2017 Fall Photo Contest Winners


to all of our Winners!!

But the BIGGEST round of applause goes to our

1st Place Winner

Sands Anderson Law Firm - Richmond, VA

...with an extra special shout-out to Meagan Carter for organizing this whole effort to decorate the kids waiting room with a special book-themed version of our 
Sands Anderson wins $250 or a FREE Custom Mural ($400 value)

"THANK YOU for all of your help – Dr.Boone saw the final product this morning and was so excited to have such a beautiful mural in her patient waiting room!!! THANK YOU so so much for everything! The mural has been getting lots of compliments and we have been passing your name along! All because of your hard work – Dr.Boone LOVED it, especially all the little custom quirks and books! We very much could not have done it without your help and quick turnaround!"

(Sands Anderson Law Offices partnered with Reach Out & Read, an organization the helps kids learn to read. Through this partnership, Sands Anderson has no only bought and painted this customized mural for the waiting room in a Dr. Boone's Pediatric office, but they have donated over a 1000 books to give to to Dr. Boone's patients.)   

 So they asked us to add lots of books to the design - so we did.
Can you find all 13 books?

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Brandi Ellwein - Charles Town, WV 

wins a $75 Elephants on the Wall Gift Certificate

SuperCity Wall Mural

"Hello!  My name is Brandi and I painted the Supercity Wall Mural for my 3 year old son, Jase.  Him and his TWIN SISTER (Blair) were still sharing their nursery and it was time to get their own rooms with their "big kid beds".  My son talked about different ideas he would like his room to be and I wanted to choose something that would last a long time for him.  That is where we came with the idea of a superhero room.  I searched for ideas and came across this city mural and thought it was perfect.  I spent the summer planning the room and went straight to work.  It all came together perfectly!  I actually took the list of colors to my local hardware store and got paint samples of the colors I needed.  This came in handy because the paint covered very well.  I used the kids nap times as my "paint time".  Since my boy loves all of the superheros, merging all the characters was very easy.  I really enjoyed this project and recommend it to everyone!" 

I got his bedding Marvel Heroes Comic from Kohls, wall decor from Hobby Lobby, Watercolor Hero photos from Amazon, 3d Light Fixture from Amazon, Batman Lamp from Amazon. 


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Brooke Luenenborg - North Platte, NE

wins a $50 Elephants on the Wall Gift Certificate

Mega Soccer Wall Mural

"It may not be the best entry you have or the best staging but it was fun painting it.  It gave my pre-teen son and I some time together as he helped me paint some of it.  My Mom also helped. It was the perfect mural for a sports obsessed son!  It also goes really well with the baseball we have painted on his other wall!" 


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Kelly Stapleton - Trout, LA 

 "We had so much fun creating this mural.  This one was painted for our preschool Sunday school class at church.  It's so bright and colorful, I think the children are going to love it.  Its very simple to follow the step by step instructions.  We changed a few things to compliment the wall color, and it turned out great.  These murals are fun, easy, and versatile.  Thank you very much.  It's exactly what we were looking for. "


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Cathy Martin/Betty Garbarz - Bloomingdale, IL

Beach Scene Wall Mural

"I received the mural on my birthday from my neighbors, who I had recently shared the story about doing a mural on our garage wall when I was grounded as a child and how what started out as a week of gloom and doom became a fun filled event.  I was quite surprised when I opened the mural and in no time it became a neighborhood event with daily visitors monitoring the progress and gathering ideas for their own walls. It adds a nice touch to our little garage oasis."  

 Chairs, table and rug by Lowes Home Improvement store and Cushions by Kohls.

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Kelly Stapleton - Trout, LA 

"This mural was created for our new church nursery.  We were so pleased with the way it turned out.  It was fun, easy, and much more affordable than other murals we had looked at.  Thank you so much!  We would definitely do this again." 

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Emma Scherer - Australia

"What an amazing thing to be able to make for my son Harrison. Completing my mural has been a labour of love, taking 6 months of his nap times to complete, but I have loved every moment of doing it. I took the template I ordered and reversed it so that it doubled up. For the bottom, I filled in additional leaves and flowers using the template as a guide, as well as rounding up the top of the trees as my ceiling are really tall. Using sample pot paints from my local Bunnings Hardware store, gathering colours to match the colour by numbers template, I gradually created my Jungle masterpiece. This was my therapy tool. Being a Primary School Teacher, going from working every day and being very creative, to being at home with a new baby I really struggled. Being able to be creative and make something for my son was amazing. I can't wait to create another one for him in his bedroom. Such an amazing and affordable way to create something so amazing. Thank you so much for allowing me to create this for my little boy. Also, so amazing that you shipped all the way to Australia!!!" 

(And extra special kudos to Emma for getting creative with her mural by reversing & repeating it to give her a mural more than twice the size!!) 

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