Creative Ways To Use Wallpaper

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Do you have leftover rolls of wallpaper or love to pick up vintage wallpaper at flea markets and yard sales? I'm sharing some ways to use it besides the obvious!
I love to collect vintage wallpaper and have had lots of luck finding rolls at flea markets and yard sales. There are so many ways to use it besides covering a wall and I'm sharing some easy and fun projects here on HomeTalk in this post.
I found an old wooden painter's ladder that was covered in drips of paint and had lots of rust, and thought that I'd spruce it up for use as a plant stand. First I sanded it down to remove bumps of old paint and dry brushed it with some leftover pale blue wall paint. Once dry I simply tore pieces of leftover wallpaper from a project and decoupaged them on and sealed.
For this project I took some apothecary jars and covered them with strips of vintage floral wallpaper. They are in my craft room now used to hold my supply of glitter. Once again I used a simple decoupage technique with a favorite product from the craft store and sealed the paper with it as well.
I've covered the back part of a picture frame with vintage wallpaper, but before I did that, I added a piece of magnetic paper cut to size. For more detailed instructions on this and my other HomeTalk projects I encourage you to visit my blog Shabbyfufu that is linked below.
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  • Decoupage glue   (
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  • Easel back frames   (
Janet Coon-Shabbyfufu
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