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xx   WALL

A look at Victorian wallpaper, a sampler of traditional styles, and tips on hanging antique wallpaper yourself.
AMERICANA Jul-Aug 1980 (v.8#3) pg. 37

Things to make from classic dish towels. Instructions included for pillows, wall covering, roll-up shades, a child's dress and a tote bag.
APARTMENT LIFE Nov 1978 (v.10#11) pg. 88, 103

How to create the illusion of space in small areas using mirrors and metallic wallcoverings.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1971 (v.49#2) pg. 52

How to use wallpaper, fabrics and graphics in small rooms to create big effects.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1971 (v.49#2) pg. 56

Photo shows how to make a checkerboard wall using self-adhesive tile squares. Est. cost: $15.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 26

Photo shows how to divide a wall with 2x4 uprights, attach burlap against the wall and use the area to hang pictures. Est. cost: $18.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 28

Photo shows how a "jungle" atmosphere can be created by applying split bamboo shades to a wall. A sturdy desk made from plywood and hung from the wall by metal brackets is also shown. Est. cost: $25.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 38

Photo shows how an interesting wall texture can be achieved by painting a wall black and then running wrapping twine the full length vertically at 1/4" intervals. Est. cost: $5.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 63

How to use paint and wallpaper like a professional.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1972 (v.50#2) pg. M8 (104+)

All you need to know to hang vinyl, vinyl latex, and polyvinyl chloride wall coverings.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1972 (v.50#3) pg. 50

Photo shows how a plain wall in a box-like room can become a unique accent by using fabric murals, fake beams, special wallpapers or mirror tiles.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1972 (v.50#4) pg. 190

Eight pages of decorating tips involving paint and wall coverings.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1972 (v.50#5) pg. 84

Photo shows how to cover doors or a wall with cutout bookjacket backs to create the illusion of a library wall. Est. cost: $25.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 45

Photo shows how to dress up the walls of a child's room by applying patterned fabric on one wall and applying felt flowers to another wall that is painted. Est. cost: $35.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 76

Photo shows how aluminum foil can be used as wallpaper. Foil is cut in strips of varying lengths and applied with rubber cement. Est. cost: $8.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 46

How to buy wallpaper. A guide to what the different categories and grades mean and how to know how much to buy.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1974 (v.52#10) pg. J2 (144+)

Six pages of unusual decorating touches that can be created with wallpaper. Includes instructions on hanging wallpaper.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1974 (v.52#10) pg. 74, 120

Photo shows how to spruce up a room by covering the walls with bed sheets that are mounted to the wall on wooden closet rods.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1975 (v.53#1) pg. 37

Photo shows how to cover a wall with openwork casement fabric. Seams are concealed with strips of 1" velvet ribbon. Est. cost: $70.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 43

How to cover a damaged wall with fabric. An India-print bed spread was used in this article.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1975 (v.53#10) pg. 58

Easy and economical "quick change" decorating ideas include: (1) Stapling straw mats on a wall, (2) suspending fabric-covered frames from ceiling, (3) adding a wall mural, (4) making false beams on walls using paint and masking tape, and (5) hanging slats from the ceiling for an interesting architectural effect.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1976 (v.54#1) pg. 46

Tip on how to paper a room with rolls of brown wrapping paper. The seams are hidden with wood lattice strips. Est. cost: $35.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1977 (v.55#7) pg. 120, 118

How to shop for wall coverings.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1980 (v.58#6) pg. 48

Ten photo tips show how to decorate with wall coverings.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1980 (v.58#6) pg. 106

Tip: Cover a wall with colorful handkerchiefs and a grid work of lath to cover their edges. Estimated cost: $44.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1980 (v.58#7) pg. 89

Fabric-covered walls. Tips on covering a wall with shirred fabric.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1984 (v.62#11) pg. 53

No-sew "quilts." (1) Paint a 24"-square Amish-inspired "quilt" on a wall. (2) Wallpaper a "log cabin" quilt design on a wall using rectangles cut from old wallpaper books. (3) Paint a quilt design on a porch floor so it looks like a rug.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1986 (v.64#7) pg. 50

Tip: Record the amount of paint or rolls of wallpaper used in a room on a piece of tape stuck to the inside of a switch plate in the room.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1987 (v.65#4) pg. 69

Paper bunny cutouts can be used for wreath and package trims or for a wallpaper border.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1987 (v.65#9) pg. 62, 86

