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Make your own wallpaper

Just a little follow-up to the post I did on making wallpaper from books or magazines. I didn’t use the vintage circus book after all (too many creepy clowns), so I used this fab book that I found at Ikea for 7.99. I actually bought 10 of them: 1 for for wallpaper, 1 for me, the rest for gifts. This book is beautiful, and if you can get your hands on one, I know you’ll love it. It’s called “Every Day Counts”.  This is up over my fireplace, and while I usually use softer colors, the matte black and white looks amazing here.

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ta da!

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  • I’ve been collecting magazines for years in an attempt to do this too. I love how you did it so neatly!! beautiful! How did you get them to stick onto your wall? Did you use tape or glue?ReplyCancel

  • Wow you did an amazing job.ReplyCancel

  • deluxemodern

    Thanks Noor! It’s really fun actually.

    Christina, I use regular scotch tape, rolled up and stuck to the back on all 4 corners. Double stick tape doesn’t work (I wish it did – less work). I’d love to see a photo when you’re finished!ReplyCancel

  • Love this!! Did you use some type of board to tape the pictures to it or directly on the wall.ReplyCancel

  • deluxemodern

    Hi Caryl!
    It’s taped directly to the wall (which has texture). Works perfectly! xoReplyCancel

  • Oh hello, hello! So, so happy to have found your blog! I am a self-taught designer and photog as well, and share your passion for all things beautiful and fun. I am SO doing this board. It is awesome! And I would love to see a mag! I am so inspired! Ooh, ooh!ReplyCancel

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