Like the Kraft paper to make your own wallpaper idea. How to Make your own Birch Bark Paper Faux Finish - (using Masking Paper or brown kraft paper), then apply it to the wall with a technique similar to wallpaper.
nice cabinet finish for knotty pine cabinets. dry brush (wipe) turquoise paint onto cabinets. sand off to show more wood, finish with satin stain. use all water soluble finishes, acrylic based, polyurethane acrylic based too.