TeamSugar member Pinupsweetheart recently wrote to tell me about her awesome DIY project for livening up her walls. She writes, "I have wanted to find an inexpensive way to decorate my boring white walls of my apartment ever since I moved in. Of course, my lease does not allow me to paint. I wanted to get removable wall decals, but they are so expensive! So I found step-by-step instructions on how to make your own wall decals using contact paper. I gave it a shot and it worked."
To see how well it worked, and to find out how to make your own,
Pinupsweetheart explains that, "The contact paper makes it cheap, removable and movable. If I didn't like where I put a decal, I simply removed it and placed it somewhere else. I just needed a step ladder (to get the high spots because I am 5'4"), scissors, poster paper to make patterns, marker and a credit card to smooth it down. I found my black contact paper on Amazon.com for around $35. I have had it up for a couple weeks and I have not had an issue with curling at the edges, leaving marks, or falling down. My apartment can get up to 100 degrees when I am not home — so this works!"
Want to make your own? Get all of the steps tomorrow when I show you how!