10 Chic Ways to Use Wallpaper

Wallpaper can be a fun way to make a statement, but unfortunately it can also be intimidating and pricey. These 10 DIY projects are examples of easy ways to delight in the pleasures of wallpaper without breaking the bank.

Check them out…after the break

  • Wallpapering the inside of a lamp 1 of 10
    Wallpapering the inside of a lamp
    I love the Unexpected pop of color that brings interest to an otherwise ordinary lamp. And, when turned on, the wall paper also gives the light a lovely muted glow! You could do the same thing with a thrifted lamp.
    Learn more at One Kings Lane
  • Wallpaper a bookshelf to be used as a dollhouse 2 of 10
    Wallpaper a bookshelf to be used as a dollhouse
    This playful project is the perfect way to use those old wallpaper scraps, or a good excuse to order fun samples!
    Learn more at Land of Nod
  • Wallpaper a headboard 3 of 10
    Wallpaper a headboard
    An ideal way to revamp that old headboard in need of some TLC.
    Learn more at BHG
  • Wallpaper wall panels 4 of 10
    Wallpaper wall panels
    I love this idea; the panels add sophistication to the room, while the contrasting colors keep things light and fun! For a more subtle statement chose wallpaper and paint in the same color family.
    Learn more at Inviting Home
  • Wallpaper a bookshelf 5 of 10
    Wallpaper a bookshelf
    I love the splash of color that the paper adds to the shelving system. Fun light wallpapers provide a nice contrast to typical heavy bookcases.
    Learn more at Design Sponge
  • Wallpaper a staircase 6 of 10
    Wallpaper a staircase
    Wallpaper is a fabulous way to dress up a staircase that's looking tired. It's a quick solution for an often overlooked area.
    Learn more at Sunset
  • Wallpaper a door 7 of 10
    Wallpaper a door
    Give a door instant character, or set the mood for the whole room with fun wallpaper adorning the door. You could even experiment with different papers on different panels for a quirky effect.
    Learn more at Sunset
  • Frame wallpaper 8 of 10
    Frame wallpaper
    These rounds originally hold fabric, but a colorful wallpaper would look equally nice. They are a fun addition to any spot in the home, but the great bubble shape would be especially adorable for a child's room.
    Learn more at Purlbee
  • Wallpaper the outside of a lamp 9 of 10
    Wallpaper the outside of a lamp
    This is a fantastic way to customize the lighting in your living space, creating a tailored look in your home.
    Learn more at Country Living
  • Wallpaper a frame 10 of 10
    Wallpaper a frame
    Black and white photos or a framed chalkboard look wonderful wrapped in vibrant wallpaper! If you're going for a bold look, try a black and white paper to create a dramatic space.
    Learn more at Ashley Ann Photography

And if you are looking for small pieces of wallpaper for a project, sometimes you can get discontinued wallpaper books from your local wallpaper store. All you have to do is ask.

Have you ever used wallpaper for a craft or project? Share your ideas in the comments!!


Article Posted 4 years Ago

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