Paint Splash Map Of The World Giveaway

Two of my favourite things in this life are art and travel. So when the lovely people at Photowall contacted me and offered me a free print, I knew exactly which one I would choose. I ordered myself the Paint Splashes Map 2 canvas as it looked so awesome on their website. On 1st January, I ordered my print and on the 5th it arrived (all the way from Sweden!) impressive, huh?  I’ll be honest with you, I don’t really have much concept of dimensions, so just picked the biggest one available (150 cm x 150 cm) so I was slightly alarmed when I opened the door this morning to a HUGE package. I made a comment to the DHL driver that I was amazed how big it was and he said it isn’t often people say that to him. Ha ha ha…

Simba was also slightly alarmed at the new arrival in the flat. It took me a while to realise there were actually TWO maps here, so I thought this is going to be a perfect giveaway gift for my Twitter followers. (See details at the end of this post)

If you would like to buy your own print from Photowall, use the discount code HelloBexaCampaign2018 to receive 20% off your order (valid until 20th Feb 2018).

The canvas comes with a DIY frame so that it doesn’t get damaged coming all the way from Sweden. I don’t even own a tool kit so I was a little concerned at how I would manage this… I need not have worried though.

After I examined the bag of bits and looked at the instructions I felt more at ease. I didn’t actually need any tools myself, everything I needed was included in the package.

Photowall have handy installation guide for building the frame which can be found here.

OK, how hard can this be. Let’s go!

Each strip of wood has peelable tape to reveal a sticky side.

First, you turn the print over and stick the frame along the edges. Ensure you leave a little gap each end.

This is so you can fold the corners of the cloth onto the frame. So far so good!

Repeat process for all for sides, then push the frame inwards so the wood is flat.

Now allocate 4 screws and a corner plate to each of the corners. No screw driver required, these little things just get twisted by hand. Win.

I found it was easier to screw in the two outer screws first then add the middle ones.

Ta-da! That is it! Do this for each corner and it’s done. How easy was that. Just flip the canvas over and go find somewhere to hang it.

Amazing! I’m pretty impressed at my canvas making skills if I do say so myself.

The print is such good quality and I think the paint splashes are just awesome! I love it!

Does it look better in the lounge or my bedroom? Let me know! I can’t decide.

As I have two of these, I am going to do a giveaway on Twitter. If you would like your very own paint splash map of the world, worth £168 then simply make sure you are following @hellobexa on twitter, like and retweet for a chance to win! I’ll pick a winner at random on Friday 12th January at 7pm GMT. You have to make it yourself like I did but it is very straightforward and can be done in no time at all. Good luck!

Thank you so much to Photowall for sending me the canvas, I absolutely love it! If you want to see more fantastic canvas prints which range from £40 – £168 and environmentally friendly wallpaper then go check out their shop: Photowall You can also follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

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80 Comments

  1. January 5, 2018 / 8:09 pm

    I really like how it looks in the lounge! I absolutely love this style art (:

    Alys / alysgeorge.blogspot.co.uk

    • January 6, 2018 / 6:50 am

      Thanks so much Alys! 💖 It’s such a cool style isn’t it, it’s in the lounge at the moment ☺️ xx

  2. January 5, 2018 / 8:09 pm

    Hi, how fab to be able to make I would love one fab giveaway, good luck to all entering.

    • January 6, 2018 / 6:50 am

      Thanks so much Chloe! 💖 Good luck to you too! 😘 xx

  3. January 5, 2018 / 8:13 pm

    this is such a lovely bright map, would be perfect to brighten up a room x

    • January 6, 2018 / 6:52 am

      It’s such a colourful map! 💖 Thanks so much for your comment Bryony! 😘 xx

  4. charise
    January 5, 2018 / 8:15 pm

    I love this!! So beautiful!!!!

