blind designs for living room

Blind Love

Use any patterned or solid-colored paper to create your own distinct looking blinds.

DIFFICULTY: Medium

Overview

Take a mundane pair of blinds and create a decorative focal point with a Wagner SMART Edge Roller and the FURNO Heat Gun. The result is a stunning window treatment that matches your decor.

1

Prepare your project

Assemble all your tools on a clean work area. Measure the blind louvers and cut paper rectangles to fit the blind panels.

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2

Fill the Smart Edge roller

Fill the SMART Edge Roller with a Mod Podge mixture diluted with water (combine two parts Mod Podge with one part water).

3

Soak the paper

Soak the strips of paper in the tray of water for 15 seconds.

soak strips in water
4

Allow strips to dry

Allow the pieces of paper to drip dry.

5

Apply Mod Podge with roller

Using the SMART Edge Roller, apply the Mod Podge solution to one of the blind louvers and then attach the paper.

Apply Mod Podge mixture
6

Smooth the paper

Smooth the paper in place by hand then roll over the paper once more to cover it in the Mod Podge solution. Repeat for the remaining panels one at a time.

place strips on louvers
7

Dry the paper

Dry the louvers with the FURNO Heat Gun, set to low, until the paper and Mod Podge coatings are completely dry.

8

Hang blinds and enjoy

When the blinds are dry, hang them up and enjoy the new look and feel of your space.

blind designs for living room
Products Used

Materials

Paper Cutter

Ruler

Decorative Paper or Wallpaper

Mod Podge

Tray of Water

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