Can I use modge podge over wallpaper before I paint it with latex pant

  9 answers
  • Elaine Elaine on Nov 18, 2017
    May I ask ... why would you apply Modge Podge in the first place?

  • 2dogal 2dogal on Nov 18, 2017
    I do not understand why you would want to do that. The proper way to paint a wall with wallpaper on it is to remove it first. Why waste all that time and energy doing something incorrectly that may not last.

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Nov 18, 2017
    I would not paint over wallpaper,that kid n to a recommended practice.Othes will tell you yes,however down the road you will be asking for trouble

  • Linda Sikut Linda Sikut on Nov 18, 2017
    I would not do that, if it were me.. If the wall became wet from a leak, everything will fall down. Even the mod podge might make the wallpaper wet enough to loosen the wallpaper. I would do what Sal85902 wrote.

  • 27524803 27524803 on Nov 18, 2017
    Ditto from here... the Modge Podge will take a lot of time to apply.... a lot of time to dry and a lot of money to purchase, and may make the wallpaper come off the wall... then you have wasted all that money and time and you have to scrape the wallpaper off any way... just take the stuff down properly and prime and paint the wall and have it over with... you will be happier in the end.

  • Suellen Hintz Suellen Hintz on Nov 18, 2017
    I think I'd go for a regular primer after making sure all seam and edges are secure.

  • Suellen Hintz Suellen Hintz on Nov 18, 2017
    I've seen painted wallpaper and sometimes it's successful. Sometimes not.

  • CHR22693613 CHR22693613 on Nov 20, 2017
    I detest painting with oil paint primer. I t is so messy and I am just not got with it. I just want to paint a focus wall. I am trying to find an alternative to painting the oil based primer. I was told if I paint over the wallpaper with latex directly it could bubble

  • CHR22693613 CHR22693613 on Nov 20, 2017
    ...continued. The wallpaper has been up for about 50 years. With horse hair plaster, I am not even going to try to take it down.