DIY [Removable] Vinyl Wall Art.

by Chris Gardner

With a bit of contact paper, a scissors, and some creativity, you can cover your walls with these sweet handmade vinyl decals.

DIY [Removable] Vinyl Wall Art.

Materials:

  • ConTact paper (a brand of low-tack, self-adhesive vinyl, commonly used by grandmas as "shelf liners", has a very matte finish)
  • Tape (preferably easily visible and low-stick, like painter's tape or masking tape)
  • Writing utensil (marker or pencil)
  • Scissors
  • Large sized scrap paper (like used news...

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How To Create Wall Art With Electrical Tape

by Lilybee

Electrical tape. My dad firmly believes that electrical tape can be used to fix anything, from lamps to broken hearts. I've used it here to give my balcony wall a temporary Mondrian kick.

created on: 06/21/08

To do this you'll need:

  • A roll or two of electrical tape
  • a spirit level
  • a few coloured acetate sheets
  • a craft knife.

First give the wall a quick swipe with sugar soap or something, as stickiness and dirt are mortal enemies. Next roughly plot your...

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DIY Vinyl Wall Decals

by Chris Gardner

Bold, graphic wall decals have been everywhere the last few years, but I've yet to see a DIYable option (have you? Post it below). Thankfully Danielle Thompson has taken the plunge, and done it up the DIY route.

She writes, "Really, you can create your OWN for much less money and that it's easy!

So I was like, "YES! i can do this MYSELF!" LOL. So I started searching stock photography sites a few weeks ago, found what...

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How to Make FABRIC Silhouette Wall Art From (Mostly) Recycled Materials

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

created on: 04/15/08

Silhouettes can transcend paper, you know?  I've been experimenting with all sorts of fabrics for silhouettes during the past year and a half.  The best materials are felt, hide, suede, faux leathers and, if you don't mind a little raveling, cotton velvet. 

Believe it or not, the yellow floral fabric was a hideous sundress I found at GW.  I needed that color of  yellow so this is it.  The best thing was that the dress was lined so I used the...

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DVider Modular Walls and Vinyl Art.

by Chris Gardner

There's all sorts of online companies producing large scale vinyl art stickers for your walls. But DVider goes one step further and offers you a place to put them. These modular walls  "are adjustable to fit virtually any open space. Personalize your divider with our unique line of removable wall decals. The decals work just as well on bedroom walls, refrigerators, and windows…"

DVider Modular Walls and Vinyl Art.

Via. 

 

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Hand Painted Wallpaper.

by Chris Gardner

When Curtis found a tiny sample of Montgomery Ward wallpaper, he knew he needed it for his kitchen. Unfortunately, the book was printed in the 1940s, so procuring several rolls proved a little difficult. "No problem," thought Curtis, "I'll just paint it on."

 

Hand Painted Wallpaper.

 

"When he wanted patterns for his bathroom and kitchen, he picked them out of an old Montgomery Ward sample wallpaper book. And he didn't just pick them, he used different inputs to create...

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Goodwill Hunting

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

It's another week of my Goodwill addiction relapse and here is what I'm on.  It looks like a handmade starburst wall hanging.  It is extremely heavy.  I needed something like this about a year ago and bought tons of mirrord tiles to try to make one.  I thought that was going to be heavy!!  Anyway, a Saturday dash into my local Goodwill store # 3 found this awaiting me for $14.99!  I had to add a little mirror for $2.49 which I bought at the Hobby...

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Making Wall Art out of Styrofoam

by DIY Maven

Making Wall Art out of Styrofoam

Recently, I received a promotional package in the mail from Dow Chemical with all the supplies needed to make modular wall decor.

 

The box included:

 

four 12" x 12" x 15/16" pieces of Styrofoam,

four 12" x 12" sheets of black and white scrapbook paper,

several yards of 7/8" wide black grosgrain ribbon,

a bottle of Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue,

a bottle of Tombo Mono Aqua Liquid Glue,

and four wall hangers.

The instructions were as...

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blik's Stickers for Grown-Ups

by DIY Maven

blik's Stickers for Grown-Ups

blik just might be the king of decals. Their peel and stick ‘stickers for grown-ups’ allow users ‘to easily transform the look of a living or office space in minutes.’ A cool addition to their product line are the Re-Stik™ assortment, which can be applied and RE-applied over and over again.

Want something a bit more literary? How about custom made prose? You submit your favorite poem, quote or phrase–in the size, font and color of your choice–and...

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