I'm trying to wall paper some internal doors (cupboards, wardrobe) in a caravan.
They already have hessian wallpaper on them, and I'd rather not try to get it off, as I think the act of doing that would be a) too damaging to the ply wood under and b) too much effort for small a area. (ie, it's not like a whole wall's worth of paper is going to be stuck to it)
Being a caravan, there will be a wide range of conditions, especially cold and damp over winter and very hot and dry over summer. It's stored outside.
My questions is: will a normal paste a) stick to the hessian in normal conditions and b) survive the cold and damp over winter?
I wonder if using watered down PVA would be better, as it's only a small area (max ~600mm x ~300mm), or if I should PVA the hessian before papering it? Should I try to fill the hessian in some way? Or should I just remove it and not attempt to paper over it?