Cover Your Walls with Post-it Note Pixel Art

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Ever have a bare wall that is just begging to be covered? Well then, consider using post-it notes to make your very own bit of pixel art.


Lasse Laursen, a resident of Tokyo, has put together a great guide on YouTube showing you how to do just that. By taking a picture of anything at all (he uses one of a pair of headphones) and putting that picture into photo editing software (he uses Gimp), you can convert the photo into the color pallet of regularly available post-it notes. From there you just pixelate the image and get to sticking those post-it notes on your wall.

The whole placement process in the video took Lasse between seven and eight hours.

As the video begins with a time-lapse of the project, skip to 2:35 in the video if you want to skip to the start of the tutorial.

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I would like to know how many people would look at the finished wall art and say, "Oh, right, headphones!" My guess is 1 in 10,000.

EDIT: Ha, he addresses this point 4:21, right as I finished up writing my post and hit Publish.