42 Ways to Decorate with Scrapbook Paper

Scrapbook paper is awesome because it is relatively inexpensive, is easy to work with, and can transform and embellish just about anything in your home. I have used scrapbook paper in the past to create wedding decor, spice up my walls, transform boring objects, and create seasonal decorations for parties. Today, I am sharing with you 42 different ways that you can decorate your home using scrapbook paper. If you have never used scrapbook paper to decorate with before, then you are in for some mega-inspiration! If you have used it before to decorate, then you may learn some new ways to use scrapbook paper to add some pizazz to your home.

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Cover Containers with Scrapbook Paper

Glass jars, containers, candles, and cans can easily be decorated for any season or event with just a few pretty sheets of scrapbook paper and some adhesive. Try placing the paper inside the jars for a more polished look, or secure the paper on the outside of the container with ribbon and string for a more casual look. Seasonal scrapbook paper transforms the look of glass votives to fit the occasion.

decorating with scrapbook paper

1. The Shabby Creek Cottage 2. Thrifty Decor Chick 3. Happy Clippings 4. Midwest Living 5. Stampington 6. Unknown 7. Decor8

Create Artwork with Scrapbook Paper

Cutting shapes out of scrapbook paper and making a decorative collage on canvas is a gorgeous way to create inexpensive art for your walls. I also love the idea of creating a gallery wall of framed scrapbook paper. If you rent, or just want a more temporary focal point, using a gallery wall of framed scrapbook paper has a similar impact as wallpaper.

decorating with scrapbook paper

1. Under the Sycamore 2. Crafted Niche 3. Chic & Cheap Nursery 4. It’s Doable 5. NanaCompany 6. White Lights on Wednesday

Create Wall Displays with Scrapbook Paper

Here are five more creative ideas on how to use scrapbook paper on your wall. Covering an entire wall in coordinating sheets of scrapbook paper is a great alternative to wallpaper. Although I would recommend covering cork tiles in fabric, scrapbook paper could be used as well.

scrapbook paper on wall

1. Irina Graewe 2. Carma 3. BHG 4. BHG 5. PB Teen

Create Word & Letter Art with Scrapbook Paper

One of the most popular ways to use scrapbook paper is to decoupage craft letters and create letter art. A monogram or special word can be customized to fit any decor, theme, or mood with fun graphic-patterned papers.

scrapbook letters

1. Organize & Decorate Everything 2.DIY Showoff 3. Home Stories A to Z 4. Shabby Nest 5. BHG

Use Scrapbook Paper in Dining Wares

Decoupage scrapbook paper on glass plates, tile coasters, or inside an old tray to give your dining wares new life. I love using scrapbook paper to highlight a floral arrangement, or as an inexpensive placemat.

diningware scrapbook paper

1. Pretty Handy Girl 2. Hispabodas 3. Martha Stewart 4. My Blessed Life 5. The Cottage Home

Create Holiday Decorations & Party Supplies with Scrapbook Paper

When it comes to decorating for birthdays and get togethers, I would be lost without scrapbook paper! I love to use scrapbook paper to create pennant banners, food labels, and decorations.

scrapbook paper party

1. PS It’s in the Details 2. BHG 3. Pink Paper Peppermints 4. Casa E Cose 5. Karin Lidbeck-Brent 6. Hostess 7. Tatertots and Jello

Embellish with Scrapbook Paper

Not convinced yet that scrapbook paper is awesomesauce? Here are seven final ways to decorate creatively with scrapbook paper!

cover object with scrapbook paper

1. Songbird  2. Dottie Angel 3. Southern Hospitality 4. Just a Girl 5. Nesting Place 6. Urban Comfort 7. Censtational Girl

How about you? Have you used scrapbook paper to decorate something creatively in your home? Tell me about it in the comments!

Here are some fun scrapbook papers on Amazon to choose from:

Comments

    • Kim says

      I did the same thing, Jen. Looks much nicer than empty spots in the frame and super easy.

  1. says

    These are gorgeous ideas! Love vase wrapping ones. Sometimes when I’m browsing DIY and crafts I mistake fabrics for wall paper and scrap paper and vice versa. Both materials are so easy to do so much with. They add tremendous color and patterns.

  2. CaT Martin says

    I covered a bookcasr using scrapbook paper..It is very uesful!!! Plus an easy chamge that is easy on the wallet!

  3. says

    So many wonderful ideas on ways to decorate with scrapbook paper. Thank you for including our Alphabet Letter Wall in this post. Now I need to start pinning some of these awesome ideas.

  4. says

    Great ideas! Thanks! P.S. – I’ll be doing a lot of diying for my upcoming wedding…would love to see some of the things you’ve used the scrapbook paper for!

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