In the kitchen, we spend a lot of time - this is cooking, and family meals and intimate gatherings with friends. How to make the most favorite place in the house even more comfortable, without spending extra money, and even give a new life to the overstuffed wine stoppers, buttons, yellowed books? Decorate the wall, hanging on it made by own hands a panel! Moreover, such a wall decoration does not require the skills of the decorator.
The main themes of kitchen panels
The wall panel for the kitchen is a thematic decoration, allowing to create an accent in the interior or to divide space into functional zones.
The theme of the decoration should match the style of the room. For the style of country, provence and classics, it can be pictures of the village life, still lifes of fruits, vegetables, panels using spices, cereals, dried fruits, flowers, herbarium.
However, for a classical kitchen, these panels are suitable, which are not difficult to make by themselves.
In the interior in the Art Nouveau style will fit stylish graphic panels in a chic strict or minimalistic frame.
And for the Scandinavian interior homemade pictures in bright or contrast frameworks with letters, words, sequins, bows, images of butterflies, animals will approach. You can make such pictures using nails, threads, metal buttons, sequins, crystals, buttons, shells, stones, newspapers and magazine pages.
For the loft - stylish panels in retro style from newspapers, chalk wallpaper, old posters, yellowed pages of books, old boards and wine corks.
Interior letters in the loft style can be ordered on the Internet, and you can do it yourself.
Winning will be three-dimensional images, suitable on the subject to the ceramic tile used for the cladding.
Kitchen panels in decoupage technique
The panel with its own hands in the technique of decoupage is a real author's work, it will decorate your kitchen for as long as you want it.
To make such decoration on the wall, you will need:
- Glue - PVA and for decoupage;
- Rice paper (napkins);
- Egg shell;
- Grunt, brushes;
- Acrylic paints - to guide the outlines.
As for the works, they are held in several stages with interruptions. On the fiberboard sponge applied primer - a thin layer to quickly dry out. Then you need to make an egg krikle, that is an imitation of a volume vintage texture. To do this, the shell is crushed into small pieces and applied to the surface of the fiberboard.
Important! The shell must be cleaned from the inner film before use. It is also undesirable to use those parts where there is a factory stamp.
The whole surface of the base is pasted with pieces of shell - so that there are small gaps between them. After the glue dries, it will be necessary to primer the surface. To apply the image, use paper with the selected fragment (still life, for example). The secret of creating a picture is simple - the paper is placed on the file "face", watered, applied to the primed blank. The paper is leveled, the file is deleted, after which the dried image is covered with glue for decoupage.
With the help of special napkins or rice paper you can make a wide variety of panels - and they will look on the wall like amazing author's pictures.
Kitchen panels from improvised materials - appliqués and installations
Kitchen in the style of Provence can decorate a textile panel created in the patchwork technique. By the way, this decoration can be practical - for example, a "picture" of cloth can be fully supplemented with capacious pockets, which will accommodate a variety of kitchen trifles.
If you like the use of improvised tools, it is quite possible to make a picture of what is stored in your kitchen cabinet:
- Fragrant oriental spices;
- Coffee beans;
- Tea leaves;
- Lavra leaf;
- Cinnamon sticks;
- Orange peel;
- Croup (by the way, cereals can be used any - from manga to peas);
- Even from bagels and bagels!
Suitable and such improvised (and even old) materials like:
- Figures origami from paper;
- Old boards (as a basis);
- Pieces of fabric, buttons, yarn, rhinestones;
- Caps from bottles;
- Fridge Magnets;
- Wine corks;
- Maps of the native country or region;
- Magazines and newspapers, yellowed books and atlases;
- And many many others.
This panel fully demonstrates your creative imagination in the design of the kitchen and will become the original decoration of the kitchen apron. As for the manufacturing process, everything is very simple:
- Thick cardboard is covered with clarified quality burlap.
- The fabric of the base material is tightly stretched on the cardboard with decorative nails.
- Composite elements are laid out on the front side, for example, groats.
- All materials are permanently fixed with glue.
- To hang a picture on the wall, you need a strong lace, but you can use a magnet if the decoration is planned to be placed on a metal surface.
For the kitchen, you can make and luxurious installations - say, from unnecessary cutlery. It is better, if such panels will be in harmony with the design of the apron - for this original stickers will do. Or you can do several same pictures at once.
Such a picture with your own hands will look extraordinary in any room - the main thing is to choose the layout of the instruments and the color scheme correctly. As a basis for the plot is often chosen bright dense fabric, and framed by a painted wooden frame. On top of the fabric placed unnecessary knives, forks, spoons - they need to be cleaned, degreased and dyed, to create a stark contrast to the background.
Experienced needlewomen have long known that wine corks do not need to be thrown away, because of these you can make these stylish and functional wall decorations.
Have you collected a lot of magazines and newspapers? Is your library full of old books with yellowed pages? Then you will like the idea of making paper panels.
A panel using flowers and plants is simple and beautiful! Such an accessory can decorate the kitchen in the style of the classic, provence, cheby chic, country.
With the help of lace, paint and canvas, you can create an elegant picture.
Other techniques for creating panels - mosaic and embroidery
If you do not want to use cereals or decorate the wall with spoons, then you can use traditional techniques - especially since their implementation by yourself requires a minimum of skills and tools.
The most beautiful kitchen paintings on the wall are obtained with the help of embroidery - cross, ribbons, beads. There are many "kitchen" motives - from still lifes to ethnic ornaments, including flowers, dishes, food. Work on embroidery with your own hands takes a little longer than a picture of paper, but the result will be stunning.
There is only one but - embroidery is undesirable to use for decorating a kitchen apron, it is better to hang it on the wall near the dining table. And do not forget to close the picture with glass, otherwise the canvas will very quickly get dirty.
Many ideas can be realized with the help of a mosaic. The resulting paintings can duplicate images on the tile of the kitchen apron, and can decorate the wall as a self-sufficient work of art. Materials for this creation can be crystals, glass, broken tiles, eggshells or cereals, sequins and so on. The mosaic is laid out on thick paper or cardboard with glue applied on top. Then all the laid out elements are varnished for strength.
Very modernize the modern kitchen here are such panels of buttons. Make them very easy, and the buttons are single, which it is a pity to throw away will find a worthy place on the wall.
Making kitchen panels is a pleasant and fascinating process, allowing us to look at the usual things from a non-standard perspective. We wish you creative success!