Hanging Wallpaper

how2hangwallpaper_tool1. Measuring up
Use pencil to mark the height require and align it with a steel ruler.

2. Cutting the drop
Measure out the first length adding 15 cm (6 in) extra to allow for trimming at top and bottom.

3. Matching the pattern
Check the next length against the first one to match the pattern before cutting.

4. Pasting
Apply paste with brush or roller until the edges

5. Folding the paper
Fold the pasted sides together like “S” sharp, easy carry paper to wall.

6. Scrapering or brushing on the wall
Use a wallpaper brush or scraper press paper against the wall. Brush down the centre, then out to the edges.

7. Trimming the edges and matching the pattern
Trip it with a craft knife. Hang the next drop, matching the pattern exactly. Wipe off paste with a damp sponge.

8. Turning a corner
Hang the paper to this line, adding 1/2 inch for internal paper. Overlapping the next piece with matching pattern.

9. Papering around switch and socket
Paper straight over a switch or socket, using a craft knife to make diagonal cuts. Press the flaps back into position and trim the edges. Wipe off paste with a damp sponge.

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