Rainy Day Activity: Personalized Folders for Back to School

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An inspirational notebook made with the Hollywood Dots & Cherish Dream Live Wall Quote

In a month marked by long sunny days and nights under the stars, where spending every free moment in the scope of the outdoors is part of your daily routine, stumbling upon a rain soaked afternoon can instantly bring a bleak outlook to the rest of your day’s plans. This time however, instead of letting the weather get you down, solve those rainy day blues with some back to school fun!

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Pick your favorite WallPops designs and let your creativity flow!

The first step is to clear a nice big area in your room and fill it with blankets and pillows so that you have a big enough space to spread out, while still being able to be comfortable. Next, grab any folders, notebooks or school supplies that you have lying around that are in major need of a makeover. Make sure to get your kids involved in the redecorating process for this is a perfect way to get them excited for the new year ahead!

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Fun kids themed folders for back to school!

Now it’s time to decorate! Get creative and push the boundaries by dreaming up your own personalized designs. Mix and match patterns or add an inspirational quote for daily motivation. Use the video below as a starting point to make your own themes and ideas come to life! Before you know it the sun will be out and you can enjoy the beauty of the outdoors once again!

How To: Install the Hoot & Hang Out Tree

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Add some woodland whimsy with this pretty tree decal design

 

The Hoot & Hangout Tree is a delightful way to add personality and art to any space! The design is so friendly, with a happy community of owls, birds and butterflies in the well appointed branches of a fantasy forest tree. At over 4 feet tall and almost 5 feet wide (50″ x 58″) this tree is like a wall mural, completely captivating the entire room with a happy vibe. Have you ever wondered if it is hard to install? Some of our larger decals are best installed with a friend so that you can help each other get things straight and apply bigger pieces with ease.However, the Hoot & Hangout Tree is perfectly proportioned into multiple pieces.

Hoot and Hangout Tree Decal Instructions

Easy-to-follow Instructions on how to assemble the pieces of the tree

It comes with easy to follow instructions for assembling the 24 parts that make up the swirling tree. Then you are free to place the leaves, birdhouses, owls, and all the other fun accent pieces wherever you want! You can even save a few cute detail decals to add a coordinated theme to other parts of the room! Enjoy this quick video for a peek at how easy it is to install this beloved tree wall art.

Have you decorated a darling nursery or kids room with the Hoot & Hangout Tree? We would love to see your photos! Share them below, post on our Facebook page, tag us on Instagram or mention us on Pinterest!

DIY Coffee Table Upcycle

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:

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DIY filing cabinet project with WallPops by Jonathan Adler

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DIY stairs upcycle with WallPops Tangier stripes decals

DIY stairs upcycle with WallPops Tangier stripes decals via Pinterest

Safari Bureau Kids dresser DIY decor project with Wallpops

Safari Bureau Kids dresser DIY decor project with Wallpops

DIY Bureau Project with turquoise paint & Zoe Stripes by WallPops

DIY Bureau Project with turquoise paint & Zoe Stripes by WallPops

 

How To Apply WallPops Wall Decals

WallPops are super easy to install and they are a piece of cake to remove. We tell people this all the time, but if a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video must be worth a million! We had so much fun making this DIY video on how to apply WallPops with our Brocade flower wall decals. This kit comes on 2 sheets with 11 separate pieces which you can arrange however you want to best fit your space. You can also re-arrange them as many times as you like because our wall decals are totally removable and repositionable. Applying wall decals is a perfect DIY decor project because the results are gorgeous in instants. Enjoy this quick video and check back because coming soon we will have a sequel on how to remove wall stickers!