Step 1

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

Apply the Patch

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