For inspiration: Painted cross-stitch on walls. You could project a regular cross stitch pattern on the wall, use colored pencils lightly to mark the colors in the design, and then just paint over them using acryic paint. Just gorgeous!
~For moms craft room some day?~Dishfunctional Designs: Painted Cross Stitch Wall Mural "cross stitch idea from Dutch artist Eline Pellinkhof, who recreated a cross stitch -in grandiose style using a simple grid technique.
Washi Tape Cross-Stitch Wall Art (DIY) A clever wall art idea as it doesn't harm the wall, is temporary (so you can change whenever the next whim comes alson), and it's a fun rainy day project! Visit Becoming Gezellig for more info.