Measure. Cut. Tape.
Before committing to paint or wallpaper for that cabinet or open shelving that isn’t as colorful or interesting as you would like it to be, give wrapping paper a try. Not only is it available in all sorts of fun patterns but it is also inexpensive. Which makes this quick DIY a no-brainer! If after a week you decide you no longer like the look, rip it out the way you would unwrap a gift!
This past weekend I got the urge to putter around the house and make some accessory changes and even moved furniture around (more on that to come!): In my dining room I have this gorgeous vintage steel tanker bookcase (photo below).
I decided to move it to a different wall and restyle it, but because it’s no longer right across from the windows it is shaded and makes it hard to see anything displayed inside. I figured this would be a great opportunity to give the wrapping paper idea a try. I had recently bought a nice roll of pale grey hounds-tooth wrapping paper. It took me about 5 minutes to do, and I really like how it draws your eye in. I’m still not 100% sure I will keep it this way forever, but it’s always fun to experiment and try something new.
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