A lot of people tend to be cautious of wallpaper because they automatically think of those old patterns in their Great Aunt’s house. Those old patterns can make a home feel very dated and wallpaper is not always easy to install or remove.
However, with the fun patterns and colors available today a space can be transformed by wallpaper—even a small amount can add a lot of texture, pattern and interest. Wallpaper makes a great accent as we’ve featured in previous posts:
Traditional Hip Dining Room: HERE
Modern Oasis Full Home Design: HERE
There are many types of wallcoverings in the market today including but not limited to:
Grasscloth Wallpaper (and other natural textures like cork):
Glass Beaded Wallpaper:
Semi-permanent or Removable Wallpaper (great for personalizing a rental):
Other than just putting wallpaper on the wall, what can you do with it?
Add it as an accent to draw attention to a feature wall:
Add it as an accent behind art:
Make your own art out of wallpaper that has been framed:
Add it to an unexpected place to draw the eye around the room, like we did here on the ceiling:
Or, add a pop of pattern to the back of a cabinet!
Where else would you add a little wallpaper to add some liveliness and pattern?