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
  • Paint
  • Clean rags
  • Paintbrush
  • Antiquing liquid
  • Paper towels



  1. 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.


  1. 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.


  1. Run the rag over the embossed surfaces with a gentle hand so that the glaze is removed surface.


  1. 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.


  1. 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.