Wallpaper is a great way to give your space an individual, unique feel. From modern geometric gems to ancient rustic patterns there are plenty of options out there to fit any style or room. The beauty about wallpaper is that it’s not permanent! So if you get sick of your wallpaper, you can always remove it and try something new. If you are looking for ideas on how to implement wallpaper into your space here are some suggestions:
Wallpapered Ceiling – How To Do It?
There’s nothing more stunning than a ceiling covered in wallpaper especially when the design perfectly matches the rest of your décor. A few things to consider before embarking on this project are that if you have already had light fixtures overhead.
1. How to install wallpaper for a seamless look
Wallpaper can be an easy and fun way of decorating your home, but it’s incredibly important that you take the necessary steps in order to get a seamless look. The first thing you’ll need is patience. Applying wallpapers without proper preparation will often lead to wrinkles, bubbles, and creases.
Installing peel and stick wall coverings is a great way to add pattern and interest to your room. But how can you do it without getting the seams showing? How to install wallpaper:
- apply the paste so that you get a wet edge and leave it for 5 minutes or so – apply another small strip of paste along with the seam line, then pull apart vertically – smooth these down with an iron (the steam activates the adhesive) how to hang wallpaper: Practice makes perfect! If possible, buy a little spare roll and practice on that before starting on your actual wall. It will be easier than you think.
2. Tips for using wallpaper in your space
Striped Wallpaper can be a great way to decorate a room if you’re going for a specific look or theme. For example, checkerboard patterns are excellent choices if you want your space to feel retro and cool, but not too serious.
Subtle dots of various colors also work well as wallpaper alternatives. If you want to make the wallpapers stand out more, go with dark-colored walls. Nudes and pastels tend to recede into the background when used on bright, white walls.
Remember that using wallpaper does mean that you’ll have to take more time putting up your art on the walls. Using nails, tacks or tape will destroy most kinds of wallpaper – definitely something worth avoiding!
Wallpaper is also often a bit more difficult and time-consuming to take down than regular paint. However, if you’re not planning on staying in your space for too long, this could work out well for you, as it will give you an easy way to refresh the space with a quick coat of paint!
Above all else though, make sure that whatever wallpaper you choose fits what kind of mood or theme you want to go for in your room. If you don’t like the pattern too much after putting it up, there’s no sense sticking with it just because it took forever to put up; change things up if necessary and enjoy having fun decorating your walls and ceiling.
3. Benefits of using wallpaper in your space
Wallpaper has been a staple feature in homes for centuries. The earliest known reference to wallpaper dates all the way back to 10th century Persia, however, it quickly became popular throughout Europe. In the 17th and 18th Centuries, wallpaper was completely mass-produced, thanks to technological advancements such as block printing from wood carvings and stencils. Today, wallpaper is still quite popular but has also been modernized with exciting new designs and styles. If you’re thinking about adding some sophistication and style to your home with wallpaper here are some great reasons why you should:
1. Wallpaper adds a unique design element to your space
You can choose from a wide variety of wallpaper styles, designs, and patterns that will help you completely transform the style and feel of your home. Whether you’re looking for a traditional wallpaper to match your classic décor or more modern contemporary patterned wallpaper, there is something for everyone across a range of price points.
2. Wallpaper allows you to create any motif or design imaginable!
Wallpapers with 3D effects, funky animal prints, and beautiful floral designs allow you to bring any room in your home alive with color & style. With so many options available on the market today it’s easy to find one which best suits your personal style and decorating preferences.
4. Choose a color scheme that you like
It’s always a good idea to choose a color scheme that you like because it will brighten up the home and make things more aesthetically pleasing to the eye. Choose from any one of our lists below or experiment by creating your own unique color palette.
The most popular sets of colors are analogous, monochromatic, and complementary. Choose a color scheme by using the right set.
Analogous: Choose an analogous color scheme when you want to convey a sense of belonging or connectedness (example: Christmas – red and green). Choose three colors that lie next to each other on the wheel.
Monochromatic: Choose a monochromatic color scheme when you want to convey simplicity, modernity, and elegance (example: Pantone’s 2016 color of the year, Greenery). Choose one main color with different variations in tints or shades.
Complementary: Choose a complementary color scheme when you want to create an appeal through contrast.
1. Choose from any of these popular color schemes:
- Monochromatic – all tints, shades, and tones of one color (i.e., blue-green, green, emerald)
- Complementary – opposite on the color wheel (i.e., red/green; purple/yellow)
- Triadic – three colors equally spaced around the color wheel (i.e., yellow-orange-violet; red-green-blue)
- Square – four colors arranged as a square on the color wheel (i.e., yellow/red/violet/blue)
- Split Complementary – adjacent to complement, but with one color more dominant than the other (e.g.., blue and its split complementary orange, which is green).