The best thing about wallpapers is that it’s easier to change them than repainting the whole wall (or even room). It is cheaper to buy wallpaper with pictures or patterns than to paint them. If you don’t find the wallpaper with the desired ornaments, you can easily order one. Here you will find some tips on how to choose wallpapers, things to consider and effect different types of wallpaper produce.
Tips on Choosing Wallpaper
Close and large patterns visually decrease the amount of available space, whilst rare and small – expand. In addition, small patterns can serve as a neutral background for various styles.
The more accurate the pattern is drawn, the more the wallpaper attracts attention. Naturally, a modest and simple pattern will look much more neutral.
Striped wallpapers are gaining more and more popularity, because they look good with almost any styles of interior (except those, where stripes are a taboo, such as, baroque or deco).
Vertical stripes visually increase the height of the ceiling, but reduce the overall size of a room.
Moreover, the wider the stripe, the less is the effect of reduced space. Therefore, in small rooms with low ceilings, it is best to use wallpapers in a wide and thick stripes.
A very helpful effect will be given if the boundary lines are blurred, or at least not very dramatic. These stripes “lift” the ceiling and have no impact on the perception of the size of the room.
If you are a fan of animal prints, I would advise you to be very careful. The maximum you can use of such a pattern is one wall only, sometimes even only a little part of a wall. Just like wallpapers with large patterns, wallpapers with an animal print will visually reduce the space.
Little specks-drops perfectly hide even significant surface flaws.
Single colored wallpapers can be used only when your walls are perfectly smooth, or else the defect will be seen even more. In extremis, choose thick and relief wallpapers. These types of wallpapers are also the right ones if you plan to further decorate your walls (for example, hang paintings, photographs, some wall installations).