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It's amazing how a day off can rejuvenate you!  Last weekend I worked both Saturday and Sunday.  Saturday in Charlotte, Sunday in the Chicago suburbs so I knew by today I would need a break!  (And I work this Sunday in Detroit.)  

I stayed up late.  I woke up in a better mood.  (I did clean out my work inbox...) I took my time with breakfast.  I read.  We're off to a great start!

I have working on my friend's birthday gift, which I made, baking cookies and cleaning on my agenda.  And taking a nice, leisurely run.

But let's get to the point of my post, now that you know I'm in a good mood. ;)

Mike & I moved into our place almost two months ago and after one month we were settled enough we were ready to start talking about decorations.  When we first moved in we were happy giving the bookshelf some personality (which I'm glad I didn't actually throw away during the frustration of moving it).  And we love the bookshelf.  We were ready to conquer some wall space.

We don't think we're going to live here too long so we want to be sensitive regarding nails.  (If you saw all the nail holes I left behind at my old place, granted I was there for 6 years, but it was a lot.  #gallerywall.)

After thinking about it, we thought blowing up some of our own pictures would be fun.  P.S. These were all taken on my iPhone and they turned out much crisper than I anticipated, which was a happy surprise.

We chose a picture for the living room, office and bedroom and blew them up to 18x24 or 18x18 with the square picture and used Short Run Posters to do it.  To print all three it ended up costing around $20.

So far we love them!  

Have a look!


They look a bit better in person, but regardless it's fun!

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