How to hang a tapestry on the ceiling (4 steps to make it stay)
Hanging a ceiling tapestry can literally transform your room by adding a new dimension, opening a window to your favorite imagery with the soft texture of the fabric.
It's not complicated, but there are still some steps to follow so that your wall decor does not fall on you in the middle of the night!
Here is the 4 steps technique that seems to us the most reliable, without making holes in the wall:
Measure the space required in relation to the size of your tapestry.
You will need to draw the same patterns on your ceiling and the back of your tapestry.
- If you are using a Velcro strip: Draw the same lines of Velcro tape on your ceiling (equivalent to 1.9-3.9 inches (5-10cm) from the inside of your wall tapestry) according to the following layouts:
Scheme for a light tapestry (less than a pound):
Scheme for a heavier tapestry (up to 4 pounds):
- If you use velcro patches, this is the same technique but more localized, follow this application:
Scheme for a light Tapestry:
Scheme for a heavy Tapestry:
Now stick the base face on your ceiling and its double on your tapestry!
If your tapestry is really too heavy, add some glue gun to the back of your velcro.
Apply your wall tapestry on your ceiling starting from one side and gradually advancing towards the other end.
The Polyester Wall Tapestry being much lighter, you will only need half the points of Velcro support:
After application, your tapestry could resemble this one, well stretched and without falling folds:
The technique of the magnets could be used in a similar way, for that, see our article "How to hang a tapestry".
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