Apply a special primer specifically made to work with wallpaper. Lining your walls with lining paper before you hang wallpaper is key to a smooth finish for your walls or ceiling. Advice on wallpapering around windows and doors, papering behind radiators, mixing paste correctly, tips on cutting strips and pieces and everything else you need to know about how to wallpaper a room. Working to the right for ease, place it level against the wall near the ceiling. Measure the length of your first wall and cut a strip of wallpaper border 3 inches longer to allow for overlap on each end. If you’re a beginner, set them in a plastic bag to give you more time to work with them. Smooth the paper onto itself as much as you can without creasing the folds. Cut a bunch of pieces of paper at once, and book several at the same time. Hold the faceplate up to the outlet and attach the wallpaper so that it matches the pattern. You could roll on primer, but there are two spray-can products you should consider first: Kilz Upshot and Zinsser Covers Up are both stain-blocking primers, and both have nozzles that shoot upward—perfect for ceiling work. Hang First Wallpaper Border Strip. This is a process known as booking, which softens the wallpaper and prevents it from expanding once you place it on the wall. Apply vinyl-to-vinyl paste to both the faceplace and the paper. Fold the piece of paper over itself and let it sit for 5 minutes. Set each roll in front of the wall where it’s going to be hung. Applying wallpaper to a ceiling may sound more difficult than wallpapering a wall, but with our advice you'll have the job done in no time. Once you have cut the strips, apply a slightly heavier coat of glue than you would use for a wall, so that the paper dries more slowly. Lining paper can help to: When shopping for lining paper there are a number of things to consider, to get the most suitable type of lining paper for your project. In this project you will learn how to hang wallpaper correctly to ensure that you complete your job to a high standard. The longer the paper, the easier it is to get straight. Allow a few inches per cut length for trimming the top and bottom off each strip. Slide the paper forward on the work surface and apply paste to the remaining 1/3 of the piece. Step 4 Upshot is tinted to match aged, unpainted ceiling texture. Ceilings are hard to decorate—you have to work at a height and against gravity. Wallpaper rolls typically measure 33′ (10m) long and 21″ (535mm) wide. This process where you glue each end of the wallpaper and then fold it back in toward the middle is known as “booking” the wallpaper. Fold the paper around the plate and smooth the edges into the back. You can grab 36 stock wallpapers in 1440 x 2560 and 2560 x 2560, and 3200 x 3200 px sizes individually or as a Zip..