Sometimes doing things on this here internet thing just isn’t so well documented and google can’t help to save it’s life. But after a half-day of searching if found out that you have to include:
Inbetween the call for the sidebar and the call for <sidebar> and the <footer> in wordpress, otherwise the background stops repeating at the bottom of the sidebar in wordpress.
NOTE TO SELF: REMEMBER TO SEARCH THE SOFTWARE FORUM’S FIRST
I hope this helps you, I was stuck on it for a while. Maybe I was just a little distracted by the fact I was fighting a bit of a cold. Not really a big deal though, I have a natural medicine solution for it that gets rid of it pretty quick. It helps me to not have to deal with a couple common ailments for too long. If you would like a good online source of information on this for yourself, here you can learn about medicinal plants.