Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo

OB-Rooms that rock 4 Chemo
OB-Rooms that rock 4 Chemo

Last fall I was called to update a dreary chemotherapy room for a new charity Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo.  Since I had lost my step mother to cancer, and just finished a large private medical office, this seemed like a manageable task.  The board came together and the main surface of wallpaper was selected.

Since the wallpaper was being imported from the UK, the safety ratings were too complex for the hospitals administrative team and was not approved, enter.....

Lynne Rutter, muralist extraordinaire!

Process of layered hexagon pattern
Process of layered hexagon pattern

Shannon Geise was the junior muralist.  I functioned, as well as two of the the hospital administrators Noelle Lutz and Vernon Moreno, as their assistants.  The finished room photos will be available soon!

Room with base coat only
Room with base coat only
Opposite wall
Opposite wall
Prepared templates
Prepared templates
Lynne measuring the layout of the template and setting the chalk line
Lynne measuring the layout of the template and setting the chalk line
measuring and using level to realize straight grid
measuring and using level to realize straight grid
Lynne hanging the first template!
Lynne hanging the first template!
Template applied to chalked and primed wall
Template applied to chalked and primed wall
Test sample of hex pattern
Test sample of hex pattern
first layer of paint applied to primed wall
first layer of paint applied to primed wall
Hospital administrator Noelle Lutz lending a helping hand. YEA!
Hospital administrator Noelle Lutz lending a helping hand. YEA!
Junior muralist Shannon Geis hanging off of a tall ladder to get the design to meet the ceiling.
Junior muralist Shannon Geis hanging off of a tall ladder to get the design to meet the ceiling.
Yes, I am assisting. Can you believe it!?
Yes, I am assisting. Can you believe it!?
Posing with Lynne enjoying this lengthy and rewarding process
Posing with Lynne enjoying this lengthy and rewarding process
This room is getting busy
This room is getting busy
Day two complete. We still need a couple more layers of color....
Day two complete. We still need a couple more layers of color....
View of opposite wall
View of opposite wall