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Archive for November, 2009

Finding a color scheme.

Icon Written by [email protected] on November 5, 2009 – 10:47 PM

If you feel helpless when it comes to picking and blending colors, your answer could be as far away as your nearest pillow.  Here is a quick way to create a color scheme for your home with PICK – SEE -LMD . PICK a Pattern: Starting with a pattern is the easiest way to create a […]






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Designing with texture and patterns

Icon Written by [email protected] on November 5, 2009 – 10:36 PM

  You can use patterns and textures to add spark and character to an otherwise plain color scheme. Begin by collecting samples of patterns and textures that appeal to you and work well with your overall plan. Though the number of styles and combinations available may seem limitless and overwhelming, following these simple tips can […]






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Decorating Do’s and Dont’s.

Icon Written by [email protected] on November 5, 2009 – 4:13 PM

DO: * Decide on a budget at the beginning of you project. If your funds are limited, decorate your rooms one at a time. * Buy items that will have the most pronounced effect on the room first – like wallpaper, carpet, and furniture. Accessories can be added later. * Keep a scrapbook of decorating […]






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Level lines.

Icon Written by [email protected] on November 5, 2009 – 3:53 PM

Using a plumb bob, chalk line   – Remember always use a plumb line (a vertical level line) out of a corner or on your first piece. Make a true vertical line with plumb line and chalk a paper’s width away from your intended starting point. A plumb line, chalk and plumb bob is included […]






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Hanging over old wallpaper or paneling.

Icon Written by [email protected] on November 5, 2009 – 3:50 PM

Priming   – If hanging over old wallpaper, priming is a must. Use a primer that seals the paper to a hard, impermeable finish. Test your old paper first by wetting the surface in a small test area. If it bubbles easily, then you would be better off to remove it. Hiding Old Wallpaper Seams […]






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Preparing and priming your walls.

Icon Written by [email protected] on November 5, 2009 – 3:44 PM

 A LITTLE WALL PREPARATION GOES A LONG WAY TO INSURE EASE OF INSTALLATION AND THE LONG LASTING BEAUTY OF YOUR NEW WALLCOVERINGS. Priming       Its always a good idea to prime your walls with a PRIMER RECOMMENDED ESPECIALLY FOR PREPARING WALLS FOR WALLPAPER . This will promote adhesion, plus when you want to […]






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Planning your wallpaper layout…

Icon Written by [email protected] on November 5, 2009 – 3:41 PM

You’ve made an investment in your new wallcovering and you deserve a professional finish! Pre-planning will save you time and help eliminate mistakes. Before pre-planning your layout, keep in mind, your wallpaper will EXPAND anywhere from 1/4″ to 1/2″ when wet or pasted. Test a piece and allow for this when measuring. As a general […]






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How to calculate rollage of wallpaper

Icon Written by [email protected] on November 5, 2009 – 3:39 PM

To figure your wall area in square feet, measure  the width of the walls and multiply by the height. Divide your total square footage by 50 to determine the number of double rolls you will need for your job. A standard roll of wallpaper covers approximately 56 square feet. The suggested divider of 50 square […]






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Share your photo and story!

Icon Written by [email protected] on November 5, 2009 – 3:15 PM

Customers, we would love for you to share your photos of your completed room. Who knows, you may inspire someone! Send us your photos to [email protected],  along with a story of how you transformed your room with products purchased from our company. Eade’s Wallpaper and Fabric, unleashing the decorator within you!






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