August 27, 2011

✥ A Lonely Zebra Meets a Fancy Rhino✥

My lonely zebra met a wonderful, colorful rhino this weekend. 
Remember this guy?

We welcomed the new addition to the gallery wall, a bold rhino with bright green and blue spots.
My zebra was printed on a map of Colorado. Z and I lived there before moving to Utah.
{go here for the tutorial}

This time I went straight for looks and printed senor rhino up on a gorgeous map of Alaska.

I love how he's faded in spots and who knew Alaska would look so pretty?
I think he's my new favorite.

Looks like the right side of the wall is coming right along. I finally found a ampersand that I liked, it cost me a whopping 3 bucks {from Hobby Lobby.} Serious money compared to the 20 cents I've spent so far!

Go here for the Eye Chart Tutorial and here for the Restoration Hardware Blueprint Art Knock Off.

Update: Take a minute to check out this lovely site that featured my artwork!

Looking for places to link up your projects? Check out my Party Page!

I'm also linked up here.


  1. Love it Becca.. our DD is from Holland so maybe I'll try a doggie pic on holland :o) Its soo amazing how you come with brilliant ideas like this.. 5 stars all the way !!!

    Oh and I changed teh font and the background color on my blog..looks much better .. thanks for teh tip..I'm bad when it comes to the technical side..

    so I get by only with tutorials ...

    Keep them coming..

    ur big fan.

  2. What a beautiful addition! I'd love for you to share this at my Show & Share party--

  3. What a great idea! I have lived so many places in my life, but this is such a neat idea, it'd be fun to create a wall with those places somewhere.

  4. Hi Becca!

    Absolutely love this! I'm featuring it on my blog! Come grab a featured button! Thanks for linking up to Show & Share!


  5. That's a colorfully clever idea to combine a color map with a black and white transparency image. Wonderful effect! I like your ampersand too - mucho liko!

  6. Your Zebra and Rhino are fabulous! I think I'd love them on my wall too! :)
    I really like the whole transparency overlay thing over a map - it reminds me of a sample of vintage wall paper I have.

  7. What a unique idea for wall art!! Love this! (and I'm so glad your zebra is no longer lonely! :D )

  8. I just love that Zebra print on the map. Your wall looks great!

  9. I love this wall! And I, too, love the ampersands. I had a slight obsession with them for my wedding :) Very cute!

  10. I love this look and I have never thought of printing on a map- so cool! Thanks for the inspiration :)

  11. Oooh! I love it! I just started up a new linky party over at It would be great if you shared this~

  12. I like them both - the wall is looking fabulous too!

  13. wow that is really cool! i am going to have to do this for my boys travel themed room with their fav animals. such a neat idea!

  14. That is nice. I like them on the map design.

  15. Your artwork is terrific, Becca! Thank you for linking to Potpourri Friday!

  16. WOW! You did an awesome job. I would love for you to stop by and link up at my Linky Party via:

    Mrs. Delightful


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