From the XVII century, the art of simulation Eastern inlay furniture and household items became popular and was named “Arte povera” (“poor art”). Now this furniture is extremely rare and is very expensive, and this style imitated by many modern furniture designers
Creative ideas for decoupage for your home is a real find for lovers of DIY. When using this technique you can decorate any surface – from furniture to clothes and shoes.
Bright interior decoration in the technique of decoupage
What is decoupage: a bit of history
Decoupage originated in Germany in the middle Ages. At the time, were especially popular expensive inlaid boxes and furniture, which have been able to afford only the aristocrats.However, the German master has invented a simple, budget way of decorating the interior – they cut out pictures and pasted them on the furniture, and then covered with layers of lacquer.
A new applied art quickly gained popularity and soon spread through France, Italy and England. Fashion decoupage was striking: they were doing everything – from the kings (Marie Antoinette) and lords (George Byron) to artisans and the poor.
Sentimental motifs and images of children in decoupage — one of the most common
Good taste will allow you to decorate with decoupage home, even in the contemporary style
Over time, the decoupage moved to the United States, where he was especially popular in the first half of the twentieth century. In our country the interest in this direction in decorating is still just gaining momentum, but every day his followers becoming more and more.