Bathroom Wall Art and Shape Tape™ Giveaway

by leanneja on June 20, 2014 · 46 comments

in Crafts,Decorating,DIY,Giveaways,Reviews

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I can’t believe we’ve lived here almost 10 months and I still didn’t have anything on the walls in the kid’s bathroom. I’m sure they really don’t mind but I have an issue with blank walls, plus since we’re renting wall art is an easy way to add color to the room. White walls, white tile, glass shower door, and a huge mirror doesn’t leave much space to add color. It was time to go bold!

It was easy to come up with 3 fun pieces of art for a minimal cost using scrap wood, paint from another projects, FrogTape® Shape Tape™, and vinyl.

I started by painting the 3 pieces of wood using 2 coats of white paint. After letting them dry for a day it was time to add the color.

It would be impossible for me to make these shapes without the awesome FrogTape’s Shape Tape and it’s so easy to use. The guide marks on the front of the tape are so helpful. The slit liner on the back of the tape makes it easy to apply by removing one half of the liner, positioning the tape and then removing the other half. You can create the pattern you want by varying the widths, reversing, or staggering the tape to make your own unique designs.

Shape Tape™ comes in 3 different designs: scallop, wave, and chevron. I’m working with the wave and scallop tape for this project, you know, for that coastal feel. We don’t live by the ocean but I like to pretend and decorate like I do.

I applied 2 coats of Ultramarine. I love this bright color and it’s pretty perfect for that sunshine and coastal feel. I let it dry about 10 minutes then peeled the tape off. Do you love a crisp clean paint line as much as I do? There wasn’t any bleed through anywhere, even where the knots were. That is some incredible Paint Block technology! It’s so fun peeling off the tape for the big reveal.

TaDa! I love how they turned out but I still needed to do a bit more to them before they were ready to hang.

I distressed the edges a little using medium grit sandpaper. I decided not to distress the top for this project, but that would look really great and it’s a good idea for my next project.

I used a personal cutting machine to cut an anchor, sea star, and fish out of vinyl. You could actually cut them out by hand because they’re such a simple shapes.

Once the paint was dry I applied the vinyl to the front of each piece of painted wood.

I love the color the pieces add to the bathroom and now it’s motivated me to finish the rest of it. One room at a time, right?

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{ 46 comments… read them below or add one }

NaDell June 20, 2014 at 7:27 am

I would use it for my kitchen wall that needs a little something extra.

Barb Leffeler June 20, 2014 at 7:52 am

I would use it on the sides of my craft cabinets in my craft room. They are plain white and this would make a great impact.

Hydrangeas and Harmony June 20, 2014 at 8:32 am

Ooh, that’s really cool. No more hand-drawing or trying to find the right size stencil. I think my first project would be some new art for my daughter’s room. She’s almost ready for her ‘teen room’ makeover.

OrganizedMagnolia June 20, 2014 at 9:43 am

I would use it for the decorations in my dining room or to paint a dresser. Wouldn’t those patterns look fun on a dresser?
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Camille June 20, 2014 at 12:11 pm

In my son’s bedroom! It needs a make over.
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Gina Horne June 20, 2014 at 12:13 pm

So Cute! I love this idea! I’m planning on redoing my kitchen soon and this totally gives me new ideas.

Summer June 20, 2014 at 12:39 pm

Oh that tape is awesome! I can just imagine so many possibilites!
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Susan Simonson June 20, 2014 at 12:48 pm

Two projects actually. First would be your idea for the bathroom – that would be perfect. Then she is a children’s librarian and that frog tape could be used for summer reading projects.

Jessica w June 20, 2014 at 1:20 pm

for some art for our office

Nicole June 20, 2014 at 1:22 pm

I would use it for the bookcase in my son’s room that needs a little something extra :)

Allison Burke June 20, 2014 at 1:31 pm

Oh the possibilities! I have been looking and wanting to buy some for a while now! I want to use it mainly to make a sign for my kitchen – also would like to try and to a no-sew pillow cover using it – also would like to try and stencil with it on some mason jars for my daughter’s upcoming birthday party :) thanks!

Mary June 20, 2014 at 3:25 pm

How clever is that Shape Tape!! I would make some creative wall art… following your great inspiration!!

barbara n June 20, 2014 at 3:54 pm

I love your bathroom wall art! I would use my frog tape to design a bulletin board for my daughters room

Lisa June 20, 2014 at 4:14 pm

Great post.
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Tami June 20, 2014 at 5:51 pm

Thanks for introducing me to this product. As a crafter I have a zillion ideas, but I think enhancing stencils
that need something more would be a good place to start.