Tips on using lath strips with a bleached-look finish as wall covering or for the surface of a plinth.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1989 (v.67#12) pg. F6 (90+)

Combine wallpaper borders with wood moldings. (1) Wall-hung three-dimensional headboard. (2) Small pictures displayed within a larger frame. (3) Cove ceiling effect. (4) Chair-rail border.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1995 (v.73#9) pg. 21

Instant wainscots. (1) Companion wall coverings are accented by two narrow borders edged with molding at chair-rail height. (2) Matchstick bamboo blinds are mounted on the lower 3-feet of the wall and capped with baseboard molding. (3) Plate rail, made from crown molding, is mounted high on the wall and different shades of paint are used above and below the rail. (4) Bead board paneling is topped with a cap of 1x4 and bullnose molding.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1996 (v.74#9) pg. 19

Four ideas for draping, upholstering or creating a new wall in fabric to add warmth, pattern and texture to a room. (1) Fabric wainscoting. (2) Rod suspended from a ceiling holds curtains that form a room divider. (3) Curtains hang from pegs on a rail, two-thirds to three-quarters of the way up the wall. (4) Upholstered, padded wall panel adds softness to a plain wall.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1997 (v.75#1) pg. 17

Wallpaper over paneling. How to caulk the grooves, apply liner paper and hang decorative wallpaper.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1998 (v.76#3) pg. B13

Wallpaper's new look. How to use the new textures, artful details and fool-the-eye finishes in wall coverings. (1) Images from a wallpaper border are cut out and framed. (2) Embossed paper is hung two-thirds way up a wall, painted and topped with a plate rail. (3) Square panels of stone-look paper are framed with a narrow border to create a three-dimensional effect. (2) Tips on mixing two different patterns vertically.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1998 (v.76#8) pg. 26

Molding makeovers. Tips on applying stock moldings to plain walls and cabinets to add personality. (1) Break up a long, tall wall with both vertical and horizontal strips. (2) Flat screen molding with panels of wallpaper are applied to flat cabinet doors. (3) Windowsills and colonial casing create built-in plate racks. (4) Verticals, created with screen molding, hold prints framed in 1x3s. (5) Headboard with shelf and patterened panels.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1999 (v.77#3) pg. 21

Four inventive designs for using borders to create style-setting wainscots.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1999 (v.77#10) pg. 19

Wallcoverings. How to determine number of rolls and hang wallpaper.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1981 (v.4#8) pg. 17

The art of wallpapering. Step by step instructions and tips.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1985 (v.8#6) pg. 18

Ideas for decorating walls include creation of a wall covered with scraps of wood, a checkerboard wall made with antiqued glass mirror tiles, and a wall covered with a 9x21-ft. billboard advertisement. Instructions included for upholstering a wall with sheets.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Feb 1975 (v.5#4) pg. 22

Getting started in wall covering. Step-by-step photos show how to prepare a wall and hang new wallpaper.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1982 (v.13#1) pg. 28

Tips on simulating architectural borders (moldings, chair rails, wainscoting, etc.) with wallpaper borders instead of wood or plaster.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1982 (v.13#8) pg. 56

Eight techniques for personalizing blank wallpaper borders (stenciling, marbleizing, texturizing, stroke painting, sponge painting, decorative painting, folk-art painting, and painting on patterned wallpaper).
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1991 (v.18#3) pg. 68

How to design and paint your own wallpaper border. Instructions are furnished for a simple repeating cluster of apples and leaves.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Oct 1999 (v.26#5) pg. 20, Insert

Tip shows how to use a bold-patterned wall paper for a ceiling that extends down the sidewalls to the top of the windows.
FAMILY CIRCLE Mar 1 1978 (v.91#3) pg. 84, 162

Tips on covering walls and furniture with wrapping paper.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 18 1979 (v.92#13) pg. 108, 153

How to cover walls in a study or hobby room with rough planking and sisal carpet squares.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 18 1979 (v.92#13) pg. 108, 155

Tip: How to create a "museum" display wall by covering the wall with vinyl-suede and mounting a suede covered box midway up the wall to serve as a shelf. Above the shelf, sections of railroad ties are mounted on the wall to serve as bases for small pieces of sculpture.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 98

Wonderful ways with walls. Tips on applying fabric, wallpaper, paneling, etc. to your walls.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 13 1981 (v.94#14) pg. 98

