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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Which Chandelier Decal Would You Prefer?

Last week I posted about the vinyl decal I had won from Laura at Décor to Adore’s Friday Freebie giveaway. Well, artist, Paul David Wilson of Wilson Graphics is graciously allowing me to have a giveaway of a Chandalier Wall Decal. What’s more, you have a choice of the wall graphic in black or in white.

Paul Wilson started making wall graphics in 2006 part-time. During the day he worked as a publication designer and in the evenings and weekends he created designs for home decor and advertising. In 2007, after receiving a promotion at his job he made the decision to take the plunge and go full-time with his business.
"While the stability of a paycheck was nice, the satisfaction from my job just wasn't there. When I was promoted I was no longer doing day to day design work but was overseeing designers, budgets and sitting through meetings that were endless. I lasted nine months and decided I had to get back to full time design."
Since going full time Paul has increased the number of designs he offers in his Etsy shop (www.wilsongraphics.etsy.com) to over 170 and has a couple hundred rough ideas in the works. His work has been featured in Romantic Country and mentioned in Mary Jane's Farm.
"If I had one bit of advice to offer to creative, crafty people it's do something with your talent, find a way to make a living with it and it will be more than just a job and you'll have both an income and the satisfaction of doing what you love."

The decals are easily applied and many can be repositioned. Several are also available in a wide variety of colors. Here are some examples.

The Poppy Fields design will work well just above baseboards and trim:

The silhouetted Virtue Series is quite charming as they urge kindness and other good manners.

You may also choose from Vintage Odd Canvas Prints such as “Elizabeth Was Such a Wall Flower”

The "I Can Fly Woman" expresses the freedom to be ourselves with exhuberance.

Nature themes – butterflies, birds, insects and other images such as sea shells
*By the Sea Shore set of Shell and Starfish decal

The Porthole series is very realistic and comes in several views.

The "Cherry Blossom and Dove" decal provides a since of lovliness.

The "Plane Pulling Name Banner" will be customized with Your Child's Name

These four decals (3 Clouds and 1 Hot Air Balloon) will cover about 27” wide x 21.5” tall

Here are links to:
Paul’s Etsy Shop

Wilson Graphics business site

Paul’s online magazine, Small Town Living

Please visit Wilson Graphics Etsy site and take a look at the selections. Then return here and leave ONE comment telling me which is your favorite decal image.

One randomly chosen winner will be announced on from all the COMMENTS TO THIS POST received by 12 noon on Friday May 8. I will contact the winner for a shipping address and Wilson Graphics will send it directly to the winner.


Decor To Adore said...

Oh how fun! The giant key and Elizabeth the wall flower are my favorites!

Lady Katherine said...

How lovely they are! I love the chandelier! The one of the Woman, I can Fly! Yes! I thats me. lol I also saw your other post and I fell in love with the birds! I hope to add a small sun room and I have a collection of Blue Birds and Tea set. He has done a wonderful job on these and I have never seen them before! Thanks for inviting me over, I did not know you were the same lady with the lovely nativity scenes. Thanks for stopping by. I have enjoyed see the vinyl graphics.

j said...

I like the BOOM cartoon graphic, the Swirly tree, and of course the bunnies. The picket fence was cool too.

He had a lot of really cool items!

Anonymous said...

Oh goodie a second chance to win one of these great decals!! I really do love the chandy decal- key one is great also !


Judy said...

Thank you for visiting my blog and telling me about this fabulous give-away! I love the chandelier decal....my granddaughter just got a queen size bed (no headboard) and this would look great over her bed in black. Her room is painted in two shades of pink stripes (like a Victoria Secret bag) with and black accents. Here's hoping I win!


shellenew@hotmail.com said...

I LOVE the chandlier decals...would love to have 3 for my daughters room! I hope I win... :)

Lady Dorothy said...

Thanks for visiting my blog and letting me know about this giveaway! I really love the Classic Chandelier in black. I already know exactly where I'd put it! Oh, it would be so fun to win! Thank you for the chance!

niartist said...

Oooo, thank you so much for linking me to your post on this wonderful giveaway! Those chandelier decals are absolutely magnificent, I love the idea of having one of those on a big piece of luan painted with chalkboard paint, the decal at the top, and a menu for an alfresco dinner written below. Beautifully fantastic for an outdoor party, like the one we had at the end of the year last year - I happen to have a big sheet of luan hanging around too! Hint, hint! LOL! I think the cherry blossom and dove decal is as equally fabulous. Well - all of the decals really = could be perfect in a myriad of rooms! Thanks again for such a lovely giveaway - here's hoping! :)

Molly said...

The cherry blossom and bird or the chandelier- either one would be the absolute cherry on the top in my 2 year old's soon to be madeover big girl room! He has some great stuff! I love that I can get those without blowing the budget paying for someone to come and paint something!

Anonymous said...

Thank you emailing about the great give-away. My wife would love the black chandelier.

Thanks again!

Gabriel. pgabe@tcsn.net

Bargain Decorating with Laurie said...

Oh, I am so glad I went over to look at his shop. I love the silhouetted Virtue Series the best, but they are all so pretty. What a nice give away. laurie

The Stylish House said...

Thank you for stopping by and let telling me about this fantastic giveaway! If I was lucky enough to win I would choose the black chandelier. I had fun looking at Paul’s’ site my favorites there were the bird houses and the dragonfly! ~Cathy~

Jane said...

Thanks for the link to your giveaway! There are so many pretty ones but I really love that chandelier!

Heather said...

ooh what a fun give-away! there are so many great designs but my favorite is the cherry blossom with the dove. i love love love that one. it would look so pretty in my bedroom :)
Thanks for letting me enter your give-away!

susan said...

I love ALL the tree decals. This is a great giveaway!

chris said...

The giant key & of course the chandelier in whiter OR black are my favorites! Thanks for letting us know about this talented guy!!! Also..thanks for visiting my blog & saying hi! :) chris

Susan's Colorful Life said...

I'm partial to the chandeliers but I love the post of the little girl wall flower too!

I'm exited about the give away AND your blog and will check back to see what you're up to. :)

Sandi said...

Hi Carrie,
Oh, I love those decals! Please enter me in your giveaway too.


Sandi said...

Sorry, I forgot to tell you which decal I like! I love the Cherry Blossom & Dove. thanks.


Anonymous said...

I love the key and the chandelier.

Carla said...

what a great giveaway! I'm always amazed at the creativity of these, add me in:)

Shimmy Mom said...

My son and I have plans to buy the seal in the port hole for his bathroom. I like the black chandelier. Thanks for letting my know about your give-away. I have a huge wish list of his decals.

Carrie said...

Hello Shimmy Mom,
So sorry to let you know that the giveaway was closed at 12 noon on Friday, as indicated in the original post.
Nonetheless, thank you for visiting my blog. Have a great weekend,