DIY Wallpaper Nightstand

How to Create Your Own Stylish Nightstand

There are so many ways to use wallpaper in your home than just giving your walls a makeover. From covering old shelves to refurbishing a nightstand, there are countless projects in which you can incorporate this stylish design solution. Today’s project has such a beautiful outcome, you would think it would take hours to complete. However, as long as you have prepped ahead of time and have all your tools in place, you’ll be able to have your new nightstand in less than two hours!

 

Project Tools:

  • Nightstand
  • Wallpaper
  • Wallpaper Paste
  • Wallpaper Brush
  • Ruler
  • Craft Knife/Scissors
  • Sponge
  • Smoothing Tool
  • Clear Acrylic Sealer
  1. Prepare your surface: clean, sand, and fill in holes if necessary
  2. Measure and cut your wallpaper to your nightstand’s dimensions
  3.  Apply paste evenly over the top of your surface
  4. Adhere your wallpaper and smooth into place, carefully removing any air bubbles or air pockets that occur
  5. Use scissors/craft knife to remove any excess material
  6. Remove any leftover paste with a sponge
  7. Use a clear acrylic sealer to seal and protect your surface

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after nightstand

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Want to Win Wallpaper?

Tell Us Which Wallpaper You Would Pick For a Chance to Win a Feature Wall!

How to Win Wallpaper Home Decor Contest

 This breakfast nook is pretty sweet, but it could be even cuter! Tell us which wallpaper you think would complete this room the best for a chance to win some wallpaper of your own! A rustic wood panel, or a Scandinavian chic block print? Perhaps a glamorous silver floral, or an enchanted birch forest? We can’t wait to hear what you think! Simply comment on this blog post with your top choice and we will enter your name into the drawing. You could win a whole feature walls worth of our wallpaper to do your own decorating project. The winner can choose their own wallpaper design, tailored to their own space, and will not be limited to the patterns above. See below for a complete list of rules, and some more information on these beautiful looks.

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  1. To enter, contestant must comment on this blog post with which wallpaper they would choose for this space
  2. For 2 entries you can choose to follow us on Facebook or Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram – include in comments if you did so!
  3. Winner will be chosen at random on Friday March 13, 2015 & Announced on the Blog. Winner will also be notified by email.
  4. The Winner will receive 4 bolts of the wallpaper of their choice from the following brands: Brewster, Kenneth James, Beacon House, Chesapeake or DecorLine (contingent upon available stock)
  5. Natural Grasscloth Products are excluded from the Contest
  6. No purchase necessary. Open to legal residents of the U.S.A and Canada, age 21 or older. Void where prohibited. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received.

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Warm, Rustic & Inviting Style 

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Hocking Hills Dark Red Navajo Medallion – Echo Lake Lodge Collection

A new collection by Chesapeake, Echo Lake Lodge captures the beauty of nature in each inviting pattern. Warm plaids, rustic textures, wildlife, trees and pinecones are all seen throughout and create a captivating story that is forever timeless. Design your dream home with these lodge style wallpapers that offer a welcoming atmosphere to guests and friends alike.

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A beautiful faux wood wallpaper from Chesapeake’s new lodge collection

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Cozy up to the fireplace, take a walk in the forest and make memories that last a lifetime…

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A beautifully styled rustic bedroom created with two different wallpaper patterns and a fun animal border

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A modern and playful print for walls – Modern Leaf Trail wallpaper by Beacon House

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Over the past few years, we’ve been able to watch this negative perspective gradually decline. Now being listed as a top trend for 2015, we’re pretty sure that wallpaper is sticking around the long haul and will continually woo and wow us with each new and beautiful design.

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Modern style achieved with a classy faux grasscloth stripe – Stripes by Chesapeake Collection

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Wallpaper can bring your design dreams to life! Faux wood to animal prints, bold stripes, metallics and colorful florals are all possible

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Trendy gold wallpaper with a chic metallic finish and raised suede accents – Huxley Gold Dundee, Geo Collection

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Two different looks, one modern statement! (all done with wallpaper!)

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These two very different wallpapers show you the broad range of designs that can achieved

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Marsala Pantone Color of the Year 2015

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Marsala Wallpaper from Beacon House Home Marsala Wallpaper from Oxford

 

Embrace the Earthiness “The red-brown undertones in Marsala serve as the ideal accent for earthy accessories,” notes Berberian.  “From reclaimed wood shelving to bowls filled with beechwood, decorating with natural elements is both affordable and aesthetically pleasing,” adds Berberian. Marsala is an grounded hue, with beautiful purple and red undertones.

