DIY Wallpaper Bulletin Board


What you will need:

  • Large picture framed artwork
  • Paint; color 0472 Micropolis, Miller Paint Acrinamel, satin sheen
  • Paint brush
  • 150 grit sandpaper
  • Rag
  • Stick and Peel Wallpaper: York, Rifle Co., City Maps Peel & Stick. Source:
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Old gift or credit card
  • Decorative thumb tacks

How To:

1. Remove artwork and glass from picture frame. Keep the foam board or cardboard backing

2. If the frame has a gloss sheen to it, lightly sand it and then wipe clean

3. Paint the frame, two coats may be needed


4. Unroll the wallpaper and place the foamboard on the back side of the wallpaper and with pencil, outline the board size on it

5. Cut out the traced pattern


6. Peel about 6” to 8” of the backing away from the top of the paper. Apply the paper to the top of the foamboard, making sure the sides are in align. You can reposition if needed

7. Working from top to bottom, pull the backing away as you evenly press the paper to the wall, a few inches at a time. Be careful not to pull or stretch the paper.


8. Using an old gift or credit card, work your way from top to bottom in a back-and-forth motion, smoothing the paper the board and pushing out any air bubbles


9. Reattach the board to the frame, making sure the pattern is facing forward

10. Add decorative thumb tacks for fun organization