Shirred wall treatment. Cover a wall with print sheets stretched between curtain rods at ceiling and floor.
FAMILY CIRCLE Feb 23 1982 (v.95#3) pg. 79, 144

Decorate walls with fabric attached to wooden frames and hung on the wall. Est. cost: $24 per panel.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 12 1983 (v.96#10) pg. 114, 178

New wall coverings and how to install them. A discussion of wallpapers, vinyl, fabric, cork and foil coverings.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #92 Jun 1966 (v.16#3) pg. 35

Low cost wall treatment. Glue strips of ponderosa pine lattice onto a smooth wall to create an attractive wall ideally suited for pictures or posters.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #97 Apr 1967 (v.17#2) pg. 32

How to hang wall coverings - prepasted, unpasted and flocked.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #114 Feb 1970 (v.20#1) pg. 50

Decorate a wall with wood strips mounted diagonally to form chevrons.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #129 Sep 1971 (v.21#7) pg. 48

Installing imitation brick on walls.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #134 Mar 1972 (v.22#3) pg. 49

How to create your own bricks on a wall. Special cement-like material is applied to the wall. Tape is applied in a brick-like pattern and then a thick coat of finish is applied. Removal of the tape creates the "bricks".
FAMILY HANDYMAN #140 Dec 1972 (v.22#9) pg. 56

Step-by-step instructions on how to hang wallpaper.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #154 Jun 1974 (v.24#5) pg. 38

Make your own imitation "cut stones" for wall decoration. The cut stone is made from ordinary plaster which is cast in a rubber mold which you also make yourself. Materials cost for a 4x7 ft. panel: $45. Photos show the casting and hanging process.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #155 Aug 1974 (v.24#6) pg. 50

Tips on using wood strips to make interesting and varied wall decoration.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #170 Feb 1976 (v.26#2) pg. 26

How to use imitation brick for inside jobs. Includes instructions on surface preparation, layout, applying adhesive and applying the bricks.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #170 Feb 1976 (v.26#2) pg. 28

How to apply the new style wall coverings that come in 16" squares.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #173 Jun 1976 (v.26#5) pg. 32

A do-it-yourself guide to hanging wallpaper.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #186 Jan 1978 (v.28#1) pg. 48

How to repaper a bathroom with vinyl wall covering.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #195 Jan 1979 (v.29#1) pg. 24

Two decorating ideas for dens. (1) An entire wall is covered with styrofoam forms found in packing cases. (2) Fiberboard panels with petal-shaped cutouts are used as a room divider.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #200 Jul-Aug 1979 (v.29#6) pg. 48

How to remodel with wall coverings. Includes step-by-step photos on hanging vinyl wallcoverings.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #205 Jan 1980 (v.30#1) pg. 56

How to wallpaper.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #212 Oct 1980 (v.30#8) pg. 104

Tip: How to remove old linoleum-type wallcoverings.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #214 Dec 1980 (v.30#10) pg. 57

Decorate your walls with mirror strips.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #223 Nov 1981 (v.31#9) pg. 36

Tip: How to hang objects on wallpapered walls without leaving a hole in the paper when object is removed.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #224 Dec 1981 (v.31#10) pg. 50

A buyers guide to furniture, wall-coverings and carpeting.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #232 Oct 1982 (v.32#8) pg. 37

How to hang wallcoverings without a wrinkle.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #242 Oct 1983 (v.33#8) pg. 54
Added Info FAMILY HANDYMAN #245 Jan 1984 (v.34#1) pg. 10

Tips on picking the right wallcovering for every room.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #251 Sep 1984 (v.34#7) pg. 60

Six ways to bring style to walls. Includes installing tambour paneling, cedar shingles, and decorative borders.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #253 Nov 1984 (v.34#9) pg. 59

Repair peeling or torn wallpaper. Some tips.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #256 Feb 1985 (v.35#2) pg. 59

Answers to the ten toughest wallpapering questions. Step by step instructions show how to hang wallpaper.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #263 Nov 1985 (v.35#9) pg. 27

Tip: Install vinyl wallcovering before gluing cork board or tiles to a wall. Then, you can easily remove cork and vinyl together and prevent damage to the wall.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #265 Jan 1986 (v.36#1) pg. 96

Wallpaper clinic. How to (1) cover switchplates and outlets, (2) miter corners, and (3) double-cut borders.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #281 Sep 1987 (v.37#7) pg. 54

Wallpaper clinic. How to prep a wall. Covers papered, unfinished, and painted walls.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #286 Feb 1988 (v.38#2) pg. 36

