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21 Ways Wallpaper Can Reinvent Your Rooms: Part II

Do you appreciate wallpaper’s magic power as much as we do? Learn about 10 more inspiring ways decorating with wallpaper can help recharge your rooms this summer… or anytime!

Here’s Part I of our wallpaper worship, in case you missed it yesterday.

12 ) Never be afraid to explore the jungle.

You can use larger than life leafy prints to breathe life and color into utilitarian spaces.

275 Crawford Street
(Image: Photo by Faith Allen, Design by Our Town Plans, Courtesy of Houzz)

13 ) Ornate patterned wallpapers pair perfectly with artwork…

Mallin Cres - Den
(Image: Photo by D&M Images, Design by Atmosphere Interior Design Inc., Courtesy of Houzz)

…or add a frame and let your wallpaper be the art!

Display framed wallpaper on your walls or try leaning large panels to add a layer of interest behind your favorite furnishings and art.

Cambridge Residence
(Image: Photo by Mandarina Studio Interior Design, Courtesy of Houzz)

14 ) For a truly unforgettable space, splurge on dreamy water colored wallpaper…

Resident Art
(Image: Photo by Bruce Damonte, Design by Alison Damonte Design, Courtesy of Houzz)

15 ) …Or revamp fatigued furnishings with striking pattern.

Dress up drawer fronts and wardrobe doors for something different. Don’t forget to add hardware that compliments your paper for max appeal.

Church St
(Image: Photo by Peter Medilek, Design by Bashford Design, Courtesy of Houzz)

16 ) Love lush nature but have no time for gardening?

Plant an ever-blooming field of flowers with wallpaper!

Decorate by Holly Becker and Joanna Copestick
(Image: Photo by Debi Treloar, Design by Chronicle Books – Charlotte Hedeman Gueniau, Courtesy of Houzz)

17 ) Highlight existing architectural details with wall covering.

Adorning a niche or a nook with pattern makes it feel even more intimate.

Buffehr Creek Residence
(Image: Photo by Emily Minton Redfield, Design by Slifer Designs – Yvonne Jacobs, Courtesy of Houzz)

18 ) Looking for eye-catching lighting on a budget? Transform plain lampshades and pendants with patterned paper.

Hillside Sanctuary: Master Bedroom by Kimball Starr Interior Design
(Image: Photo by Kimball Starr Interior Design, Courtesy of Houzz)

19 ) Rather than repainting, try adding wall covering to the back of your kitchen cabinets and bookcases to amp up color and depth.

Transitional and Eclectic in Lincoln Square
(Image: Photo by Two Birds Photography, Design by SuzAnn Kletzien Design, Courtesy of Houzz)

20 ) Minimal metallic wallpaper can add a hint of glamour…

…while working to draw all eyes to your artwork.

Sandhill Crane
(Image: Photo by Blackstone Edge Studios,  Design by Garrison Hullinger Interior Design Inc., Courtesy of Houzz)

21 ) Adding wallpaper where you least expect it makes your space special.

Starting off small sometimes means big style gains for your space! Look at how this perky green paper transforms a tiny corner into a cheerful home office!

Woodland Road West Office
(Image: Photo by Shannon Gale, Design by Martha O’Hara Interiors, Courtesy of Houzz)

For an extra dose of deco bliss, pair your best-loved wallpaper with art! Visit Saatchi Art’s latest New This Week Collections to uncover a hidden gem today…