10 Wall Writings That Look on the Bright Side
Words have power, and these use it for good with wall typography that encourages, uplifts and humors
It's a tough world out there, and sometimes we need a little reminder — while we're brushing our teeth, going up the stairs or flying out the front door — that everything is going to be OK. We've all seen typography around the house in the form of art prints, vintage signs and decals, but there are a select few that send us a thoughtful message and do so in style. See if the writing on the walls of these homes makes you smile, adds a little more zest to your step and has you whistling while you're commuting to work.
This hilarious entryway reminder in DIY design blogger Michelle Hinkley's home probably applies to most families out there.
Whenever I talk to couples who have been together for a long time, they seem to agree with the message in this flea market chic bedroom: Forgive quickly.
Kids spend loads of time in tree houses and playrooms — why not imbue them with positive, encouraging messages while they're up there?
This lovely message reminds the homeowners of this traditional home in Pennsylvania that their kids aren't just little people to schedule into a weekly calendar of soccer games, sleepovers and summer camp.
This protective Tibetan symbol makes a nice addition to this Asian-inspired stairway landing or entryway ...
... as does this Robert Indiana–inspired "Love" wall in a modern Denver home.
The writing above the ceiling molding reads: "May you live to learn well and learn to live well." The message is a great reason to look up once in a while from this traditional home's dinner table.
The mandate above the window frame in this traditional kitchen is to eat — not to tweet or, a bigger mouthful, update your Facebook status.
It's going to take a few decades until your baby has a chance to practice the six L's, but it's great to plant the seeds early, just as this Amsterdam craft blogger is doing by way of her baby's nursery wall art.
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