Step 1

tear out patch of matching wallpaper

tear out patch of matching wallpaper

Tear Out a Patch of Matching Wallpaper

First, smooth out the damaged wallpaper as much as possible.

Find a piece of wallpaper with a matching pattern, and tear out a patch so that the underlying paper doesn't show.

Step 2

Activate the Adhesive

Dampen the back of the wallpaper to activate the adhesive. If the wallpaper is not prepasted, apply a thin coat of wallpaper paste.

Step 3

press patch into place with sponge

press patch into place with sponge

Apply the Patch

Position the patch so that it matches the surrounding wallpaper pattern. Press the patch into place with a sponge.