5 Things You Need to Know About WallPaper Patterns

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Wallpaper is making a comeback.  The old popular blown vinyl patterns are still around, and will never be a thing of the past. These type of wallpaper patterns are very useful for covering cracks and imperfect walls. The next trend seems to be bold floral patterns and really unusual shapes.

So how do we make some of this new designed wallpaper work in our home?  The following is a fabulous article that is full of ideas and examples.

Make a Statement

Unlike the wallpaper in the previous image, this selection takes center stage. The room wouldn’t have much going for it if it weren’t for this pink and blue floral choice, but with it the antique furniture is elevated to a new level. If you have a room that feels sparse, or if you don’t want to make a statement with your furniture, choosing a boldly patterned wallpaper like this one could be the design path for you.

Establish a Color Theme

There’s a lot of blue going on in this living room. Between the nautical pillows, the traditional rug and the Tiffany lamp, there are a lot of design schemes going on, too. But the wallpaper selection ties it all together because it doesn’t lean too heavily toward any one design direction. Instead, the color blue becomes the overall theme while the multiple patterns in the room are grounded against the small patterned backdrop.

You Don’t Need All 4 Walls

If the commitment factor of wallpaper scares you, how about papering only one wall? You get the effect of a large pattern-making statement without feeling trapped in a gift box or getting a headache. This works especially well in a room with a bed or other large piece of furniture against the papered wall to ground the pattern to the room and further cement the focal point.

 

Wallpaper Isn’t What It Used to Be Believe it or not, wallpaper is making a comeback. And today’s patterns won’t make you feel like you’re in an office waiting room or on a Victorian film set — the selection these days is contemporary with bold florals and shapes in sophisticated color pallets. But the question remains of how to make it work in your home. Our tricks will leave your paint roller soon forgotten. Up the Sophistication LevelIf you’re looking for a little glam in your home, a subtle wallpaper like this one can help you get there. While the…

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Depending on your personal taste, there will be something for everybody.  Of course, the secret is the clever use of color and making sure that all blends in correctly.  Soft furnishings, and clever lighting that enhances your featured wall, should also be taken into consideration when choosing which wallpaper patterns.

Here are some more ideas

Graham & Brown has the best selection of wallpaper to choose from, whether you want a damask for the living room, stripe patterns for the kitchen or a floral for the bedroom.  With a vast color palette spanning soft blush pinks and deep purples to dramatic black and subtle beiges, we are bound to have something perfect for your home.  We also have a range of popular plain wallpapers to compliment many of our feature designs.
Gray Wallpaper
GRAY WALLPAPER

Whether you want dove or charcoal, shop Gray wallpapers here.

 

Floral Wallpaper
FLORAL WALLPAPER

Shop our selection of Floral wallpapers.

Superfresco Easy
SUPERFRESCO EASY

Making wallpaper easy, shop Superfresco Easy paste the wall wallpapers (removable wallpaper).

Kelly Hoppen
KELLY HOPPEN

Take a look at interior designer Kelly Hoppen’s wallpaper collection. More ideas here…

There really is something for everyone.  Share some of your creations in the Facebook page.  Some of us have a natural eye and can marry colors and wallpaper patterns beautifully…

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