Wallpaper is back and I am hopping on the band wagon! What a wonderful way to add texture, depth,
personality or ambiance to a space. No longer to be abhorred and painted over - This little wall flower has come a long way and with technology and innovation is very easy to remove,
can duplicate anything and is on the forefront of interior chic.
With all the wallpaper buzz, the Interior Stylist Network had an
educational field trip to a wallpaper store.
From beautiful patterns, to paper that removes if you are a renter, to
elegant papers that have glass beads embedded on them.
Here are a few tips on working with wallpaper.
Wallpaper can hide hideous
paneling. If the panel grooves aren’t too
deep or wide, a simple liner can be applied first, followed by your wallpaper
If you are planning on
redecorating a room – Pick the paper 1st, then choose a paint color.
If you are working with freshly
painted walls, wait 7 days before you prime.
Paper is no different than
fabric. Check the repeat to see how much
And just like fabric, there are
commercial grade papers that have a higher durability factor as well as fire
Never paste a pre-pasted paper.
Re-fresh a China hutch with wallpaper
8) Consider papering a single focal wall, a niche, powder room or
foyer if you have wallpaper fear. 9.) Wallpaper can be used to update a piece of furniture, line drawers, inside a China cabinet or as art