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Here’s How to Create Your Very Own Mermaid Wall

© Katie Bourbon

If you’re looking for the most magical upgrade to your home, then you have to see this incredible mermaid wall transformation by a savvy decor lover.

Created by a member of a popular Facebook group, Katie Bourbon from Essex for her daughter’s room, the shimmering turquoise creation was created with no less than bright paint, wallpaper samples and wallpaper paste.

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Katie Bourbon

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As told to Pretty52, the budding designer explained that the project began with an idea of a green/blue theme.

“I went to B&M to look for paint and bought Dulux Feature Wall in Proud Peacock for £14.99.

I didn’t buy a tester so hoped for the best that it would look as good on the wall as it did on the tin!” she said.

“From there I had no idea what to do next, I just knew I wanted some sparkle.

“I got some wallpaper samples from B&M and B&Q and took them home to look at with the paint.”

See: Mermaid Wallpaper Is Here and It’ll Make for the Most Magical Room in the House

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Katie Bourbon

“I genuinely couldn’t decide on one I liked the most so I decided to cut a few bits and place them together.

I love collage and mixed media so I was in my creative element. I tried a few different things and the scales just seemed to click!”

The paper samples were cut into a scale shape using a cardboard template and applied using wallpaper paste.  The budding designer then added a little mirror in to break up the pattern.  In total the project cost under £20.

DIY budget home makeovers are hot stuff at the moment with several decor enthusiasts across the internet showing off their design chops for less.

Mermaid wallpaper can be picked up for £13.99

If, however, you’re not so crafty, there’s always picking up this stunning mermaid wallpaper instead!

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