DIY Fall Decor

  • September 23, 2016

I don’t know if it’s just us, but as soon as the season changes from Summer to Fall our crafting inspiration amps up 110%. There aren’t enough pumpkins in the patch to satisfy our Fall crafting fever! Here are some fun DIY Fall Decor ideas to inspire your weekend crafting.

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To create this fun centerpiece all you’ll need is some embroidery floss and dried wheat stalks! Keep this display up all the way through Thanksgiving.

via Inspired by Charm

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Functional DIY projects are always a good idea. This DIY Autumn leaf bowl would be the perfect place to store your keys (or delicious candy) on an entry table.

via Hello Lucky

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Talk about upgrade! Amp up cheap plastic pumpkins with copper spray paint to add some elegance to your Fall decor.

via Up To Date Interiors

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Who wouldn’t want to snuggle up on the sofa with this DIY painted pumpkin pillow?

via Green With Decor

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There’s something so welcoming about a chalkboard sign. This one is made from an upcycled cabinet door!

via Lilacs & Longhorns

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Who says Fall decor can’t be modern? These monochromatic splatter pumpkins would fit right into any minimalist’s home.

via Homey Oh My!

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This modern take on a fall wreath will add subtle Autumn elegance to your space. Bonus: remove the flowers and replace with mistletoe for Winter.

via Twelve on Main

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We’ve all put a candle in a jack-o-lantern, but why not carve a pumpkin and turn the whole thing it into a candle? This simple DIY is both fun and functional.

via Twine & Table


Hello Fall! :) 

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Fall Porch Decor Inspiration

  • September 15, 2016

Fall is finally here, and what better way to celebrate the changing season than by decorating! Show off your love for Fall with some spruced up curb appeal. After drooling over these Fall porches you’ll be ready to get outside and make those neighbors jealous. :)

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via Driven By Decor 

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via Shelterness

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via The Yellow Cape Cod

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via Eclectically Vintage


 Welcome Fall!

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Back to School Desk Inspiration

  • August 24, 2016

No matter what grade you are in, having a functional desk is one of the keys to successful studying. From organization solutions to decoration ideas, let these work spaces serve as your back to school desk inspiration.

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This colorful desk complete with doughnut bulletin boards looks like the perfect place to get the creativity flowing.

via Paint the Gown Red

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Clipboard wall organizers are a great storage solution for a small desk area or dorm room.

from Hawthorne and Main via Tatertots and Jello

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This rolling cart keeps all of those school books organized and within reach no matter where you go in the house!

via Clean and Scentsible

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A wall-length desk is the perfect homework spot for the whole family.

via Right Where We Are

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DIY crate shelves are an adorable way to keep the clutter off of your desk.

via Joann Fabric and Craft

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This teen’s desk is equally playful and grown up. Display photos using colored washi tape for added fun!

via Flying House


Happy studying! :)

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Classroom Decorating Ideas

  • April 29, 2016

Many school classrooms leave much to be desired in way of design, but luckily it’s nothing a little inspiration can’t fix! Even if you aren’t allowed to make major changes to your classroom, there are plenty of non-permanent solutions that you can incorporate into your teaching space.

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These inspirational decals can be applied to walls, doors or white boards and remove without any damage to the surface!

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Bulletin boards are a must in the classroom, so why not make yours adorable? Burlap and a cute border go a long way!

via Smitten with First

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Small items in a classroom can become cluttered very quickly. Get creative by up cycling items into storage containers for small classroom supplies.

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Get your students to think globally with this world map wall decal. Printed on adhesive vinyl fabric, this decal is more durable than a paper map and can be repositioned many times.

via Wallums.com

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Turn that boring filing cabinet into a functional and beautiful part of your classroom.

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Your students will beg to read in this adorable reading nook :)

via Grillo Designs

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Give your students the sweetest reading nook ever by incorperating soft fabrics.

via Twodaloo

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Light blue paint and a gallery wall give this classroom a cozy feeling.

via Just a Night Owl


Take your classroom to the next level with some of these fresh decorative updates!

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Small Entryway Solutions

  • July 08, 2015

When you walk into your front door is there a space to drop off your purse, keys, coats and shoes? If you’re feeling that your entryway is too small to make functional, these spaces will be sure to inspire you to update your entryway this weekend!

shelf-shoes-after-683x1024If you want to keep your shoes off the ground, Fresh Crush has a modern solution! This copper shoe rack is a great option to keep your small entryway organized as well as not too crowded! By also hanging a floating shelf and a key rack, you are able to store all your items in one space without taking up too much space.

 

cathy and tony-3Do you live in a cold climate that has you putting on and taking off your jacket when you come home? A line of hooks are a necessity! Apartment Therapy features this cozy house that utilizes a small space in a very smart and practical way. Also, did you know that hanging a mirror in a small space makes it feel bigger? Give it a try.

 

df5b9cec735996fbc0533ead02b60bf7Create a rustic entryway by using old crates, reclaimed wood boards and hooks! A Beautiful Mess transformed her entryway by stacking a few crates and hanging a few photos to add a personal touch to it. This space can easily be changed with the seasons, so when the rain boots and scarfs go away, flip flops and sun hats can take their place.

 

jordan-ferney-apartment-san-francisco-small-apartment-tips-hallwayDo you have a little one in your home? Teach them the importance of keeping their space clean by hanging hooks at their height. This will teach them to be responsible for their own items as well as being able to reach their things when they’re ready to leave the house.

