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Old 2 Apr 21, 01:04 PM  
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Self adhesive wallpaper

Has anyone used this and can recommend a brand? Iím all for whatever is easier to use!
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Old 2 Apr 21, 01:23 PM  
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Do you mean ready pasted?

All the Decorators I know if presented with this stuff totally ignore it and just apply paste as usual. Cut 6 or 8 drops, paste them up and hang them over a door until needed.
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Old 2 Apr 21, 02:02 PM  
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Do you mean ready pasted?

All the Decorators I know if presented with this stuff totally ignore it and just apply paste as usual. Cut 6 or 8 drops, paste them up and hang them over a door until needed.
Mr Tom, I really donít know, Iíve seen some advertised as self adhesive, I was thinking of sticky back plastic type of thing?
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Mmm. I had to Google to find it as I had never heard of it. However you are correct it is out there.

It seems that you just peel of a backing paper and hang it. If it's not correctly positioned you can evidently peel it off and reposition it. Sounds a decent idea but I see the range is very limited.

Not something I would use but that's not to say it's not good gear.

Edit. Found this. I would ditch the idea after seeing the bit in bold below.

Please note: This self-adhesive wallpaper is not recommended for use on textured walls, wallpaper, brickwork, unpainted drywall, sheetrock, plaster, non-stick paint or outdoor surfaces.
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Has anyone used this and can recommend a brand? Iím all for whatever is easier to use!
I saw someone doing this on a vlog in the USA and it looked so easy. I wasn't aware it was available here.
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Old 2 Apr 21, 02:37 PM  
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We used paste the wall wallpaper for a wall in a small room recently. Really simple. Less faffing. Worked really well.
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Edit. Found this. I would ditch the idea after seeing the bit in bold below.

Please note: This self-adhesive wallpaper is not recommended for use on textured walls, wallpaper, brickwork, unpainted drywall, sheetrock, plaster, non-stick paint or outdoor surfaces.
Excuse my ignorance, but with all these restrictions, where could you actually use it?
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Excuse my ignorance, but with all these restrictions, where could you actually use it?
I did see a picture where they showed it being used on staircase risers. Most weird.
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Ive used it once itís ****** awful to work with takes twice as long and believe me you canít slide and reposition it more than once and Iíve wallpapered a 200 year old house before with less hassle itís up there with Laura Ashley and Mama and Pappas rely pasted just add water or paste the wall crap
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Thanks everyone, Iíll give all the options some consideration x
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