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Project: Interior door panel

Project: Interior door panel Author: Style At Home

DIY Projects

Project: Interior door panel

Add an element of surprise to a decor-deprived spot in your home.
The last time we decorated a door we were in junior high, and believe us, it wasn’t pretty. But with their vertical, unadorned faces, doors offer an irresistible blank canvas for wallpaper. Regardless of what paper you choose, it’s guaranteed to look better than that New Kids on the Block collage did.

Materials
Wallpaper
Measuring tape
Pencil
Utility knife
Metal ruler
Wallpaper paste and brush
Plastic float
Sponge

How-to

1 Measure the interior of your door and transfer the measurements to the back side of your wallpaper.

2 Cut out the paper for your door panel using a utility knife and metal ruler as your guide.

3 Apply paste to the wallpaper, and adhere it to your door.

4 Smooth down the paper with a brush and remove any air bubbles with a plastic float.

5 Wipe off any excess paste with a damp sponge.

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wallpaper-projects.jpg Excerpted from Wallpaper Projects: 50 Craft and Design Ideas for Your Home, From Accents to Art by Derek Fagerstrom and Lauren Smith. Copyright 2009 by Chronicle Books. Excerpted with permission by Chronicle Books. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
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Project: Interior door panel