    • January 6, 2018 / 6:52 am

      Thank you! 💖 xx

  5. January 5, 2018 / 8:16 pm

    What a GORGEOUS print! Photowall are very generous to send you two, when they’re quite pricey each! I probably won’t be entering and my bedroom is quite small and I already have a HUGE Beauty and the Beast canvas on my wall, there would literally be no room haha! But well done to whoever the lucky winner turns out to be! <3 xxx

    • January 6, 2018 / 6:55 am

      Thanks so much Jenny! 💖 I admit I was a little taken back at the size of it ha ha! I love Beauty & The Beast, your canvas sounds awesome! 😘 xx

  6. January 5, 2018 / 8:18 pm

    Oh my god this is gorgeous! It looks surprisingly easy to assemble too, I LOVE the look of it in your lounge contrasted with the green wallpaper. What a fabulous print! Keeping my fingers crossed for the giveaway, hehe!
    Alice Xx

    • January 6, 2018 / 6:59 am

      Thanks Alice! 💖 I was pleasantly surprised at how quick & easy it was to put together! I had visions of me trying to locate a tool kit and struggling ha 😆. It’s in the lounge at the moment, I agree it looks pretty cool on the green! Good luck with the giveaway! 😘 xx

    • January 6, 2018 / 6:59 am

      Thanks so much Ashleigh! 💖 xx

  7. January 5, 2018 / 8:25 pm

    Oh I love these, they look so good! Such a great style. I’m running out of wall space though 😀 #bloggerstribe

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:00 am

      Thanks Alice! 💖 I did have to move a few pictures around but pretty happy with it now 😍 xx

  8. January 5, 2018 / 8:25 pm

    that is stunning. I love the idea

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:00 am

      Thanks Ashton! 💖 xx

  9. Lisa Dimaline
    January 5, 2018 / 8:30 pm

    How gorgeous definitely in the lounge so you can show it off 😍 bet the driver didn’t expect that comment 😂

    Lisa
    https://TVAddict2017.blog

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:02 am

      Ha ha, the drivers comment made me laugh 😂. It’s in the lounge at the moment, I can’t stop admiring it 😍. Thanks for the comment Lisa! 💖 xx

  10. January 5, 2018 / 8:31 pm

    The print is so lovely! I like the look of it in the lounge but if I were to put it anywhere in my room, I’d have no space on the walls left! 😂
    Ellie | elliekblog.blogspot.co.uk xx

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:03 am

      Thanks so much Ellie! 💖 It is a huge print! It’s available in lots of different sizes though ☺️. It’s in the lounge at the moment 😘 xx

  11. January 5, 2018 / 8:38 pm

    How very kind of you Bexa 🙂

    Me and my better half want to do more travelling and love anything travel themed.

    I’ve never heard / seen this before. It’s gorgeous – definitely will be entering, planning a space for it already .

    Good luck everyone.

    Abby x

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:05 am

      Thanks so much Abby! 💖 You can never do enough travelling! 😍 Good luck with the giveaway and thank you for taking part 😘 xx

  12. January 5, 2018 / 9:00 pm

    I love it!!! It looks stunning 💖 I want one! 😂🤞

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:06 am

      Thanks Laura! 💖 Good luck with the giveaway! 😘 xx

  13. Heather
    January 5, 2018 / 9:02 pm

    This looks absolutely beautiful and a different take on a normal map of the world! I’ll be sure to enter your giveaway!

    Heather xox || http://www.xhighlandbeauty.co.uk

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:07 am

      Thanks Heather 💖. Good luck with the giveaway! 😘 xx

  14. January 5, 2018 / 9:04 pm

    Wow, that is gorgeous! And huge! I like it in the lounge better! The colors are amazing and I love how canvas adds so much texture. Looks great!

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:09 am

      Thanks so much! 💖 It’s in the lounge at the moment, I quite like it there 😘 xx

  15. January 5, 2018 / 9:11 pm

    Oh my goodness this is just stunning and looks amazing in your flat!

    Would love to have the space in my house to put something this large or I would def be entering the competition 😃

    Melanie | http://www.frasersfunhouse.wordpress.com

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:10 am

      Thanks so much Melanie! 💖 It is rather large isn’t it he he 🙈. If you like the print Photowall do it in smaller sizes too 😘 xx

  16. January 5, 2018 / 9:28 pm

    Lovely print, I would definately say better in lounge what a great prize to win 💕

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:11 am

      Thanks so much! 💖 I like it in the lounge too 😘 xx

  17. January 5, 2018 / 9:44 pm

    That print is amazing! I have looked at similar ones but as a wall sticker, but a canvas would last a lot longer! Your flat is super cute and I love how the canvas pops on the green wall.

