Friday, October 17, 2008

Ceiling Consultation

Melaine at My Sweet Savannah asked for my advice recently regarding her kitchen ceiling.
I was thrilled to find this post on her blog tonight-

"...I have been in a dilema for a while about how to tackle my kitchen skylight area. It is a prominant area in my home and deserved a little more than the blah brown paint I had up there. I asked Layla at Lettered Olive for help. She has a great eye for design! Within a day she had a great idea for me, that fit with the rest of my house perfectly! I had thought of this actually, and having her suggest it, made me feel confident that it was the right choice! So, the final product is inspired by her photo, and my favorite artist for pottery, Emma Bridgewater, from her Black Toast line.....Here is inspiration photo, before photos, and after! I am thrilled with the results! Thanks Layla!!!!..."

Emma Bridgewater pottery...Love this pottery!



...and the photo Layla sent to me for inspiration!




Before, dull brown with no appeal-





After! White background with black lettering!









I encourage anyone who reads my blog to visit Melaine's too. You'll love what she's done with her home (make sure you check out the posts she did on her exterior and master bedroom)and she's an absolute sweetheart!

:-)
Layla

33 comments:

ka1t_lyn said...

What a change-- I love this idea!

Janelle said...

Oh. My. Gosh. I LOVE that! I could totally do that with my kitchen...it is just vinyl stick-on lettering?

angela | the painted house said...

Looks GREAT!!

Sew Create It - Jane said...

I love words on walls...It looks fab. Once again you got some great advice there.

Vanessa {Bloom Right Here!} said...

Wow! That is amazing! Great job to you and Melanie.

Suzann @ Lavender and Roses said...

The ceiling looks awesome!

Kimba said...

Oh my goodness! That looks fantastic! What a beautiful kitchen.

jnifferjuniper said...

WOW
that is an inspiring idea
looks sooo good!

Sunny said...

I love the letter (word) thing! So cute! Great job, Layla, on the design.

I've tagged you on my blog for 6 random things. Hope you'll play along! Would love to learn more about the person behind these great designs!

Linda at Lime in the Coconut! said...

LOVE IT!!

Checking out her blog now!

Bobbie said...

LOVE that lettering! Looks so crisp!

Faye said...

All I can say is WOW!

ROSE VINE COTTAGE said...

Wow that looks great! Good job.
Hugs~Kelly

Ivy Lane said...

That is SUPER fabulous! What a transformation..LOVE it!!!

Amelia said...

I love the idea and how it turned out! Fantastic!

Stacey @ The Blessed Nest said...

This turned out great! Love the words up there!! Good job on this design :)

Blessings,
Stacey

Barbara said...

Really nice. Love the large letters on the coved ceiling. Very different and eye catching. Lovely kitchen.
Barbara

Kari said...

Wow! How amazing that you could find such a perfect inspiration photo. It turned out so great and is a definite improvement!

Melaine Thompson said...

Layla~ Iam honored to be featured on your blog, YOU are the sweetheart! Melaine

My Beautiful Mess! said...

Love it! Love it! Thanks for sharing!!

Jules from "The Roost" said...

Love it! Very Creative!!!

Kymm said...

Love Love Love it!!!

Lisa said...

black toast and marmalade it the best dinnerware EVA! we sometimes buy a few pieces here and there for the shop, it sells out every time. Thats an awesome Idea for an unused space like she had.
love it.
Lisa
coastal nest

Inspired Kara said...

AWESOME transormation!! I'm lovin' it.

Laurel MacD said...

So beuatiful - thanks for the link to My Sweet Savannah. She's got such good taste.

Tara said...

What a neat idea! I love typography, numberals, etc. Great Advice and her kitchen looks amazing!

HUGS!

Stacey @ The Blessed Nest said...

Layla -- I left you an award on my blog today, come check it out :)!

Blessings,
Stacey

Sweet Simplicity said...

Great idea! So fun!

Liz said...

That's incredible! I LOVE seeing unexpected things like that.

Rechelle ~Walnuthaven Cottage~ said...

Small changes yet a huge impact. I love it!

Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality said...

I am SO loving all these letters everywhere. What a wonderful change in her kitchen, I'll go & check out her blog too. You always have great ideas!

Jen r. said...

How can you not love this? jen

Barrows Brook Farm said...

I discovered your blog recently and have been reading all the back posts. This is definitely one of my favorites!