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painted over wallpaper

Posted by Johanna Peirce on July 29th, 1998 03:34 PM
In reply to Removing wall paper by Mary on July 27th, 1998 11:58 PM [Go to top of thread]

Mary! It's amazing - I am in the same situation exactly, except it's my bedroom walls that are a mess. I found that I could peel off not only the paint, but the first layer of wallpaper with my bare hands and a small putty knife for the sticky spots. I suggest you just go to it - it's very liberating to peel off that old chalky paint! For what is left, the advice I received was just using a damp sponge and putty knife as you would with normal wallpaper removal. Have fun!

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