How do I cover up stucco interior walls?

by Sue

My bathroom walls are stuccoed. I tried to cover the walls with textured paintable wallpaper, but due to the steam in the bathroom the paper isn't sticking very well. Any suggestions for a DIY fix?

  4 answers
  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Dec 09, 2018

    Hi Sue,

    Add a Fan for Ventilation, Don't use such hot water, Paint the walls with a Satin finish or eggshell Vinyl emulsion, or Tile over the Stucco.

  • William William on Dec 09, 2018

    Wallpaper needs a smooth base to adhere. Stucco is too rough for wall paper. All you can do is paint with a bathroom paint. Can't even tile since tile needs a smooth base also.

  • Kelli L. Milligan Kelli L. Milligan on Dec 09, 2018

    All you can do with a textured wall is paint. Too lumpy for things to stick too. Do a faux finish, sponge paint, or splatter paint for interest.

  • Tuula - Color Me Thrifty Tuula - Color Me Thrifty on Dec 09, 2018

    Depending on the thickness of the stucco maybe you could stencil a wallpaper pattern on the wall with paint.