Saturday, March 24, 2012

UrbanWalls Etsy Site Review and $50 Gift Card Giveaway*CLOSED

*CLOSED--Winner posted here.*

Natalie used to think it was cute to color on the walls.

Newsflash to her: it wasn’t.

As she grew she didn’t always stop messing with the walls. To her they seemed like a blank canvas.

This was why I was thrilled when Danielle, owner of an awesome Etsy site called UrbanWalls contacted me. I checked out her page and was amazed at all the different wall decals that she had to offer. From kids decals, to beautiful designs you could have anywhere in your home, I loved every single one of them.

Isn’t this tree fantastic?



I also loved this owl one:



My husband who is super picky about things was really amazed with the airplane decal:



The plus about these decals is that you can pick your own colors if you aren’t a fan of the ones in the picture. This information is from the site: “Unlike standard high gloss signage vinyl, our product has a matte finish that gives a gorgeous painted look without bleeding or permanency. They are easy to apply, last for many years and can be easily removed but not re-used.”


We had some of the vinyl signs and let me tell you, they could be a pain to put up. I’d follow the instructions and there would be bubbles underneath. And don’t let me get started on how difficult it was to peel off.

Not so with these decals.


We ended up with this chalkboard one:



It was so incredibly easy to set up. It easily peeled from the paper and I stuck it on the wall with no problems.

Natalie was thrilled! She could color on the wall! (And yes, she's trying on her retro bathing suit. She loves it.)

All you need is regular chalk and the chalkboard is ready to go. You can write sweet messages to your kid:


And clean up is simple. I imagine you could use a regular eraser. I just used a wet paper towel and everything came right off and the fun could start again:


Natalie has also been using the chalkboard decal to practice writing her name:


Yeah. She's still on her Na kick so this will come in handy...


Want your own chalkboard decal?

Or something else?

Danielle has graciously offered a $50 gift card to her Etsy Shop to one lucky reader.


Giveaway Rules

--Must be 18 or older


MANDATORY ENTRY: Go to Danielle's Etsy Shop UrbanWalls and tell me what decal you would buy if you won the gift card.

EXTRA ENTRIES:

LIKE UrbanWalls on Facebook

FOLLOW UrbanWalls creater Danielle on Twitter

PIN your favorite decal on your Pinterest board


Please leave a separate entry for each thing you do. Only leave a comment if you are entering the giveaway, otherwise I have to delete it to keep track of the entries.

I will use random.org to pick a winner on April 7th.

Good luck!

118 comments:

  1. The one I would want is the koala one: http://www.etsy.com/listing/60618289/vinyl-wall-sticker-decal-art-koala. We are having our first baby (after Dr's said we couldn't) and live in an apartment where painting the walls is not an option. This would be a great way to still have a nursery look on the walls :)

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  2. I Liked Urban Walls on Facebook

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  3. I'm afraid have to be a copycat and get that chalkboard one, that's so cool!

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  4. I would have to get this one: http://www.etsy.com/listing/85451292/vinyl-wall-sticker-decal-the-simple

    I absolutely love it and I think it would look beautiful in my bedroom. =)

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  5. Pinned my favorite: http://pinterest.com/pin/46865652342411347/

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  6. This is wonderful! I love the tree one, it would match Penny's nursery perfectly. The humming bird one is cute too. And wow, the helicopter one is perfect for my husband!!

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  7. I pinned the helicopter decal!

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  8. I like the House Rules decal.

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  9. I'm following her on Twitter.

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  10. I like the house rules decal and I "liked" her on facebook! These are awesome!

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  11. Pinned one of the chalk board decals.

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  12. I love the chalkboard one, and my artistic daughter would too!
    Amypence321 at yahoo.com

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  13. I would choose the "Every Princess Needs her Beauty Sleep" decal for my princess.

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  14. I like Urban Walls on Fb. Sarah VM

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  15. It was hard to pick a favourite...but I'd go with the world map!

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  16. Pinned: http://pinterest.com/pin/145663369167897857/

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  17. I like the baseball decals :)

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  18. Ok, I don't know FOR SURE because Etsy keeps kicking me out, but I like the Chalkboard and owls. That said, I don't know where I'd put THOSE. So maybe one of the older styles for the boys. I NEED THEIR ROOM DECORATED! Badly. It has dinosaurs on the walls. Justin is 13. This is unacceptable.

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  19. I love the starburst one. It would look great on my big empty bedroom wall.

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  20. I pinned several on my pinterest.

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  21. There are so many fabulous ones, but the one I'd love to have is this one: http://www.etsy.com/listing/62712504/vinyl-wall-sticker-decal-art-world-map
    We are homeschoolers and this would be perfect for our school room!

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  22. ...pinned my have on Pinterest!

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  23. ...and, last but not least, I'm following her on Twitter.

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  24. I like the framed flowers.

    hewella1 at gmail dot com

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  25. I like Urban Walls on fb.

    hewella1 at gmail dot com

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  26. I want to win the gift card.

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  27. I liked her on facebook.

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  28. I followed her on twitter.

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  29. I went to the etsy page but can't figure out how to write which one I want on there--honestly, I have no idea which one I want! *lol* I like so many! I love the owl! I love the airplanes! I love the chalkboard thing! I love quotes! I need time to decide or a gift card so I can get TWO or more!!

