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Zoe H - Handicraft 325

Living Room

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Living Room
Not so keen on this one. Looks original to the house but I don't think it's a Handicraft one. To me, it just does't live up to the other papers in the house. Maybe it will grow on me!
Posted on April 2, 2013 Full Size|



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11:19 PM on February 11, 2014 
i actually like this paper the best. the others are so beautiful, but "busy". this is a serene room...den/parlour/sitting room/library! i'm sure by now, you are done with this house. love it!
7:10 AM on April 3, 2013 
I like it too, because it's subtle, and as Julie says, it won't be fighting the furniture and the pictures, they will be the stars. Whereas I would have trouble putting anything in front of the other rooms' papers, they're so gorgeous, I wouldn't want to cover any of them up!
christine jaeger
7:34 PM on April 2, 2013 
i like it.. you can be creative with curtains and furnishings.. use some pictures on the walls and tall sideboards packed full... :)
Joan Mc
4:37 PM on April 2, 2013 
Paper card is great, I use it a lot and you can always change your mind :)
4:02 PM on April 2, 2013 
It looks original but the papered card method works well if you don't like it!
Linda B
3:59 PM on April 2, 2013 
Delightful house.
Love the exterior colours and the wallpapers.
As Julie says, if you don't like this paper use one you do like.
If you paper thin card then you wont ruin this paper.
3:30 PM on April 2, 2013 
All the internal papers are so bright, it looks as though this house has hardly been exposed to daylight at all.
3:11 PM on April 2, 2013 
Cover it up if you don't like it! Get a lovely period paper you do like. If it's stiff enough on its own, it will hold up without being stuck to this (probable) original paper. If your choice is a bit more flimsy, stick it to thin card for some support.

It might look very different though when the room is furnished and there are pictures on the walls. This would be a very good background for miniature works of art - they won't be fighting it!
2:39 PM on April 2, 2013 
It is all so colourfull, what a pleasure to own such a nice house. Even the fretwork looks good.

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