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Get Sticky With It! 20 DIY Ideas Using Contact Paper

It’s no secret that we love paper around here. Case in point… remember our Tissue Paper Tassel Garlands? How about our Wrapping Paper Flags? Or our Parchment Paper Envelopes? Those were epic. Well today my friends, let me introduce or reintroduce you to contact paper. You guys are going to be best friends… trust us! We’ve got 20 of our favorite DIY ideas to do with contact paper. So warm up that Pinterest page and get ready to be inspired!


1. Color-Blocked Toe Kick: Can we get a hallelujah? Holy Moses this toe-kick is incredible! Truth be told… this little number inspired this entire post! (via Oh Joy)

2. Jumbo Gold Polka Dot Wall: This wall would add just the right amount of pizzazz (how about that for a throwback word?) to an office, bedroom, or living room. It had us at gold. (via Lauren Conrad)

3. Wall of Triangles: We love the way the green in this Wall of Triangles ties in that phenomenal geometric gold and green pillow. This DIY project is done with vinyl, which can be easily swapped for contact paper. (via Oleander and Palm)

4. Chevron Serving Tray: This chevron serving tray is lovely indeed. It’s just the thing for serving up drinks or appetizers when hosting a party. (via Lovely Indeed)

5. Bright Polka Dot Wall: This would be adorable in a children’s room or in your own room! It’s a fabulous way to cheer up a space! (via Pillow Mint)

6. Black and White Geometric Embellished Bookshelf: IKEA hack alert! This DIY project might take you an hour… if that! (via My Second Hand Life)

7. Gilded Pet Bowls: Pets should be stylish too … don’t ya think? Have your pooch eat in style with these DIY Gilded Pet Bowls. (via Brit + Co.)

8. Embellished Kraft Notebooks: We are suckers for gorgeous notebooks around here, and these certainly don’t disappoint. Grab some washi tape and contact paper, and you are ready to begin crafting these beauties! (via My Second Hand Life)

9. Clothespin Place Card Holders: Proclaimed as the easiest place card holders you will ever make by Emily Henderson. I can totally believe it. These look like a sinch and are totally chic! (via Emily Henderson)

10. White Confetti Backdrop: We love the combo of kraft paper and white. This looks like a fantastic way to set off your next fête. (via A Bubbly Life)

11. Cloud Wall: Making clouds out of contact paper is so clever for a baby or kid’s room. And it has our heads racing as to what other use could be had from these cuties! (via Pillow Mint)

12. Ampersand Lazy Susan: This was done using vinyl. However, we think contact paper could easily be swapped out to make this lazy susan just as fabulous! (via Whipperberry)

13. Gold Striped Door: Oh Joy has knocked our socks off again on this list! This project is just a-door-able. (via Oh Joy)

14. Wood-Grain Laptop Wrap: Want to be the most hip gal at the coffee shop? DIY this wrap and you will surely win the prize, but don’t forget your skinny jeans! (via Fine & Feathered)

15. Black and White Washer and Dryer: We let out a collective gasp at Brit + Co. when we saw this washer and dryer! Talk about creative chops! (via A Beautiful Mess)

16. Room Divider: Seriously… how do you think of something like this? It’s hands down amazing. (via Apartment Therapy)

17. Gold Polka Dot Wall: This gold polka dot wall is subtle and chic. Note to self … it looks amazing next to a piece of furniture with a pop of color! (via The Homes I Have Made)

18. Wood Grain Chevron Wall: The nice thing about this project is it’s just manly enough to not cause a fight around the house. We love it, and we think your man will too! (via Apartment Therapy)

19. Resolutions Subway Art: While those resolutions are still in full effect, whip up this resolutions subway art with some contact paper, paint, and wood. Blogger, Ashley, also has a subway art pillow tutorial to match. (via Lil Blue Boo)

20. Rose Gold Dotted Wall: As much as we love gold around here, rose gold might be taking the lead these days. This wall looks adorable paired with a gallery of frames. (via Oh Joy)

Will you be making contact? Stick your thoughts in the comments below!

Alright, folks. We've officially made it to fall. And if you haven't already started switching out your decor (as long as it's ready by Friendsgiving, right?) you still have time to do so. Draw inspiration from this round-up of new home products that includes harvest-inspired candles, cozy linens and textiles, and a v. practical piece of furniture. One scroll through these, and you'll have all the motivation you need to transition the seasons. Scroll on to start shopping.

Prism x LOREM Collection ($96+): Calling all Cali babes. The popular Long Beach boutique, Prism, announced a boho-fabulous collab with home decor line, LOREM, that we can't get enough of. Shop everything from plant hangers (eight options, to be exact) to artwork, all inspired by the very colorful vibes of the brands. If you were looking for a cheery way to tide you through winter, this. is. it!

Floyd Mattress (Price TBD): Fans of the cult-favorite Detroit-based brand will love their latest launch debuting on October 29. The highly-coveted Floyd Mattress will have the same made-to-last design and superior comfort as their other furnishings, tailored perfectly to fit the line's in-demand bed frame. Additional details for the mattress include a breathable foam material, highly-mobile packaging, and a low-profile design to secure your best night's sleep yet. Check back on the last week of the month to get one for yourself.

Dims 'Composed Vanity' ($595): Small space? No problem! Direct-to-consumer brand, Dims, is giving you a quick and stylish solution to your storage needs with their newest item that doubles as both a desk and vanity. The functional piece is made with non-toxic, chemical-free materials and can be assembled in seven minutes or less. Throw in four sleek shades to choose from, and this may just be your best purchase of 2019 yet!

Saatchi Art x The Citizenry Holiday Collection ($225+): Get ready to deck your walls this holiday season. Saatchi Art partnered with The Citizenry in a one-of-a-kind collection that features a curation of art across styles. Explore everything from modern to abstract creations in a selection so stunning, it's bound to spark a conversation at your next gathering.

NEST Spiced Orange & Clove Collection ($16+): If you haven't experienced the addicting aromas of the beloved NEST fragrance brand, this is the perfect time to get on board! The label recently released their latest scent — spiced orange & clove — just in time for all your gatherings. Inhale festive notes of orange pomander, spiced brandy, cinnamon, and gingered honey across their suite of candles and diffusers to bring all the good vibes to your home.

Bloomingdales x RiLEY Home ($19+): RiLEY Home gets millennials. So they teamed up with Bloomingdales to make shopping their selection more attainable than ever. Now, you can get in on long-lasting, luxurious staples like flannel sheets, bedding, printed throws, premium pet beds, and more, by shopping online and in-stores at the department store. (Trust us: These dream goods are ones you're going to be *glad* you stocked-up on.)

Italic Serene Towels ($12+): The luxury brand that prides itself on using the *same* factories namesake brands (like Calvin Klein and Lacoste) use, but without the price tag behind them, brings you a new product for fall. Treat yourself to Italic's ultra-soft towel set spun from fluffy, 100% Australian cotton, in a convenient set of six. Consider it the perfect indulgence after a long soak in the tub on a cozy FNI (Friday night in)!

Hyascent x Neiman Marcus ($169): 'Tis the season for a delightfully scented home. Warm your abode with scents like bourbon joy, cheeky rose and more in a unique diffuser that doubles more as decor than a fragrance-inducer. Fresh off the (online) shelves of Neiman Marcus, explore nine scents that last up to six months in a specialized hourglass holder. (Shhh! Your friends will never know the secret of why your place smells so darn good!)