• A collage of images showing Adrienne of AboutMurals.ca fixing wallpaper seams

Wallpaper Seams

By |2020-01-15T11:16:18-05:00December 9th, 2019|Tags: |

If you’re new to hanging wallpaper, wallpaper seams are one area that can give you a bit of grief.  You might notice that the edges start peeling away from the wall or you could see an ugly white vertical line running down the front of your wallpaper, ruining the look.

Whether you’ve already hung your wallcovering and need to fix wallpaper seams OR you’re researching how to hang wallpaper before you dive in, you’ll learn super helpful tips by watching my videos below.

Wallpaper Seams Menu

You can scroll down to watch ALL of my videos or simply click which issue you’d like to learn about to go to that section.  Learn how to:

Watch How to Hide Wallpaper Seams BEFORE You Hang

If you’re lucky enough to find this video BEFORE you hang your wallpaper, you’ll learn how to disguise wallpaper gaps and edges so you don’t see ugly white vertical lines running down your wallpaper.

Watch the video I created while on set at Cityline to see how you can prep your wall and wallpaper to avoid this issue.

Watch Brooklyn Bridge Wallpaper on Cityline

As promised in the video above, you can see how celebrity designer, Shai DeLuca, uses the Brooklyn Bridge at Night mural as a dining room backdrop on Cityline.  He believes, “Life is in the details.  Style accordingly.”  Whether you’re talking about wallpaper installation or pulling a look together…I couldn’t agree more.

How To Disguise Wallpaper Seams AFTER You Hang

So you’ve already hung your wallcovering but it looks terrible with white wallpaper seams showing.

Watch and I’ll teach you how to hide wallpaper lines if it’s already up on your wall, like the seams in this Horizontal Barn Wood wallpaper.

As always, I recommend testing this method in an inconspicuous spot before working on the entire wall.

How to Fix Wallpaper Seams That Come Off The Wall

If you’ve hung your wallpaper mural from my website (or another prepasted wallpaper) and you notice that the edges are peeling off the wall, you may need to make a wallpaper seam repair.

Watch my video above to learn why this can happen and one way to fix overlapping wallpaper seams.

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About the Author:

Hey, I'm Adrienne…your personal mural expert! I can teach you how to craft your own unique wall (that you simply can’t get from a big box store) as I decorate TV sets, local businesses and customer’s homes with my wallpaper murals and hand-painted murals.


  1. Jazz May 27, 2020 at 5:01 pm - Reply

    Hi please can you help, I am in UK I hung wallpaper and all the seams etc are butted up well. No gaps but I can see the lines in the paper where the wallpaper meets, but no gaps, paper was left for 5 minutes to soak glue up and I used seam roller, The paper is foil wallpaper and is embossed, any tips please thanks

    • Adrienne Scanlan May 27, 2020 at 5:17 pm - Reply

      Hiya! It’s hard to say without seeing the wallpaper, but it sounds as if you have a dark coloured wallpaper and you’re seeing the white edges of the paper at the wallpaper seams. If this is the case, you can watch my YouTube video to help you fix this issue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zI2qBooTlbI. If you try my tip, I recommend testing the paint on an inconspicuous area in case you run into any issues. Let me know how it turns out! :)

  2. Dianne May 28, 2020 at 12:13 am - Reply

    I have 20 year old wallpaper that I want to keep up and is in good condition except the seems are now oddly butting together. It looks bad. Is there anything I can do? I have watched all of your videos listed here but didn’t see my solution. I will try to attach an example picture. Thank you for your advice.
    Reading, MA

    • Adrienne Scanlan May 28, 2020 at 10:18 am - Reply

      Hi Dianne! I just sent you an email so you can respond with some photos of your wallpaper seams. Fingers crossed I can help!

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