Rated 4.1 out of 5Â by 19
Rated 5 out of 5Â by Mare Beatifies with drying time.....
I purchased this paper to cover bad looking walls. I spent hours papering a very large room. When I stood back and really looked you could see all the imperfections of the bad walls under the paper. As a widow I admit I sat and cried. I had every intentions of hiring someone to come and strip it off. Then something surprising happened. After a few days it must have dried because it ended up looking beautiful. The instruction says to immerse this paper in water which saturates it. I believe that is why it can look bumpy and wrinkled when first applied. Just keep in mind that all of that goes away after it thoroughly dries. I used the beadboard style and it now looks beautiful!
February 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5Â by weeble Looks great
Purchased this product because we took down some old wall paper in a house we had just purchased and the walls were in horrible shape. We just wanted a plain painted wall, but there was no amount of sanding that was going to fix this mess.I hate wall paper and I vowed that I would never put up wall paper again, but after trying to smooth out the bumps in the wall to no avail, I decided to try to find something neutral to try to cover up the horrible wall. I came across this textured paper. It says it can be painted but we just left it white as this was the color we wanted. It went up relatively easily and looks terrific. The difference between the old bumpy walls and this is day and night. You would never know the walls were a mess underneath. Everything looks smooth and flat, except for the simple texture to the paper. Great for covering up crummy walls. Really looks good. Good price too.
October 8, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5Â by bymyself More on this wallpaper . . .
At my last post I was half way through a long kitchen wall. This paper is really easy to work with. I measure and cut an X where there's an outlet, then cut with scissors around the outlet box. I wait until the paper is dry before I cut off the top at the ceiling. It' so easy. Also, don't panic if you're smoothing your paper down the wall and you come across a bubble. Don't try to squish it out to the edge, just take a sharp knife or a pin and poke a hole in the paper, then squish the air bubble out. It'll never show. I still say, DON'T put this or any wallpaper in water. It's worth the few extra dollars to get pre-pasted wallpaper paste. I 'paint' the edges with a paint brush, then roll it on all over with a foam roller. And I use enough to make it slimy. You still have to book it and wait a few minutes for the glue to activate the glue on the wallpaper. Then stick it up on the wall and damp sponge smooth. So easy. It does drink paint. But all textured paintable wallpapers do. If you're using a dark color with deep pigment tones, you're going to need 2-3 coats. It's better to do several thin coats than one thick coat. Just did my accent wall in a rich turquoise blue, like the water around Bermuda. Fabulous! I did 3 coats because I'm persnickety and I have the time to do things my way. LOL. I have found that this paper covers a multitude of sins. It's unreasonable to expect any wallpaper to cover big holes and gouges in the wall. My walls are anything but smooth and I am pleased with the 'camouflage' this textured paper offers. I have moved many outlets and patched where the old ones were. Can't even see where I put the patches in. Great paper all around. Do it!
April 28, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5Â by minjohnscreek Good textured wallpaper
I liked everything about the wallpaper from the looks to the ease of installation EXCEPT it is not so easy to cut clean lines. It is a thick and soft wallpaper and even with a clean and new exacto knife, I got some ragged edges. Luckily I could hide them. I didn't paint the paper as I wanted a creamy white but it looks like it would take paint very easily.
September 27, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5Â by Valb Great resource for damaged walls!
Great inexpensive fix for damaged walls. Pretty easy to use.
January 11, 2014