1. Framed Art

For fast art on a budget, attempt framing wallpaper. You get the look and whimsy of wallpaper without the long-term commitment. Simply cut paper to the dimensions of some skinny wood panels. Moisten and stick on, ensuring to brush away the bubbles. Then use cheap trim pieces to make your frame.

2. Dresser

Or dress up an old dresser by lining its drawers with wallpaper. This project cost only $25, and the writer found an excellent way to get fancy wallpaper for less: Order samples! Alternatively, you’ll be able to put the wallpaper on the faces of your drawers for a bolder look.

3. Stairs

This blogger made her “stairway to heaven” using wallpaper samples to lead the way. Merely cut paper to suit your stairs. Then wet, stick, and smooth. Attempt mixing and matching patterns for a fun look that may brighten your whole house.

4. Bookcase

Give your old bookcase some pop by adding a colourful wallpaper backing. Take away the shelves before measuring the length and width of your bookcase. Then cut wallpaper to the precise measurements before brushing with paste and adhering.

5. Window Shade

Window treatments needn’t be expensive. Breathe new life into boring shades by covering them with wallpaper. Unroll the shade and cut your paper to size. Cover the shade with wallpaper paste and stick in your new print.

6. Clipboard

Jazz up an old clipboard by adding wallpaper to its backing. You’ll be able to organize several of them above your desk as a beautiful way to wrangle papers, bills, and other stuff. I think they’d also make nice (cheap) gifts.

7. Headboard

Do not have a flowery bed? No drawback. You can also make your bedroom look like new by simply framing some wallpaper on the head of your bed. Measure and cut paper to size (the larger it’s, the more dramatic the look shall be). Then apply and let dry. End by framing out with trim.

8. Lampshade

Through the years, lampshades get dings and stains. Spiff yours up by covering it with wallpaper. This project is very easy. Cut paper to the best width and height before applying scrapbooking paste throughout. Once that has dried, end with a bit grosgrain ribbon.

9. Switch Plate

Martha Stewart shows us how to customise drab switch plates by covering them with wallpaper. Cut paper so it is around half an inch longer on all sides of the plate. Cover paper with glue and center your plastic plate before letting dry. Then rigorously cut out room for the switch and screws before folding the surplus over and putting in.

10. Accent Wall

In fact, we can’t forget the accent wall on this list. Should you’re having hassle deciding between prints, I love this patchwork wallpaper wall using totally different designs and colours. It is like making a quilt with paper. Cut squares or rectangles of various papers and organize them on the ground (or on a bed) before sticking on the wall.

 

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