Decorating with paint and wallcoverings. A guide to the art and craft of room revival. (1) Using color, space and lighting. (2) How to paint a room. (3) How to hang wallcoverings.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #289 May-Jun 1988 (v.38#5) pg. 33

Tips on removing wallpaper and papering over existing wallpaper.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #290 Jul-Aug 1988 (v.38#6) pg. 12

Tip on wetting pre-pasted wallpaper.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #294 Jan 1989 (v.39#1) pg. 10

Finishing touches for walls. (1) How to install synthetic trim molding. (2) Complete guide to hanging borders and wallpapers. (3) Special paint finishes (glazes, sponging, etc.).
FAMILY HANDYMAN #298 May 1989 (v.39#5) pg. 39
Correction FAMILY HANDYMAN #299 Jun 1989 (v.39#6) pg. 8

Embossed wallcoverings. How to select, install and paint embossed wallpaper, an ideal covering for rough walls.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #308 May 1990 (v.40#5) pg. 58

Wallpapering a dormer. Covering an awkward corner with paper and borders can create a unique result.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #308 May 1990 (v.40#5) pg. 72

New ways to use wallpaper borders.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #308 May 1990 (v.40#5) pg. 74

Wallcoverings. How to hang every roll with the confidence of a professional.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #311 Sep 1990 (v.40#8) pg. 58

How to repair torn, blistered or loose areas of wallpaper.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #315 Feb 1991 (v.41#2) pg. 4

How to repair loose wallpaper seams.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #321 Sep 1991 (v.41#8) pg. 10

Hanging wallcoverings. Advice on selection, wall preparation and tools. Step-by-step photos explain the hanging process.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #326 Mar 1992 (v.42#3) pg. 57

Repairing wallpaper seams and bubbles.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #345 Feb 1994 (v.44#2) pg. 12

Tip on painting underneath the wallpaper seam lines with a color that will match the wallpaper and make the seam lines less visible.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #346 Mar 1994 (v.44#3) pg. 81

Ten tips for perfect wallpapering.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #349 Jun 1994 (v.44#6) pg. 64

How to flatten a wallpaper bubble.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #380 Jul-Aug 1997 (v.47#7) pg. 63

Wall covering installation. Advice on dealing with the basics, windows and doors, and corners.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #393 Nov 1998 (v.48#10) pg. 83

Tip on smoothing out a narrow band of heavily textured wall so that a wallpaper border will adhere firmly by applying an isolated skim coat of joint compound.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #395 Feb 1999 (v.49#2) pg. 14

Tip: Redo a closet by covering doors, drawers and boxes with wallpaper.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Mar 1979 (v.188#3) pg. 165, 263

How to cover walls with fabric.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING May 1979 (v.188#5) pg. EC2 (280+)

How to cover walls with fabric.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1980 (v.191#2) pg. 110, 195

Tip: Cover ceiling or walls with cloth sheets and decorative trim.
HANDMADE #8 Spring 1983 (v.3#1) pg. 9

A look at what's available in wall coverings and some features to look for.
HANDY ANDY Mar 1978 (v.2#6) pg. 87

Decorating with mirror tiles. How to prepare the wall and install the tiles.
HANDY ANDY Sep 1979 (v.3#10) pg. 72

On a roll. A guide to hanging wallpaper like a professional.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #121 Mar-Apr 1995 (v.19) pg. 47

Decorative plaster tile makes unique wall covering.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Mar-Apr 1964 (v.32#4) pg. 44

Hanging wallpaper. Advice on when to hire a professional.
HOME MECHANIX #709 May 1987 (v.83) pg. 28

High ceilings are made to appear lower through the use of a wallcovering that simulates an ornate plaster medallion.
HOME MECHANIX #716 Dec 1987 (v.83) pg. 51

Cleverly placed coordinating wallcoverings give the illusion of a matching headboard, when the bed actually has no headboard.
HOME MECHANIX #716 Dec 1987 (v.83) pg. 51

Wallpaper repairs for blisters, lifted seams, and damaged paper.
HOME MECHANIX #740 Dec 1989 (v.85) pg. 24

Coverups for problem walls. Special wallcoverings that can cure cracks and smooth out rough spots.
HOME MECHANIX #750 Nov 1990 (v.86) pg. 64

