My kids, like most little ones, love stickers. I, like most moms, hate stickers. Not the actual stickers themselves, but I hate peeling them and scraping the residue from them off all the places I don’t want stickers to be. So my kids and I are constantly negotiating between their decorating ideas and mine.
Because of this battle, I was especially excited when Cozy Wall Art approached me to try out their vinyl wall decals. When I clicked through to the site, I found a ton of really cute kid friendly designs and quotes. The hardest part was getting my boys to arrive at a consensus on what design to choose!
We selected the very cute and fun “Too Many Monkeys Jumping on the Bed” design (http://cozywallart.com/
When my box arrived, I thought it was such a sweet touch that the squeegee came in a little bag tied with ribbon and three suckers in there. (My boys loved the sucker part!!) And the instructions that came with it were clear and easy to understand.
I went to work on cleaning off the playroom wall and laying out my monkey wall art. The directions suggested using a level to make sure the design was even, but since my monkeys were meant to look a little whimsical I just eyeballed it. I taped the decals up to make sure I had the placement the way I wanted it.
Next, was sticking the decals to the wall. Again, the directions were really clear and easy to follow. I simply had to peel the backing off and cut it, doing half the decal at a time. I then used the squeegee tool to smooth the decal and apply enough pressure for it to stick to the wall.
My decals required a bit of patience because we have a slight texture to our wall. I know the decals work best on smoother surfaces, but since it was just a slight texture like most old houses have, I thought it would work. The wall decal stuck to the wall, I just had to peel the paper off very slowly and use my fingers to gently press the decal down on the wall in some spots.
The end result is awesome! I love the monkeys! They look adorable jumping in our playroom! And my boys think they are pretty cool, as well. They were excited to show them to their buddy who comes over after school!
One of the best parts, as a mom, is that the decals can be easily removed if the boys get tired of them, or if we decide to move or paint the room. They simply need to be heated a little with a hair dryer and they will easily peel off the wall! No more using a scraper to peel off goopy sticker crud from my walls!
You can check out the other great wall art stickers and decals on the Cozy Wall Art website (http://cozywallart.com/
Disclosure: This is a sponsored post and I was provided with the product in exchange for writing a review. However, all opinions are my own. For my full disclosure policy, please see here.