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  30. I went to the Etsy page and I love all the Chalkboard designs. I would either get the "House Rules" or "Home Sweet Home"

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  31. I went to Facebook and "LIKE"d Urbanwall.

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  32. I went to Twitter and "FOLLOW"ed Danielle

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  33. I would buy the "In this house..." decal http://www.etsy.com/listing/76088274/vinyl-wall-sticker-decal-in-this-house, although I do love the tree...there are so many beautiful decals.

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  34. Am following her on Twitter.

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  35. I think I'd get the bubbles decal, but probably in blue, not green. Super cute!

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  36. I would choose this one:
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/61969322/vinyl-wall-sticker-decal-art-circle
    In black and silver I think.
    Would look great in our bedroom, which is in need of some sprucing up!

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  37. I liked UrbanWalls on Facebook

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  38. I pinned my fave decal to my pintrest too!
    http://pinterest.com/mandamm/for-the-home/

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  39. Loved a few of them, so hard to choose! I would pick the Simple Things decal for the stairwell leading to the kids' bedrooms.

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  40. Following on Twitter: @sweetmamajones

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  41. I'd get the Simple Things decal to put in my office. Thanks!

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  42. Thanks for sharing the link. I absolutely love the chalk board decal!!!

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  43. Vinyl Wall Sticker Decal Art - Birds of a Feather

    is my fav :)

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  44. I would buy the Love Never Fails decal for my bedroom wall.
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/59380478/vinyl-wall-sticker-decal-art-love-never

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  45. Liked on facebook

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  46. Followed on twitter.

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  47. Too many to choose from!! I love the tree and I love those pretty flowers.

    Pinned and followed on twitter!

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  48. Too many to choose from!! I love the tree and I love those pretty flowers.

    Pinned and followed on twitter!

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  49. Cute! My daughter has a one in her room...I love leaving messages on it!

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  50. Those are wonderful. A better selection than I expected and each better than the last! I would go with the baby name decal. Was hard to pick though!

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  51. Pinned on my pinterest pages. Did more than one, love 'em!

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  52. Liked on facebook too. AM happy to share, that store is great!

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  54. Stumbled upon your fabulous blog from "Farm Life Lessons" - I love the decals!!!

    Liked Urban Walls on Facebook!

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  55. Followed Urban Walls on Twitter: @09HJ10

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  56. Pinned my favorite decal on my "For The Home" Board :-)

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  57. I would pick the cutesy tree in the wind.... love love LOVE it! I'm having a baby in June and we didn't find out the sex, so I would maybe have to change the colors a little! Love this site! Thanks for sharing!

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  58. I "liked" their facebook page!

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  59. I'd get either the framed chalkboard for the kitchen or one for my dad's aircraft themed man cave. (He flew in Vietnam. Obsessed with flying. Obsessed.)

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  60. i liked urban wall on facebook!

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  61. i followed urbanwall on twitter!

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  62. I would get a swirly letter C for over my fireplace and/or my grandsons name for his nursery!

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  63. I follow Urbanwalls on Twitter!

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  64. I followed on twitter. I liked night owls.

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  65. Just pinned my fave on Pinterest!
    http://pinterest.com/pin/223209725251624337/

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  66. Ok, the chalkboard on the wall is brilliant!

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  67. Wow! There are SO MANY cool decals! I love the trees, too, but I would probably get the chalkboard first for my granddaughter!

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  68. LOVE this idea! I think the chalkboard one is in our future!!

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  69. I think I'd do a custom one of a firetruck to go in our firefighter themed basement! They are all so cute though!

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  70. I can't choose between "swirl away" and the hummingbird one. Both are gorgeous!!! The chalk board one is pretty awesome for the kids too. Ahhh...so many amazing choices!!!

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  71. Following her on Twitter (Giovannasmom)

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  72. Liked her FB page (Heather Niskanen-Melisi)

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  73. And just now pinned the Hummingbird design to pinterest...love it!!

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  74. I liked the Urbanwall facebook page.

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  75. I am now following @hardydanielle on twitter.

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  76. I repinned my favorite wall decal.

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  77. If I were to win, I would get the Simple Things wall decal. I love this! [http://www.etsy.com/listing/85451292/vinyl-wall-sticker-decal-the-simple]

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  78. If I won, I'd LOVE the "princess" decal. So cool!

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  79. I pinned my favorite to my pinterest

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  80. That's a really great idea. Especially for those of use artistically challenged.

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  81. I follow them on twitter @anashct3
    Thanks for this lovely giveaway!

    Email: anashct1 [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  82. i like the http://www.etsy.com/listing/79025133/vinyl-wall-decal-sticker-art-house-rules most of all
    Thanks for a super giveaway!
    My email: anashct1 [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  83. Wow, that's very cool! I want a chalkboard one, and I'm an adult.

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  84. I'd probably do "In this house" decal! Love it!

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  85. So many cute wall decals. I think I would get the chalk board decal. My daughter has been asking for one.

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  86. Love the springtime one...would be so cute in my daughter's room!

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  87. So many cute ones to choose from but I still like the large monogram, nice and simple! And if I won, it's the only one my 13 year old son would allow me to put in his room!kids wall decals

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