Decoupage Paper from Indie Artists
If there is one thing I love almost as much as paint and designing interiors it’s paper.
If it’s made of paper and is wearing it’s party pants, I want it all.
Office Depot is my version of paper porn. You might catch me walking around sniffing the card stock. Is it okay if I say the word porn on here? Foodies talk about Food Porn so Paper Porn has got to be acceptable?
The problem is that I was getting tired of the run-of-the mill big box paper designs and happened upon the mecca of awe-inspiring paper from Indie Artists on Etsy.
Who knew? Supporting Small Artists + Decorative Paper = My Love Language.
To further verify my enslavement to all the pretty paper here is a quick run-down of some of my favorite decoupage paper projects of years past.
It was also featured on the cover of Edmond Outlook Magazine.
This How To Decoupage Textured Paper tutorial was created from Birch Bark Wrapping Paper I found on clearance at Pier 1. It was a little tricky to apply because it was so textured so I gave you a step-by-step walkthrough of the process.
I also used Wrapping Paper as wall art in my Master Bedroom. I had a friend visiting from out of town and I noticed her eyeballing these up close. She asked me where I found this watercolor artwork and she was a tad bit shocked when I broke the news it was just $10 wrapping paper.
Womp Womp. Sorry to be a dream crusher. But the good news is- you too can get this high end look for much less!
Another How To Decoupage a Desk was created by wrapping this entire piece of furniture like a freaking Christmas present! Like every single inch. You can totally do this project!
This quick tips shows you my top secret method for How to Decoupage without Wrinkles – A Tartan Plaid & Painted Desk. It’s an easy tool that you will use time and time again!
Decoupage, Buttermilk, and Aqua Clear Top Coat created this ikat inspired desk and looks hand painted, even up close!
Now that I am paper poor and have used up my entire stash of beautiful paper I searched high and low for resonably priced paper that would make a major impact on my upcoming projects.
HELLO ETSY! I have never purchased paper on Etsy and I was floored by their selection. Here are some of my favorite candidates, all of which are currently sitting in my shopping cart. Since I don’t have an unlimited paper budget I need to weed a few of them out – BUT ITS SO HARD.
The struggle is real. Does anyone else have shopping cart commitment issues?
I am not showing off my wrapping paper project addiction so you will be uber impressed with my decoupaging skills. My intention is for you to you to get inspired to create something show stopping from an otherwise ordinary medium.
No fancy pants skills needed. Check out this quick decoupaging video walk-thru on my YouTube Channel.
Enough about MY projects: here are my favorite swoon worthy wrapping paper designs from Indie Artists on Etsy.
Kanye Head Rapping Paper.
Please don’t use this on your projects.
Unless your name is Kim K.
Even then, this would be a questionable choice.
Brazil from Germany
Interior Design, Chinoiserie Gift Wrap
Which paper can you envision on your next project?
GIMME ALL THE PAPER!