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Wallpaper Hanging Basics + DIY Crash Course Recap

By Francoisetmoi

Last Fall, I joined forces with a group of local, Minnesotan DIY’ers, Projects in Person, Construction2Style, & ReBuildMN to host a DIY Crash Course Night where we demystified the fine art of four home DIY skills:  Drywall, Tile, Shiplap and Wallpaper Installation. Each of us polled their social media audience to find out what they wanted to learn most, and the general consensus from you guys was that you wanted to learn wallpaper installation. I was really excited to hear this because wallpaper is going through an absolute renaissance at the moment. There are so many new types and styles that the options for transforming your space with wallpaper are seemingly endless. Milton & King generously supplied the wallpaper, Pattern: Origami/Black, and we went to town installing it on several 3′ x 3′ faux walls that my husband, Ken, and I built for the event. I started each session with an installation demonstration, and then we broke into pairs to practice hanging a strip ourselves. The reason I chose to demonstrate Milton & King Wallpaper for this event is it’s great for wallpaper novices. Their wallpaper backing is dimensionally stable meaning it won’t stretch when you apply the adhesive, so […]

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