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primitivemom Sat 26-Mar-16 01:52:25

What are we thinking about glitter wallpaper at the moment? I think it's lovely but scared it might be tacky. I'm also liking the glitter pelmets for Windows to match. Any opinions? Naive or naff ? confused

TrollTheRespawnJeremy Sat 26-Mar-16 02:11:52

My DM has it and it is all kinds of tacky in my opinion.

Go for what makes you happy though. Fuck it. She hates my decor.

lamingtonnutty Sat 26-Mar-16 02:34:23

Sounds ah-maz-zinnnng. I'm jealous and would like some too! However, wallpaper and by the Windows may be a little OTT

ChesterFuckingDraws Sat 26-Mar-16 02:39:36

Personally I think it looks fabulous! I have it in our bedroom (grey room and it's behind the bed) and livingroom 😀

DaftLemon Sat 26-Mar-16 03:59:53

Oh Chester - I love that. What brand and what shade? What's it xlcalled and I bet they don't do a bathroom paint do they??? I think I need more glitter in my life.grin

Eminybob Sat 26-Mar-16 04:09:25

My hall stairs and landing have glittered paper. It's cream stripes, and it's only the darker cream stripe that has the glitter so it's quite subtle.
I love love love Chester's walls though!

WhoisLucasHood Sat 26-Mar-16 05:57:48

We have glitter wallpaper in our hall, you can see it during the day but twinkles at night. I love it and so do the DDs.

WhoisLucasHood Sat 26-Mar-16 05:58:30

Can't see it during the day.

ChesterFuckingDraws Sat 26-Mar-16 06:24:54

daftlemon it's glitter wallpaper but I noticed the other day that b&q had glitter paint 😄 Think it was dulux!
My paper is from a company called Glam interiors, the grey is called charcoal and the white is alpine snow.
I want it in every room but DH has put his foot down and said no more sparkle!!

DaftLemon Sat 26-Mar-16 19:52:25

Thanks Chester - off to have a look and glitterise my home.

primitivemom Sun 27-Mar-16 21:00:03

Chester, thats gorgeous !!!

ladygracie Sun 27-Mar-16 21:01:42

I thought it sounded quite tacky but it looks fab. I'm going to go & google it now.

IdaShaggim Sun 27-Mar-16 21:07:57

Chester on the that website it's referred to as 'wall covering' rather than wallpaper, and says it is fabric backed and needs to be professionally installed... Can you tell me, is it easy ish to put up, or did you pay a professional??

ChesterFuckingDraws Wed 30-Mar-16 17:44:31

Sorry for the delay in getting back to you!
It is a fabric and I did pay to have it put up (think it was £50 on top of product price) but it looks easy and the decorator said loads of folk buy it and do it themselves , you just have to buy their adhesive and cut with a fresh Stanley blade each cut. There are you tube videos showing what to do.
B&q also have a glitter paper, but I think it's only in silver, gold and pink.

IdaShaggim Wed 30-Mar-16 18:41:20

Fab... Suspect I'll be getting that for a wall in DDs bedroom, she'll adore it!

PenCreed Sat 02-Apr-16 15:29:24

We have a room which we're going to turn into a utility room. It has 1970s tiling on the walls and floor, I was just going to paint the floor ones white but now am seriously considering a coat of glitter on the top... The room's quite small, but it's the only place in the house I think I'll be able to get away with glitter paint!

BennyTheBall Sat 02-Apr-16 15:33:49

Noooo! Unspeakably naff. I'd imagine a footballer's house to have this.

AlpacaPicnic Sun 03-Apr-16 12:30:36

I love sparkles! Do it, if it will make you smile smile

It's only wallpaper after all, not a permanent condition. In two years if you don't like it, you can change it...

notabee Sun 03-Apr-16 12:32:42

It's your house.
If you love it, do it!
I love it when people out their own stamp on their homes.

amarmai Sat 09-Apr-16 13:23:27

you can add glitter to paint .A prev op did it and came out well.

MyLlamasGoneBananas Sun 10-Apr-16 20:21:44

I love sparkly stuff. Really tempted to try this.

amarmai Tue 12-Apr-16 21:06:46

go for it! You can always paint over it if you don't like it.

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