How to wallpaper corners: A DIY guide to getting it right

Person putting up patterned wallpaper in bedroom
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Every room has a corner – or four – and knowing how to wallpaper corners means that you can match them up with the rest of the wall. Afterall, no-one wants a flat, beautifully wallpapered wall spoilt by crinkly corners.

However, it's not just corners you need to master, you need to know how to wallpaper all areas so that you can combine with corners to get a flawless finish. Here we give you the know-how to wallpaper inner and outer corners. 

How to wallpaper corners: A step-by-step for inner corners

Steve Jenkins

Steve Jenkins is a freelance content creator with over two decades of experience working in digital and print and was previously the DIY content editor for Homebuilding & Renovating. 

He is a keen DIYer with over 20 years of experience in transforming and renovating the many homes he has lived in. He specialises in painting and decorating, but has a wide range of skills gleaned from working in the building trade for around 10 years and spending time at night school learning how to plaster and plumb.

He has fitted kitchens, tiled bathrooms and kitchens, laid many floors, built partition walls, plastered walls, plumbed in bathrooms, worked on loft conversions and much more. And when he's not sure how to tackle a DIY project he has a wide network of friends – including plumbers, gas engineers, tilers, carpenters, painters and decorators, electricians and builders – in the trade to call upon.