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Bob Vila Radio: Wallpaper Borders
A wallpapered room has a rich, distinctive look—but hanging wallpaper can be an intense, painstaking job.  You can ad...
Bob Vila Radio: Painting Over Wallpaper
Getting tired of the floral wallpaper in your dining room or the Stewart plaid in the den? If you’re daunted by the p...
How To: Paint Over Wallpaper
Any number of imperfections, from nail holes to degraded plaster, may lurk underneath wallpaper. Another ugly truth: ...
Bob Vila Radio: Wallpaper Prep
Hanging wallpaper can be tricky, but it’s worth the effort for the beautiful effect it can have on a room. As with so...
How To: Hang Wallpaper
Here's how to get a professional look when you hanging wallpaper.  After you line up your pattern, overlap the top an...
Quick Tip: Embossed Wallpaper
There's a revival of the 19th-century embossed wallcoverings Anaglypta and Lincrusta. Anaglypta is a heavy embossed p...
Quick Tip: Using a Wallpaper Pasting Machine
If you have to hang a lot of wallpaper, here's a time-saving way to apply paste. Try a manually operated wallpaper pa...
How To: Wallpaper a Corner
If you've ever hung your own wallpaper, you'll know that no corner is ever perfect. Here's how to solve that problem....
Bob Vila Radio: Removable Wallpaper
Wallpaper brings color, pattern, and texture to a room. A papered room can achieve a sophistication that eludes even ...
Bob Vila Radio: Vintage Wallpaper
Maybe you’re just itching to find a Space Age, geometric wallpaper pattern to complement your green Formica table. Or...
Bob Vila Radio: Wallpaper Remnants DIY
If you’ve ever wallpapered a room, you probably have some leftover pieces lying around. Don’t just throw them out! Wa...
DIY Art on the Cheap: Wallpaper and Walgreens
Time constraints can be a gift. It’s amazing what you can drum up when in a jam. I sometimes do my best thinkin...
Wallpaper Basics
Wallcovering can be used on walls and ceilings, as well as around windows, doors and baseboards. The wallcovering fam...
10 Wallpaper Options to Trick the Eye
Craving concrete walls, or the look of salvaged wood paneling? We’ve searched high and low for wallpapers that can substitute when your first choice isn’t a possi...
12 "Off the Wall" Places to Put Wallpaper
Before you discard leftover wallpaper, consider using it to decorate bookcases, lampshades, chairs, and more.
DIY Newspaper Wall Covering
Hello, hello! If you happen to follow along on Instagram, you saw a little sneak peek of a creative wall covering idea ...
How To: Strip Wallpaper
How strong is your relationship with your spouse? Do you want to test it? Spend a weekend stripping wallpaper togethe...
Bob Vila Radio: Wallpaper Removal
There are different techniques for removing every kind of wallpaper, but the tools and preparation are much the same....
DIY Wallpapering
Sizing the Walls Sizing allows you to maneuver the paper into position on the wall without tearing. Sizing also makes...
Toiles Go Contemporary
Historic fabrics known for their scenic depictions now tell more modern tales.
Today's Toile: Artisans Retool a Classic Fabric
Though the word "toiles" conjures up visions of fabric dotted with romantic scenes of maidens, cherubs, pagodas, and ...
Wallpaper and Paint: My “Green” Nursery Challenge
The nursery was 10’ X 11’ with builder-white walls. It was time for it to reflect our baby boy’s personality. Since h...
Touring the Completed Home Interior, Entryway, and Dining Room
Bob tours the front vestibule, highlighting the beautiful stencil work done by artist Kim Sweet. He explains how small touches can bring back the feel of an 1890s...
Tour of the McLellan House in Portland, ME
Bob visits the McLellan House in Portland, ME, part of the Portland Museum of Art.
Victorian-Style Wallpaper
The wallpaper installers, Jim and Tracy Matheson, show Bob how wallpaper is measured, cut, and applied.
Wallpaper Factory Tour
Bob visits a wallpaper factory, where the design, paper-milling, and printing aspects of the wallpaper fabrication process all take place.
Selecting and Hanging Wallpaper
The interior decorating process has begun. Bob receives some tips on selecting and hanging wallpaper.
These stylish cabinets are a classier way to store laundry goods and give the room a sophisticated, polished look.  It turns out that many bath and kitchen cleansers contain chemicals that are dangerous to the skin and eyes, and often pro... So often we paint tiny nooks white to make them appear larger, but opting for a dark, dramatic wall color like this one—Be... Chocolate-colored walls and large window frames allow the exposed wood beams to take center stage in this small screened p... If you're not crazy about the idea of commingling plants and pool, this modern variation may be more to your liking. The s... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... Pursue what's known as the stack effect. To achieve it, open the windows on both the upper and lower floors, and as warm a... Like no other floor type, a checkerboard design works wonders to underscore the retro kitchen theme. Vinyl flooring, ceram... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements yo... In this urban apartment, a standard-issue patio became a serene and green perch by replacing the typical concrete with gro... If you put the washing machine in the mudroom, you can stop the kids from walking through the house in dirty, grass-staine...
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