Border incidents. Ideas for decorative transitions between walls and ceiling. (1) Lincrusta frieze. (2) Pelmet border. (3) Wallpaper border. (4) Stenciled border.
HOME MECHANIX #753 Mar 1991 (v.87) pg. 45

Unique wall-finishing system involves applying padding and fabric to create an upholstered wall.
HOME MECHANIX #755 May 1991 (v.87) pg. 57

Picture-perfect wallcoverings. How to work with scenic wallpapers and embossed-linoleum wainscot.
HOME MECHANIX #771 Dec 1992-Jan 1993 (v.88) pg. 44

Hanging wallpaper. The fundamentals for a perfect job.
HOME MECHANIX #782 Feb 1994 (v.90) pg. 40

How to dress up a bare room with wallcovering borders. Insert shows how to miter corners of a border.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1985 (v.10#10) pg. 8

Tip: Use wallpaper borders to add decorative touches to a painted room.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1986 (v.11#2) pg. 12

Conceal a flush bedroom door by covering with matching wallpaper and painting woodwork in background color of the wallcovering.
HOMEOWNER Oct 1986 (v.11#8) pg. 28

Tip: Use clear caulking to keep bathroom wallpaper from lifting at seams and edges.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1986 (v.11#10) pg. 8

Easy-to-build wallpapering table. Plywood top (72"x24") with folding legs. Features a built-in aluminum cutting strip.
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1987 (v.12#1) pg. 74

How to choose a paperhanger. Some tips.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1987 (v.12#2) pg. 49

Whole-house wall repair. Quick fixes for drywall, plaster, wallpaper and paneling. A companion guide to accompany the PBS television series "Hometime".
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1988 (v.13#1) pg. 65

Tips on using decorative wallpaper borders to accent a room, decorate furniture, etc.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1988 (v.13#3) pg. 72

Wall wear. Designer's advice on using fabric to cover walls to create soft, textured effects that neither paint, paper nor paneling can match.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1989 (v.14#2) pg. 68

Tip on wetting prepasted wall paper.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1989 (v.14#10) pg. 75

How to find the wallcoverings you really want without being swamped by samples.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1990 (v.15#7) pg. 50

Tip on eliminating blisters in wallpaper.
HOMEOWNER Oct 1990 (v.15#8) pg. 61

How to install simulated masonry, like artificial bricks and stone.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #2 Summer 1976 (v.1#2) pg. 81

How to hang your own wall coverings.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1978 (v.3#2) pg. 63

How to hang pre-pasted wall coverings.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1979 (v.4#2) pg. 38

Tip: Tear, don't cut, wallpaper patches to help conceal the patched area.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1981 (v.6#1) pg. 97

Wallpapering the right way. Tips plus a chart to estimate the amount of paper needed for various size rooms.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #471 Aug 1967 (v.63) pg. 106

Quick, easy way to give a wall a rustic appearance. Framework of roughsawn 2" thick boards of various widths provides uprights and an across-the-wall shelf.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #521 Oct 1971 (v.67) pg. 116

Facelift for a kitchen. Install Z-Brick on the walls and one-piece vinyl flooring.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #575 Apr 1976 (v.72) pg. 50

The art of covering your walls. Tools and techniques.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #635 Apr 1981 (v.77) pg. 74

Warm your house with wall coverings. A list of various wall covering properties, adhesives, and primer requirements.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #83 Sep-Oct 1983 pg. 134

How to cover your walls with fabric. Article discusses fabric selection, pasting, starching, stapling, and shirring.
NEW SHELTER Sep 1980 (v.1#6) pg. 40

Wall covering consists of colorful scraps of carpeting attached with staples to form a modern collage.
NEW SHELTER Jan 1981 (v.2#1) pg. 70

How to hang wallpaper without calamity. Step-by-step instructions for hanging prepasted paper.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1982 (v.3#6) pg. 64

How to restore the original look and feel of an old house with wallpaper. Includes names and addresses of dealers in antique wallpapers, specialized reproductions and 18th and 19th century reproduction wallpapers.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1974 (v.2#2) pg. 3

Tip: How to use a blacklight to discern the pattern of wallpaper that had originally been applied to the walls.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1974 (v.2#3) pg. 8

Tip: How to use wide taping knife to work the air bubbles from underneath newly hung paper and as a straight-edge guide when trimming.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Apr 1974 (v.2#4) pg. 2

How to select the adhesive that's right for your wallcoverings and prepare the walls properly.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep 1975 (v.3#9) pg. 9

