Announcing: March Photo Contest Winner

Home is Where Love Resides in Black, Size: 34" x 20.7"

The winner of the March 2012 Photo Contest (and a $100 Gift Card to Wall Written!) is Leann Malone. Congratulations!

I have attached to the photos of the wall written phrase that we used in our living room.  It was so easy to apply, it’s perfect!

I’m so glad you sent the pictures, Leann, they are gorgeous.

Create Your Own Child’s Monogram Decal

In this video tutorial, I’ll guide you through our Custom Design Tool, and show you how to create a personalized monogram vinyl decal for your child’s bedroom.

The whimsical frame makes a great accent to a kid’s monogram, and can be combined with different font and color options to create a completely personalized look. Experiment with your own child’s name to find the best monogram for your own home.  Here are several variations showing the versatility of this monogram style.

Monogram Font: Poor Richard
(Classic Font Category)

Name Font: Missale Incana
(Old World Font Category)

Embellishment: Elephant Family
(Animals Category)

Colors: Terra Cotta & Linen

Monogram Font: Font Diner
(Whimsical Font Category)

Name Font: Rumba
(Whimsical Font Category)

Embellishment: Frog
(Animals Category)

Colors: Chocolate & Split Pea

Monogram Font: 1822 Caslon
(Old World Font Category)

Name Font: Rockford
(Whimsical Font Category)

Embellishment: Seashell
(Beach & Nautical Category)

Colors: Warm Stone & Midnight

Monogram Font: Trajan Pro
(Titling Font Category)

Name Font: Corinthia
(Scripts Font Category)

Embellishment: Crown
(Fairy Tales Category)

Colors: White & Dark Red

Monogram Font: Miel
(Whimsical Font Category)

Name Font: Liorah
(Brush Drawn Font Category)

Embellishment: Flower
(Flowers Category)

Colors: Black & Ballet Slippers

Monogram Font: Gallia
(Classic Font Category)

Name Font: Ephesis
(Scripts Font Category)

Embellishment: Bird
(Birds Category)

Colors: Bordeaux & White

Designer Poll: Which Version is Better?

In honor of the new year, we’ve added a bunch of motivational vinyl wall quotes, many of which have been designed to compliment an exercise room or home gym. This particular quote from Jillian Michaels says: “Unless you puke, faint, or die, keep going.” I created several variations of the design itself, so tell me, which one is your favorite?

Which "Keep Going" Uplifting Design is Better

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How to Design Your Own Family Monogram

The Wall Written Custom Design Tool now features frame-style embellishments, which are great for creating personalized monograms. In this tutorial video, I’ll explain how to create the monogram style below.

Begin by choosing your frame, then adding your initial(s).

Some Title Suggestions

(Use your own family name in place of “Michelson”)

The Michelsons
The Michelson Family
The Michelson House
House of Michelsons
Michelsons & Co.

Possible Tag Line Ideas:

Established 2002 (Anniversary Date)
Est. 2002
John, Cathy, Devin, Abigail (First names of family members)
Together we make a family
Families are Forever
Love is Spoken Here
Welcome Home
Home is where the Heart is
…and they lived happily ever after
Be true to who you are and the family name you bear

I hope this helps you to release your own inner artist! Enjoy!

And the Winner Is…

The winner of this week’s giveaway for “The Laughter of a Child is the Light of the Home” is Anna Schrimpf, Congratulations!

Color: Chocolate, Size: 28" x 17.25"

She’ll be getting the design in Chocolate, Size 28″ x 17.25″.

I love this design because it really captures what drives my life.  I am lucky enough to be a stay at home mom of two little ones.  Everything I do is for my children.  Life gets so busy and stressful that I sometimes wonder if I am really doing a good job.  But when we have those precious moments of fun and silliness, their sweet laughter is all it takes to make me realize they’re happy and I’m in heaven.  If I win this design I would love to put it up in my family room to remind me that there are some little toes that need to be tickled!”

-Anna Schrimpf

Thank you to everybody who entered. This week’s winner was chosen because her reason for liking the design was my favorite. Check back for this week’s giveaway, and remember that once you become a fan on our facebook page, you can enter any giveaway you’re interested in, even if you’ve entered past giveaways. Good Luck!

Designer Poll: Which Version is Better?

The most popular wall quote at Wall Written is an homage to home and family. It reads: Home is where love resides, memories are created, friends always belong, laughter never ends. I wanted to create a few more options as far as the look of the design, because I have a feeling that the sentiment of the phrase itself is what appeals to so many. I also added a few variations to the phrase itself, changing some to say “friends are always welcome” and/or “families are forever.”So, which version would you choose?

Which "Home is Where Love Resides" Design is Better?

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