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10.04.2010

Marbleize Trend

Paper for table available at Binders

I decided this weekend I want to decoupage the table that sits behind my sofa in marbleized paper.  Ever since Style Court did a post on this paper its been on my mind.  Of course, when its on your mind you see it every where.
Design Sponge DIY

The effect of marbleizing comes from floating color on water or size (a more viscous solution) and then placing fabric or paper on top to absorb the color.  This technique has been used for centuries.  There are a lot of DIY options  - including this new one from Design Sponge.

This room is at once classic and inspired.  The updating of history is a design thread I am enjoying right now.  
If you haven't discovered Dransfield and Ross yet, please take a visit to their website, they have amazing textiles and pillows.  Very fresh and original.  

Nick Olsen, the ultimate DIYer covered a simple coffee table in marbleized paper using rubber cement. 

Other uses for this paper?  Frame it, line drawers, back bookcases, cover a lampshade, make book sleeves, wrapping paper, cover a cork board, make magnets, wrap a storage box, decoupage a mirror

John Derian for Target









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