a huge cricut project! (Miles' new walls)

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a huge cricut project! (Miles' new walls)

I started this awhile ago, and it's finally finished. This is going to *eventually* be Miles' new room, when we gain up the courage to move him to a bed. For now it continues to be his playroom. Smile

I painted the walls, and seperated the two colors with a curvy grey road.

Then, with the help of a crafty friend and my cricut, we cut every car, truck, semi, bus, etc. that we had using vinyl. When we were finished with that we thought some clouds and a sun were needed.

I want to get a personalized street sign (Etsy) to go on this wall above the car/truck. It would say something like Miles Drive or something along those lines...

It's also on the other wall which I didn't get a good picture of. You can see the mailtruck starting on that wall in the photo above.

I LOVE how this turned out. Miles does too. These pictures don't do it justice - it's so much cuter IRL! Miles is obsessed with buses and airplanes, so he is just in love. He keeps pointing them out, saying "bye bye bus, bye bye airplane" whenever we leave the room. It was definitely worth the time it took!

Oh, if you haven't seen, this is the bedding we bought for when he moves to the bed. We also got the matching lamp, and I'd like to put some solid curtains up (red maybe?).

http://www.thisnext.com/item/6A222A40/1414523C/Hit-the-Road-Quilt-Target

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That is amazing. I really really like it! WTG. I can see why he loves it.

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awesome!!! this is SO great! and it will match that bedding perfectly...2 thumbs up and then some. I can see why Miles loves it Smile

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That is so cool. What a great job you did!

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Very, very, very CUTE! Smile Great job! I can't imagine the time that must have taken!

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Oh my goodness. My son's room was flooded with all the rain we had, and then it got mold, so we had to have a wall torn out and replaced. He initially wanted just a blue room, but when he realized his sisters were getting the nursery redone, he was sad that the brown wall would be gone and decided on brown on the bottom and blue on the top. We were going to put in a chair rail in white. Probably still will. Caleb is more into ships. I was planning on using my cricut to cut out ships to be on the horizon in shadow.

Your idea has me thinking though. This is so beyond brilliant. What a perfect room, and one Miles can grow with for quite awhile.

Great job!

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Oh my goodness!! you need to enter that on Cricut's website! It's absolutely the cutest!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Wow! I loooove it!!!!

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AMAZING!!! great job.

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wow! that looks awesome! im glad that he loves it!!

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"MommyCB" wrote:

Oh my goodness!! you need to enter that on Cricut's website! It's absolutely the cutest!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Wow! I loooove it!!!!

I did! I hope they pick it for a free cartridge!!

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oh good! I bet they do pick it! It's amazing....it looks like it came straight out of a home decor magazine.

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Ashley, I just am in awe of that seriously!! I LOVE it!! Griffin was looking with me and he too loves it. I can totally see why Miles loves it, it's so awesome! You are so talented and I really appreciate you sharing with us.

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ADORABLE! Oh my goodness! I bet he is loving every minute of it! What a neat idea Ash! Great job!

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wow! His room looks fantastic!!!! I LOVE IT!! I saw that bedding the other day and thought it would be perfect for Brandon. Miles is so lucky to have that room - now will you come and do that for me? Wink

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this is just TOOOOOOOOOOOOO CUTE!!!

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Ok, I've got to know all the details.....my son loves it and wants his room to look like that too!

Materials (besides paint, is that vinyl you used)?? What cartridge??

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that is FABULOUS!!! really, an incredible room. I really suck at all things creative lately, and don't get me started on paint (I screwed up the simplest things painting yesterday). You really did an amazing job and I'm sitting here in awe and a bit of jealousy. Wink

Great job!

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THANK YOU for all of the sweet comments!

"Catwmn00079" wrote:

Ok, I've got to know all the details.....my son loves it and wants his room to look like that too!

Materials (besides paint, is that vinyl you used)?? What cartridge??

Yes, all of the vehicles (and sun & clouds) are vinyl. The road is grey paint. The lines on the road are vinyl. I got all of the vinyl from www.ohmycrafts.com - The Oh My Vinyl is way cheaper than Cricut vinyl and they have a ton of colors to choose from. We only needed to use transfer tape on the airplane so if you do this I wouldn't worry about stocking up on transfer tape.

I borrowed some cartridges from friends, but we used...

New Arrival (airplane, truck)
Zooballoo (clouds)
George & Basic Shapes (lines on the road)
My Community (police car, mail truck, garbage truck, semi)
Stretch Your Imagination (bus)
Just Because (truck, car)
Create a Critter (sun)

I think that's all the cartridges we used!

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Awesome, thanks! Now I'm definitely looking forward to doing that for Tyler. The landlord is pretty flexible and says we can paint if we want too! I only have the zooballoo cartridge but I will be looking to buy the Boys will be Boys cartridge that just got released or being released this month!!