How to Repair Damaged Wallpaper

How to make an invisible wallpaper patch

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Metal straightedge
  • Utility knife
  • Taping knife

You'll also need a wallpaper brush.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Extra wallpaper
  • Drywall compound
  • Primer