Best Uses of Wallpaper

By: Kealia Reynolds

It’s safe to say that the House Method team is definitely on a wallpaper kick. We’ve recently talked with some of the top wallpaper makers in the business, in fact, to get more on their design processes and inspiration. In the same vein, we’ve also been interested in how you are using wallpaper in your homes, so we went looking. Here are some of the best uses of wallpaper we’ve seen.

Why we love it

Not only does the wallpaper contrast nicely with the rest of the space (those subdued blues make a delightful backdrop), it accentuates the art and wine-red chair, begging us to cozy up with that faux-fur blanket.

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Why we love it

OK, who wouldn’t want to marvel at that wallpaper while pouring a drink. This Hygge + West wallpaper, Cities Toile in Ebony, is a modern yet classic pattern that features sketch-style illustrations of cities from around the world including New York, Rio, and Sydney.

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Why we love it

Hello, golden hour. Imagine stepping into this entryway and immediately feeling the warmth and glow reflecting off of this geometric white and gold wallpaper. The print is retro and fun, and the simplicity of the shapes emphasizes the clean lines in the room.

Why we love it

Just another way to feature minimalism in your home—a loud, floral wall offset by a simple farmhouse table an understated centerpiece, nothing more.

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Why we love it

This subtle wallpaper perfectly accents a book lover’s paradise. All you need is your favorite novel.

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Why we love it

Instead of overwhelming every wall in this bedroom with this yellow peony wallpaper, the homeowners made the excellent choice of creating a statement wall to complement the greens and yellows in the space.

Why we love it

Your guests deserve to be impressed the second they walk through the door. And that’s exactly what they’ll be when they enter this Central Park West apartment and gaze upon this modern, floral design.

Why we love it

It’s simple and classic and a departure from the basic primary colors typically found in a nursery. The wallpaper also provides a calming feel with its peach and cream hues.

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