Darla Bunyan June 20, 2014 at 6:31 pm

I love Shape Tape! I own the Chevron, but, I want the scallops like you had!!! I would use it on my daughter’s plain dresser to jazz it up!

Jacque June 20, 2014 at 7:50 pm

ADORABLE, I love the colors you used!!
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Donna McBroom-Theriot June 20, 2014 at 8:05 pm

I am currently redoing my office and the little plaques in this post would be a cute addition.

Leigh June 20, 2014 at 8:13 pm

Furniture redos and sign painting! Thanks for the chance to win!

ChiWei @One Dog Woof June 20, 2014 at 8:19 pm

That tape looks so cool!

Debra Lee June 20, 2014 at 9:21 pm

My craft room needs some dressing up!

Rebecca B June 20, 2014 at 10:41 pm

The timing for this post is perfect. We just finished our kids’ bathroom and I have been trying to decide what to put in there. This is a perfect idea!

Cindy Brooks June 21, 2014 at 3:37 am

I’d use Frog Tape to paint a fun design on an old dresser that needs sprucing up!
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Amy Anderson June 21, 2014 at 6:39 am

These are so stinkin’ cute. I love nautical anything!
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kimber June 21, 2014 at 12:42 pm

I absolutely love that scallop! So fun. My brain is swimming with all of the ways I could use it!
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Abigail Peterson June 21, 2014 at 5:13 pm

I love the chevron and would love to use it on a piece of furniture!

MLRascon June 21, 2014 at 6:17 pm

I would likely use the tape to decorate some glass jars I have for the bathroom. ^_^
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Michelle June 22, 2014 at 10:38 am

I need some wall art for my bathroom–this would be the perfect start!

Steph @ Crafting in the Rain June 22, 2014 at 3:29 pm

It would be cool to use on some frames for my son’s room re-do!

Jill S. June 22, 2014 at 3:45 pm

I would use Frog Tape for an art project for my bathroom and one for my bedroom – just painted and needs those finishing touches. Thanks for the chance to win this fun product !

Dezi A June 22, 2014 at 10:03 pm

We recently remodeled our kitchen and I’m still trying to come up with something to put on my kitchen walls, so I’d love to have this to use for whatever I come up with.

Jesseca June 22, 2014 at 10:07 pm

We are currently decorating my little guys room. I’d love to use it to help create a large wall art.
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Amy | The Happy Scraps June 23, 2014 at 7:09 am

I LOVE your signs! They are so fun. That tape would be so fun to play with . I’m not sure yet what I would make if I won, it would be fun tho!
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Stacie S-H June 23, 2014 at 9:07 am

I would make something cute for the 4th of July. There are so many ideas its hard to choose but I’m sure it’d be something red white and blue themed ;-)

Kelley June 23, 2014 at 9:25 am

Love this! I have some painting I need to do in our new house, I love the idea of a scallop design on my daughters dresser!
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Maryann @ Domestically Speaking June 23, 2014 at 10:01 am

I’d love to make some art for my girls’ bathroom… that wave tape is too cute!

Andrea Rust June 23, 2014 at 7:45 pm

I’d use it to pain my son’s nursery!

Melanie June 24, 2014 at 6:36 am

I would use this to make a fun wall art for the bathroom that I cam remodeling!

Jeanie @ create&babble June 24, 2014 at 1:58 pm

I could use this to make fun wall art for my granddaughter’s nursery!
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Mehdia June 24, 2014 at 2:59 pm

Is this open worldwide? (I live in Europe) If yes, I would definitely use it for my parents’ bathroom that needs a little “umpf” in its life :) Thanks!

Carmen N June 25, 2014 at 8:13 pm

I want to paint the dresser I had as a child – for my own child.

Lou Z. June 26, 2014 at 8:07 pm

I would use it for art projects around the house!

Lauren Mitten June 27, 2014 at 4:06 pm

I would use them for decorations in my daughters room!

Terri June 27, 2014 at 4:14 pm

Love it! I would use it to make a backdrop in a bookcase. :)

Kathy June 30, 2014 at 9:09 am

What a great idea! I would love to give these examples a try for my bathroom!

Linda N August 7, 2014 at 11:47 am

I am painting a lot of old, dark stained pieces of furniture & would love to use the shape tape to give some of the pieces a bit of design other that having everything just solid colors. I had never heard of this tape before. Thanks for sharing!

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