Posts Tagged ‘vanities’

Skull Roses in Oak Forest Powder Room

October 4, 2020

It takes some guts to cover your walls with a pattern like this! At first glance, you only notice the flowers and butterflies. But as you look closer, the other elements become apparent.

The objects in the middle of the wall are where the faucet and handle will be placed. I positioned the pattern motif so that it landed smack directly above the faucet.

This wallpaper is by Graham & Brown, and is non-woven material. It can be hung via the paste-the-wall method. But in a bathroom with vanities and toilets and tight corners and etc., it works better to paste the paper.

This particular non-woven was thick and “spongey,” and tended to crease easily, so I had to be very careful in handling it. This material has a high fiberglass content, and will strip off the wall easily and in one piece when it’s time to redecorate.

Example of Why Wallpaper Should Be the LAST Thing You Have Done

May 29, 2014

Sometimes I hate opening my e-mail. Tonight I got this not-too-welcomed note: Hi Julie – “Re the master bath you papered last month, we had mirror installers come out this last Monday and they screwed up the wall when hanging the 2 mirrors above the 2 sinks. So, I need to check your availability to come out and fix the wall above the 2 sinks. I think there is enough wall paper for the 2 areas. Thanks, J.M.”

Mirrors (and vanities, and cabinets, and bathtubs, and lots of other things) are big and heavy and unwieldy, and even big burly guys can have trouble maneuvering them into place without hitting walls or woodwork or BRAND NEW WALLPAPER.

Sigh.