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superstar
« on: December 17, 2004 04:22:34 AM »

Here's a row of ceiling cupboards which were grey and boring and ugly. After some painting, printing and pasting, they became a teeny bit funkier.
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astrisked
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2004 04:46:33 AM »

Those are really eye-catching. I love them!
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Just taking a look around...
Dead_Angel
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2004 11:42:44 AM »

Whoa!  Shocked That's awesome! How did you do that??
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superstar
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2004 05:11:55 AM »

Here's a little tutorial:
Paint the borders and trim.
Measure the size of the cupboard, estimate the amount of paper you need to cover one panel. Mine needed 6 each.
For the dots, I used rasterbator on an image of a gradient, to get the effect of the circles getting smaller and smaller.
Print out as many sheets as you need.
Cut out the white borders.
Glue the sheets onto the panels and cut off the excess. I used spray adhesive.
Then put a piece of sticky back plastic to protect the paper.
And you're done!
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« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2004 09:10:53 AM »

those are so stylish... Cool
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« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2004 03:22:51 PM »

awesome!
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superstar
« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2004 06:43:30 AM »

Thanks guys! They are really quite easy to make, you just have to be careful about the air bubbles.
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« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2004 10:35:05 AM »

ooh very mod/retro! i love them! now i have even another idea to as what i want to do to my own house  Cheesy
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