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15 Wrapping Paper to Wallpaper Sources

When I saw Emily’s fabulous tutorial on how she used gift wrap (these sheets from The Paper Source in fact) to create amazing wallpaper for her laundry room, I was floored. What a great idea! Then, of course, I immediately began thinking about where I could use this and what I papers I might use. While I haven’t come up with any spaces in my home yet, I’ve put together a number of options for you.

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  • Wrapping Paper as Wallpaper! 1 of 17
    Wrapping Paper as Wallpaper!
    I've put together 15 gift wrapping paper sources to inspire cheap DIY wallpapering all weekend...
  • A Gift Wrapped Laundry Room 2 of 17
    A Gift Wrapped Laundry Room
    The inspiration photo and DIY instructions that started it all.
  • Stripes 3 of 17
    Stripes
    These happy stripes would brighten a stairwell or child's room.
    Available from Rifle Paper Company $8.50 for three sheets.
  • Wildflowers 4 of 17
    Wildflowers
    Rifle's signature paper pattern would be lovely as a wallpaper.
    Available from Rifle Paper Company $8.50 for three sheets.
  • Maps 5 of 17
    Maps
    Fun for a funky collaged space.
    Available from Paper Source for $4.
  • Orchids 6 of 17
    Orchids
    A sophisticated paper to create a glamorous space. Perhaps in an entry?
    Available from Luxe Paperie for $4.
  • Pink Dots 7 of 17
    Pink Dots
    Simple and sweet, taking a cue from the inspiration image.
    Available from Paper Source $7.95/roll.
  • Blue Harbor 8 of 17
    Blue Harbor
    A small scale pattern in a gorgeous deep blue.
    Available from Rifle Paper Company $8.50 for three sheets.
  • Faux Bois 9 of 17
    Faux Bois
    This could enliven so many spaces.
    Available from Paper Source $7.95/10 foot roll.
  • Foxes 10 of 17
    Foxes
    So cute for a playroom, featuring the animal of the year.
    Available from Paper Source $7.95/roll.
  • Kraft Flourish 11 of 17
    Kraft Flourish
    A little kraft paper, a little flourish. Good times.
    Available from Paper Source $7.95/roll.
  • Butterfly Damask 12 of 17
    Butterfly Damask
    No one will know your fancy powder room paper is really just gift wrap.
    Available from Luxe Paperie for $3.50.
  • Butterflies 13 of 17
    Butterflies
    Create old fashioned science room elegance. Another excellent collage installation option
    Available from Paper Source for $3.95.
  • Pikku Baubles 14 of 17
    Pikku Baubles
    So sweet for a child's room
    Available from Luze Paperie for $3.50.
  • Blue Bite Marks 15 of 17
    Blue Bite Marks
    Modern and fun on dark blueberry paper.
    Available from Luze Paperie for $3.50.
  • Blip Blip Paper 16 of 17
    Blip Blip Paper
    An unusual pattern and color combination that would be striking as wallpaper.
    Available from Luze Paperie for $3.50.
  • Tiffany Silver Damask 17 of 17
    Tiffany Silver Damask
    Glamorous and bright, perfect for the sophisticated laundry room.
    Available from Luxe Paperie for $6.50.

• Nicole Balch writes daily about living a stylish life and transforming the so-so on her blog, Making it Lovely. Catch up with all of Nicole’s other Family Style posts right here on Babble.

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