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Holiday Decorating Christmas Tree Ribbons using Vintage Wallpaper

Christmas Holiday Decorating with Vintage Wallpaper

Wallpaper has many possible uses at this time of year. It can be used for gift wrapping, scrapbooking or even holiday decorating (think Christmas tree decorations). The tree below is decorated with a ribbon ‘crown’ and streamers. Why not substitute wallpaper for the ribbon. There are numerous wallpaper border patterns that could be used to […]

Fireplace Holiday Mantle updated with Wallpaoer

Holiday Mantle Makeover

Let the fireplace holiday mantle be the centerpiece of your room. Adding wallpaper to a specific area of a room (instead of the whole room) creates a focal point, is easy to put up and makes a big impression on holiday guests! If the wall above your mantel is currently a light color, try a […]

The Antico Doge is a wonderful find facing a small canal.

Traditional to Modern Design

Design Through the Ages Design can take many a turn And often causes hearts to burn From traditional to contemporary style Proponents of one seek to the other defile But no matter the period age Good examples will serve as a gauge Of the designers’ creativity and taste This is not a task to complete […]

Ohio Sports Fans Themed Wallpaper and Border Room Scene

Vintage Wallpaper and Borders for Ohio Sports Fans

Ohio Sports fans come in all ages, and decorating for true sports fans is easy when you can start with the right wallcovering. Why? Setting the theme for any room begins with the walls! Surround aspiring Buckeyes, Bengals, Indians, Cavaliers and Crew stars with positive messages on this vintage border. Or for something more colorful, […]

Ohio State Buckeyes Sports Themed Wallpaper & Border

Ohio State Buckeyes Wallpaper for True Fans

All Ohio State Buckeyes fans know October is football season for the NFL and college teams…and that means that we’re all spending more time eating, breathing and thinking football. If your man cave, bedroom or office is missing that football touch, wallpaper, wallpaper border, FatHeads or wall decals are the perfect way to add it. […]

Holiday Season Table Top decorated with Floral Wallpaper

Holiday Season is Right Around the Corner

It’s the last week of September, and the holiday season is right around the corner. Store displays and catalogs are not shy about adding some Christmas and winter accessories among the pumpkins and spooky Halloween ideas. Which got us thinking…it’s time to start thinking about ideas for gifts, wrapping paper and home decor for the […]

Wallpaper Pattern Cut-outs used for fall decorating with pumpkins!

Fall Decorating with Vintage Wallpaper

We are always searching for unique, creative ways to use wallpaper for Fall decorating! Like you, we have plenty of it and sometimes not enough walls or furniture to cover. When we stumbled on this AMAZING idea for a wallpaper project we had to share! Perfect timing for fall outdoor or indoor decorating! Your pumpkins […]

Wedding Day Ideas: Invitation Envelopes using Walllpaper

Wedding Day Ideas Using Vintage Wallpaper

Looking for wedding day ideas that can incorporate vintage items? Wallpaper is perfect. There is something so special about an item that has history being part of your special day. Many brides incorporate vintage items into their wedding day. Recently we came across a fabulous DIY project, from 100layercake.com, which uses vintage wallpaper. You won’t […]

Vintage Floral Paisley Wallpaper

Vintage Wallpaper Is In!

Bring Back the Past Looking for a way to have a new look One that is not so dependent on a wallpaper book Then search the past for a treat Where you can find patterns that are so neat Whether floral, stripe or plaid The choices are many and none are bad Vintage paper will […]

Mickey Mouse Wallpaper Border by Disney

Wallpaper Border for the Child in All of Us

There are literally millions of wallpaper border options when it comes to decorating a child’s room. Even for Disney fans, it’s hard to choose just one movie character or theme. May we suggest the magic of Mickey Mouse & Minnie Mouse? Bring these Disney icons into your home and any bedroom or playroom instantly becomes […]

Crafts using wallpaper as a Tray Liner

Get Creative with Crafts Using Wallpaper!

Came across two inspiring images today…perfect for summer crafts using wallpaper. Both ideas are perfect for a quiet summer afternoon, or if your afternoons are filled with bored kids or teens these projects can beat the boredom too! The nightstand in the photo below has a clean coat of paint and wallpaper that matches perfectly […]

Back to School Books covers made from vintage wallpaper

Back to School Already?

Summer is in full swing…but don’t blink. Before you know it back to school clothes and supply lists will be headed your way! Get a step ahead of the game this year and gather up (or buy) some wallpaper to use to cover your books. We all remember the days when paper bags were used […]

Sectioned Wallpaper Border used as tiles

Simple Summer Home Decor Projects

Summer Projects are Here Summer is here Let’s all cheer For now there is time to play And more sunny hours in each day If looking for a project to do We have some ideas to make you coo A couple of hours with paper and paste You can complete your task with much haste […]

perfect wallpaper installation supplies

5 Tips for Perfect Wallpaper

Want perfect wallpaper installation? Here are a few tips you ought to know before you start your wallpaper project… 1. Order all the wallpaper you expect to need at the same time. Once it arrives, double-check it. Different runs can have slightly different colors and won’t always match. 2. Gather all your necessary tools before […]

spray your old wallpaper for easy removal

Off With the Old…Wallpaper!

We know you are excited to put up your new wallpaper…but is there already paper on the wall? It’s best to remove it first, so you have a smooth surface for the new paper to adhere to. It’s not easy, but these tips will get the job done more quickly! Steam It: Rent a commercial […]