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I posted this question on LBYM, and someone suggested this board....

I want to use (high quality) Japanese origami paper as wallpaper on two walls in my kitchen. This has the potential of looking either fantastic or fantastically tacky...I am shooting for the former. :) But I am not a true artist, much less an artist in this medium, so I need some advice from someone with more experience doing paper projects.

My biggest concern is that the moisure of any kind of glue will alter the bright colors in the designs...make them darker, change the colors into other shades, blur the designs in some way, etc. I was wondering if there is a way to treat the paper first before using any adhesive, to protect the color and designs?

Second concern is the thinness of the paper - moisture might also lead to wrinkling, which would look bad. Any advice to protect against that would be very welcome.

Third question is: what type of adhesive would be best for this project? I'm guessing that ordinary wallpaper glue would be less than ideal. Whatever I use obviously needs to be non-toxic, as I have cats and a toddler. Don't think any of them would lick the walls, but you just never know. ;)

And finally - any thoughts/advice on this topic regarding things I haven't thought of yet would be helpful too. Thanks in advance!!
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