Quick Easy Wallpaper Wall Art

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March 17, 2016

wallpaper wall hangingIf you are decorating your home, you will very likely have some wallpaper samples or some leftover wallpaper. This can be used to make a quick and easy wall hanging.


Total Time: About 30 minutes


  • 1 piece of stiff card or artist's canvas
  • glue
  • 1 pair of scissors
  • 1 large scrap piece of wallpaper
  • optional length of ribbon or cord for hanging
Quick Easy Wall Art


  1. Unpack your artist's canvas (or trim your card to the size you want).
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  3. Lay the wallpaper face down and lay your card/canvas in on top.
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  5. Trim the wallpaper, with about 1 to 2 inches all round. If you are using a canvas stretched on a wood frame, you may need to leave a little more.
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  7. Add glue along one edge.
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  9. Check that the design is positioned correctly.
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  11. Fold over and crease the paper on the glued edge.
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  13. Add more glue as necessary. Hold in place until it has stuck firmly.
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  15. Repeat on the opposite edge.
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    Quick Easy Wall Art

  17. Fold one side edge without glue.
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  19. Unfold and trim off the corners. Note that if you are using a wood framed canvas, you will need to wrap the paper as if you are wrapping a boxed gift.
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  21. Glue and hold in place until it has stuck firmly. Repeat on the opposite edge
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    Quick Easy Wall Art
  23. Glue the ribbon or cord in place for hanging.
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    Quick Easy Wall Art

  25. If you are not using a ribbon or cord you can use sticky removable tack. Or for a wood frame it can be hung directly on a nail.
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March 17, 20160 found this helpful

Love that retro look :) Nice.

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March 22, 20161 found this helpful

I have a lot of wallpaper left over from building our house, so I've used it to line shelves in the pantry and for bathroom drawers.

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