This video shows several ways to totally reinvent furniture with our decals. From adding a seasonal splash of color and design to creating a chic stained glass effect, this video shows how easy it can be to reinvent your current pieces.
The upcycling movement is all the rage in the arts, crafts and building world. It has taken the DIY movement to a new height of eco-chic accomplishment, repurposing items to brand new functions and forms, with eclectic and remarkable results. Before you buy new pieces, we recommend “shopping” your own home to see if you have anything that could be reinvented with a chic new identity. You can also save money and achieve a fulfilling sense of accomplishment by purchasing a used piece and making it your own with personalized upgrades. Painted furniture, for example, has been trending in home decor. Outdated wood pieces, especially, have enjoyed a renaissance of style after receiving a fresh coat of paint in an a la mode hue.
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WallPops are the perfect asset in DIY upcycling projects! They are not just for walls & will stick to most smooth, flat surfaces – including painted furniture, cabinets, appliances and most treated woods. Here are a few of our favorite WallPops upcycles on ordinary items:
DIY filing cabinet project with WallPops by Jonathan Adler
ikea hack via idqa blogspot with Santorini WallPops by Jonathan Adler
DIY stairs upcycle with WallPops Tangier stripes decals via Pinterest
Safari Bureau Kids dresser DIY decor project with Wallpops
DIY Bureau Project with turquoise paint & Zoe Stripes by WallPops
Take me to the sea! Don’t wait till summer for that relaxing beach getaway. From beach scenes to coral reefs to nautical charm and more, adding a touch of seaside splendor to your home can transform boring walls into picturesque seascapes and colorless rooms into vibrant underwater adventures. Perfect for bathrooms, bedrooms and even living rooms, our variety of ocean inspired WallPops will bring R&R home to stay.
Sea Paradise Wall Mural via WallPops
Sea Dream Wall Panoramic via WallPops
Nothing is more serene than a striking view of the ocean. Whether hung above a bed or placed as a living room’s focal point, this visual representation is both breathtaking and glamorous. Adding a beautiful beach scene into your décor boasts effortless style that’s forever timeless.
Under the Sea Kit via WallPops
Regatta Dots, Blox & Stripes via WallPops
Creating a nautical themed bathroom or bedroom with WallPops Wall Art Kits or Dots, Blox and Stripes, is not only fun but allows you to bring undersea adventure to your walls in a personalized and colorful way. From tropical fish to stylish shells, have a blast designing your perfect beach haven. Wonderful for inspiring creativity in your little one or wowing friends and guests, take a vacation everyday with these ocean inspired designs.
Coral Decal Kit via WallPops
The wonder of the ocean comes from its vast and unending beauty and the same goes for ocean inspired décor. There are no limits or guidelines to creating that perfect room or wall. Decorating with WallPops allows you to dream up new concepts and patterns that fit your individual style, so peel, stick, mix and match until you reach that winning combo!
The beginning of April marks a renaissance of life outdoors! While natures first greens of the season are unfurling and purple hyacinth are popping up outside, the interior of your home should also enjoy a refreshed look. This is the time to let the light in, swapping out thick curtains for sheers and lace, and sprinkle your home with inspiring pops of pretty! Here are 5 ways to use Springs color and home decor trends in your space for a rejuvenated style.
Splash of Color
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This Season, pastels are bathing everything in delicate hues of pink, pistachio, baby blue and lavender. These midtone versions of Easter candy hues are delightful and chic, adding a creamy dream soft beauty to everything from swimsuits to kitchen appliances. Somewhat reminiscent of the 1950s, these tender hues have an inviting and fresh feel. Try painting a wooden chair, making a feature wall, or introducing a new accessory into your home this season in a pretty pastel tint.
Blossoming Branches Or Potted Bulbs
image via Brewster Home Fashions
It is widely known that a vase of fresh flowers brings a room to life. This year, think outside the bouquet and try decorating with branches or potted bulbs instead. Not only do these options last longer than cut flowers, they also have a sophisticated whimsy. Spring sprigs, like pussy willows, almond tree boughs and flowering cherry tree branches add height and enchantment to decor. Buy cut branches or snip your own to enjoy the gradual blossom of nature unfolding indoors. Potted bulbs provide a similar sense of charm, building anticipation as a spike of fresh green leaves slowly buds into a colorful posy of flowers.
