Ikea Bar Cart DIY Wallpaper Hack

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Have furniture at house in need of a refresh? Or, why are you shopping for furniture and it’s? We’re calling removable background to the rescue. There are an abundance of vibrant patterns and colors currently available on the market, all for a fantastic price. The very best part? It’s temporary. You don’t need to commit to that pineapple patternjust peel off it and then swap for something else once you have tired of it.  

Read on the see how we changed a bar cart to some scene.  

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*Why use tracing paper to make a template and not go directly to drawing your background? If you’re covering more than 1 area of furniture which has equal measurements (i.e. the shelves onto a bookcase), this template may be used over and over for each.

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Directions
1. Select your furniture and the area you want to cover. When it’s a particular booth or booth (or, in the case of this particular project, just two degrees of this cart) you wish to cover, determine if removing them will be possible. It’s considerably more easy to cover something which isn’t already attached to a larger structure.

2. Employing a paper towel, wash any dust or debriseven a will irritate you later as you go to apply the decal.

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3. Create your own template.   Employing a measuring tape, carefully gauge the exact measurements of the region. Replicate those measurements on ruler to create an exact replica of this area, using a pencil and tracing paper. *

*You may also lay the part being covered on top of tracing paper and follow, however measuring will likely be more exact. At an angle significance your template could be off by a few centimeters, one tends to trace when you follow against a border.

Photography from AARON BENGOCHEA

Photography from AARON BENGOCHEA

4. Cut out the template using a craft knife and a ruler for assistance. Assess your job, match the tracing paper template. Reduce if needed.

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5. Use your template to make the pieces that are decal. Lay the template in addition to decal or the wallpaper. Make sure you trace as you don’t need to watch pencil marks on the negative that doesn’t show a pattern! Trace attentively cut out sticker or the background using detail scissors and a craft knife.

6. By matching the segments that are decal to the region being 14, assess your job again. Reduce if necessary.    

Photography from AARON BENGOCHEA

Photography from AARON BENGOCHEA

7. Carefully apply the decal–with the assistance of a buddy, if possible (an additional set of arms may go quite a ways here: one person peels back the decal while the other smooths the adhered surface). Peel the backing off of this decal and then press on the surface of the furniture.  

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Be sure to work quickly and with the plastic sheeting instrument in 1 hand. You’ll need to quickly smooth over the surface since you stick the decal in order to work outside or remove lumps or any air bubbles.

After complete, rebuild your structure to your appearance!