Want to up the style ante in your living room? Pick one of the many gorgeous statement wallpapers around and try your hand at wallpapering a chimney breast - it's easier than you think.

You will need

• Dustsheet
• Plumb line (with chalk)
• Stepladder
• Retractable tape measure
• Wallpaper scissors
• Pasting table
• Ready-mixed wallpaper adhesive paste
• Pasting brush
• Paper-hanging brush
• Stanley knife
• Clean dishcloth

Click on for our step-by-step guide to wallpapering a chimney breast.