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Florals never really go out of style, they just take on new tendencies each season. This year it seems watercolor florals, pixelated graphic florals and vintage chic retro florals are all the rage. Pick your passion or fee free to mix and match, because you simply cannot go wrong with flowers in the Springtime. Try mixing floral prints into the room with a tablecloth, a framed piece of art or wall decal kit, a garland of blossoms strung across a window, or in accent pieces like plates, vases or even napkins.
We recommend swapping out pillows often! It is one of the quickest and most effective ways to renew a space. In the Winter we like to cuddle up on the couch, surrounded by fabrics like fur, velvet, and warm knits. April is the perfect time to trade these pillows for bright and cool new looks, with seasonally appropriate fabrics like linen, cotton and lace. Experiment with the seasons fascination with metallics, mixing pastels with gold accents and fun florals with shimmery sequins.
Bowl of Beauty
found on pier 1 sweet spring theme dish with pastel candy almonds
Is there anything more welcoming than a bowl full of treats to enjoy? Think of the sweet lady who always has candy on her desk, your favorite neighborhood restaurant with the delicious mints, or your Martha Stewart channeling relative who always has little snacks out to enjoy. Get seasonal and sweet with your own little dish of goodies – it’s an opportunity to bring out your cutest dish and to make somebody smile – even yourself! Or, for a purely aesthetic display, try a bowl of floating blossoms, artichokes, or moss. To make your own decorative vessel check out our video on updating plain vases with designer decals. The results are gorgeous!
Imagine walking into a room and being greeted by the decor. Literally. The walls look back at you and seem to smile, with a cheerful affirmation such as “All You Need is Love”… or “Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful”. With the right quotes, your walls can truly inspire you and your guests. Wall words can include snippets of favorite songs and poems, like “We Can Be Heroes” from David Bowie, classic nursery rhymes like “Row, Row, Row your Boat” for a darling baby decor idea, and expressive wall quotes. Love being unique? Remind yourself and your roommates everyday with the “Never let Anybody Dull Your Sparkle” design. Bringing together decorative fonts together with the art of poetry, a wall quote is artistic and thought provoking.
If you want to spell out your own message, you can bring any phrase to life with the alphabet wall decal sets. With multiples of each letter, and several colors and fonts to choose from, these letters let you express anything from a simple and unique name to your personal mantra or favorite saying. You can even move the letters around if your sentiment changes from time to time. Change your mind? Change your design!
We also love the concept of using letters and words to personalize items, designate an area, or make a seasonal sentiment. We have seen decals used at baby showers to declare exciting news, such as “it’s a boy!” We have seen fun rooms that added a festive phrase like “merry and bright” or “happy Easter” to walls during the holiday season as part of the decor. Adding a name to your child’s door or a piece of furniture can be a great use of font as art, as well as a way to keep things organized.
Easter is especially fun to decorate for because it comes at the cusp of Spring. By April we are so ready for pastels, fresh flowers, and bunny rabbits, and Easter arrives with the perfect excuse to get glittery and colorful. It is also a really cute holiday for kids crafts, presenting so many adorable traditions like egg dying, Easter baskets, and Easter egg hunts. Here are a few darling ways to bring an Easter flair to life in your home this year!
Make an Easter Theme Mantel
image via Better Homes & Gardens
Lots of people decorate their mantels for the winter holidays, with stockings and candles, ornaments and garland. An Easter theme mantel decor is just as fun, with a whole new color scheme! Pick a theme, or cultivate a scene with decorated eggs, bunny knick-knacks, flowering branches, and fresh flowers. All of our favorite examples here also use a cute swag to complete the look. This can be an easy and fun DIY project on its own, one you can re-use from year to year. The mantel to the left uses colorful ribbon and strips of craft paper in pastel prints tied to a piece of yarn. Below, the letters S-P-R-I-N-G provide inspiration for a festive pennant, while the felt carrots on a green ribbon make a playful statement piece in the bottom image.
image via sugarpiefarmhouse blog
image via detailedpartymom.blogspot
Use Your Cake Plates to Create an Easter Display
Cake plates are beautiful! We are guilty of having several tucked away in our cabinets, and we love any excuse to show them off! Why wait for cake? Take them out now and create a tiered display. The cake plates themselves have a cheerful and decorative look, especially when used to display your Easter eggs in a pretty nest, or topped with tiny vases of tulips. Cake plates make a gorgeous tablescape idea for Easter decor, and we love an excuse to have them out of the China cabinet so that we can admire them! This also saves room on the table because you can take advantage of vertical space, creating tiers of cupcakes, eggs, flowers, appetizers and more, with lots of layers of visual interest.
