Whether you like lots of color or more vintage earth tone, we all wish we could get more of those yummy scrapbook papers. With this project you can see it everyday. My friend saw this idea in a salon and we tried it out.
First we simply covered the entire wall with papers, being sure to keep our patterns ungrouped. We were going for a random look. No need to Modge Podge both sides just yet, only the backsides. It does help to dilute your Modge Podge so it is more spreadable and dries more slowly (we were running from the kitchen to the bathroom with every piece of paper)
Don’t worry about small bubbles, they tend to disappear as the paper dries.
Then we tore the papers into assorted shapes, again making sure the layout seemed random and repeating papers every so often to make sure the patchwork had continuity. After the scraps are applied, its time to get your hands dirty and rub on the top coat. This allows the light to be spread out over several pieces giving it more of a wall paper look. I would love to try this again with a pearlized Modge Podge and vintage papers.
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