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my wallpaperDo you have some leftover wallpaper that you just don't know what to do with? Maybe you purchased something you thought would work, but have since changed your mind. In any case, don't throw away those partial rolls of wallpaper.

Using scissors and glue, there are many things that you can create with those leftover wallpaper scraps. Use your imagination and your creativity, and get busy making some homemade Christmas gifts.

  1. Cover up your boring kitchen and bathroom cabinets with complimentary wallpaper scraps. Paint the outside frame, and just wallpaper the insets of the cabinets.
  2. Use wallpaper to cover an old lampshade.
  3. Cover a waste basket to match the decor in any room.
  4. Use scraps of wallpaper to cover the white mats of a picture frame to give it some vibrant color.
  5. Make a framed wall art collage.
  6. Create a room divider or folding screen.
  7. Cover a desk or a coffee table top.
  8. Bored with your headboard? Why not wallpaper it!
  9. Line your kitchen cabinets or drawers with wallpaper scraps rather than buying expensive contact paper.
  10. Cover an old shoe box with wallpaper scraps and use as a gift box.
  11. Use as gift wrap for any occasion.
  12. Cover light switchplates in your house with tiny scraps.
  13. Make fancy greeting cards by covering construction paper with wallpaper scraps.
  14. Laminate two large pieces of wallpaper and make fancy table placemats.
  15. Use small strips to create bookmarks. Laminate, punch a hole near the top, tie some ribbon through, and make a tassel. Viola , a new bookmark.
  16. Wallpaper the inside of a bookshelf.
  17. Use wallpaper to cover a closet door or other interior door.
  18. Wallpaper the risers of your stairs.
  19. Cover a popcorn tin with wallpaper to give yourself a nice new wastebasket.
  20. Wallpaper an old oatmeal container or similar cardboard container and use as pretty, decorative storage bins.
When I was at the thrift store the other day, they had rolls of new and used wallpaper. They were very cheap, and some of the rolls were very pretty and I must say, I was very impressed with the selection the thrift store had. In any case, what do you use wallpaper scraps for? Feel free to tell us in the comments.

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