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Couture Colorado: Five Tips on How to DIY

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Whether it’s a bookshelf, nightstand or just an old jewelry box, before you decide to trash it, think about how you can bring it new life. Millennials have been renamed Generation DIY, and for a good reason – according to a recent article by Advertising Age, 69 percent of the population is making strides to live greener. The trends of upcycling and DIY are thriving, so with Earth Day just around the corner, Paula Berberian, Creative Director of wallpaper powerhouse Brewster Home Fashions, creator of WallPops, the premier line of peel-and-stick wall art, and nuWallPaper, a brand new peel-and-stick wallpaper, has the following tips for finding the treasure in your trash.

“More and more people are choosing to upcycle products, rather just tossing the old and buying new,” says Berberian. “A simple way to upcycle anything is the use of wallpaper or wall decals – bringing color, texture and life back to any product.” Below, Berberian shares five easy DIY projects, featuring three types of wall décor repurposed in creative ways to revive the forgotten beauty and worth of household items.

Read the entire article here!

 

Pittsburgh Better Times Feature

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We had the pleasure to be featured in the Pittsburgh Better Times Mother’s Day article which provided readers with a variety of Mother’s Days gift ideas. Our fabulous Vintage Bazaar Dry Erase Organization Kit made the list along with a few other of our favorites! Read the whole article here!

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“With colorful, easy peel-and-stick wall decals you can give the gift of fun, simple and chic decorating. WallPops makes decorating easy and enjoyable. The best part? You won’t break the bank. Everything is affordable, products range from $10 to $50, and are all available online at WallPops.com and at select retailers.”

Ideas to Stay Organized this Spring via the Examiner

Paris Jardin Fabric Pinboard Organization Tool for Home or OfficeWe could all use a little more organization in our lives! It is great to have a spot in your home or office where you can keep papers, receipts and photos organized without making a messy pile. We are so pleased that the Examiner picked up on our pretty Paris Jardin Fabric Pinboard set for their feature on Staying Organized This Spring. Check out the whole article for more great tips on how to stay organized at home with really cute products that you will genuinely enjoy using! Our Paris Jardin pinboard comes with 4 coordinating pins and features a vintage French inspiration with butterflies and flowers. It would look sweet in the kitchen, a home office, or even a bedroom.

WallPops Scholarship for the Arts!

scholarshiphomepage (1)We are excited to announce the launch of WallPops Scholarship for the Arts! It is our hope that this award for an accredited 4 year college or university will provide help to aspiring artists studying in the creative field. Creating beautiful wall décor is our passion and this scholarship gives us the opportunity to support those who share our passion for design.

With two available scholarships, each for $1,000, all eligible candidates must submit their applications by May 22, 2015 to be considered. Our WallPops Scholarship Committee will then select the awarded applicants based on application materials. Read on for full eligibility requirements and the application process.

Eligibility

Students who meet the following criteria are eligible for the scholarship. The candidate:

  • Demonstrates a passion for the arts with plans on beginning or continuing an art related education
  • Is a citizen of the United States of America
  • Has a minimum grade point average of 3.0
  • Enrolled full–time in an US high–school with expected May 2015 graduation, or completed GED (attach transcripts or official record); OR is
  • Enrolled full–time as a college freshmen at the undergraduate level with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 at the time of application (attach transcripts or official record)

Application Process

Application materials must be received by May 22, 2015 in order to be considered. The following materials should be submitted via postal mail:

  • Completed application form.
  • Letter of Acceptance at U.S. accredited 4-year college or university.
  • Official transcript demonstrating achieved GPA.
  • A typed essay (no more than 2-pages, double-spaced) addressing one of the following topics:
  1. Of all the jobs that incorporate art, where would you like to see your studies lead you?
  2. What is one thing that you have done outside of the classroom that means the most to you and demonstrates your creativity?
  3. Explain the importance of art in today’s society.

Selection Process

Recipients will be selected by members of the Wallpops Scholarship Committee based on application materials provided. Awarded applicants will be notified of the committee‘s decision by 6/12/2015. Payment will be made directly to the recipient‘s school of choice upon notification and in accordance with the school‘s scholarship guidelines.

Download Application PDF

Please mail all completed documents to:

ATTN: Wallpops Scholarship
Brewster Home Fashions
67 Pacella Park Drive
Randolph, MA 02368

We are truly inspired by the drive and talent of today’s students and are grateful that we can do this small part to help the next generation of creative leaders. 

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GMA Deals and Steals: Back to School Week!

We had the pleasure to be featured on Good Morning America’s Deals and Steals for Back to School Week! Viewers had the chance to shop some of our new WallPops products such as the Choose Happiness Quote and the Vintage Bazaar Dry-Erase Message Board at a fabulous discount. If you happened to miss this exciting segment, you can watch the full clip below!

Raising Three Savvy Ladies: Get Ready for School with Wall Pops Locker Kit

Check out the video review below of our Festival Locker Kit from the blog, Raising Three Savvy Ladies!

To see the full review, click here!