Flower Plate Wall Garden

I asked my granddaughter what she would like to have on the wall over her bed.

I showed her some inspiration pics that I had . . .

~ ~ and she was leaning towards a mural of a tree.

I am not an artist by any means . . . but wanted to see what I could come up with.

I had some “flower plates” in my dining room that I purchased from Arhaus.

I thought hmmmm . . . this may work.

Flower Plate Bouquet

I arranged the pattern on paper to make a template . . . marking the spots where the nails would go.

Flower Plate Bouquet

Then taped the paper to the wall and placed the nails in the wall.

Flower Plate Bouquet

Gathered my materials . . .

Flower Plate Bouquet

Then started to paint and connect the “flowers” . . .

Flower Plate Bouquet

Flower Plate Bouquet

Added a ribbon to “tie it together” . . .

Flower Plate Bouquet

My “sweetie’s” favorite color is red . . .

~ ~ and since there is no red in the duvet cover . . . I thought I would choose the coral shade . . .

~ ~ ~ ~ for one of the ribbons, rather than the yellow.

Flower Plate Bouquet

Flower Plate Wall Garden

My “sweetie” has given it two thumbs up !!!

We are still working on her space . . .

Fairy Garland

We are adding some “Fairies” . . . that I first saw on Mary’s (Home is Where the Boat Is) blog . . .

Hat Rack

And a “place to hang her hat” ! !

Hope you enjoyed my little “DIY” project today . . .

~ ~ I do not get a chance to do many of these, but it is so much fun creating things for our “sweetie” !!

Have a fabulous day!!! . . .

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  1. Very cute, Shirley! Your flower plate artwork is perfect for your Sweetie’s bedroom! I would have never thought to make these into one plant. I love her hat tree and the fairy is adorable. Her room is really coming together well!

  2. Shirley that is adorable.You are such a talented Grandma.

  3. Very clever! I don’t get a chance to do many DIY projects either. I absolutely can’t tell you why because I’m retired. I think it has to do with all the things I do for my sweeties and the one big sweetie who has lived with me 50 years! LOL

  4. What a great idea for a little girl’s room, and a nice change from the usual “plate display wall.” Love it, Shirley!
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  5. That turned out so cute! I think it is wonderful that you are decorating with your Sweetie! I bet it is a lot of fun.
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  6. So cute! I never would have thought of that in a million years. I love it!
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  7. You are very artistic, Shirley!! This is the cutest idea…LOVE IT!!! The flower plates are so sweet and perfect for this project.
    Mary Alice
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  8. That is so cute, Shirley. I love it!
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  9. Well, aren’t you CLEVER!!?? This is adorable. Your sweetie is a lucky girl. Can’t wait to see the entire room!
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  10. Well, look at you Miss Ar teese! Super cute!
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  11. Shirley, that is way adorable! What a great “tree”! Love the flower fairies too. Can’t wait to see more.
    Have a great week!
    Cecilia
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  12. Oh Shirley this is absolutely adorable. How clever. I love this. I cannot wait to see the whole room. Looking so cute.
    Kris
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  13. SO adorable…..and clever too!
    ~Des
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  14. shirley, that is so sweet and clever!
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  15. NANCY CARROLL says

    How cute!! What a great idea!!

  16. Great job, Shirley! I love how it has a dimensional look!
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  17. Well that is about the cutest thing I’ve ever seen! I haven’t seen anything like it before. That is perfect for over her bed.

  18. Super cute- I love it! She must be tickled with it!
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  19. Shirley, you always come up with the cutest ideas! This is adorable! I am sure that your sweetie will have such fond memories of this space; and the time spent with you making it all so special!
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  20. I love it, Shirley- such a great idea to turn the plates into a sweet little bouquet for your sweetie.

  21. Shirley, your flowers look so good and I am so glad that your “Sweetie” approved. Enjoy her now as the get older their personalities develop. I am finding that out now with my Kelly she always wants to do it her way LOL Then when it’s wrong, I go back and show her how it should be and she is good with that.
    You are so lucky to have her close. I am going with to my sons for my Birthday and will be spending time with Kelly. I am so looking forward to that.
    Have a great week.
    Mary
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  22. Linda r. says

    That’s so sweet grandma, what fun it must be to be able to decorate for a girl!

  23. Shirley, love the wonderful wall décor you created, I too love to create for my home, I guess I love to create anywhere…lol…I do love your blog…I have been on a break but I did do a post for the forth, come on over and have a look…thanks for inspiring me,..Phyllis

  24. Oh, the sweet memories Graylyn will carry with her all of her life of her beautiful Grandma teaching her such artful sophistication. I just love that really creative design, it’s just perfect. Who would have ever thought to hang little plates to make a bunch of flowers on a wall. Just genius. Graylyn is so lucky to have you! And you are so lucky to have her to pass down your ideas and talent. I love your really close relationship with her. That is a real treasure for both of you. PS: cards and pix in the mail today.

  25. Shirley, that is the cutest thing ever!! And how special for her that you created it! 🙂
    Susan

  26. What a clever idea! Love, love, love it! So sweet he has her own special room at your house!
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  27. Very very clever is all I can say. the dishes are cute on their own…but to turn them into part of a tree oh my.
    I know that you little sweetie will be thrilled and ready to move in.
    sheila

  28. How very cute and clever!

  29. Adorable!!! How clever and easy!!! I give it two thumbs up too!!~~Angela
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  30. This is way too cute, a dream room for any little girl. I never would have thought about using plates as a starting place for a tree.
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  31. Donnamae says

    Brilliant! You are such a great grandma….very clever! 😉

  32. World’s Best Grandma award goes to you!! So cute
    Kelly
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  33. Linda Kemp says

    That is so cute and creative!

  34. Your sweet granddaughter has great taste for giving it two thumbs up! Must be in the genes 😉
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  35. I think you are an artist this is so pretty and girly. Can’t wait to show it to my granddaughter.
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  36. Love your plate garden growing on the wall over your granddaughter’s bed! I’m glad to know the Flower Fairies found their way there too 🙂
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  37. Oh my… How talented! Love it…
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