency with an overhead to project the flower onto the wall:

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The paint we used was a high gloss white to make the flower stand out more on the wall. It almost looks shimmery.

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I ended up painting 3 flowers. Here are the after shots:

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I think the curves of the flowers contrast nicely with the strips on the adjacent wall. What do you think?

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  • karenlouise

    These turned out AMAZING! I love them!ReplyCancel

  • Jenna Bourland

    I LOVE the way this turned out, Kelly. And it was really cool watching the whole process unfold. What a great gift for Felicity to enjoy for many years!ReplyCancel

  • ooooh go girl. I can’t wait to shoot in that room ! that’s our plan… to start the maternity session in the room !

    GREAT BEHIND THE SCENES PHOTOS – I’m such a sucker for those !


  • wow! what a great idea with the projector!ReplyCancel

  • Ari Kelly

    It looks great! Good job! You rock!ReplyCancel

  • Hannah Thompson

    WHAT! You paint on someone else’s wall before you paint on your one and only nephews wall??!Williams bedroom better be next…but we should figure something else out besides flowers…ReplyCancel

  • Teresa

    Wow, the flowers turned out great! I love how they look next to those stripes. And they perfectly match the bedding. SO CUTE.ReplyCancel

  • Fantastic job!!!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • So pretty!ReplyCancel

  • I have heard thats how some artist paint!!!
    Thanks for the post!

  • […] is the same friend I painted wall flowers for and now that we are finished with the chair, her nursery is complete! On her baby blog, you can […] ReplyCancel

  • Great idea and great work!
    I invite you to see my wall decal’s collection:
    Best regards from Buenos Aires., ArgentinaReplyCancel

  • THIS IS GREAT! Is there any way I can get the image file?


  • Gwen Stone

    Love the flowers and color – what paint did you use for both the flower and background?ReplyCancel

  • mahdiyeh

    could you send me your image i am asyou wallpainter i need newest pic of murall and if you like i send my product to you thanks a lotReplyCancel

  • Yvette

    LOVE this design!. Could I also get the image file?ReplyCancel

  • Lisa

    I also love how the flowers came out. It is exactly what my daughter’s room needs. Any chance, after all of this time, that you still might have the image file?ReplyCancel

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