Here’s How to Wallpaper the Inside of Your Drawer


If you are looking for a small DIY home project, we are sharing our top tips on how to add peel and stick wallpaper to the inside of your drawer.

Since this small do-it-yourself project only requires a small amount of product, this is a great opportunity to use leftover wallpaper that you may already own.

First, let’s gather your tools. You will need a few household items to get started.


Tools and materials required:

  • Peel and Stick Wallpaper
  • Squeegee
  • Scissors
  • Precision Knife

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Step One – Find the Perfect Print

Many ask us if wallpaper can be used as a drawer liner and the answer is yes! Small spaces, such as a desk or dresser drawer, offer the perfect opportunity to try bright and bold peel and stick wallpaper patterns in your home.

Our self-adhesive, removable wallpaper can adhere to any smooth surface, so applying it to your drawer is as easy as peel, place, and embrace the possibilities.

Popular wallpaper choices for a desk or dresser drawer include:

There are plenty of designs to discover! Shop all wallpaper here.


Step Two – Measure


With the backliner still on, place a small section of your wallpaper in the inside of your drawer and roughly measure how much product you will need for your project.


Step Three – Cut


Using scissors, carefully cut the paper off the roll, leaving enough room for error. A straight line isn’t required here. You will use a precision knife in a later step.

Step Four – Smooth

Slowly peel away a small section of the paper from the back liner. Start at the back of the drawer and firmly press the paper into place with your fingertips, removing the rest of the backliner as you go. Use your squeegee to smooth out any air bubbles and help secure the paper into place.

Step Five – Cut Excess Paper

Using a precision knife, carefully cut away the excess paper from the corners and edges. Repeat the same steps for the next drawer and enjoy your new makeover!

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Additional DIY Projects for Your Home

There are many ways to Tempaper your space. Along with adding wallpaper to your drawer, we are sharing a few other simple DIY home projects below.


Make a DIY Headboard with Wallpaper

If you are looking for an easy weekend home project to spruce up your sleeping space, create a DIY headboard using peel and stick wallpaper. Bohemia is shown in the photo above. Additional wallpaper options for a headboard include:

 

Add a Wallpaper Design to a Bookshelf

Applying wallpaper to the back of a bookshelf is a quick and easy home project idea that can instantly elevate your space. Daisies is shown in the photo above. Additional wallpaper options for a bookshelf include:

 

Try Wallpaper as a Kitchen Backsplash

You can instantly transform the look of your kitchen with removable wallpaper. Try one of our realistic tile wallpaper prints on your backsplash for an easy and refreshing home makeover. Hello Sunshine is shown in the photo above. Additional wallpaper options for a kitchen backsplash include:

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