{friday finds: wallpaper – it’s not just for walls!}

Wallpaper – it’s “in“, it’s “out“, but most recently it’s been “in”. Businesses, designers and homeowners have all embraced the resurgence of wallpaper and there’s lots of beautiful, modern designs out there right now to fit every taste. But, of course, trends are always changing and we’re loving that traditional wallpaper has been able to remained current in the design world by being used in nontraditional ways!

Wallpaper – it’s not just for your walls!

Furniture: Desks, dressers, end tables, night stands can all be jazzed up with some wallpaper. Design Sponge gives a great tutorial on how to apply wallpaper to furniture.

wallpaper on furniture

Design Sponge



wallpaper furniture

Apartment Therapy

Create Art: Scraps of wallpaper are perfect for creating budget-friendly works of art. Insert your favorite wallpaper into a beautiful frame or use molding to create your own frame.

Better Homes & Gardens

Better Homes & Gardens

wallpaper art

Adore Home Magazine

Backing: Add an unexpected burst of color and pattern to bookcases and shelving with wallpaper. Apartment Therapy offers this tip for applying wallpaper to the back of bookshelves, “Try papering the backerboard to a bookcase before attaching it — or try papering small panels that can be inserted into the back of a built in. That way you can remove them easily to change it out.

wallpaper on bookcase

Apartment Therapy

Simplified Bee

Simplified Bee

Ariel's DIY Bookshleve Surprise via Apartment Therapy

Ariel’s DIY Bookshelf Surprise via Apartment Therapy

Click here for instructions for Ariel’s DIY Bookshelf Surprise

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