Neat wall paper border

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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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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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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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I LIKE IT!!! Your wife is very lucky to have you. Post pictures of the frame you will make for the wallpaper.
 

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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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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 weather / distressed pine like old barn wood to try and make it look old.

She really likes the sign I made her for Chistmas. So she should like this when I finish it - I hope. Don't laugh... I ain't much of a artist.
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I was hoping you'd say that you'd frame that...it's gorgeous!!!!
 

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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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