image via birdsparty blogspot
image via Martha Stewart
Add a Pop of Pretty to Your Walls with Removable Wall Art
Your walls are the perfect palette for your pastel and glitter Easter whims! Hang up home made art by your kids, nieces and nephews, or create your own. Or, make your own peel and stick eggs by cutting our WallPops wall decals like we have done here. Have fun decorating your egg shapes with polka dots, stripes, and mini flowers. You can stick them to kitchen cabinets, mirrors, appliances and walls without worrying about damaging your paint with tacks or tape. Or, for a ready made Easter and Spring theme, try our new Flutterby Butterflies or the Patchwork Daisy pastel pennant decals. You might end up wanting to keep this sweet wall art up year round! If not, you can always stick it back to its protective backing and put it up again next year!
We were delighted to be included in a dazzling DIY decor project from HGTV this month! The article, entitled 5 Easy DIY Decal Projects, included 5 brillinat decor ideas that you can easily do at home yourself to totally reinvent some basic items into “wow” pieces. We absolutely love how the pale turquoise cabinet came out with our Hollywood stripes decals by designer Jonathan Adler. To read the whole feature and see the other projects, click here!
DIY Cabinet decor project from HGTV with Jonathan Adler Designer decals
We are so excited to introduce the newest additions to our kids and baby wall art line! Kids decor is so much fun and our designers have a ball creating new looks for little ones. The darling designs include characters from all realms of your imagination including under the sea, in the sky, at the farm, in the forest, the jungle and around the town. Take a look below and let us know which one is your favorite!
Princess Fairyland Castle
This splendid princess wall art kit is perfect for your little princess! It is a large scale kit, capable of bringing a magical touch to the whole room. A pretty fairy princess poses with her cute pets outside of a dreamy castle topped with pink turrets. This whimsical and wonderful wall art also features a chariot, along with dazzling stars, hearts, dragonflies and flowers.
Enchant a whole room with this precious wall art kit! This Woodland Tree is a happy habitat for all kinds of animal friends, showing just how magical the forest is. This artful tree has a watercolor effect, and it’s branches host a blue raccoon and jolly owl, along with birds and butterflies. A host of other happy animals frolic playfully nearby.
Under the Sea is a popular theme for kids decor, and makes a splash in this bathroom! A vibrant palette and playful marine creatures add happiness and character to any kids room. Our new kit includes waves and aquatic plants to set the scene.
Sunny Day Safari
We have introduced not one but two new safari wall art kits! Jungle animals are adventurous and fun for kids rooms and nursery decor and we couldn’t resist creating more of these cuties.
A day on the farm is a happy one indeed for these farm animals. With a beautiful apple tree as a centerpiece, and cute and cuddly farm animals, this design is the perfect accent to your nursery kids room or playroom décor.
Flutter by Butterfly
These beautiful butterfly wall decals bring an enchanted look to a girl’s room. A whimsical and Spring pastel palette and sweet artistic details make this a stylish and charming addition to a kids decor.
With a cute city transportation theme, the Around Town wall stickers are perfect for kids who like to watch cars and trucks at work. The kit creates a fun road scene on walls, complete with stoplights, road signs, and more! Let your child’s imagination fly and have fun rearranging to build different playful scenarios!
We are so ready for Spring! Here in New England, where WallPops is headquartered, it has been a remarkably long, cold winter with record breaking snow fall. As we enter the first week of march, it still looks like pure winter outside with heaps and heaps of snow outside and temperatures below freezing looming for days. It will be weeks before we see the first sprigs of Spring flowers peeking out of the ground or hear a Robin sing. However, this does not mean we have to sit back and wait for Nature to blossom. You can invite the beautiful blushes of spring hues inside now with some fresh decor updates! Take traditional Spring cleaning one step further with a Spring redecoration project! We even have a special WallPops Coupon code to help you bring your spring home decor dreams to life! Use coupon code SPRING20 to save 20% on www.wallpops.com all week!
Birds are a sure sign that Spring has sprung! Invite some happy feathered friends inside with bird theme wall art! Our decals include cute designs for kids decor like the Chirping the Day Away wall art kit (to the left), pretty bird decor for a sophisticated and cheerful update to any room, and adorable bird themed decals for nursery decor.
