Wallpaper for painting: types, characteristics, application

If you are already tired of wallpaper with a repeating pattern or you want to periodically change the color of the walls, then you should pay attention to products such as paintable wallpaper.

On the construction market, wallpapers are presented in many varieties. Glass fiber wallpaper has become widespread in recent years. They are a material of high environmental friendliness, which also has high strength, ease of care and the ability to resist fungi and mold.

Wallpaper for painting, which is often referred to as textured wallpaper, is characterized primarily by the presence of deep relief. As for the picture, it can either be monochromatic or absent altogether.

There are three types of paintable wallpaper:

  • glass wallpapers ;
  • non-woven ;
  • paper.

Each of these types of painted canvases has its own pros and cons. The materials used for their manufacture are very different, which can be said about the gluing technology.

The only thing that unites non-woven, paper and glass wallpaper for painting is the possibility of multiple repainting. For this, it is best to use water-dispersion compositions.

Such products consist of a paper base and glass fibers fixed to it. The latter, in turn, are made using a special technology from quartz sand, clay, limestone and soda. Glass fiber differs among themselves both in density and structure, and as for the relief, ornament and texture of such canvases, they are especially expressive.

The coating made of painted glass fiber imparts decorative properties to the walls and hides minor surface defects. Among the advantages of this type of finish are high strength, durability and the ability to clean with a regular brush. To impart fire-retardant properties to glass wallpapers for painting, they are processed using special impregnating compounds.

Painted glass wallpaper is characterized by both embossed and absolutely smooth surface. At the same time, there is a certain pattern on it, for example, "herringbones", rhombuses, a matting or a cobweb.


Today, the tradition of dressing up and celebrating Halloween is gaining momentum in domestic culture. Themed parties, performances and even children's matinees are becoming more and more popular in our country and in neighboring countries. If you and your family decide to celebrate this fun and mysterious day, get ready to stock up on pumpkins, candles, monster costumes, all kinds of villainous masks and, of course, good mood. We, in turn, have prepared 7 simple steps that need to be done in order for October 31 to go with a bang.

Everyone from young to old knows that the main attribute of Halloween is an orange lush pumpkin with eyes and a frightening smile. Often, candles are placed inside the pumpkin, which create original shadows and an ominous atmosphere. In our country, fortunately, every mother and grandmother has pumpkins on the farm. Making a lamp out of such a puzat is as easy as shelling pears To do this, you will need: a knife, felt-tip pen, oilcloth, candles and a spoon. Instructions for making "Jack the Scarecrow" are as follows: 1. We lay an oilcloth, put our future flashlight on it, draw a circle on the top of the head. 2. Cut out the lid that you drew with a knife, and take out all the pulp with a spoon. The more entrails you remove, the longer your flashlight will stand and the easier it will be for you to cut out the rest of the elements. 3. Next, draw a scary face on the pumpkin. How creepy or cute she is depends only on your imagination. 4. Cut out the face along the contour and place it inside the candle, preferably small. 5. We enjoy the view of the handmade lamp and set our pumpkin to meet uninvited (or, on the contrary, pleasant) guests.

Costumes for the holiday can be purchased or made by hand. The mass market offers us many options for witches, Koscheev, ghosts with brooms, with masks and even with special effects. But it is much more pleasant to build costumes for yourself and the children with your own hands. Turn on your imagination - black colors, skulls, pumpkins and horns to help you. Here are some suggestions for inspiration:

By treats, we mean both gifts for little extortion guests and a festive table for a party or family dinner. Some ideas:

And here, too, nothing complicated awaits you. Arm yourself with black pencil, white and red paint and go for it. Spider prints, blood drops, skeletons, black lenses and cuts can be used. The main thing is that your face looks as believable as possible and is a terrifying sight.

The fifth most important point in our preparation with you is home decoration. To make Halloween as fun as possible, you need to build a mysterious hut from a cozy family nest, surrounded by flickering candles, skeletons in closets and an ominous atmosphere. We will consider how to do this a little below.

How to decorate your house for Halloween.

To make the holiday go "with a bang", be sure to decorate your home with all sorts of Halloween paraphernalia. Of course, in the 21st century, everything you need can be purchased, but what will replace the fun process of preparation with your family? We decided to save you from endless study of the search engine and prepared 12 great ideas that will help you create a real feeling of the Halloween spirit.

Let's start with the simplest. Garlands are a universal decoration for any occasion. All Saints Day is no exception. The only "but" - instead of the standard lights and chains, we have to cut out evil spiders, skulls, bats and funny ghosts. Here are some examples of such garlands:

7. Lanterns and candlesticks

We've already seen a pumpkin candlestick. But you can make flashlights from a variety of other improvised means. Such decorative elements come out very beautifully from glasses, jars, cup holders, cans and even vases.

Along with pumpkins, ghosts are also a must. We suggest decorating your home with flying ghosts that can hang from everywhere: from chandeliers, ceiling, doors and trees in the yard. Cut out a piece of gauze in the shape of our ghost, soak the gauze in boiled starch, put it on a light bulb, thread it with a thread, draw eyes and voila - it's done!

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