Interior Design • November 19, 2019
8 Living Room Wallpapers To Make Your House Flamboyant
Written by: Copley Sutton
These 8 living room wallpapers are guaranteed to brighten up your hiome with vibrant & lively colors. They are 100% UNIQUE, COST-EFFECTIVE & STUNNING!
Wallpapers are outdated. Or are they? Wallpapers could be the key to creating an effect on your living room that will enthrall anyone entering your space. But it has to be done right.
Browse our short guide to get the necessary knowledge as well as some creative ideas to get started with cool wallpapers in your own home.
Why Are Living Room Wallpapers Important in the 21st Century?
You may think living room wallpapers aren’t trendy. Perhaps you’re used to seeing it on TV in old homes when watching shows like Downton Abbey rather than in a décor magazine. But look closely at the images you’re looking at. In many cases, all that’s changed over the past few decades is HOW living room wallpapers are used.
Yes, you can use it to cover all the walls in your living room. However, this technique IS somewhat outdated. The experts have started using it in unique ways to complement other design approaches. It’s an effective decorating tool in modern homes if done right. The experts can often be found using cool wallpapers in one of these methods:
Decorating Your Fifth Wall
Your fifth wall is your ceiling. Draw your visitors’ attention to the top of your living room for the wow factor that you’re looking for. But you must use wallpapers with bold colors and designs or else it won’t work.
You can create stunning feature walls or decorate parts of your walls for an original look. You can even use two different types on one wall.
Pick Complementary Designs and Colors
Use a minimalist wallpaper on the top and another simple patterned one on the bottom section of your walls. These can add character to a room without spending much on décor. Modern wallpaper options also include 3D wallpapers, some showcasing nature scenes. Use it as a feature wall and let your room seem bigger.
Add Wallpaper To Objects
Pick cool wallpapers and transform areas or objects in your living room. You can decoupage it onto furniture to tie in with your walls or cover the inside of your bookcase. You can even frame a stunning piece of wallpaper and display it as art.
In these applications of cool wallpapers, you use it to tie themes and color palettes together effectively. You also guide your visitors’ attention to certain sections of the room which is a perfect way to show off a piece of art or furniture.
It’s clear that using wallpapers is a smart way to decorate. Now, which ones should you pick this year? Here are some winners in our book of quality wallpapers.
Let’s start off with the ultimate in opulence and style: damask-patterned living room wallpapers.
With this design, you can help people understand your love for stylish living. You can decorate your entire room, but it’s recommended that you create a feature wall instead of covering an entire room in it so it’s not too overwhelming.
The damask pattern is easy to find on décor items because it’s so popular. Use pillows, art and other objects with a similar pattern throughout the room so all your elements tie together easily into a beautiful and stylish look. Alternatively, use it to add drama as background and tone the rest of your room down for a striking, memorable contrast.
If you love rustic, transform your painted walls into a brick-and-mortar wall in one day without any dust or hard labor!
Faux brick wallpaper can add some character to a room that previously seemed bland. This is definitely a practical option you’ll appreciate for years since almost any type of furniture and décor will match. There’ll be no need to change your wallpaper if you want to change your color palette in the future.
A quality faux brick wallpaper will seem authentic because manufacturers try to give it a 3D wallpaper effect.
You can’t go wrong with wood, and it more than works for living room wallpapers, too. This wallpaper resembling wooden planks can be used horizontally or vertically, depending on your preferences. Let the pattern run horizontally and make your room seem a bit larger! You can also add it to a pillar as an eye-catching feature.
Wood goes well with a variety of styles, so you won’t have to change all your current furniture when you decide to use this.
We absolutely love the subtle, yet powerful use of color that we see in this wallpaper. This blue & gray pattern resembles trees, making for a stunning feature wall or backdrop for your couch. The colors and design are timeless, so it’s a long-term investment that you won’t regret making.
Here’s another option for those who love opulence but prefer silver as the more practical option than the red damask pattern above. It’s easy to match a range of colors to this wallpaper, so you won’t have any problems with establishing a look even if you redecorate.
And just imagine how the silver will reflect off the mirrors you’ll place in the room it’s in! Add a few as décor items to optimize the grandiose effect it provides.
You can save a lot of money on renovations by using wallpaper instead of retiling a wall or uncovering bricks underneath painted walls.
This textured white faux foam brick design is the perfect minimalist wallpaper, and any furniture will be able to match with it. They’ll even help soundproof the room!
Don’t ever feel limited when your creativity gets going. Today’s market contains more options than a few years ago, so why not give vinyl a try if you’re opting for cool wallpapers? It will look new for more than five years when used indoors.
With natural themes including trees and birds, you can give your living room a fresh look. Use this tree wall decal to create a feature wall. And if you want something different—or you just want something unique for the coming holiday season—peel it off. It won’t leave a residue so you can just try out your next creative idea!
Here’s a creative approach to decorating your living room and adding some flair without going over the top. The unique flowing pattern is subtle as a backdrop, and it takes a step closer to appreciate the texture. This wallpaper LOOKS and FEELS exceptional and will make for a great addition to any home.
It is also a practical and safe option as it’s a fire retardant and water repellant.
Wallpapers are STILL an important decorating option to consider for your living room. You can boost your home’s resale value and without adding furniture. You can add some character or even opulence to an otherwise bland space.
Sound like a good idea? Pick your color scheme and start decorating. We know that one of these eight brilliant wallpaper solutions should be able to help you with your living room aesthetic!