Design Inspiration

21 Ways Wallpaper Can Reinvent Your Rooms: Part I

Looking to pump up the pattern, add a boost of color, or introduce some intriguing shine or texture to your décor? Give wallpaper a go! Creating an oasis of floor-to-ceiling pattern is just one way to welcome wall covering into your space. A few strips of strategically placed patterned paper can work wonders too, all depending on the look you’re going for. Explore some of Saatchi Art’s best finds to see the first 11 ways you can use wallpaper to reinvent the look of your rooms this summer…

1 ) Time for texture? Chic grass cloth adds texture sans pattern…

(Image: Photo by Richard Mandelkorn, Design by Jan Gleysteen Architects, Inc, Courtesy of Houzz)

…and it looks fantastic behind framed art photography, too.

2 ) If you’re not sure about adding wallpaper, sleep on it…

(Image: Photo by Echo1 Photography, Design by Nest Design Studio, Courtesy of Houzz)

Adding one dark dramatic accent wall can really wake things up in the bedroom.

3 ) …Or create a wallpaper headboard for an easy summer style update.

(Image: Photo by Ipatti, Courtesy of Houzz)

4 ) If your goal is to add a dash of the unexpected to your interiors…

(Image: Photo by Jamie Bush & Co., Courtesy of Houzz)

…Try wallpapering your ceiling to add color or depth.

5 ) Small spaces need love too! Use remnants or peel and stick wall covering to treat your medicine cabinet…

(Image: Photo by James Carriere, Design by Hygge & West, Courtesy of Houzz)

6 ) …and to brighten up your kitchen backsplash.

(Image: Photo by Emily Minton Redfield, Design by Andrea Schumacher Interiors, Courtesy of Houzz)

7 ) Adding a bit of wallpaper can really step up the style on your staircase.

(Image: Photo by Adelina Iliev, Design by Red Squirrel Architects, Courtesy of Houzz)

8 ) Patterned papers can provide a beautiful background for your favorite artwork.

(Image: Photo by Drew McGukin Interiors, Courtesy of Houzz)

Using generous white mattes help small artwork stay front-and-center.

9 ) Or surround your paintings and photography in bold frames to help them pop from a sea of pattern.

(Image: Photo by Trebor/Nevets, Courtesy of Houzz)

10 ) Bold oversized artwork can stand on its own…

(Image: KDL Interiors LLC, Courtesy of Houzz)

…especially when layered over wall covering in a contrasting color.

11 ) Choose super sized wall patterns to transform your space in to someplace unforgettable.

(Image: Photo by Brewster Home Fashions, Courtesy of Houzz)

Featuring life sized botanical prints adds vitality and depth behind a vignette.

We’ll share 10 additional inspirations tomorrow, so if you liked this post, please share and join us for more! Stunning wallpaper generates even more wow factor when paired with original art.

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