Wallpapering with your hands: for gluing tools of paper, with a border, whether it is possible to glue in the bathroom, how to cook the glue.

Wallpapering with your hands (54 photos). Training. The choice of adhesive. The nuances of the procedure. Pasting the ceiling


Table of contents

  • 1 On the choice of materials
  • 2 Preparing walls
  • 3 Glue for wallpaper: choose the best option
  • 4 The nuances of the procedure
    • 4.1 sticking angles
    • 4.2 at the door
    • 4.3 Window niche
    • 4.4 edge Wallpaper
    • 4.5 Wallpapering with border
    • 4.6 batteries
    • 4.7 sockets
  • 5 Pasting the ceiling
  • 6 Summing up
  • 7 Photo Gallery

Repair - an exciting experience, especially when there comes a stage of pasting the walls and create a unique design. Whatever may be said, and Wallpapering with your own hands - quite possible.

If you stick to the plan perform this procedure and take into account some of the nuances of the room taping you will find interesting and fast.

Wallpapering with your hands

On the choice of materials

To start with the type of wallpaper that you want in the room. A type, in turn, depends on the design and style, which will be decorated interior and furniture.

  • For example, paper webs may be used as the background, which will be further decorated and stickers inserts of other materials.
  • Vinyl coatings suitable for use in the kitchen and in the bathroom, thanks to its water-repellent and insulating characteristics.
  • Now the answer to the question whether it is possible to glue the wallpaper in the bathroom? Our answer is yes - but only washable.
  • Panorama of photo wallpaper will create the necessary atmosphere inherent in the chosen style. Japanese design can not do without natural bamboo fabrics and classic - without expensive fabric wallpaper.
Vinyl coatings with floral pattern

Vinyl coatings with floral pattern

The answer to the question, what is better - to glue the wallpaper or paint the walls depends on many determinants. First and foremost, you must take into account the functional purpose of the room, the temperature and humidity in the room.

Tip! If you want to paint the walls in an unusual, rare, unique color, choose fiberglass. Due to the textured surface and excellent properties, they can be painted up to eight times.

Preparing walls

for wallpapering tools

Machine for wallpapering

surface preparation procedure begins with the removal of the old finish layer. Whether it is plaster, paint or wallpaper - all subjected to immediate destruction.

  • The main tool for stick - roll, it is used as glue application, and to smooth the surface.
  • In preparing the walls, you will need a metal spatula, which is convenient to remove the old paint.

To remove the layer of plaster, it is enough to clean off the spatula. With old wallpaper would be more difficult to remove the paper, you can wet it with warm water and wait for the swelling layer. Vinyl coatings are removed in two stages: first the vinyl layer, then - the paper substrate. After removing all the layers, wall primer is processed.

  • In the case of papering the walls steklooboyami need a special composition for the dissolution of the dispersion adhesive.

Tip! When working with large surfaces, you can purchase a special machine for wallpaper, allowing them to smear glue on the fabric and cut. It works quite simply: the tank is filled ready glutinous solution, wound on a roll shaft and a single click, you get the canvas, ready to be glued.

Glue for wallpaper: choose the best option

how to cook the glue to wallpaper

One type of adhesive for wallpaper

Good for wallpaper glue - an important factor of the quality and durability of the repair warranty coverage pasted.

Universal mixture consists of a modified starch, methyl cellulose, and chemical additives which prevent the appearance of mold and mildew, as well as accelerate drying.

If the main component of any glue - starch, why not make your own glue?

So, how to cook the glue to wallpaper in the home? For this we need a large capacity, the conventional starch, a little glue PVA, any insect repellent and mildew.

All components are mixed and filled in hot water, then the mixture was thoroughly stirred. Warm the adhesive can be used for spreading the walls and the underside of the upholstery fabrics.

The nuances of the procedure

Wallpapering table

In the process of gluing

In the process of pasting the walls of some of the difficulties may arise in the novice builder:

sticking angles

When pasting projection angles reserve a couple of centimeters. Sticking band "over angle". The new runway is aligned to the plumb line and is attached to the next wall.

at the door

Getting glue on one side and cut the web vertically. Ledge above the door frame is fitted, and the excess portion is cut with a knife for paper.

Window niche

Aligned plumb strip so that the protrusion "around the corner" reached the frame. Undercut band adjustment sill and the upper portion to bend the projection. Pieces on the window frame and the window sill cut off.

edge Wallpaper

To pokleit exactly edge on the ceiling and skirting boards, you can use a special triangular profile to accurately adjust and trim the loop.

Wallpapering with border

Wallpaper with a border

Wallpapering with border

There can be two options. If smooth wallpaper border is glued on top of fabric with glue points. If you want to paste over the room with relief wallpaper, first glued border and then customize it to the finish line.


It is not recommended to paste over the wall of the battery more than 20 cm. For pasting the entire wall strip cut into strips and press them through a battery fins.


First, disable the electrics and unscrew the switch.
Sticking cloth top, waiting for drying, holes in place make an incision crossed and screwed through the plastic element.

Pasting the ceiling

Separately should consider pasting the ceiling in the room. Remember that ceiling fabric glue to the side of the incident light.

Sticky paper wallpaper with your own hands is performed in several stages:

  • primarily smear canvases from the middle to the edges;
  • Collapsible bellows sheet so that the one adhesive layer into contact with one another;
  • We are putting a cloth with the last strip.
  • next sheet sticking butt;
  • straighten the folds of "bunching" and begin to slowly stick the whole body;
  • align and straighten from the middle to the edges.


Taped cloth tears easily, so be careful in the process. It is best to smooth sheet of soft rubber roller.

Summing up

We hope our article has been helpful to you. In order to more accurately understand the technological and practical issues on our website provides detailed photo and video instruction, in which you will find useful information on the question.

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