Tuesday, December 10, 2013

More Stencil Work For GlowDry

You might remember this summer when I did some custom stencil work for GlowDry (A beauty and blowout bar, here in Atlanta, located in Buckhead). Here are a few photos from that project (before they opened):

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I created that stencil, and rolled each one one individually. We were really happy with how it came out, and I even ended up doing it on the backsplash of the hairwash area  in a different colorway, too. 

Anyway, they had me back last week to add some logos to the walls. Check 'em out!

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  2. Hi Kristen, my name is Ivy. I came across your blog when searching for wall painting ideas. Your work is beautiful! I recently bought my very first condo and wanted to paint/draw on my wall. Ideally I wanted to paint something to this effect: http://www.nipic.com/show/2/27/b16e28c5a4e9f754.html

    According to your experience, is this somehting achievable given the texture/consistency of the paint/walls? Is it that if I can paint this using watercolor or acrylic, I will be able to do it on walls using regular wall paint? Is there anything I should be aware in terms of techniques / materials to use? I look forward to your professional opinion.

    Thank you. Please feel free to reach me at ivy.mengxie at gmail.

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    1. it's difficult to do patterns on textured walls... it depends on how high the texture is? and yes, you can usually use regular wall paint.

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    2. Thanks for responding, Kristen. What I am looking to do is more like a wall mural painting on a regular wall (no texture finish on the wall). Does regular wall paint blend well when you mix and create colors? Does it work well in detailed areas of a mural? If I make a mistake, would I be able to correct it by wiping with a wet cloth? I searched online and saw some people use acrylic paint to do murals. How does it compare with regular wall paint in terms of durability / sunlight and stain resistent? In terms of daily maintenance, will I be able to clean either using wet cloth? Will the mural show cracks after a certain period?

      It's a lot of questions - thank you for your time.

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  3. I love the typeface DRY is done in! May I ask, is it your own creation or did you come across it somewhere?

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    1. the graphic artist they hired did it - i love it, too! i like it especially combined with the 'glow'... the modern with frilly is perfect to match their interior and general vibe.

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  4. Kristen, I love everything about this place! Your stenciling is always spot on. And those floors are just killing me. (Am I the only one who wants to to rip up my floors and start over when I see this?) Is the pattern behind the jewelry shelves and on the walls a stencil too? Or is that wallpaper? If it's not a stencil it sure would be a cool one to try. Thanks for posting!

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    1. hey! i know it's so cute in there. my friend/designer heather roberts did it - she's great! the pattern behind the walls is wallpaper - it would be CRAZY to try and do that one as a stencil - it's such a nutso pattern! but it's awesome.

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  5. Wow, that stencil looks great and the logo's are perfect. Great work you do.. Alison

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  6. Kristen- You have a BIG fan in Oregon- I LOVE your blog and seeing all your amazing work. Thanks so much for sharing with us.
    Quick questions... the floors in the salon... are they tire or real wood- love the pattern. Thanks for your reply

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