Obviously MARvelous: Trading Phrases Review & Giveaway! (9/13)

*Had to re-draw since the original winner did not respond in the time allotted*

9/13/10 Congrats comment #57 – Jesika

I love decorating! If you’ve been reading my monthly goal lists you know we’re slowly going room by room and turning our house into a home. Last month we did our living room niche, and this month we did our dining room, including an indented accent wall. I felt our dining room accent wall was gorgeous, but needed a special finishing touch. I thought a wall quote would bring a perfect, personalized finish to our dining area. I had always assumed that high quality wall quotes had to be custom painted for a professional look. I recently discovered

Trading Phrases

, and soon learned I could obtain that well put together finish by easily applying a vinyl graphic to my wall. I was not only inspired, but I was excited.

Trading Phrases is a wonderful wall graphics company that offers inspirational quotes, decals, monogramming, and lettering using vinyl as their medium. They offer a


wide variety of pre-designed choices in their online catalog, and if you cant find exactly what you’re looking for in their catalog, they offer a custom design option too! After you have selected the perfect design, you can choose from 64 beautiful matte


, as well as frost and satin options! With that much variety and so many options, you’re bound to fall in love with many designs.

Selecting a design to review was actually difficult! There were so many kitchen/dining room options alone that I loved, not to mention how many other quotes I adored for other areas of our home. I swayed on my decision a few times! We finally decided to stick to the original plan of choosing something for our dining room. We selected the

“Come Gather At Our Table”

quote in the Linen color.

Our design shipped very quickly, and was scrolled and packaged perfectly so it didn’t get wrinkled or torn in transit. Our order not only included easy to follow step by step application instructions, but also a practice design to try out before our “biggie” design! Application was easy, however, we found it’s just a bit more difficult on our textured walls as opposed to our pantry door, where we applied our practice “Life Is Good” quote. Hubs and I would suggest two people for the bigger wall quotes, and to have just a bit of patience and apply it slowly and carefully.

Our dining area accent wall, completed.

A closer look at our Trading Phrases quote

I can not TELL you how in LOVE I am with our dining room now! I am sure you all will agree based on the pictures! It adds the perfect finishing touch and you cant tell it was/is a sticker at all! It looks 100% professionally painted! I have received many compliments from friends and family that have come over to visit. My mom now wants something for her home as well!

From an entry way accent, to a sweet nursery quote, Trading Phrases has everything you can think of and more. Also, Trading Phrases’ designs are all 100% removable and do not leave any damage to your walls, so nothing is a full on commitment. If you ever want to change the theme or purpose for a room, just simply peel off the vinyl and choose something new and fitting. Ease and efficiency makes Trading Phrases a win for everyone!

Buy It
You can choose the perfect Trading Phrases design HERE

Win It

Trading Phrases has generously offered 1 lucky Obviously MARvelous reader the “Life Is Not Measured” quote size 24 x 22 in black. The accent words of the quote (cursive writing) will be in their scarlet color.

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** Contest will end September 13th at 8:00pm PST. I will use Random.org to choose the winner, email the winner and post the winners name on my winner’s list. The winner will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. Please make sure that you include your email in your EACH of your comments so I can get a hold of you! I received samples of the products for review purposes. I was not financially compensated for this review. This opinion is 100% my own!. Contest open to USA Only **

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