Nigerian Lady Rents 1 Room, Uses Old Newspapers As Wallpapers, Makes Huge Interior Decor Statement in Video

Nigerian Lady Rents 1 Room, Uses Old Newspapers As Wallpapers, Makes Huge Interior Decor Statement in Video

  • A young lady has given people ideas on how to create very affordable wallpapers with old newspapers
  • Before putting the newspapers on the wall, the lady had them spread with some amount of glue applied on them
  • Many Nigerians who reacted to the video online praised her creativity in making her room very beautiful

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A young Nigerian lady, @Nora_ice, who rented a one-room apartment in Lagos state has shared how she beautified her room with a DIY technique.

To give her room a good look on a budget, the lady bought old national newspapers to plaster on the wall.

Interior decor ideas/lady designed her room.
People praised her interior decor ideas. Photo source: TikTok/@omo_no
Source: UGC

Using old newspapers as wallpapers

Before plastering, she applied some glue after turning the newspapers into spreads. A young man helped her out to put some glue on the wall the papers would be placed on.

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After turning the newspapers into wallpapers, many people were wowed by how beautiful it made her room look. She said:

"Money spent 1500 Naira (affordable and convenient) you can remove it anytime."

When asked where one could get such old newspapers to buy, she said:

"You have to look for mostly at bus stops..."

Watch the video below:

As of the time of writing this report, the video has gathered over 40 comments with more than 2,000 likes. compiled some of the reactions below:

Nyechi said:

"This is so beautiful, Please can you snap the shoe maker glue."

Caroline asked:

"What type of glue did you use?"

She replied:

"Book glue to attach them together and that shoe maker gum to attach it to the wall."

Just Timmy said:

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"I will just stand up and read the news from 2015 whenever am bored."

Enugu Male baker said:

"Nice concept, wallpaper issues solved."

Adekunle said:

"Putting Nigerian politicians face in your room is crazy you will just be angry anyhow."

Lady divides her small room

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a young lady, @happinessmgani913, made a short video of how she was able to manage the small space her one-room apartment could give her.

To arrange the room and make sure it suited her needs, the lady divided the place into different sections.

What was just a room became one that now had a kitchen, a dressing place and a corner for fridge and dispenser.


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Joseph Omotayo (HOD Human-Interest) Joseph Omotayo has been writing for the human interest desk since 2019 and is currently the head of the desk. He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, with a degree in Literature in English in 2016. He once worked for Afridiaspora, OlisaTV & CLR. He is a 2022/2023 Kwame Karikari Fact-Checking fellow. He can be reached via:

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