Pantone 2015 Color of the Year

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Heim Brown Wood with Marsala Accents Pantone 2015 Color of the Year Marsala Pantone 2015 Color of the Year

 

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A NEW Versatile Collection of Stripe Wallpapers

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Belfast Galop Stripe from Stripes by Chesapeake

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A classic grey and black stripe wallpaper with a chic textured finish – Kittery Affinity Stria wallpaper by Chesapeake

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The many techniques and finishes that can be seen throughout the Stripes collection

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This Dry Brush Stripe is warm and cultured

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Pink & aqua stripe wallpaper from the Stripes by Chesapeake collection

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A menswear inspired stripe featuring a handsome palette of turquoise and brown

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A lovely bathroom design created with the Jonesport Denim Cabin Stripe

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An ultra-chic and modern stripe – Grey Affinity Stripe

 

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DIY Copper Pipe and Wood Table via Fall for DIY

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Images via Confetti & Stripes Blog, Brewster Home Fashions, Dezeen Mag, Pinterest and Houzz

Copper on the Wall: From wall décor to wallpaper, frames and bed frames, copper makes a fabulous wall statement. Keep in mind that when you’re decorating with this radiant metallic, you don’t want to overdo it. Although copper looks fantastic on walls, too much can be overbearing.

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Decorating for Happiness!

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DIY Clock Balloons via Studio DIY

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1. Decorate with Pictures: Whether you are single or married with kids, photographs are a way to remember and appreciate all that you have. Feel always blessed by surrounding yourself with those you love.

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2. Add Color: Winter doldrums are the worst. It’s a fact that people are happier when they are surrounded by sunshine and warmth. Make your home shine by incorporating some bright colors throughout.

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8 Fabulous Ways to Decorate with Sheepskins!

Create Your Own Stylish Haven

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8 different and innovative ways to decorate with sheepskins (sources below)

Once known as just a cozy floor statement, sheepskins are currently making their way off the floor and into the rest of our décor. With a warm, soft nature that’s both stylish and chic, the question is, why haven’t we been incorporating them more?

A great way to bring texture to a room or add comfort to a chair, sheepskins offer a budget friendly decorating option for a variety of places in your home. These 8 fabulous ideas for decorating with sheepskins shows you the true versatility and beauty that can come from thinking outside the box.

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# 1 A comfy chair cushion

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Image via Houzz

# 2 A snug bedroom or living room throw

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Image via Centsational Girl

# 3 A warm bathroom accent 

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# 4 A stylish and trendy upholstery option

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# 5 A super soft pillow

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# 6 A furry statement pouf or ottoman

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# 8 A fashionable floor accessory

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Dining Room Décor for a Lavish Holiday

Ways to Make Your Room Merry & Bright!

Dining Room decor

Image via Real Simple

We are in the midst of that time of year between hosting parties and open houses to celebrating with festive brunches and elegant dinners. A stream of family and friends are constantly coming and going and that one area in your home which usually does NOT get a lot of attention, is now on full display!

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Rustic decorating idea with a trendy edge. Chevron placemats, wood accents, metallic pops and a very festive wall saying – Image via Paige Knudsen Photography

In many households, the dining room is used only for fancy occasions or very special events. It will remain untouched for half the year until the holidays are in full swing. It is important to make sure your space is inviting and warm, while also keeping that “special” allure. Thankfully, with a host of decorating inspiration at our fingertips, both online and through our daily routines, we were able to sort through and find our favorite dining room décor ideas that truly made us swoon!

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Add a colorful garland around your chandelier or transform your leftover ornaments into a dazzling centerpiece! Images via Real Simple and A Handy Girl Blog

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One of our most favorite decorating ideas, adorn your dining room chairs in pretty ribbon, ornaments, fresh sprigs and more – Images via Sophia’s Decor Blog, The Everyday Home and Decoholic

green decor for the holidays

You can never go wrong with adding in a touch of fresh greenery or a pretty pop of red – Images via Liz Marie Blog, Camille Styles and Emma Courtney

Christmas placemats

Incorporating holiday inspired placemats, invites a warm and personal touch to your dining room décor – Image via Dear Lillie Blog

merry christmas sign

Don’t forget the outskirts of your dining room! Make sure to add in a couple of holiday inspirations whether that be a festive sign, lights or a bowl of candy or treats – Image via Pinterest

For more holiday decorating ideas make sure to check us out on Pinterest!

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