Fablon


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Fablon

(ˈfæblən; -lɒn)
n
trademark a brand of adhesive-backed plastic material used to cover and decorate shelves, worktops, etc, and for handicraft purposes
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QI PUT Fablon sticky paper on the bottom halves of my French windows years ago.
QI be the PUT Fablon sticky paper on the bottom halves of my French windows years ago.
The biggest surprise lies in the materials - not expensive oil paints, porcelain or bronze but the kind of stuff you might find at a DIY wholesaler's: OSB board (compressed wood strands and glue), Fablon and chip foam.
He was selling Fablon, a type of sticky back plastic, and I was selling toothpaste.
Edith A Lee, Scunthorpe, North Lincs ZENA SAYS: 2 The big name in sticky-back plastic is Fablon, but the company who manufactured it, HA Interiors, have gone into administration.
While Louis rustled through the bag, Duncan quickly but carefully wiped the fablon surface of the kitchen table.
Along the same lines as Fablon, you'll create wonderful effects every time.
Apart from the bed, there was just a chest of drawers, a thin rug on the lino and a bedside table covered in Fablon - made by my father.
How to: This method of decorating a glass is extremely quick and unlike glass paint it's far less time-consuming, as you just peel off the Fablon at the end of the evening and return your glass to its original form.
My mother always used to drag me there to buy Fablon which Farnons sold on little stands - like mini rolls of wallpaper which fascinated me as a child.