When you move to a new place, one of the first things you want to do is to give it a makeover. This is a human decide as we want to transform those anonymous rooms in a warm and cozy place that we can call home. The problem is that unfortunately not all of us have the expertise and talent of an interior designer and, although we all think we know what we like, transforming those aspirations into reality is not always easy.
Nowadays we are bombarded by cool decor ideas we pick from the social networks we like to browse, like Pinterest or Instagram. Wonderful interiors and great design ideas make us salivate at the prospect of decorating our new place, but it can sometimes be a little discouraging to quickly find out it is not always easy to get the same result you have seen online.
Especially when it comes to painting our walls, the results of our efforts can be discouraging, with uneven colours, the odd discoloration appearing and lines being less than even despite our best efforts.
There is however a simpler and more effective trick to make your place look like one of those dreamy Pinterest images, and this trick requires less effort that you would think. All you have to do is to consider wallpapering at least one wall with a high quality, designer wallpaper. A feature wall with the right wall décor can completely transform a room, without having to spend too much time or money on expensive furniture or paintings.
A beautiful wallpaper can make all the difference and transform your interior, as long as you choose appropriate colours, patterns and materials. Besides being pretty to look at, a designer wallpaper will easily create a harmonious atmosphere in your home and promote positive emotions while reflecting your personality.
If you get tired of the look and want to update it, you don’t need to purchase a whole new set of furniture, just strip it off, choose a new model and you have an entirely new vibe in your place! Let’s take a look at some of the current trends in designer wallpaper:
Vintage wallpaper has made a massive come back in the recent years. There is something truly special about it, as it holds a special place in the hearts of many people. Its unique designs and timeless patterns trigger memories of a time long gone, it often sends us back to our childhood and help create the cozy atmosphere we associate with being at home.
Vintage wallpaper is a great choice for those who seek to recreate an environment which connects them to a very specific time and it works beautifully in a modern environment as it can produce a very exciting contrast, effortlessly bridging different eras.
Geometric wallpaper is a great choice if you aim to add colour and pattern to a room. It combines intricate patterns and shapes with contrasting colours that change according to the beholder’s point of view, creating eye-catching visuals that are perfectly suited to a contemporary home. Born in the psychedelic 1970s, geometric wallpaper has evolved beyond recognition and it now represent a playful yet sophisticated style.
One of the most timeless design of it all, floral wallpaper combines elements from Art Nouveau, Pop Art and Baroque to create a sense of glamour and sophistication. It’s an extremely versatile wallpaper, as it matches perfectly in all living areas, as well as bedrooms, kitchen or hallways. The splashes of colours of the flowers on a beautiful background can bring life and joy to any space.
There are many more trends and
style to choose from, besides the one we have highlighted, so leave your fear behind, start wallpapering and you will soon discover there is no going back to a drab and monotonous white wall.