Woman Redecorating Her Home Finds Decades-Old Message Hidden Behind Her Wallpaper | 22 Words

A woman has gone viral this week after she uncovered a decades-old message hidden behind her wallpaper.

And that's just the half of it, as the person behind the note has been found. Keep scrolling to see the hidden message for yourself...

We all know the saying "you never know what's going on behind closed doors."

And it seems that's especially the case when we decide to strip everything back and renovate our home.

One woman found this out in the most bizarre way this week.

A woman over the pond in the UK found a decades-old hidden message behind her wallpaper. Keep scrolling to see what it says for yourself...

Let's be honest...

There's really no better time than during lockdown to get those long-awaited jobs around the house ticked off your to-do list.

We all have our idea of our dream home...

And what we want it to look like - from the interior to the landscaping.

But redecorating is no easy feat.

Whether it's fitting a whole new kitchen, bathroom, and flooring, or even just a lick of paint - giving a house a makeover is certainly no walk in the park.

Not to mention the fact that home improvements can come with a hefty price tag.

Totalling up the cost or materials and/or the decorator themselves isn't for the faint of heart.

Which is why many of us will do it ourselves...

Pinterest and a paintbrush is all you need, right?

Anyway, sometimes you just need to strip the house back down and start all over...

It just has to be done.

And that's exactly what one woman was doing...

... until something stopped her in her tracks, that is.

Charlotte Morrison, who lives in London, decided to do some home DIY just over a week ago.

via: Facebook

So, as you do, she began stripping the wallpaper in one of the rooms.

But, as she peeled back the layers...

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She noticed something rather bizarre.

As she took all of the wallpaper off, she noticed a full-on message that had been hidden for decades.

Charlotte couldn't believe her eyes, immediately taking to Facebook to share a picture of the message.

She uploaded a snap of the note...

"So decided to strip all the wallpaper layers finally in the front room, Come across this."

Of course...

via: Facebook

Her post quickly gained momentum, raking in over 14,000 shares on the platform. Keep scrolling to see it for yourself...

The note was dated from Dec. 21, 1997.

And was signed by a man named Jon.

Reactions to the secret message came flooding in...

via: Facebook

People truly couldn't get enough of Jon's note.

Some found it hilarious...

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"Imagine finding this," commented one shocked user.

Others asked her what she would be doing with the note.

via: Facebook

That's a piece of her home's history right there!

Many even suggested she frame the message.

via: Facebook

Now that is an idea.

So, it turns out Jon wanted to offer future homeowners some decorating advice...

via: Facebook

The note read: "If you ever need to wallpaper this room again, it will take eight rolls of wallpaper. I bought just six rolls at $21.00 per roll. I didn’t have enough (it really p*ssed me off)."

And that's not even the half of it...

As per Fox News, the post eventually reached Jon's family, who ended up contacting Charlotte. "It really made me chuckle and I’m just pleased that (Jon’s) relative contacted me and I could tell him how his note made so many people laugh," she told the news outlet.

Jon doesn't use Facebook, and so was completely oblivious to the fact that his note from 1997 had made him an internet sensation.

"I have spoken to (Jon’s relative)," Charlotte continued. "She asked him questions I had asked and he confirmed them, he also told us about features in the house that was here when we moved. She said he hates social media, and I told her social media thinks he is a legend."

Charlotte went on to reveal what she will be doing with the house after finding the message...

via: Facebook

"We actually have been torn whether to wallpaper or paint," she said. "I originally wanted to paint, but since finding the note, I would like to test Jon’s math." For another note-related story, scroll on to find out how one mom has gone viral for a series of passive-aggressive notes written right onto her kids' lunch bags.