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:13 am

      Aw thank you so much Shelby! 💖 The canvas does look good quality! It’s on the green wall at the moment, I quite like it there 😘 xx

  18. January 5, 2018 / 9:50 pm

    Wow – that print is gorgeous! And it looks so nice in your flat – I’m not sure if I could pick which one was better, haha – they both look great! It’s so nice of you to give away the other one, good luck to everyone who enters that – will be such a great prize for whoever wins!

    Amy,
    https://creativenails.uk

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:14 am

      Thanks so much Amy! 💖 It’s in the lounge at the moment but knowing me I’ll probably move it around the flat 😄 xx

  19. January 5, 2018 / 10:01 pm

    I love love love this! It’s such a beautiful print to say the least, so colourful and bright. I already know where I would put this if I won, it’s stunning. It looks fab in your place, fits so well. Really stands out in such a nice way.

    Jordanne || Thelifeofaglasgowgirl.co.uk

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:15 am

      Thanks so much Jordanne! 💖 It is a very eye catching print, I love it! Good luck with the giveaway! 😘 xx

  20. January 5, 2018 / 10:10 pm

    That’s amazing! I wasn’t expecting it to be that big either. I’m currently deciding what I want from Photowall but I’m finding it so hard to choose! They offer so many amazing prints x

    Sophie
    http://www.glowsteady.co.uk

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:18 am

      Thanks so much for your comment Sophie! 💖 I was a little taken back at the size of it he he 😄 There are so many amazing prints on Photowall, this one really caught my attention! I also like the city skylines in paint splashes too 😘 xx

  21. January 5, 2018 / 10:51 pm

    haha this is so weird, my last post is about collabing with Photowall, too! I didn’t have a good enough light to take a lot of photos though 🙁 I opted to upload my own pic as well, and I definitely think I’ll be coming back to use them!

    Marty xo

    http://www.itsmarty.co.uk

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:20 am

      Thanks so much Marty! 💖 Photowall have so many awesome prints, I’ll definitely go check out your collab with them! 😘 xx

  22. January 6, 2018 / 12:04 am

    That paint is beautiful! I love the idea of the frame arriving separated so you can diy later. For me it looks better in your bedroom it gives it an artistic touch.

    Laura M – https://thenoisygum.blogspot.com

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:25 am

      Thanks so much Laura! 💖 I was pleasantly surprised how easy it was to assemble the frame ☺️. It does really brighten up the bedroom! 😘 xx

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:26 am

      Thanks so much Caitlin! 💖 It’s a fab print! 😘 xx

  23. @impracticaladvi
    January 6, 2018 / 1:20 am

    A very nice step-by-step tutorial!

    • January 6, 2018 / 7:26 am

      Thanks so much! 💖

  24. January 6, 2018 / 11:37 am

    wow. This is absolutely beautiful – I would love something like this in my home after I’ve traveled!
    x

    • January 7, 2018 / 6:54 am

      Thank you Becky! 💖 It’s such a cool map isn’t it, especially if you love travel! 😍 xx

  25. Shaun
    January 6, 2018 / 11:47 am

    Wow, your print is amazing 😘. So bright and colourful 😄. It looks really good on your lounge wall ☺️. The drivers comment also made me laugh 🤣😄😍❤️😘 xxxx

    • January 7, 2018 / 6:56 am

      Thank you so much Shaun! 💖 I have seen you admiring it he he 😄. I’m glad you like it! 😍 The driver was funny 😄😂 xxxx

  26. January 6, 2018 / 11:53 am

    This map is gorgeous and it looks great in your lounge! I’ve always wanted a world map but not enough wall space in our tiny apartment. Will check out their smaller prints though!

