My Re-do of my Romeo & Juliet...

Some of you may recall this 48x48 large painting I made awhile back & posted on my blog. Well, since then my tastes have changed...I feel more subdued these days. Th old color didn't go with all the new colors I've added to my home, so, it was time for a change. I painted over the red-orange & made it white, chocolate brown & light blue. I hung it at the top of my stairs (which you can see from the first floor when you look up). What do you think??
(BEFORE)
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(AFTER)
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40 comments

  1. Looks great...I like them both!

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  2. Beautiful...luv your version best!

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  3. You are a wonderful and inspired artist. I love it.

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  4. Very sweet!!
    Love it!
    Have you found the bracelet????

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  5. I like it, looks great!!!!

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  6. I adore this concept - in both renderings. What a beautiful thing to live with!

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  7. Jen, that's so pretty!
    I really like it.

    Hugs from Brazil.

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  8. I don't want to be the party pooper but I prefer the colored one. Even if red was too much, maybe a pastel shade?

    It still looks good though, dont get me wrong!

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  9. Lovely! I think the new "subdued" version fits the tone of the quote so much more.

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  10. loving the new look, is that your hand writing too? looks fabulou! :)

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  11. Jen, I wrote about your place at my blog. :)

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  12. Fantastic! Isn't it fun to try something new?

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  13. It's very you Jen - lovely.

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  14. Oooh it's even lovelier than it used to be!!

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  15. ooh I love the white. the little blue stars is a cute touch.

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  16. Love it! Looks great!

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  17. I love this. I'm all about quotes as art and this makes the perfect statement.

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  18. You're welcome Jen.
    Your house is really awesome!
    I'm glad you like my post. :)

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  19. Ooh, I love it in b&w. The light blue stars are an adorable addition.

    Great placement in your home, too.

    [A lovely quote, too].

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  20. Thats beautiful! I love the black and white. It was kind of harsh in the colors? So peaceful now! nice work

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  21. looks great.. this is on my to do list.. paint a quote or song just like this.. did you do it free hand?
    Fab job
    xxTrina

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  22. KARINA:
    Hello :) No i haven't found the bracelet...that was the wrong link...

    TAIS:
    Thanks for the write-up....I so appreciate it :)
    Will include you in my next Thank you post.

    TINA:
    hi there. :) Yes, that is my handwriting...but I made it look a bit different for this.

    ALYA:
    I do like the other one I had (reddish) but it just didn't go with the colors in my home anymore.

    LA LA LOVELY:
    Yes, I did this free hand. Even I was shocked I didn't MESS it up! Ha!

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  23. Holy Moly!
    They are fantastic!!!
    <3
    Brilliant idea!

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  24. Hey there,
    Just wanted to quickly say thanks so much for following my blog. Your support makes me feel so special, haha. Love your blog and this is a really cool idea.
    Thanks again. Love.

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  25. I like the subdued one, of course. Did you do it on canvas or poster board? I've been working on a quote and have just done it on super larger paper but was thinking of transferring it to a larger medium. Would love to know what you used.

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  26. That was one of my favorite things in your home, sooooo could have fit in my place, the red one;-)
    you should make and sell!!

    www.galsintheknow.com

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  27. Love it! That is a beautiful adornment for any wallspace!

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  28. Beautiful! Of course, you know I'm a fan of that particular painting, Jennifer! :o) You did such a great job with both versions of it. It looks fabulous in your home!!

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  29. that is so freakin sweet!!!!!! how much did the canvas cost? hard to put up? ahhh i wanna make one!

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  30. I LOVED that you painted over, that's a true eco luxe girl! AND I LOVE the heart for the 'v', sweet touch...

    xx,

    Miss B.

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  31. MARYJO:
    Hey... : ) I used a 48x48 canvas that I bought a few yrs ago from an art supply store. Then used acrylic paints for the letters and background. ; ) I think it looks way better on canvas.

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  32. AYLA:
    I don't actually recall how much the canvas cost...sorry.

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  33. It's beautiful- I love the black and white.

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  34. That's really cool and so pretty!

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