As you may have seen in our before pictures, we have been working with some seriously ugly wallpaper all over our little Duck Creek Ranch. We’ve dreaded the removal process, but decided to tackle the dining room and entry hall over Christmas break. We’re so glad we did because what we experienced was nothing short of a Christmas miracle.
There were not one but 2 layers of wallpaper on an accent wall in the dining room and in the entry hall. I apologize for the poor lighting, but you can see the 2 layers of ugly from the hall above. Not the underneath layer in the dining room is actually kind of retro cool, but we couldn’t save it during the removal.
The wallpaper has been up there for at least 15 years (top layer) and almost 40 for the bottom layer. We just knew in our hearts it was going to take hours upon hours of spraying and scraping to remove it. Amazingly, Jed started peeling it from the corners just to see what would happen. It came off! Smoothly! In giant chunks!