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Video: Makeover Wallpaper Furniture - Creative DIY Ideas
After having dressed and sublimated its walls with wallpaper, the roll is far from being exhausted! So what to do with the falls? As we have seen through the ideas devoted to recycled decoration, nothing is thrown away and everything is recovered! The goal? Create a unique interior whose decor is not only good for the budget, but also for the environment! Plain or patterned, panoramic or in a single strip, graphic or romantic, wallpaper sticks to our skin, but also to that of our forgotten furniture. In our article of the day, it goes out of its usual use and may surprise you. So, without further ado, here is how to revamp a piece of furniture with wallpaper in no time and without much effort!
Creative and economical DIY ideas to revamp a piece of furniture with wallpaper
One of your furniture looks gray and you plan to throw it away? Not so fast! At Deavita.fr, we adore the decoration in scraps of wallpaper and all that it does with the house that we will once again show you how to give a second life to your abandoned furniture without spending too much thanks to the scraps of paper. painted lying in the cellar! The mixture of patterns will not only revitalize your small furniture, but also all your interior decoration. Demo below!
Wallpaper to personalize the headboard
Wallpaper, unlike paint, is not just a wall covering. With its large assortment of textures and trendy patterns, it allows you to personalize and script each interior decoration. It is therefore very suitable for giving a boost to the bedroom and, more precisely, to the headboard. So, if you want to revamp, or even customize yours, here is an idea to copy!
Take one end of the roll and line the plank or the wall behind the bed to brighten up the entire sleeping area in the blink of an eye! To not miss you, think of matching the patterns of the wallpaper to the rest of the interior decoration. In the end, why bother investing in expensive paint to repaint the headboard when scraps of wallpaper give you all kinds of decorative daring?
Dress up your family wardrobe with wallpaper - the easy tutorial
Left abandoned, your old wardrobe looks gray? To give it a second youth, you have to pay particular attention to the choice of patterns while thinking of the final rendering. If, for example, this is a display cabinet makeover, you probably want to display your favorite dishes or your many bottles of wine on it. But do the patterns of the latter match those of the chosen wallpaper? In view of this, you can bet on a single motif or mix the wallpapers.
First, start by measuring the size of your cabinet backrest. Transfer the measurements to the back of the wallpaper and apply glue to the backing. On the latter, place the first length and roll it down in order to remove the air bubbles. Remove excess glue with a damp sponge. Once the folder is covered with wallpaper, put it back in the cabinet. Then measure the dimensions of the cabinet doors, transfer to the wallpaper and cut out the lengths. Apply glue to the doors and lay the lengths one by one, without forgetting to smooth out the bubbles and clean the excess.
A few scraps of wallpaper to energize the drawers
Wardrobe, cupboard or chest of drawers, they all have one thing in common: drawers. To energize the latter, we once again rely on scraps of wallpaper. You just have to line their bottoms or their internal sides, as desired. For a harmonious rendering, you can opt for a kind of patchwork of patterns by combining several different wallpapers. Multicolored or in the same tone, the choice is yours. Once revamped, your drawers covered with wallpaper will make you love your forgotten piece of furniture again!
The more daring in DIY, for their part, can try to dress the outer edges of the drawers. This little decoration tip promises to divert the wardrobe from its usual function and transform it into a designer piece of furniture full of character.
The wallpaper is also decorative on the facades of the dressing room
Dressing up your closet with wallpaper makes a great DIY idea to try out. However, she is not the only one! Economical and aesthetic, wallpaper has the potential to cover all of our furniture and personal items. In the next tutorial, we show you how to use it on the facades of your dressing room. Perfect for giving free rein to your creativity, these can be easily adorned with patterned wallpaper to brighten up the bedroom. When laying the lengths, pay attention to the connections between the doors. If you have picturesque patterned falls, take the opportunity to revamp the back of the dressing room. Trees, flowers or animals, the patterns will instantly come to life at the blank bottom of your furniture while energizing the room.
Wallpaper to spice up the stairs
Very often, we neglect the staircase decoration. But since it is often placed in a strategic place in the house, it is important to take care of its appearance. We then take advantage of the scraps of wallpaper lying around since the last living room renovation to end the banal staircase. For a super chic mismatched effect, we mix prints and colors. Finally, we cover them with acrylic plates to give the staircase an even more decorative look!
Wallpaper to create playful storage boxes
Isn't that enough for you to revamp a piece of furniture with wallpaper? So, tackle the small decorative objects scattered throughout the interior space. In the example above, the white storage boxes are nicely covered with geometric pattern wallpaper. The result ? Practical and aesthetic storage that has personality! After the white boxes, another item that needs a makeover is the old breakfast tray. With a few small strips of wallpaper, the background is carpeted while the damaged areas are camouflaged. To give it even more pep, you can paint its edges. Besides your drinks, this tray can also house your magazines and newspapers.
Wallpaper to dress up Ikea furniture
As seen in our selection of Ikea hacks, there are many DIY ideas for customizing Ikea furniture: painting, changing handles, masking tape or decorative appliques. Whether it's a Kallax TV unit, a chest of drawers, an Ikea child bed or a Hemnes bookcase, the wallpaper scraps allow you to personalize each Ikea piece of furniture without having to go through the sanding box. Do you dream of a luxury coffee table with a white marble top dotted with gray veins? Don't make the mistake of spending a fortune on designer furniture! All you need to make a glamorous model is an Ikea steel coffee table with a crisp white top and marble effect wallpaper.
Are the funds in your Hemnes library looking grim? Covering them with wallpaper not only energizes them, but also spices up your entire interior design without spending too much. Colorful backgrounds and shelves enlivened by wild patterns, the wallpaper is perfect for imagining your Ikea bookcase or dresser from a new angle.
Thanks to wallpaper scraps, you can also revamp the living room table, the fridge, the dining room chairs, the office cupboard or even one of the interior doors. Slideshow!