Aluminum Foil Wall Treatement

Misc 09.20.15

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Have old wallpaper that you want to cover up? Consider using aluminum foil to create a subtle sheen and vintage appeal. Unique and cost-effective!

  • Applying the aluminum foil on top of wallpaper paste.
  • Subtle texture created by wrinkling the aluminum foil first.
  • The finished product!
  • Such an easy and cost effective solution for covering up old wallpaper!
  • Liisa K
    Liisa K Bartonsville, PA
    I have used fishtank scenery rolls as a backsplash, looks like my kitchen looks out on an aquarium, waterproof and easy to clean. Lots of choices
  • .
    . Albert, OK
    Liisa K, you need to share your kitchen back splash please!
  • Di S
    Di S Carlisle, PA
    really liked this idea... but i used the idea in a different way...i used it to create a faux concert planter in repurposing an accent lamp...working on posting it now. thanks for the idea i am sure i can use it in many different ways
  • Alexandra Arena
    Alexandra Arena Forest Hills, NY
  • Robertahopkins
    how do you get

    the foil OFF the wall????

    • Meem Kaplan
      Meem Kaplan Bay Center, WA
      Robertahopkins where were you when the nuclear power issue was being discussed? Love a person who thinks things through to the end!!!
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