Rethinking Things…

Hi Everyone!  If you’ve ever visited my house, or heard me talk about my house, you know that I’ve dealt with removing a lot, I mean A LOT of bad wallpaper.

There was bad wallpaper that I either removed or just seal gripped, used wall mud for the seams and painted over (check that out here) in , oh, 90% of the house.

Let’s take a trip down wallpaper memory lane….


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I don’t recommend a step-stool and cooler as a safe method of wallpaper removal.

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All of the rooms above have been painted since these pictures.  However, the kitchen, powder room, and hallway still have wallpaper, but it’s all wallpaper I can live with…for the moment.

But I’m starting to have second thoughts about all of my wallpaper removal…  Even though I couldn’t  live with the wallpaper pictured above, wallpaper is a pretty chic thing!

Check out this ultra cool Scalamandre Zebras wallpaper, how perfect for a powder room?!



Or this grass cloth wallpaper, it adds a really nice texture to the room.



How pretty is this number for a sunny room?!



Or this dreamy tropical landscape…


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Oh, I just love this graphic banana print! How perfect with the gold and malachite accents?!


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Or this AWESOME graphic leopard print–meow!



….AND I could go on and on with other wallpapers I’m crushing on!  My point is, even though I’ve removed/painted over a ton of wallpaper in my home, I still REALLY love wallpaper.  I might just need to update the powder room with one of these pretty little numbers.

What do you think?  Do you love wallpaper?  Where would you use it or where have you used it in your home?

Hopefully I’ll be back shortly to share my updates in the piano room.  The bay window curtain connectors I ordered came in the wrong size, major bummer.  But I can’t wait to share my new curtains set up!  I’ll give you a hint… it involves lucite!

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Hello there, my name is Jessica and I'm so glad you've dropped by! I am a weekend DIYer, a die-hard antiquer, and a lover of all things vintage. Join me on my never ending journey of turning our house into our home!