5 Contact Paper Home Hacks you Need to do Now!

Wish to make a major revamp to your space without the commitment? As tacky as it may sound, contact paper, that roll of paper with a decorative surface and an adhesive back you get from hardware stores, may just be best thing you’ll ever purchase for your home!

1)    Transform your stair risers

Turn your staircase into a starecase with contact paper! To bring a refreshing accent into the mix of your home, play around with bold colors and playful prints between risers! Not only will it be a definite eye-catcher, it will also bring a whole lot of personality to the room.

 photo: lowes.com

2)    Get into every nook and cranny

Keep the inner linings of your drawers as attractive as the outside! Go for contact paper that contrasts the color of the paint finish (a clean, crisp white exterior with a shocking yellow interior, perhaps?). It will leave a pleasant surprise when it’s opened!


photos: iheartorganizing.com and houzz.com


3)    Express your love for travelling

Let the global trotter in you resonate throughout your home! Use contact paper to create a travel-themed space!


Note: You can custom make geo tags to mark all the places you’ve been!


photo: bouf.com


4)    Marvel with Marble!

One of the most elegant looking pieces of furniture are usually made of marble—it brings a simple yet sophisticated quality to the room. Hmm, but why spend big bucks on marble pieces when you can craft marble-printed contact paper and get the same result? Easily spruce up the class and take boring old tables, countertops, and even boxes into a whole new level!


photos: www.westelm.com and pinterest.com



5)    Make a contemporary statement

Frame elegantly patterned contact paper and mount it up on the wall. Place it on an odd corner on the wall and voila, not you’ll have an instant statement piece and conversation starter!


photos: ballarddesigns.com



What are you waiting for? Start basking in all your contact paper glory!


Published by ayalalandbroker

REALTOR MIKE has been in the real estate business for 15 years. He is currently a member of the Philippine Association of Real Estate Boards (PAREB) and the National Association of Realtors of America (NAR). He was also a previous member of the Real Estate Brokers’ Association of the Philippines (REBAP). He took his primary and secondary education at Ateneo de Manila and Colegio San Agustin, respectively. He finished his Bachelors’ degree in the University of the Philippines Diliman and took his post graduate at the Asian Institute of Management (Masteral in Entrepreneurship). He is also a business owner, having owned and operated various small business and franchises including Pancake House, Bruno’s Barber’s, David’s Salon and Metro Salon. He is closely working with Ayala Land with it’s different brands (Ayala Premier, Alveo Land and Avida Land), and continues to focus his attention on projects from this company. He is also a resident of an Ayala community, which became the basis for his establishing AT HOME REALTY.

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