Let’s take a peek at some fun projects with wallpaper. We won’t be covering all four walls with this episode…but we will explore some fun…easy…inexpensive projects that just might give you that little uplift that you needed in a particular room. Nothing like a quick make-over to make your home decor look energized.
Grab a cup of something yummy and let’s
take a peek at some creative diy’s…
takes a simple wine create and recycles it into a fabulous wall shelf. With the help of your favorite color paint or paints…some complimentary wallpaper you are ready to create some fabulous display or storage wall art…these would work in just about any space in the house…wouldn’t they be adorable in a nursery holding that special teddy bear and treasures…you could have a collection in the kitchen and create vignettes for all kinds of special days or seasons…well the list goes on…so next time a single roll of wallpaper catches your eye…snatch it up…a masterpiece is waiting to be born!
shares a touch of inspiration with us…how simple it is to create wall art with odds and ends of wallpaper…you don’t even need a full roll. Projects don’t get much easier than this one! Have your family and friends save those scraps and odd pieces…you never know!
Over at Going Home to Roost
she adds just a bit of wall paper to all kinds of wall items…each being different but creating a cohesive blend of POP!
If you have a moment…take a peek at her home…it is FRESH and FUN and filled with a symphony of color.
creates a custom look with the application of wallpaper to the panels of this unit. Great way to show your style and fair…you can be subtle or…
BHG shows us how to add a bit of style not only to the furniture…but the lampshade and some of the wall art. By simply adhering wallpaper to a lamp shade you create something oh so special…or you don’t have to use the whole piece…you can cut out strategic designs and just add those! The wall art is simply wallpaper scraps adhered to random wooden shapes and some scraps that are framed…looks like a million bucks but doesn’t hurt the budget!
How about a beautiful tray for that perfect accessory!
In moments you have a stunning new piece!
Over at Marley and Lockyer
a few rolls of wallpaper create a WOW factor!
I don’t think there could be a sweeter wallpaper project than this one at housetohome…this adorable dollhouse style storage space says…happy kids live here!
The idea of taking a plain shelving unit and adding a roof is brilliant as it is…but then adding the wallpaper is just sheer perfect…I bet you someone in your life just might adore something like this?
A monochromatic paper just makes the grays in this room so rich. Then with the pop of red…it is fabulous. Simple…easy and inexpensive but looks like a million bucks!
Over at House Beautiful…the drawers are lined with a soft beautiful wallpaper…bringing the outside style in…
They also just take a simple square of coordinating wallpaper and create a placemat…so simple…so easy…so elegant!
How about a silhouette cut out of wallpaper? Choose your shape…know your style and you can have a fabulous addition to any wall space in no time!
shares some wallpaper inspiration…these are just so pretty…doesn’t matter if you are a lover of cottage style or abstract is your thing…you can cover a set of these to suit your style…On a side note…for all of you out there that LOVE shabby chic and cottage style…you must go visit this site…it is eye candy you are going to want to munch on for awhile! : )
With just a few pieces of wallpaper…any color any style CT designs shows how you can create some fun lanterns for inside or out! These are always a fun special touch… if you happen to be having a party or wedding soon…save that wallpaper and go crazy!!! These are also fabulous for those tweenies in your life that change their minds about styles on a daily basis…a fun addition to the room and no remorse when it comes down in a week! Enjoy!
Fresh Home ideas uses some gorgeous paper…adds it to this wardrobe piece and it creates instant beauty…a simple panel of wallpaper can transform any plain piece into something very dreamy.
Frame your wallpaper scraps…add some knobs and viola…instant jewelry holders…with your spin and style…WOW!!!
Now I had to add this…just because it looks like it is too much fun!
This is wallpaper that kids can fill in the frames with their creative drawings…or place photos in them…or quotes…or… (the list goes on and on) LOVE it…need it! lol!!!!
Oh and how about framing a panel of this…even more fun!
With just a few scraps you can cover those tin cans instead of recycling them. It’s that easy and looks fabulous!
kootut murut shows us how and has another wallpaper project for you to check out!
All one needs is some wallpaper…paint…glue and scissors and an exacto blade and you have a great piece to hang your sweater!
By adding a strip of wallpaper to a door panel…in an instant the personality of the area changes.
Ladies Home Journal has some great ideas…check out these cool stools…keep those eyes peeled at the thrift shop…you can easily make what you see your own…it’s just a piece of wallpaper away!
Need a new headboard..well you could cover one with wallpaper…find that perfect roll and enjoy!
Or maybe you don’t have a headboard to cover…no problem…make one out of wallpaper! You can check out all of these projects over at Mango and PassionFruit
she fills you in on all the details and what a gorgeous blog it is!
Leave it to Martha to come up with this one…
there are some fun ideas mixing Annie Sloan with wallpaper…here is one and I love it…covering the table top and placing glass over it…great for someone that likes to change styles…with the weight of the glass…you don’t even have to adhere the paper to the wood…leaving it a canvas that can be changed on a whim!
So the next time you see a roll of fabulous wallpaper…don’t pass it up and if you are lucky enough to run into one of those wallpaper books that the paint store is getting rid of…SNATCH IT UP!!!! (there will be a feature on crafting with wallpaper…so those little pieces are soooooo useful to have : )
Maybe one of these projects sent you an idea…a bit of inspiration…if so…I am a happy camper!
I also have a DIY that is so easy…so quick and fun…come on over to
and check it out!
Great with Wallpaper too!