    Love!

    http://www.aditispen.com

    • January 7, 2018 / 6:58 am

      Thank you so much Aditi! 💖 Its such an awesome map, definitely check out their smaller prints, I would recommend! 😍 xx

  27. January 6, 2018 / 12:51 pm

    This is beautiful! And such a great giveaway 🙂

    • January 7, 2018 / 7:00 am

      Thanks so much Meagan! 💖 Good luck with the giveaway! 😘 xx

  28. January 6, 2018 / 1:58 pm

    What a cool map! This honestly looks great to put pins on an keep track of all the places you’ve travelled to. Awesome job with the frame too!xx

    • January 7, 2018 / 7:01 am

      Thanks so much Sophia! 💖 Great idea! I did think about tracking the places I’ve visited ☺️. I’m glad you like it! 😘 xx

  29. January 6, 2018 / 3:35 pm

    Wow that looks insanely colourful and vibrant. I love how large it is too! May just have to enter x

    Love Penny x
    Pebblepen.com

    • January 7, 2018 / 7:03 am

      Thanks so much Penny! 💖 it’s definitely eye catching and the colours are beautiful! Good luck with the giveaway 😘 xx

  30. January 6, 2018 / 5:01 pm

    Love, love, love the quality of Photowall canvas’ they’re amazing!

    • January 7, 2018 / 7:04 am

      Photowall are such a fantastic company! I’ll definitely use them again in the future 💖. Thanks so much for the comment Ellie 😘 xx

  31. January 6, 2018 / 6:26 pm

    Wow, it’s huge! And so colourful! It really brightens up the room, doesn’t it? It’s also good that it isn’t too hard to assemble (I’m rubbish at anything DIY-related). I’ll make sure to enter and to give your blog a follow on Bloglovin’!

    Alicia | https://www.alifestleblog.co.uk

    • January 7, 2018 / 7:06 am

      Thanks so much Alicia! 💖 It is rather large and the colours are so vibrant and eye catching! Good luck with the giveaway! 😘 And thank you for the Bloglovin’ follow – I’m following you back 😍 xx

  32. January 6, 2018 / 6:38 pm

    Bexxxx! My God have you put done yourself. This room is so pretty and I think the map is a great edition! 😍🌎 that’s so nice of you to do the other as a giveaway. Lol your cat’s so sporty, he’s looking at you like “but sis…what’s this?!” 😂😂 and the delivery guy had me quite well lol.

    xx Lena | https://lenadeexo.com

    • January 7, 2018 / 7:09 am

      He he, my cat thinks I’m a little strange anyway, especially when I bring huge boxes into the flat 😂. Thanks so much for your lovely comment Lena 💖. He he and the delivery guy made me laugh a lot 🙈😄 xx

  33. January 7, 2018 / 7:50 am

    I absolutely love that map 🙂

    • January 7, 2018 / 1:09 pm

      Thanks Malin! 💖 it’s so cool isn’t it 😘 xx

    • January 7, 2018 / 1:12 pm

      Aww thank you Stephanie! 💖 Awesome to find another crazy cat lady, he he! 😍 Good luck with the twitter giveaway, thank you for taking part! 😘 xx

  34. January 7, 2018 / 8:16 am

    Wow it’s so gorgeous, the colours are so bright! I quite like it contrasting with the green wall in the lounge but it looks great in both places!
    Alys
    https://alysjournals.wordpress.com/

    • January 7, 2018 / 1:13 pm

      Thanks so much Alys! 💖 I was so impressed with the colourful vibrant colours ☺️. It’s in the lounge at the moment, I quite like it there too 😘 xx

  35. January 7, 2018 / 2:11 pm

    This is beautiful! The pictures are beautiful. You are so creative. Love reading your posts and well done on working with a company! That’s awesome!! Xx

    • January 7, 2018 / 5:46 pm

      Thanks so much for your lovely comment Lauren! 💖 it was great to receive such an awesome product, I couldn’t believe it when it arrived ☺️ xx

    • January 7, 2018 / 5:47 pm

      Thank you so much Sophie! 💖 I do like it in my lounge ☺️ Definitely check out Photowall, such a great company for arty prints 😘 xx

    • January 16, 2018 / 7:30 am

      Aw thank you so much Jenny! 💖 xx

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