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How to line drawers with wallpaper

Sometimes it is the little touches that make the biggest impact. Whether it is an old piece of furniture that needs to be refreshed or a new piece of furniture that needs an added touch of interest, lining drawers with wallpaper is sure to give items a unique look.
Although adding decoration to the inside of a drawer may seem counterproductive, it actually elevates the overall piece, making it look high-end and sophisticated. Check out the instructions and video to see how you can get started on this simple way to dress up furniture. For an even more updated look, paint the piece and let it dry before lining the drawer.
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Materials
- Drawer
- Screwdriver
- Quilting ruler
- Wallpaper
- Pencil
- Scissors
- Decoupage medium
- Paintbrush
Instructions
1. Remove the drawer pulls from the drawer with a screwdriver. Set the drawer pulls and the screws aside.
2. Measure the length and width of the bottom of the drawer with a quilting ruler.
3. Roll out the wallpaper with the pattern side facing down.
4. Place the quilting ruler on the wallpaper and measure out the same length and width as the bottom of the drawer. Mark these measurements with a pencil and draw lines to connect them to form a rectangle.
5. Cut out the rectangle of wallpaper using scissors.
6. Repeat steps 2 to 5, this time measuring the length and width of all sides of the drawer.
7. Paint decoupage medium on the inside of the drawer and press the pre-measured pieces of wallpaper into the decoupage medium. Smooth out any lumps from the wallpaper using your hand.
8. Paint decoupage medium over the top of the wallpaper.
9. Poke a pencil through the wallpaper along the front of the drawer to expose the screw holes for the drawer pull.
10. Reattach the drawer pulls to the drawer.
11. Allow the decoupage medium to dry before placing the drawer back in the piece of furniture.
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