Apartfromthe“transformation” of smalldecorative objects, the technique ofdecoupageis the perfect way,and in combinationwithcolor, you can radicallychange theview atanytype of furniture.
Woodenstools, chairs, tables, desks, drawersora woodenbedheadboardcan bereallyunrecognizablewithyourunique weapons of paperpatternsand a littleglue.Thenatural “classical” viewof romanticfloralorvintageprojects, using nospecialpapersinsimilar projectsbut pieces from magazines, books, wrapping paper,newspapers, comic books, posters, photocopies orany kindphotos–images–cards etc.(you canalso printtoreduce orenlargethe dimensionsyouneedin a storewithphoto–prints on plainpaperthin) will give any type of oldornew furniture a modern orany otherstyleyou want.
Onlargesurfacesof furnituresuch as tables, drawersetc. the most practical wayis towork withasinglepiece of paper, if you do notwant to addthe furnituregenerallyoldappearance,selectapaperofgeneralbackgroundtosatisfy youas abase colorof the furnitureand pickthe appropriateshadeof paintto paintthe furniturebeforetheprocessofdecoupage. Thiswillhelp you not to use much effort to“tie” thepattern overtheentire surfaceof the furniturewhile insurfacesparticularlystressedbyeveryday use, pass in the finalstages withsome extraprotective,some more than you would use inapurelydecorative object.
Withdeocupageyou can giveextremelybeautifulview in anytype of furniturefor children’srooms, usingcomicmotifsorany otherchildren’splanandof coursethistechniqueis thecheapest way toconvert a “colorless “and indifferent table, a chair,a desk etc. into atruly impressivepieceof furniture.
Thenapkindecoupageonfurniture,is appropriate onlyforsmalldiscretepatterns youmaywant to addin some partsof furniture, while if you tryto uselarge piecesorwhole ones, especially ifyou have noexperienceinthis technique,probably the result will not satisfyyou, since the largerin sizeandthinnerpaper, the more difficult tostick well on the surface you will use. The“easiest” paperfordecoupageon large surfacesof furniture,isorwill be readyrice paperin largedimensionsoranyA4thickpaperthat will notbleach, which you willmoistenlightly withwater to place iton the surfaceyou willuseandthenyou canstick it with theglueaccording to thestandard–classicalproceduredecoupage for any kind of object. Seethe videobelow forstepby stepprocess of How to decoupage furniture a Table: