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Wood-Grain Office Accessories

If you can peel and stick, you can bring a natural note to your home office with coordinated wood-grain accessories. All it takes to make a matched set of mouse pads, file boxes, and straight-sided glass jars is self-adhesive shelf liner.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, March 2011

Introduction

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materials

  • Adhesive paper (Pictured: Con-Tact adhesive paper, in Ultra Light Pine, Cherry Woodgrain, and Pickled Wood, from $5.29 per roll, hardwarestore.com)

  • Desk accessories (Pencil holders, file boxes, or mouse pad)

  • Craft knife

steps

  1. Cut the paper just larger than the measured surface you want to cover.

  2. Apply liner, sticky-side down, to the surface. (Tip: Use a credit card to smooth out any air bubbles or wrinkles trapped beneath the liner.)

  3. Trim excess with a craft knife. 

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