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« Reply #20 on: August 05, 2008 11:22:49 AM »

this is what the previous owners of my house did in out TV room! I really like the texture - but I'm not a fan of BROWN - so I'm going to paint over it. Wonder how the texture will look in lime-green??!! Cheesy
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« Reply #21 on: August 05, 2008 11:33:44 AM »

this is what the previous owners of my house did in out TV room! I really like the texture - but I'm not a fan of BROWN - so I'm going to paint over it. Wonder how the texture will look in lime-green??!! Cheesy

You can buy any color paper that you want.  Painting over it looks really nice but it's a major pain to get in all of the little creases and such.  Just make sure you buy a little extra paint than you normally would as the paper will soak it up like a sponge.
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« Reply #22 on: September 16, 2008 04:06:51 PM »

This is gorgeous. Just so you know =) I'm still trying to figure out how to redo the walls in my room.. It's a rental, and has this ugly wallpaper decor throughout the whole house. Wish I could do this without risking taking off the original wallpaper in the removal! I love it so much!!
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« Reply #23 on: September 25, 2008 05:24:01 AM »

Wowwww, what a gorgeoussssss project!! I think I'll have to pick up some wallpaper paste n paper tomorrow... looks like a great way to decorate my bathroom with its crappy walls and maybe even the kitchen cupboards that a previous tenant painted black (might not have been so bad if they had at least done a decent job of it, lol)
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« Reply #24 on: September 26, 2008 07:28:17 AM »

This is amazing, I can't believe how beautiful it is! (I'm obviously needing to think "outside the box" a little more with wall coverings...)

I absolutely love your furniture, too! The green cabinets/ bookshelves look super rad against those gorgeous walls- great job!!
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« Reply #25 on: October 20, 2008 07:55:22 PM »

Wow, that looks incredible! Your house looks so peaceful and inviting!
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« Reply #26 on: October 25, 2008 01:52:57 PM »

Very cool idea. I like how it's swank in appeal but still cheap and natural. Wink
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« Reply #27 on: January 01, 2012 04:01:03 PM »

I did this too and loved the look. Then when we bought an old travel trailer I tried it and though it stuck fine when the moisture got in it the wallpaper started falling off. I know it was my fault for not keeping it heated. But I have a 5th wheel now that the vinyl stuff stuck on wood is peeling and am thinking that might be something to try. But maybe this time with a wallpaper paste with more oomph. Then paint it. I will probably be living in it so it will be heated hopefully. LOL   
I want to do a rustic country look and its such a blank slate right now, it should be so much fun.
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« Reply #28 on: January 02, 2012 08:39:45 AM »

That is brilliant and adorable.
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« Reply #29 on: January 12, 2012 08:00:48 AM »

This looks awesome! Thanks so much for the instruction on it too! I've been trying to figure out what to do with my sad empty wall-space without going broke in the process O_O I just might have to try this! Like many others have said, the texture is wonderful!
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