Where To Start When Decorating

empty room ready to be decorated

We are often asked, what order should I decorate my room? Do I paint or wallpaper first?

This is an easy one to answer! Imagine taking great care to hang your new wallpaper and being extremely satisfied with the result. Then, you get out the paint and paint brush and before you know there’s a splash of paint on your new wallpaper. A few choice words might fill the air!

Lesson learned: Paint first, wallpaper second!

Before you begin any decorating, remember, preparation is key to attaining a great finish. If you’re new to decorating or want to review some of our handy tips, check out our preparation guides below.

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Are you ready to get started? Here’s some more help:

How To Ready The Room For Wallpapering 

How To Prepare The Walls For Wallpaper 

What Order Do You Paint A Room? 

Preparing Walls For Painting 

How To Prep Doors and Trim For Painting

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