Repairing Lincrusta-Walton wall covering.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Dec 1975 (v.3#12) pg. 5

Historic wallpaper in older houses. Six examples illustrated.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul 1976 (v.4#7) pg. 3

Decorating with wallpaper. Another facet of the continuing restoration of the Glenn House.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Dec 1976 (v.4#12) pg. 9

Simulating Lincrusta Walton wall coverings.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Dec 1977 (v.5#12) pg. 138

A guide to mid-19th century wallpapers.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1979 (v.7#6) pg. 63

Tip: How to cover plaster filled with hairline cracks with special fabric linings.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1980 (v.8#2) pg. 18

Tip: How to repair bubbles and cracks in old canvas that has been applied to plaster walls.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan 1981 (v.9#1) pg. 20

Lincrusta-Walton. Can the democratic wallcovering be revived? Includes instructions on how to patch your Lincrusta.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Oct 1982 (v.10#10) pg. 203

Anaglypta and other embossed wallcoverings. Their history and their use today.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov 1982 (v.10#11) pg. 231

How to improve old walls and ceilings with "lining canvas." Includes a description of modern materials that are available and gives instructions for hanging the coverings on masonry and paneled walls.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1985 (v.13#2) pg. 39
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Aug-Sep 1985 (v.13#7) pg. 136

Tip: Pigmented shellac works as sealant of mildew and mineral stains and as undercoat on "questionable" walls before wallpapering.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May 1986 (v.14#4) pg. 158

Tip on making a stenciled border by stenciling plain wallpaper.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1990 (v.18#4) pg. 18

Historic wallpaper. Advice on its restoration, removal, archiving, etc.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1991 (v.19#5) pg. 36

Hanging wallpaper with netting. Using fabric netting (also called sheeting or canvassing) to smooth a rough wall and provide a surface for wallpaper.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1991 (v.19#5) pg. 41

Finishing techniques for Lincrusta-Walton and Anaglypta to simulate leather, metal, etc.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1993 (v.21#3) pg. 60

Tip on installing wallpaper behind a toilet, cast-iron radiator, etc.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1993 (v.21#3) pg. 74

Wall liners. How to restore wall surfaces using the traditional technique of covering a cracked or damaged wall with a fabric liner of canvas, polyester or fiber glass.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1994 (v.22#1) pg. 37
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1994 (v.22#4) pg. 12

A guide to hanging Lincrusta and Anaglypta.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1995 (v.23#1) pg. 38

The antique art of wallpaper panelling (dividing walls into panels with paper).
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1995 (v.23#1) pg. 46

Material benefit. Finding fabrics for Arts & Crafts walls. Describes how to apply fabric to walls and how to revive original burlap or other wall textile.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1997 (v.25#2) pg. 50

Advice on how to revive Lincrusta covered with latex paint.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1998 (v.26#2) pg. 20

How to wallpaper over switch and outlet plates.
PARENTS HOME Sep 1981 (v.5#10) pg. 2

Wallpaper hanging instructions from a professional.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1965 (v.123#1) pg. 154

How to install "Brick-in-a-Can" texture to your walls.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1973 (v.139#4) pg. 168

How to hang wallpaper. How to measure, select adhesive, prepare walls and hang.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1974 (v.141#1) pg. 78

Photo of a wall that has been decorated by covering it with wood scraps set in a random geometric pattern.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1974 (v.141#4) pg. 190

Ideas to make your wall surfaces more versatile. (1) Install cork panels for hanging things. (2) Install coverings you can write on. (3) Install Velcro strips on wall to hang things. (4) Cover walls with perforated hardboard.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1977 (v.147#3) pg. 124

How to choose and use wall coverings. Tips on selection and installation.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1978 (v.149#1) pg. 96

How to cover wall plates with wallpaper so that they will blend in exactly with your wall covering.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1978 (v.149#5) pg. 123

Make this folding board for pasting wallpaper.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1981 (v.155#6) pg. 24

Tips on selecting authentic reproduction wallpaper for a restored home.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1987 (v.164#11) pg. 24

Tip on making your own wallpaper borders.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1989 (v.166#9) pg. 97

Embossed wallcoverings. Tips on hanging and finishing such popular wallcoverings as Lincrusta and Anaglypta.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1990 (v.167#9) pg. 94

Hanging wallpaper. Advice on estimating, wall preparation, hanging, corners, etc.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1990 (v.167#12) pg. 57

