7 ways to use wallpaper without going overboard

7 ways to use wallpaper without going overboard

Wallpaper is great way to add a life to any space. Some people feel apprehensive about using wallpaper mainly because it can get a bit too much and it takes a lot of time to remove. That is if you put it on all the walls, then it would definitely be a bit overbearing. of course that is forgivable if that was the aim, in the first place. With these 7 creative wallpaper ideas, you will never have to worry about going overboard with wallpaper.

  1. The back of shelves and cabinets
wallpaper on the back of shelf
wallpaper on the back of shelf

Wallpapering the back of your shelf can give a fully white room a splash of color. You can opt to go for wallpaper that matches the accessories that you have on the wall to create a mini gallery of figurines and effortlessly have a statement piece in the room.

2. Accent walls

Accent Wall

The beautiful thing about accent walls is that they bring out a lot of personality in a room without being over bearing. Accent walls can just be a pillar or even just a portion of the wall in a room. The most common place to put an accent wall is usually behind the bed.

3. Textured Wallpaper

textured wallpaper
textured wallpaper

You don’t have to give up your minimalist style just to use wallpaper. Textured wallpaper give a certain depth to plain white or neutral walls with the light and shadows bouncing on the patterns. Geometric patterns give a nice modern touch to your walls.

4. Subtle Patterns

grid wall paper
subtle wallpaper

If you do not want to go for the more floral, frou-frou wallpaper pattern options, there are always subtle wallpaper patterns for you. This is still really good if your going for a minimalist interior for any space. The grid like wallpaper gives a contemporary vibe.

5. Kitchen wallpaper is okay

kitchen wallpaper

Wallpaper naturally peels off in rooms with a lot of moisture. You can still use wallpaper in the kitchen with out it peeling. In case you are in the mood for a DIY project, the details to that trick is on this link.

6. The stairs

wallpaper stair risers
wallpaper stair risers

Wallpaper on stair risers are actually common. It gives a little bit extra on a usually mundane area in the house. You have the option of using only one pattern or alternating between harmonizing patterns.

7. On the Ceiling

wallpaper on ceiling

Don’t be fooled, that’s wallpaper on the ceiling. This was used in a nursery design and gave the room and slightly rustic look. There are a couple of things to consider for your ceiling wallpaper since ceilings an come in irregular forms. The best thing about wallpaper is that it lays flat on irregular walls.

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