Wallpaper: 10 Things You Need to Know Before It Goes Up
Wallpaper is fresh and fabulous, but it can be intimidating. If you've got questions, we've got straightforward, time-saving, cost-cutting answers.
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"On the stucco ceiling beams in my friend's loft bedroom space," says Lee. "I papered the wall behind her bed and carried the pattern up and over the one stucco beam that hangs over the head of the bed." All of which created a canopy effect that heightened the look of the small space. Becker's triumph took place in a kitchen. "I used liquid starch and 'wallpapered' ugly, generic cabinets with vintage-inspired fabric. Years later, the cabinets still look great. The fabric easily comes off without damaging the surface of the cabinets. Score!"
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