Chinoiserie is a style in art that reflects Chinese influence which is heavily decorated and patterned filled. It’s a classic design that I love injecting into my designs. It might be a small dose with a fretwork filled piece of furniture or something more massive like large scale chinoiserie wall panels like the beauties designed by DeGournay or Gracie Studio. If you are looking for something more affordable then I love this mural! A couple of weeks ago I stumbled upon a even more affordable version when I found this chinoiserie fabric by Michael Miller. I knew it would be the perfect start for DIY chinoiserie panels!
Panel size: 16″ wide x 32″ length
We actually had most of these items at home and only needed to pick up the fabric and square dowels.
Step 1: Spray paint your square dowels and let them dry while you work on the rest.
Step 2: Cut your Medium Density Fiberboard/Homesote to size.
Step 3: Wrap your board with fabric and staple into place.
Step 4: Cut your painted wooden dowels to size with your coping saw.
Make sure your edges meet up before going any further.
Step 5: Now just get your glue gun and glue together a corner and work your way around the frame gluing the rest of it into place.
That’s it! For hanging we simply used 3M Command Stripes
If you want to try this on your own make sure you save it to your pinterest boards!