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Paper Top Tutorial

This offers a fabulous finish when done right! Here is a quick little tutorial on using paper as a new faux top. The great side to this is, using different crumpling techniques and different stains can give you many varied outcomes! The only limit is your fear to experiment. After all, it's only paper. If you don't like it, change it! Recipe and instructions are on the photos as you browse them. Hope it helps and have fun with it!!!
Time: 60 Minutes Cost: $45 Difficulty: Easy

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  • Randlyn Reinhart
    Randlyn Reinhart Rancho Santa Fe, CA

    I love the leather like vintage look this creates. Thank you for sharing this great idea.

  • Linda Lee
    Linda Lee Rollingstone, MN

    I used this technique on my kitchen walls! We still have the old plaster walls which were showing lots of wear and tear. We plan to do a complete remodel, and that is a few years out. Absolutely love how easy this is, how cheap its, and also the

  • Kelley Aho Phillips
    Kelley Aho Phillips Livonia, MI

    I LOVE it!!! I have an old cherry desk and the top of it is a mess! I've been wracking my brain trying to figure out what to do with it. Perfect, affordable solution and it looks fantastic!

  • Samme
    Samme Benton, AR

    A desk of my sons will get this treatment! He got water on it and it bubbled in a few places. I'm gonna strip that baby down like you did and use the bag technique! (May put a glass over it all for better (kid) protection! Thanks for the awesome

  • Sandy Hartnett
    Sandy Hartnett Philadelphia, PA

    I Love this technique. I did my living room floor in varying shades of Burgundies. It looks like marble I love it I will be posting pictures when I can. I have my own method that I used for this affect.