Creative Ways to Use Wallpaper in Your Home Decor
Wallpaper can be used in ways other than just on walls. For instance, add an attractive pattern to the inside of drawers or the front of a credenza for an eye-catching touch.
Wallpaper can be an imaginative way to decorate stair risers and adds an eye-catching accent piece in your home.
Removable Peel-and-Stick Wallpaper
No matter your style – whether bold geometric prints or traditional floral – peel and stick wallpaper options have you covered. Easy installation makes this option hassle free; plus there are gridlines on the back of the paper so that your pattern can be cut accurately and aligned properly!
Peel and stick wallpaper is an ideal option for novices or those who lack confidence in their abilities to hang wallpaper, providing an effortless solution that allows you to easily change up the look of your walls throughout the year with seasonal changes. Plus, changing out peel and stick wallpaper easily lets you easily switch up its appearance on walls!
Wallpaper can be an incredible versatile tool for adding texture and color to your space, beyond its usual use in decorating walls. Amanda Prahl from Life Savvy showcases some innovative ways wallpaper can add texture beyond walls alone.
Covering Electrical Wall Outlets
Your wall outlets and covers don’t need to be dull white; you can add flair by painting them to match your wallpaper or buying cover plates that blend in seamlessly.
If you have an eye-catching wallpaper pattern, why not use it to accent the ceiling in small spaces like bathrooms? This is an eye-catching and playful addition.
Wallpaper can also be used to cover pieces of furniture such as drawers or cabinets, adding color and pattern with ease. Dressers, nightstands and entryway tables provide ideal spaces to show off wallpaper’s versatility in adding visual interest.
Trim shapes from wallpaper patterns to create more distinctive designs. Cut out flowers, crosses or other patterns for an unforgettable statement piece. This option works well if you don’t wish to cover all walls with busy prints.
As wallpaper has a vast array of patterns and designs, you don’t have to add it directly onto walls in order to make an impactful statement. Instead, use self-adhesive wallpaper liners in drawers add color and visual interest without blocking views of contents inside them.
Choose wallpaper with trimmable details like flowers, crosses or geometric shapes for an individualized touch. Consider organic textures such as grasscloth material or plaid prints as they create an eclectic design suitable for any color scheme.
If your furniture is made of wood and easily stained, try painting its drawer fronts in colors that complement your wallpaper to tie a room together and avoid an unruly or outdated aesthetic. This creative decoration technique can add instant style!
Artfully styling bookshelves is an opportunity to express yourself creatively and showcase your design sense. Be it mixing vintage artwork with lush greenery or curating book collections – there are countless combinations you could try!
One easy and creative way to add color and pattern to your home is by painting or covering bookshelves in wallpaper. Additionally, this creative technique can also be used to line drawers in dressers, nightstands, or entryway tables.
If you prefer not to paint or commit to bold prints on your shelves, peel and stick wallpaper can provide an easier option that still allows you to display books while providing a coordinating background for decorative objects like antique vases or candle holders.
Turning Wallpaper into Art
Wallpaper adds texture and creates a theme in any room, helping you to establish contemporary or traditional styles, feminine or masculine styles, etc. For instance, using strong paint colors on walls could be balanced out with patterns on ceiling or credenza front.
As another creative project idea, framing a piece of wallpaper is another great idea. Many wallpaper manufacturers provide generous samples that work perfectly as frames for this purpose – you could even mix and match different frames to form diptychs or triptychs!
This project is ideal if you’re uncertain of your capabilities when it comes to wallpaper installation, or want a simple yet quick and straightforward approach. Additionally, this allows you to use up any excess scraps or samples lying around.