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DIY Room Decor

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Pep your room up ! Every morning when you wake up you face a blank door, but not any more. Brighten up your day by doing up your room door !


What you need:
  1. Acrylic paint (black)
  2. 2 paint brushes (1 thick &1 thin)
  3. Crepe paper (4-5 different colors)
  4. Tissue paper
  5. Glue
  6. Measuring tape
  7. Pencil

How to do it:

Step 1 : Wash your door with soap. Make sure it is clean. You can clear the blemishes with white paint if       your door is white.

Step 2 : With the measuring tape measure the length and breath of your door. For a door of dimensions 80 cm x 200 cm , leave 24 cm from the left and draw a rough outline of a tree bark with a pencil.Make sure that the bark is not too thick or thin.

Step 3 : Draw branches from the tree bark to the top of the door.

Step 4 : If you are happy with your drawing, go ahead and give a black outline with acrylic paint using the thin brush.

Step 5 : Use the thick brush to fill in the color. Make sure your brush is thoroughly dry to ensure uniformity of the black pain.

Step 6 : Cut out the different colored crepe paper in the same of leaves in two different sizes. 

Step 7 : When the paint is dry , select your color combination and stick the leaves using the glue.

Step 8 : If there is some space left on your door ,  you can even make cardboard cuttings of your initials and paint is a different color. Stick small crumpled balls on the letters to make it look better.


Now, my room has got white blank walls. It looked quite depressing so I decided to make it a bit colorful, pep it up.

What you need :

  1. White thread
  2. Scissor
  3. Cellotape
  4. Measuring tape
  5. Crepe paper (4-5 different colors)

How to do it :

Step 1 : Cut the crepe paper into whatever shape you want. It can be circles, squares, any geometrical shape  to maintain uniformity.I chose triangles.

Step 2  : Measure the length of your wall. Cut pieces of string into the desired length.

Step 3 :  Stick the first piece of colored crepe paper on the string using the cellotape. Continue the same       process till you reach the end of the string. Make sure some distance is left between two pieces of crepe paper.

Step 4 :  Once you have repeated this process with all the strings (8 in my case) , measure equal distances on               your wall and stick the strings horizontally or vertically.

Step 5 : Since the crepe paper is light, it may tend to fly. To prevent this, you can stick two more pieces of     cellotape on the wall. You can also make a picture wall.


You can even paint your cupboard with inspirational words, or pictures or even your name.
Download pictures from the internet which you feel should be on your cupboard.



  1. It looks lovely !!!.
    When I look at this I think of Nonie's mummy Aunty Villa. She was wonderful in craftwork.


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