Wallpapers have been a major part of home embellishments for years now, and these wallpapers now come in the finest prints and materials. Embossed wallpaper is one type of wallpaper that creates a antique and distinguished look on the wall. A great way to make an embossed wall look even better is by glazing over it. Although this is a tricky job, you can accomplish this task on your own and create a professional look following these steps.
Things you will need
- Glazing liquid
- Clean rags
- Antiquing liquid
- Paper towels
- Fix the wall paper to the wall, and prepare the surface for glazing. This will be done by applying a layer of the paint uniformly with the brush. Let the paint dry.
- Apply the glazing liquid to the areas of the wallpaper that rise or are emboss. You should use the right amount of the glazing liquid and remove the excess with a clean cloth. Make the rag into a ball when you remove the excess liquid, and press it gently over the excess.
- Run the rag over the embossed surfaces with a gentle hand so that the glaze is removed surface.
- Apply a layer now of the glazing liquid over the painted portion and remove any excess with a dry brush. Let the glazed layer dry fully.
- In the end, use the paintbrush to apply a layer of the antiquing glaze on the wallpaper. Wipe the surface with a dry paper towel.