DIY: Faux wallpaper that’s completely reversible

DIY: Faux wallpaper that’s completely reversible
DIY: Faux wallpaper that’s completely reversible

Houston – Do you want wallpaper, but not the pain of putting it up, taking it down or paying for it?

You can have it! This time-tested technique gets some colors and patterns on your walls and it’s even less expensive than peel and stick wallpaper.

What is it?

It’s fabric you adhere to your wall with liquid starch and a paintbrush. You can use any fabric from cotton patterns you can buy at Joann’s or Hobby Lobby to tapestries or even a flat bedding sheet.

“I grew up in an Army family and my mom’s been doing this trick since at least the 80s,” explained Claire Brom.

The Kingwood mom has adorned the walls in almost every room of her home. They are custom looks that are completely reversible.

“Especially in bedrooms and for my kids,” explained Brom. “Right now, we’re okay with pastels, but as my kids grow into teenagers, that’s not what they’re gonna want anymore. So I can have this up for a year or two and then flip it out for something else.”

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