The small entryway has neat, original tile on the floor, but the walls were covered with thick, faux-wood wallpaper.
I just scraped and pulled at the paper, pulling off the outer coat.
Then, with some warm, soapy water, I wet down the remaining paper and scraped it off.
Once all the paper was off, i just needed to patch a few holes.
Then I just added a quick coat of paint, and ...
Total time, 1 week.
Active time, 4 hours.
Total cost = $0.