Crafts Corner Faux Leather walls. Brown paper bags, wallpaper paste, sponge, polyurethane. Rip bags into useable pieces , attach with wallpaper paste, let dry all the way, Brush or sponge on polyurethane till paper looks wet let dry gives a great faux leather look. It can also be done on table tops, furniure leggs or even picture frames I have done and they are beautiful. You can use polyurethane colored glazes for some effects of color if you choose.
Chippendale mahogany block-and-shell-carved secretary, Goddard-Townsend, Newport, Rhode Island, c.1760-1770 (made for Nicholas Brown of Providence, Rhode Island). Open view: The block-and-shell-carved interior with scopped drawer pigeonhole terminals is found in desks of Goddard-Townsend authorship. The upper interior shows the folding door and the adjustable shelves to hold books.