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Neat wall paper border

Discussion in 'Everything Else Homestead Living' started by CrealCritter, Dec 28, 2017.

  1. Dec 28, 2017
    CrealCritter

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    Doing a little work in the kitchen on my rental house. I found this 2' boarder when I pulled down some back splash over the kitchen cabinets. Only one piece and very thick for wallpaper. Anyways my wife saw it and really likes it but I knew she would... I thought you all might like it also. I would guess this is from sometime in the early 1940's based on how thick the paper is and the design. The house was built in 1919.

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    Hinotori

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    I wish our house had neat things like that hidden.

    Someone ripped out all the cool stuff and remodeled to crap.
     
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    sumi

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    That's beautiful!
     
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    TexasLisa

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    Very pretty. Are you going to leave it up?
     
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    Britesea

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    I've lived in older homes most of my life, and every time I've exposed old wallpapers etc, it's been multiple layers and each one uglier than the last, lol
     
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    CrealCritter

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    The top of it is in pretty rough shape from nails holes. I tried hard to get it off the wall with out damaging it more but glue was strong in one place and it tore.
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    Even though it's damaged and because my wife likes it. I decided I'm gonna make wooden a frame for it. So she can hang it on the wall. I'll try and do a frame in some some weathered / distressed pine like old barn wood to try and make it look old.
     
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    TexasLisa

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    I LIKE IT!!! Your wife is very lucky to have you. Post pictures of the frame you will make for the wallpaper.
     
  8. Dec 29, 2017
    CrealCritter

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    Yep I will once I get time to make it.
     
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    Beekissed

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    I was hoping you'd say that you'd frame that...it's gorgeous!!!!
     
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    baymule

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    I love it! I am glad that you are saving it, it deserves to be seen and appreciated.
     

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