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Creating a patchwork wallpaper effect using offcuts.
Just a pack of wallpaper paste and some patterned paper is all you need to create a vintage-inspired wallpaper effect in your home - or in my case, in my caravan!

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  • How to make wallpaper / a wall painting. Patchwork Wallpaper - Step 1
    Step 1

    Use wallpaper paste to cover walls with any longer lengths of wallpaper you have - this will ensure there are no gaps and will give you a base to work with. Here I have alternated floral and striped wallpapers.

  • How to make wallpaper / a wall painting. Patchwork Wallpaper - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut squares and rectangles from off-cuts of wallpaper, wrapping paper or patterned paper and paste them at random on top of the wallpaper base.

  • How to make wallpaper / a wall painting. Patchwork Wallpaper - Step 3
    Step 3

    The fun part is experimenting with using different papers and shapes together to create a unique 'patchwork' finish.

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