Use Wax Paper and Your Printer to Make Transfers for Signs and Furniture


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I know many of you you know how to do this, but for those of you who don’t, this is a need to know for many of our DIY projects and can be a nifty solution for transferring images you otherwise wouldn’t be able to do.

Yup, regular old wax paper– the old-fashioned kind we used to wrap our sandwiches in for our tin lunch boxes is suddenly all the rage again.


Paper transfers give you that stencil look without as much time and effort. You can go for an old fashioned, vintage look or something more contemporary.

Adding a stylish transfer to wood furniture is a simple way to update or refresh your home’s decor. I just love the look of old designs transferred to furniture to make it look like an authentic vintage piece!

Also, think twice before you spend a lot of money on an expensive tote bag! Its easy to get exactly the one you want, using transfers onto the canvas tote bag.

The list goes on and on with the decor items you can change up by simply using this transfer method. You can transfer on fabric, candles, glass, wood…basically anything!

You’ll also want to keep paper transfer crafts in mind for housewarming and wedding gifts, as this is a craft where you can create personalized crafts that everyone will treasure.

Get ready to enjoy transfer crafts, but first check out this step by step tutorial by Unexpected Elegance so you can get started doing this awesome technique!