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4 Ways To Use Wallpaper In The Home

Wallpaper has stormed back into the design world in the last couple of years and it looks like it is here to stay! Wallpaper can add so much to a room with a simple application and it adds a new texture that you may not be able to achieve with any other wall treatment. Now, the tricky part of wallpaper is deciding where it will look best within the home and where to place it as the options can be endless. Keep reading to find out 4 different ways to use wallpaper in the home:


  1. Accent Wall: The most popular application of wallpaper in the home is using it as an accent wall. This is because the application of paint on most of the walls and wallpaper on an accent wall make for a stunning look and can add personality to any room. The most important tip is to try and find a wallpaper that works well with the design scheme of the room, but that will still stand out against the complementary paint colors. This is also a great time to make a bold choice with a pattern or design as it can really add a modern touch to your space.
  2. Within A Bookcase: In most cases, bookshelves or built in wall shelving come with a blank backdrop that matches the shelving color.  However, if you want to add something different in terms of design to the area, why not consider wallpaper as the backing to your storage area? This small yet designer touch will help your storage stand out in the best way while still being practical.  Apply the wallpaper in between each shelf to create an exciting background to a useful storage space.
  3. In The Entryway:  If you want to make a true statement in the entrance of your home, wallpaper is the way to go. This wonderful wall treatment can add a custom touch to any entry way of any size and can you can get creative with the pattern or color you decide to use. Consider going with a strong pattern or a textured wallpaper to create a unique look that mixes well with the rest of your home and design scheme.
  4. Framed Art: If you’re still feeling unsure about using wallpaper in the home as a full wall design, consider starting small to see how you like it. A great way to do this is to take your favorite wallpaper or design and frame it like you would with a piece of art. Hang it somewhere in the home where it stands out as a feature art piece and see how you feel about it. This can be a great way to test out a pattern, color or design and it’s a removable design if you find yourself with a change of heart.

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