Thursday, March 13, 2014

Operation Project Nursery: Closet Makeover


Yesterday evening I spent 30 minutes with a roll of wrapping paper, some scissors, and a can of spray adhesive and came out with my favorite nursery project yet - a wrapping papered closet! 

{You can check out what all i've accomplished in the nursery so far (here) and to learn a little background on the space we are working with.}

This closet originally housed all of my seasonal decor, our Christmas tree, luggage, and cleaning supplies. Because it housed so much junk, the walls were nasty and super scuffed. I knew I didn't want to spend time painting it so I had to come up with a different solution. 

Heather at Southern State of Mind used moustache wrapping paper to line a  dresser and I knew I could use the same concept to line the walls in our little man's closet. 

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This project was totally meant to be when I headed to Hobby Lobby and was able to snag the last roll of this super cute black and white mustache wrapping paper. Plus with my 40% coupon it came out to only costing me about $2.99.

I started out by measuring the sections of the closet with a tape measure and then using the oh so handy grid on the back of the paper to cut straight lines.  

When it came to actually hanging the wrapping paper up - I started off thinking double sided sticky tape would do the trick. . . . not so much. Luckily, I had some left over Elmer's Spray Adhesive which is seriously the best invention ever and easily did the trick. We live in an apartment so I knew I didn't want something permanent. This was the perfect solution -  it's not permanent but it's definitely sticking! 


I love it so much that I want to leave the closet door open 24/7. 
You can't beat a project that turns out this well - especially when it only took 30 mins of my time and cost $2.99. 


What can you spruce up in your house with wrapping paper?

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4 comments:

  1. LOVE the way it turned out! Such a cute idea! ;)

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  2. Just responded but my name didn't show-
    Heather @ Southern State of Mind

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  3. Great idea but how will the paper come off when you need it to?

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    1. I'm pretty sure it will peel right off. There are spots where it's stickier and some where it's not. Hopefully it'll stay forever! ;)

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