Wall Décor

Published on December 3rd, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

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Tired of your bare walls? Then you gotta check this out.





Aaah … I love a hack that gets everyone in the family moving. Pinot, Dita and their two girls had a weekend of fun creating this wall art.

Pinot writes, “We decided to decorate the wall of our new apartement with a wall painting (mural). We choose mix media, poster paints and Ikea fabrics.”

What they did brilliantly was cut and paste Ikea fabric and then outlined them with poster paints. It’s not tough to do. The results are delightful and is a great way to brighten up a wall.

See more of Pinot and Dita’s fabric wall art. Don’t miss the video too.

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13 Responses to Tired of your bare walls? Then you gotta check this out.

  1. Anonymous says:

    The only thing I wanted to add is that fabric can be stuck to wall quite securely with just liquid starch – so that leaves it completely removable. If you treat the edges of the fabric with something like fray check you can even throw all the pieces into a lingerie bag & launder them if needed. You could in that case cut the tree from fabric too – although not an outline likely…but you could. I would do a solid tree & you could layer it (so as not to need such a large piece) by cutting branches individually. That is a really great way to decorate in an apartment or if you do want to use it as a headboard & would ever like the option to move it. You could also have different leaves for different seasons. I have something similar for my sons (not trees though) and it stands up well to two busy toddler boys.

  2. Anonymous says:

    this is a great way to recyvle old fabrics!

  3. Sharon says:

    OWH… this is soooooooooooo BEAUTIFUL!

  4. Anonymous says:

    this is fun!!

  5. shawna says:

    I love this idea! This is a great option instead of a headboard.

  6. dramaqueen says:

    i love the nice painting on the wall.. wonder how long does it took to paint the tree ??

  7. dono says:

    Good work Bro, you start to give much creative inspirations to the world….

  8. Anonymous says:

    Isn’t that beautiful! I think I’ll try this in my daughter’s room. What kind of glue do you recommend?

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  11. dianette says:

    I love Ikea, but every time i buy something from there i end up lost in there maze..

  12. Anonymous says:

    Wow, this is really lovely! What an interesting way to use fabric (and pattern!), I never would have thought of that.

  13. Ruthie says:

    Very pretty! Loved Pinot and Dita’s video and websites too.

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