Restyled Celestial Decoupage Portable Lap Top Desk


Their is nothing I love more than trolling around in our attic!  I call it re-shopping. Before I go out and buy something new, I always check in our attic for items that have long been forgotten, stored away and are one step away from the trash can.  It was on this day that I came across an ugly old lap top desk.  I find myself more often times than not, blogging from my bed on my laptop . This would be perfect, but boy was it an ugly eye sore! Mod Podge to the rescue!  I had these cool celestial prints I had printed out and had no idea what to do with them!  I like the pattern and thought I would tuck them away and use someday.  I thought to myself someday is now!  You can use wrapping paper, scrapbook paper, magazine cut outs, the possibilities are endless! It really depends on your personality! The biggest challenge with this project was the size of the laptop table surface.  Matching up the design was a challenge as was gluing the paper to the curved edges of the surface.  Otherwise this was a fairly simple project.

Materials used:

Old laptop desk

Mod Podge Matte Finish

Paper of choice to decoupage

Scissors and a marker for tracing

Mod Podge rubber smooth out tool

Restyled LapTop Desk


5 thoughts on “Restyled Celestial Decoupage Portable Lap Top Desk

  1. What a neat idea! I have a fairly ugly lap desk that would do well with some decoupage — I honestly do not know why I hadn’t thought of this before!! GENIUS.

    I also thoroughly approve of the phrase “trolling around our attic.”
    I shall make every effort to use this in the future. ;D

    I’ll be certain to post my own decoupage adventure when I finish!


    • Thank you so much for all the nice comments! It means a lot. I am a bit insecure at times regarding my work, but this helps to encourage me and keep me going! I just started this blog about a month ago and I am just amazed at all the great people out here with amazing ideas. : )
      I am also following you now, Can’t wait to formally check you out once things die down from our hectic birthday weekend : )


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