He writes on a wide range of topics including home, consumer, and personal subjects as well as general business and Marketing specific topics. Wallpapering Preparation and Wallpaper Removal A new wall should be fully cured and primed, painted walls are sanded smooth, and all cracks will be filled to complete wallpapering preparation. Mixing painted walls with selective wall covering can produce dramatic and beautiful interiors. How to hang the first length of wallpaper It makes sense to take your time when hanging wallpaper. Today wallpapers are made from materials that are easy to handle and are backed with paste. Once you have accomplished all the above, you will find that hanging wallpaper is fairly easy. If necessary, cut the first length in half vertically along the edge that'll overlap the corner. Jon Weiner May 22, 2012 In the latest issue of wallpaper magazine, out Friday, the glossy released details of exactly what the designer has in store. It enlivens walls with textures or patterns or both—your choice. If you’re not ready to commit to wallpapering an entire room, creating an accent wall by covering only one wall is a great way to add style and interest.