Using the double-cutting method to cut repair patches for wall coverings.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1991 (v.168#12) pg. 64

How to install imitation brick and stone on walls.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1973 (v.203#3) pg. 86

For carefree beauty, tile your walls with flooring. Photos illustrate typical applications.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1975 (v.206#4) pg. 98, 114

Photos illustrate the hanging of this "birch grove" wallpaper which makes your room look like a clearing in a forest of birch trees. The leaf pattern extends clear across the ceiling.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1976 (v.209#5) pg. 110

Costly wallcoverings. How to hang them without errors. Careful preparation is the key.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1980 (v.217#5) pg. 122

How to enlived drab walls with wood moldings. Make eye-catching wall graphics and room dividers from stock moldings.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1982 (v.220#1) pg. 93

Two cover-ups for problem walls. (1) Wallpaper liner. (2) Corkboard covering.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1985 (v.227#3) pg. 104
Added Info POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1985 (v.227#5) pg. 9
Added Info POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1986 (v.228#2) pg. 6

A guide to choosing and hanging wallpaper.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Oct 1986 (v.1#2) pg. 85
Added Info PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1987 (v.2#4) pg. 13

How to hang wallpaper.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Apr 1964 (v.35#4) pg. 85

Tips on preparing a wall and applying wallpaper.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Summer 1981 pg. 8

How to make a whole wall into a bulletin board by using sheets of cork over hardboard. Est. cost: $80 (7x12-ft.).
SUNSET Jan 1978 (v.160#1) pg. 76

How to cut perfect mitered corners when applying a wallpaper border around a window or door.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #826 Jun 1998 (v.94) pg. 20

Tip on removing greasy stains and spots from nonwashable wallcovering using an electric iron and brown paper bag.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #826 Jun 1998 (v.94) pg. 22

Wallpaper repairs are easy with these basic techniques and tools.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #830 Nov 1998 (v.94) pg. 80

How to make muslin wall draperies that can be raised and lowered by grosgrain ribbons to create room areas, hide storage and drape windows.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 24 1978 (v.41#9) pg. 115, 198

How to use fabric to create different living areas in one room. Gives instructions for mounting fabric on a wall.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 1 1978 (v.41#14) pg. 101, 146

Two rooms to furnish and decorate for under $500. Includes instructions for making sofas from cots, a ladder bookcase, wall coverings, Roman shades, a coffee table, covers for director's chairs, a floor screen, and bamboo blinds.
WOMAN'S DAY Feb 20 1979 (v.42#6) pg. 90, 169

Eye-catching walls. Five examples of how to use simple, basic materials to create unique effects.
WOMAN'S DAY Mar 13 1979 (v.42#7) pg. 98

Tip on how to cover a wall with random shapes of corrugated cardboard. Est cost: $5.
WOMAN'S DAY Jul 17 1979 (v.42#12) pg. 85, 113

Easy decorating projects to do in a weekend. (1) Create framed "marble panels" on walls with a trompe l'oeil painting technique. (2) Cover walls by hanging fabric from vinyl track. (3) Apply prepasted 12" square wall coverings.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 4 1979 (v.42#14) pg. 80

Guide to do-it-yourself wallpapering How to handle beams, corners, molding, doors and other problems.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 10 1980 (v.43#11) pg. 102

Working wonders with walls. Tips on hiding cracked, peeling, bumpy, pitted, awful-looking walls.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 16 1982 (v.46#3) pg. 108

Decorating with beautiful borders. Elegant edgings of paper and paint (stencils) are a snappy way to frame up windows, walls, floors, etc.
WOMAN'S DAY May 17 1983 (v.46#10) pg. 102, 118

How to hang wallpaper.
WORKBASKET Apr 1980 (v.45#6) pg. 32

Tips on hanging both pre-pasted and unpasted wallpaper.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1969 (v.25#2) pg. 32

How to prepare a wall and hang wallcoverings.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1975 (v.31#6) pg. 46

A look at the brick and stone simulated masonry products that are available to apply to walls.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1978 (v.34#6) pg. 134

Wallcoverings for every surface, even concrete block. A look at what is available, and tips on applying to wall.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1980 (v.36#1) pg. 54

Tips on using prepasted wallcovering trims (borders) to brighten up a room. Install them around windows, along baseboard, etc. to create dramatic effects.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1985 (v.41#1) pg. 102

Wallpapering simplified. Estimating needs, selecting paper, applying, etc.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1988 (v.44#1) pg. 22