Consider a Series of Design Ideas on Choosing the Perfect Wallpaper

Today, Coveted will take about a series of exclusive and brilliant wallpaper design ideas and advice from Alex Whitecroft, the head of design of I Want Wallpaper. Incorporating a wallpaper in your interiors will allow you to give character to your home, it is the idyllic piece to use if you are looking to express individuality. Wallpapers come in hundreds and thousands of designs, textures and colours and they aren’t as expensive as one may think, especially if you go online. Now, consider these 10 design ideas that are bound to help you choose the perfect wallpaper and make a statement in your home decor.

1. Start with wallpaper

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Revamping a room can sometimes be overwhelming and, with the huge selection of furniture, flooring, soft furnishings and wall coverings on the market, it can be difficult to know where to begin.

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Choosing a wallpaper design that you love is a great starting place and can help to focus your overall interior scheme, styling and product choices.

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GRANDECO – Retrospective 60s Retro Square Motif Textured Wallpaper RSB-003-01-7

Once you’ve picked your paper, add furniture and accessories that follow the theme and colour scheme. For example, there are some great retro wallpaper designs that look fantastic when styled with vintage or mid-century style furniture and accessories.

2. Use wallpaper to inject a new lease of life

Tired looking interiors can instantly be brought up to date with a feature wall or by wallpapering the entire room.
If you’re adding a new wallpaper design alongside existing pieces of furniture, select one of the prevalent colours within the room and match your paper to that.  I Want Wallpaper’s online search filters are an easy way to narrow down your selection around your chosen colour.

3. Trend-tastic

Visit our website for advice on using trends as a guide to wallpapers that will give your home a long-lasting look.

Some of the latest trends include:

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AS Creation House Brick Wallpaper 306821 in Red

Industrial – there’s a myriad of choice from natural brick to wooden beam prints. Achieving this look with wallpaper is much easier than stripping a wall back to its bare brick and delivers the same impression.

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Holden Décor Cacti Pattern Wallpaper 12180 in White

Exotic/Botanical – choose bold jungle prints, or opt for a mural to create something really different.

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GRANDECO Moroccan Tile Pattern Wallpaper – Orange Pink

Artisan/Traveller – we have lots of wallpapers that will bring an eclectic look inspired by exotic travel around the globe to homes.

4. Show your mettle

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ARTHOUSE Fontana Geometric Wallpaper in Copper 291800

Metallics are another hot trend in interiors at the moment and will inject a touch of glamour, shimmer and shine, but they are also great for reflecting light to add an extra dimension to a room.

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ARTHOUSE – Vintage Artemis Stripe Wallpaper 891900 in Gold

Textured and patterned metallic paper works extremely well, as subtle details and contrasts are highlighted when light illuminates the paper.

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ARTHOUSE Orabella Floral Pattern Flower Leaf Metallic Vinyl Wallpaper 673403 in Rose Gold

For rooms with little natural light, metallic papers will help to bounce light around a room and give the illusion of space. Cleverly positioned artificial lights can also create a stunning effect.

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5. Hide your imperfections

Sometimes the smoothness of the wall you’re papering will help to guide your choice of wallpaper. Matt patterns and textured papers are ideal for hiding any imperfections in wall surfaces, these are often prevalent in period properties. Lining paper will add another layer to help smooth out defects and produce a flawless finish.

6. Be brave with pattern

Don’t be afraid to mix and match coordinating wallpapers for a striking look. Try large samples on walls first to see how the designs work together in the space and at different times of the day.

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Glitterati Scroll Damask Pattern Wallpaper in Platinum + Glitterati Stripe Pattern Wallpaper in Platinum

Striped papers look great in both contemporary and more traditional interior settings. Striped paper can be hung vertically, but also looks amazing when applied horizontally or at a right angle. Horizontal stripes can make a room seem wider.

Geometrics are equally dynamic and currently very popular, with lots of colour options to choose from at www.iwantwallpaper.co.uk, there’s something to suit most tastes.

7. Think Practically

Wipeable or high quality, durable paper is advisable for high traffic areas in the home, such as the stairs and hallway. Strong colours and patterns can also hide any scuffs or finger marks better than a plain painted wall that can soon need a repaint.

8. Define and Conquer

For open plan living spaces, wallpapers do a great job in defining different areas, such as dining spaces within an open plan kitchen or play room areas within a larger space.

9. Colour Yourself Happy

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New line of Holden Jasmin wallpaper in cream/coral

While the choice of colour and pattern is a personal preference, it’s worth remembering that colour has an impact on mood. If you need your bedroom or living room to be a peaceful, zen-like space then it’s perhaps worth opting for wallpaper in calming colours that are easy on the eye, rather than a bright busy pattern.

10. Live the Life of Luxury

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BELGRAVIA Owl Pattern Designer Wallpaper 9712 Chocolate

From designer damasks with a glossy sheen to patterned papers with an exquisite finish, you’ll find an abundance of luxurious, high-end wallpapers at www.iwantwallpaper.co.uk, made more affordable because customers source them online.


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