Crocus, daffodils, tulips and hyacinth are the first color and renewed life that the ground often sees after winter. Flowers are symbolic of springs arrival! Our floral wall decals can create a happy burst of spring inspired flower power in your home year round! Invite the uplifting spirit of the new season to your walls with colorful blossoms in a medley of colors and styles. From modern floral medallions like the ones to the right, to cutsey blooms with a whimsical look, we have a whole garden of floral inspiration to choose from.
Butterflies are an enchanted omen of warm weather. These colorful darlings add a happy and lighthearted spirit to any setting! Decorating your walls with butterfly wall art is a splendid way to invigorate your home after grey winter chills. We have sweet butterfly decals designed to brighten up any space, from a baby nursery to a kitchen.
For a breath of fresh air indoors, consider adding stripes or polka dots in fresh spring colors. Sweet pink, dewy green, sky blue and soft purple hues, in particular, can add just the right touch of delight. The bathroom, to the right, adds a layer of sophistication with a simple pitcher of flowers. The clean splash of light green in this cute white bathroom along with the simple addition of fresh flowers makes it look so welcoming. Shop solid colored stripes, dots and blox here for more inspiring spring hues.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video must be worth a million! We love watching videos, especially how-to ones with crafty DIY decor, and festive seasonal ideas. Did you know that we have our own YouTube video channel? We already have over 200 videos and we are constantly adding more. Some of them are quickies showing how easy it is to put up one of our wall art kits, and some of them are really creative DIY decor ideas and before and after makeover videos!
Here are a few of our favorites of the moment:
This easy-decorating-tips video shows how you can take plain vases to designer heights. It is a very creative use for WallPops allowing you to freshen up the look of vases for your home, or make a great DIY gift idea!
This fun video is full of inspiration to make your desk into a colorful and innovative work space. Banish boring by revamping your lap top, tape dispenser, and walls into original pieces, making functional items into fun accessories.
The nautical look is in! This quick video shows you how easy it is to totally transform bare walls into a feature wall with the Regatta kit. The look would be great in a kids room or a bathroom, featuring classic red, white and blue sailboats and friendly fish wall stickers.
Have a drab old filing cabinet? Most of us do. We love having a place to keep our important documents, and we love it even more painted blue and covered in designer decals by Jonathan Adler.
We love wallpaper! However, we all know that there are some situations where wallpaper is simply not a realistic option. When you are decorating an apartment that you rent, live in a dorm room, or are simply prone to frequent and wild fits of re-decorating, wallpaper can be a no-no. However, please don’t let that stop you from getting the look! Wallpaper has an unsurpassed influence on the ambiance of a room, adding color, texture and pattern that set the stage for the entire room. One decor trend with wallpaper that we are particularly keen on is creating a feature wall. This allows you to have more fun with the pattern and color without overwhelming the space. We have wall decals that create the look of wallpaper, without any of the paste! Especially when creating one feature wall of pattern, our wall decals are an affordable and simple solution to authentically design the fashionable look of wallpaper with the ease of peel & stick.
image via Simple Space featuring Black Jack Stripes
Stripes, Stripes, Stripes! A striped wall is dynamic and enduringly chic. From bold graphic black and white stripes to flirtatious pretty in pink stripes, nautical chic navy stripes or classy neutrals like taupe and soft green, a striped wall can really add a stylish finish to a space. Striped walls can be achieved with paint and tape, a messy labor of love with questionable success rates, or with wallpaper, or with WallPops for instant, foolproof ooh-la-la. No paint, no glue and no oops moments! The stripes come in continuous rolls which are easy to cut and splice so you can add as many or as few stripes as you wish, and even cut them into varying widths. We recommend using a ruler and a level to get your stripes just right, but if you make a mistake, no biggie! Simply pull the decal off and re-stick it again until it’s perfectly placed.
Lots of Dots! Polka dot walls can be cutsey fun for kids decor or they can be contemporary, like the room at the left. The modern bedroom below is soothing and chic with a grown-up feel, but the taupe dots on the walls add just the right dose of style so that it is not boring. The kitchen t the left has a retro-mod feel, and the patterned wall makes the white tulip table really pop! Colored dots on a solid wall, white or painted, give the illusion that the wall has a fashionable wallpaper. The key to making it look more like a wallpaper is to evenly space the dots. Willy nilly dots are more of a playful decor idea for a youthful room or a whimsical spirit. Below are more polka dot walls done with removable wall decals, making a vogue feature without elaborate stencils or wallpaper. Larger polka dots tend to have a more modern effect while smaller dots are sweeter and more dainty in decor.