New Articles on Faux Painting and Faux Finishes at FauxtheWalls.com

Posted in Wallcovering at 12:47 am by Carrie Wigal

July 10th~We have posted a new weekly featured article explaining the
Secrets to Faux Finishing Revealed.

July 2nd~We have posted free online articles at www.fauxthewalls.com
offering diy faux painting techniques and interesting faux finishes information. The include:
Weekly featured article explaining the
Create Faux Wood Grain


Faux Painting Choosing Your Faux Finish

Popular Faux Finishing Techniques

Faux Painting Secret-Stenciling

Learn How to Effectively Use Faux Painting

Google Checkout available at fauxthewalls.com

Posted in Wallcovering at 11:47 am by Carrie Wigal

We have recently added a new website to WiggleWigal: fauxthewalls.com. It will be under construction for the next few months but is up and running as of July 1st. PaperIllusions are again offered here but with Google Checkout as the only payment method. The primary focus of this site, besides Paper Illusions faux finish wallpaper, will be on faux finish how to. We will be offering articles and links to industry professionals discussing faux finish painting. We look forward to seeing you there.

Transformers Wallpaper for your Home from 2007 Movie

Posted in Wallcovering at 3:03 am by Carrie Wigal

Transformers Wallpaper Mural Another addition to the Featured Products at Wallpaper Trends includes the NEW 2007 Transformers® Movie Wallpaper Self Stick Decor.

The gallery page includes coordinating peel and stick wall decals, wallpaper border, and wall mural. You’ll find all of these Transformers® Characters here: Primus, Cybertron, Megatron, Energon.

So if you’re a fan of the NEW 2007 Transformers® movie, check out this awesome collection of Transformers Wallpaper Decor.

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Disney Characters to Decorate Your Home

Posted in Wallcovering at 5:23 pm by Carrie Wigal

Disney Home by Imperial We’ve just updated our list of Featured Products at Wallpaper Trends to include more Disney Wall Home Decor. With every border and set of wall stickers being stocked in our local facility, we are able to offer great prices with FREE shipping (in most cases). Also, there’s a nice mix of prepasted and self stick wall decorations to choose from.

The gallery page is broken down by category making it easy to see all coordinating decor for your favorite Disney Character: wallpaper borders, mini murals, full wall murals, switch plates and wall stickers/decals. These categories include the popular Disney Princesses, Mickey Mouse & Friends, Winnie the Pooh and Friends and many of the recent Disney Pixar films as well as some Disney Classics. And last but not least some NEW releases from the Disney Fairies film, TinkerBell and Pirates of the Caribbean.

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When a website goes down…

Posted in General News at 10:15 am by Carrie Wigal

What a nightmare…

I don’t always check my email over the weekend, but Saturday I noticed this domain (wigglewigal.com) was down. I figured it was a problem with our webhost and expected it to get fixed on it’s own. I checked our other domains and they were all working just fine…they were hosted with different companies. So I waited.

Then Sunday, I checked again and still wigglewigal.com had dropped off the planet. By now, I was getting concerned, and pretty upset with my webhost. I emailed their customer support from another email account and discovered it wasn’t a problem with them, but rather my domain registration had expired 7 days ago. WHAT?

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To ship or not to ship?

Posted in Ebay Business, Wallcovering at 9:33 pm by Carrie Wigal

Cancellations

Late last week I received a request to cancel an order that was made 24 hours prior. Unfortunately, we had already shipped it. Wait a minute…unfortunately? I thought quick shipping was a good thing. Apparently to some, it is not. When I informed the customer I couldn’t cancel it because it was already en route to her, she became hostile, threatening a dispute with her credit card company. Whoa, wait a minute.

I informed her she could simply refuse the package, and when we received it back, she would get a full refund since she had called to cancel it within 48 hours of placing the order. (Of course, we would have to eat the shipping charges.) I didn’t hear back from her yet, so I’m waiting to either receive the package back or a letter from the credit card company.

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PaperIllusion VHS Video

Posted in Wallcovering at 8:36 pm by Carrie Wigal

We recently came across a not-so-new PaperIllusion VHS Video demonstrating how to use the Paper Illusions wallpaper. It’s available for sale now at Wallpaper Illusions. So if you’re still on the fence on whether or not you think you can hang the stuff, check this out. ;)

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US Postal Rate Increase

Posted in Ebay Business, Wallcovering at 8:17 pm by Carrie Wigal

US Postal RateI was just reading about the US postal rate increase and was asked how this affected us. Since we do most of our shipping via the USPS, it certainly has an impact on us. However, it’s not as bad as we first thought it might be.

Besides the fact that our local post office is “out of” 2nd ounce stamps, which for the life of me I can’t understand. This rate increase has been expected for several weeks…this is a small town, surely they didn’t “run out”. I don’t know where the problem lies, but nonetheless it’s a pain to have to use a 5 cent, 10 cent & 2 cent stamp instead of just one 17 cent stamp. Read the rest of this entry »

Decorative Switch Plates – Clearance

Posted in Wallcovering at 7:45 pm by Carrie Wigal

Snow White SwitchplateWe’ve just posted the last of the decorative switch plates we have in stock at Wallpaper Trends. You may want to hop on over there and check them out. Once they’re gone, they’re gone. While we hope to be crafting them again, for now they’re being closed out of our inventory.

As of today you’ll find Bratz Girls, Disney Princesses (Cinderella, Belle, Aurora/Sleeping Beauty & Snow White), Classic Pooh & Piglet, Winnie the Pooh, Tigger & Eeyore, Disney/Pixar Buzz Lightyear (Toy Story), Tinkerbell (Peter Pan), Bambi & Thumper, Sesame Street’s Big Bird, Bert, Ernie & Elmo. Read the rest of this entry »

Paper Illusions Wallpaper Blog has moved!

Posted in Wallcovering at 7:25 pm by Carrie Wigal

Last month I announced there was a new blog in town, but guess what? It moved!

After much debate and consultation, I decided to use a different platform and host it on my own domain, as opposed to the one I was using before. This new platform offers a lot more features, and I think you’re going to like it.

So here’s the new address…paper-it-fun.com. Be sure to check it out and let me know what you think!

BTW, We are still using the paperitfun.com (no hyphens) for our discussion forum. ;)

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