Transform Your Space: A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying Peel and Stick Wallpaper

Do you want to give your room a quick, stunning makeover without the mess of traditional wallpaper? Peel and stick wallpaper is your go-to solution! In this DIY guide, inspired by Lowe’s Home Improvement’s video, we’ll walk you through the simple process of applying peel and stick wallpaper to create an eye-catching accent wall in your home.

Preparing for Your Wallpaper Project

Before diving into your wallpapering project, it’s crucial to prepare your workspace:

Check Manufacturer Instructions

Different brands might have specific guidelines, so it’s best to start here.

Clean the Wall

A dust-free, clean wall ensures better adhesion.

Safety First

Turn off all power and remove any outlet and light switch covers.

Measuring and Estimating Your Wallpaper Needs

Not sure how much wallpaper you need? Use Lowe’s wallpaper calculator to avoid any guesswork:

  • Visit Lowe’s website and navigate to their wallpaper calculator.
  • Input your wall’s dimensions and note the absence of any doors or windows for an accurate calculation.

Applying the First Piece

The first strip sets the tone for the entire wall, so it’s important to get it right:

Mark a Guide

Use a ruler and level to draw a straight line as a guide.

Align and Stick

Carefully align the wallpaper with your guide, smoothing it out as you go.

Leave Excess Wallpaper

Ensure there’s extra wallpaper at the top and bottom for easier pattern matching later.

Continuing with the Second Row

Pattern Alignment

Focus on aligning the pattern with the first row. The amount of excess wallpaper at the edges is less critical here.

Detailing Around Outlets

Safety Reminder

Remember, the power should be off during this step.

Precision Cutting

Carefully cut the wallpaper around the outlets for a clean, professional finish.

Final Touches and Tips

  • Once you’re done, step back and admire your handiwork! Peel and stick wallpaper can significantly enhance the look of any room.
  • Explore the vast array of wallpaper options available at Lowe’s to find the perfect match for your space.

Applying peel and stick wallpaper is a simple yet effective way to transform any room in your home. It’s a hassle-free DIY project that can be completed in just a few hours, offering an instant upgrade to your living space.

Peel and stick wallpaper is a great way to add and accent wall in your house. With a little patience you can completely transform the look and fell of your space in no time. The best part, peel and stick wallpaper can easily be removed making this a renter friendly DIY!

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0:00 Intro
0:20 Prep
0:41 Wallpaper Calculator
1:23 Applying Wallpaper
2:30 Outro

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