Ugly mural on wall, the landlord doesn't want to remove. Any ideas???

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jul 21, 2017
    Cover it with temporary wallpaper,or a curtain.

  • Holly Kinchlea-Brown Holly Kinchlea-Brown on Jul 21, 2017
    can you find a nice piece of fabric that either coordinates with your furniture or is textured (I'm thinking cream/white damask) that you can cover over the mural...I would use clear push pins along the top and sides to keep it taut. If you go with texture rather than print, you could hang your pictures etc in the space

  • I would install brackets, get a length of pipe or pvc and make a curtain from drop cloths or king size sheets.

  • Michele Pappagallo Michele Pappagallo on Jul 21, 2017
    Most home centers now carry peel and stick removable wallpaper. Buy a pattern you like and cover it up, then remove it when you leave.

  • 2dogal 2dogal on Jul 21, 2017
    Yup, peal and stick wallpaper or your own mural. An old trick is to cover the wall with a sheet in the pattern or color of your choice using starch. It sticks well and peals right off when you no longer want it there.

  • Tammy Tammy on Jul 21, 2017
    I would hang a tapestry over it. There are many beautiful ones to be had.

  • Emily Emily on Jul 21, 2017
    I like the fabric idea. It definitely would be easy to remove, is inexpensive and could possible use a sound barrier or muffler. It also adds pattern and texture and allows the possibility of hanging pictures over it.

  • Linda Bryant Linda Bryant on Jul 21, 2017
    Mount a curtain rod across the entire wall and hang curtain panels, use one color or mix up with color pattern.

  • Peg Peg on Jul 21, 2017
    Depending on how tall your walls are, you could fill the wall with book shelf units. That would hide most of it.

  • Beth Gold Roccia Beth Gold Roccia on Jul 21, 2017
    Tapestry....big enough to cover the mural..