10 Crafty Ways to Upcycle Wallpaper {how to}


Wallpaper is such a fun crafting material that is cheap and easy to use!  You’ll be blown away with these things to make with wallpaper that are perfect if you’re wondering what to do with leftover wallpaper

Crafty Ways to Upcycle Wallpaper {how to}

We’ve taken away all the guess work on what to do with wallpaper with these incredible tutorials. For even more ways to upcycle crafts Tip Junkie’s Creative Community has over 1700 craft ideas.  You can always search there if you’’re looking for more craft ideas with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

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Wallpaper Crafts

Wallpapered Stair Risers

1.  Wallpapered Stair Risers ~ Add some character and style to your stair risers with wall paper.  Plus, it will cover scratches and dings.  

Refrigerator Redo

2.  Refrigerator Redo ~ Add some charm to your refrigerator by covering it with wallpaper.  It’s a great weekend project!  {{wink}}

Upcycled Wallpaper Covered Radio

3.  Upcycled Wallpaper Covered Radio ~ Revamp an old radio by decoupaging it with wallpaper.  

Things To Make With Wallpaper

DIY Craft Containers

4.  DIY Craft Containers ~ Make your own containers to organize your crafting supplies from recycled products.  Soup cans and tuna cans make great containers.

Wallpapered Boxes

5.  Wallpapered Boxes ~ Create stylish and beautiful storage boxes by covering them with wallpaper.

Upcycled Wallpaper Butterfly Magnets

6.  Upcycled Wallpaper Butterfly Magnets ~ Transform vintage butterflies into magnets using wallpaper and mod podge.

Vintage Wallpaper Window

7.  Vintage Wallpaper Window ~ Two items are upcycled with this fabulous tutorial, an old window and vintage wallpaper.  If you have wallpaper samples this is a great project for it.  

DIY Wallpaper Lanterns

8.  DIY Wallpaper Lanterns ~ These lovely wallpaper lanterns would be terrific for any type of gathering or celebration!  They are also inexpensive and fairly simple to make since there is no sewing necessary.   

What To Do With Wallpaper

Wallpapering a Filing Cabinet {Armoires & Cabinets}

9.  Wallpapering a Filing Cabinet {Armoires & Cabinets} ~ Wallpaper is a great solution to an ugly boring filing cabinet. Using this tutorial you’ll be able to cover up an eye sore, and dare I say make a stylish piece! Creating both a functional storage solution and decorative piece for your home office!

Ideas for Wallpaper Scraps {wallpaper}

10.  Ideas for Wallpaper Scraps {wallpaper} ~ If you (or a friend) have recently completed a wallpapering project, hang onto those scraps! You can use wallpaper scraps to cover furniture such as end tables, bookcases, dressers, etc. for an instant updated look.


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  1. Awesome tips! We dont have a lot of wallpaper around here, but now I want some just to do these projects LOL

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