Paper bag flooring
Paperbag floors // 1.Tear brown paper bags or painter roll and make sure edges are torn – not cut. // 2. Crumple for texture and dip in a bowl of 50/50 elmer’s glue and water. // 3. Spread on floor and smooth-out any air bubbles. // 4. Apply up to six coats of Polyurethane making sure to completely dry between coats. -- this looks so unique!
looks like stained concrete. So neat and fairly simple too! Materials: ■Roll of brown paper (near the painters drop cloth) ■Gallon Elmer’s glue (bought at AC Moore with a 40% off coupon and barely made a dent in it) ■Gallon Water Based Floor Grade Polyurethane (about $40) ■A few cheapo sponge brushes for the poly
how to create a faux leather finish using brown paper, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling, Here is a closer look at the Raw Umber Craft Paint L next to the Dark Walnut Stain R Note the black paint in the prior example was diluted with water and will need another coat once dry The samples were still wet in the photo
how to create a faux leather finish using brown paper, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling, Once your project is dry you can apply paint or stain depending on the look you are trying to achieve Here are some examples from L R Raw Umber craft paint Dark Walnut stain black paint Red Mahogany Stain Antique Cherry stain