 

bob120231-004An alternative to hooks are knobs! They do the exact same thing and add a bit of a modern and sleek look to your wall. Another great feature to this entryway by Det Dia, is the small hanging cubbies. Out of sight, out of mind is a great way to go when you’re trying to keep a low profile entryway.

 

MichaelDiamondBrooklynTownhouse20Do you have a cumbersome wall heater in the way? A great way to work around this issue is to hang a floating shelf! Desire To Inspire did not allow their heater win and is still able to store tons of easy access items in their entryway with the addition of this shelf.

 

488fb681babf4cbc89fd64d2c1c4d5cc This entryway incorporates everything we’ve touched on into one space! Hooks, baskets, floating shelf, and stacked crates. By keeping everything tucked against the wall, this organized space can be executed in almost any narrow area.


There are so many ways to design your entryway to make the most out of your small space. We hope that these gorgeous spaces have inspired you to re-think your space and get to re-arranging this weekend!

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Small Kitchen Solutions

  • July 06, 2015

Is your kitchen lacking in the space department? These storage solutions will help keep your kitchen organized, clean and looking fresh!

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Are your spices taking up too much space in your cupboard? Why not create this magnetic spice rack that will free up tons of storage space and will create a fun surprise when you open the cupboard!

 

pocket organizer1When you’re looking under your sink, you probably don’t have much organization down there… (Out of sight out of mind, right?). By using a shoe organizer for under the sink storage, you will be able to free keep things off the ground and be able to find things much easier!

 

DSC_0849Another great option for inner cabinet door storage is by rolling out some cork board and adding a few lightweight hooks. Here you can hang measuring cups/spoons, your favorite recipes and even pictures. This allows for easy access to items that you hate digging around for.

 

baking-sheet-organizationWho else has all their baking sheets piled on top of each other on a bottom cupboard. I know I certainly do! Two Twenty One uses an office paper sorter that allows for plenty of storage for tons of baking sheets!

 

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Is a knife block taking up precious counter space? Then create your own Rustic Knife Wall Rack! This project will allow for an easy solution to knife storage and looks pretty cool at the same time!

 

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A peg board can be used in any room of your house—including your kitchen! Apartment Therapy offers a step-by-step guide on how to execute this space saving project in an afternoon!

 

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Another option for inner cabinet door storage is to use a chalkboard decal, chalk and some easy to hang hooks! This clever DIYer listed all the measuring equivalents to make baking THAT much easier! If you’re not much of a baker, write any important information that is relevant to you and your cooking habits.


 

We hope that these storage saving solutions will inspire you to clean and organize your kitchen this week! It’s always more enjoyable to cook in a sleek, organized space!

 

 

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Installing a Tree Wall Decal using Center Hinge Method

  • January 19, 2015

Some of the most popular items that leave our shop are our line of Tree Decals. Perfect for nurseries, living rooms, or bedrooms they add a unique touch to any room’s decor and instantly catch the eye of all who enters.

Our latest video demonstration describes the steps for installing a multiple piece tree decal, or any multiple piece decal for that matter using our center hinge method again.

Although not hard to do, multiple piece decals and trees can require more time to get all of the pieces installed. Because all of the leaves are placed by hand, it allows for your design to be entirely unique to your creativity. So grab a friend for help and have fun with your new project!

Take a look!

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Wall Decal Installation Using Center Hinge Method

  • January 13, 2015

     Whether you are new to installing wall decals or a pro, this step by step Center Hinge Method video demonstration will have you feeling confident to tackle any decal project!

     We’re frequently asked “How easy is it to install a decal?” The answer is “pretty darn easy”, but just like any other DIY project, the bigger you go the more time, steps, and extra hands can be required.


After years of experience, Wallums owners Michelle and Steve here could probably do this in their sleep! But after your first try, you’ll be pretty impressed how much you learn and remember for the next time around. Although mistakes can happen, by watching this video or by carefully reading your installation instructions pageyou will significantly reduce the likelihood of an amateur move.

Thanks for watching, and if you have any questions be sure to send them to info@wallums.com!

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A Global Backpacker Bedroom Reveal With Wallums Decals

  • September 04, 2014

It’s always exciting when a Wallums Decal leaves our shop and goes home to creative design minds like Jeran’s of Oleander and Palm. What starts out as just pieces of vinyl on a sheet of wax paper, soon gets transformed into amazing displays of art work like in her latest Global Backpacker Bedroom Makeover.

Like every good design project, there are many steps to take and planning involved. Shown below, every item for this bedroom was carefully selected and thought out. We could hardily wait to see what Jeran had planned when we saw that image of our World Traveler Decal among the other items included in the bedroom project!

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Wallums Wall Decor: World Traveler Map Decal | Oleander and Palm

Once Jeran received our decal she followed the instructions perfectly by taping off the corners of the decal to install it in sections. We know it’s easy to get excited and want to rush through things, but trust us when we say (and Jeran might agree) to take your time reading through the instructions and video before installing it!

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Since we rarely ever get to know what our customers have in store for their new Wallums decal, the final results always blows us away when a photo is shared. The end results of this project definitely made us very proud! The map was a great addition to this backpacking, outdoorsy themed big boy room.

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World Traveler Map by Wallums Wall Decals | photo by Oleander and Palm

Be sure to check out the rest of the photos from this adorable makeover, and all of Jeran’s amazing design projects at Oleander and Palm and Instagram!

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