STYROFOAM brand foam crafts

Traditional Wallpaper Wall Art

If you love the look of wallpaper but find it a little overwhelming try this easy technique to create art from wallpaper.  Simply cover 12' x 36' sheets of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam with wallpaper and hang as many or as few as you'd like.
   Completion Time - 
2 hours
   Designer - 


  • Sheets, 36" x 12" x 1", three
Other Materials
  • Traditional wallpaper, one roll
  • Grosgrain or velvet ribbon, 1" x 2-3/4 yds. per panel


  • Yardstick or ruler
  • Scissors
  • Straight pins
  • Poster adhesive or small sawtooth hangers and nails
  • Low-temp glue gun and glue sticks
  • Thick, white craft glue


  • 1. Cut three 12" x 36" panels from wallpaper, taking note ofdesired design placement.
  • 2. Spread thick coat of white glue on back of first piece andpress to foam sheet; smooth with fingers and let dry.Meanwhile, glue remaining wallpaper panels to foam sheets. Letdry completely.
  • 3. Beginning and ending at one lower corner, use glue gun tosecure ribbon around edges of each foam sheet; trim excess,allowing a bit of overlap.
  • 4. Use poster adhesive to attach to wall. Or, glue sawtoothhangers to back of each panel; for additional hold, insert andglue two straight pins through holes in sawtooth picturehanger; let dry.If you enjoyed this project, look here for more inspiring ideas:Ball & Cube Tabletop SculptureYellow Rose CenterpieceFloor Cones