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How to select the right Wallpaper? Everything you need to know!

It’s all about the color and style when it comes to wallpaper. But there’s more to examine than simply appearances. The kind of wallpaper, how it’s applied, and how well it’s maintained are all factors to consider. Interior designers and aficionados alike are embracing its rebirth. 

The variety of colors and patterns is limitless, creating a stunning background for any dining, sitting, or bathroom area. Classic damask and flowers to contemporary murals and paper that look like tile, wood, brick, or stone are all available. Contemplate stripes, animal or geometric motifs for children or adults. Paper may be applied to almost any surface, including drywall, plaster, paneling, tile, and stone.

Find out more about wallpaper materials

Wallpaper made of vinyl

They’re imprinted on vinyl and maybe pressed to give them a textured look. Vinyl is long-lasting and scuff-resistant, making it simple to clean and sanitize. This kind is very simple to remove by simply peeling it off, making it an excellent choice for renters.

Wallpaper that is not weaved

They’re made up of a mix of synthetic and biological fibers and are pretty simple to install, clean, and remove.

Grass Wallpaper

Grasscloth has a natural textured appearance. Organic resources stain more readily and are more challenging to clean than synthetic fabrics.

Paper Wallpaper

It is much less costly and often simple to install. They’re probably not the ideal choice for high-traffic areas since they’re fragile (rip easily) and challenging to maintain clean.

Wallpaper with patterns

It may be used to create a focal point or to issue a comment on every wall. Choose from a wide choice of styles, patterns, and effects to complement any look or concept, such as flocked and embossed alternatives, as well as themes for kids’ rooms.

What impact do you wish to achieve?

Wallpaper may help you establish a variety of styles in your house, so be creative. Paper, all four chambers of the room, or use a border to break up the effect. This may be placed anywhere on the wall – around the top of the paper, the base, or the center.

If you don’t want all walls to appear the same, make a highlight wall by adding complimentary paper or painting one of the paintable papers. It doesn’t have to be limited to the walls; use it to give variety and texture to your ceiling as well.

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Wallpaper application based on your preferences

Paste the wallpaper – As the name implies, this method entails putting adhesive to the wallpaper before hanging it. This is the conventional technique of hanging, and it takes a little longer than the other choices. To accomplish so, you’ll need to have a pasting table (or a hard surface) to support smearing paste over the paper before attaching it to the wall.

Plaster the wall options are perfect for people who are new to wallpapering as well as those who are pressed for time. The quickest and most effortless approach to prepare your wallpaper for hanging is to apply the paste to the walls rather than the paper. It’s easy to maneuver into position on the wall and eliminate any air bubbles, and the paper can breathe without shrinking.

Ready pasted – With this hanging technique, the glue is already applied to the production wall art, so you must soak it in water for a few minutes before applying it. Take the covering from the wall stickers and arrange them on the wall.

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Check out curated collection of wallpapers at Arcedior.

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<i>About</i> Vivek Agrawal
About Vivek Agrawal

Vivek is a global sourcing expert and has worked with and assisted clients with their sourcing requirements for 1000+ projects in his 15+ years in the industry. With the aim to fulfill the evolving needs and demands of architects, interior designers, project managers, and HNIs, he started Arcedior – the most loved, curated products platform with 60,000+ products from 600+ brands spanning 35+ countries. Being a design enthusiast with an eye for details, he also started a group on LinkedIn called ‘Design Leaders Roundtable – A Collaborative Community for Architects & Interior Designers’ which now has over 4K members. In his free time, he loves to travel with his family.

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