You can hang art on your walls, or you can adhere it to your walls. With the returning popularity of wallpaper, artistic options are expanding, including hand-drawn patterns and scenes. Check out 4 chic designers that are drawing on the walls:
It's been a long time since I completely lost myself in an online store, but when I found Robin Sprong, I lost an hour. Maybe two. The online retailer is stocked with fantastic surface designs, from surreal sketches to whimsical patterns to cutting-edge Lomography panels.
If you're looking to dress up your stairs a bit, there's painting, tiling, or... wallpapering! Take a cue from UK designer Sarah Moore (of the online shop Sarah Moore Vintage) who used subtly different patterns of paper to cover the risers of her stairs.
Chalk paint is great, but here's a way to offer your kids a little doodle space with less commitment. 24 colors to choose from and two shapes. Blik has also just introduced The Not Whiteboard, also in 24 colors.
If you're looking for wallpaper that's a little out of the ordinary, Bloompapers may be just the ticket. Bloompapers' work with both established and up and coming artists produces some extraordinary wall murals. And if you fancy yourself an artist, you can also design your own wallpaper.
Nancy was recently faced with the challenge of completing a quick and affordable bedroom makeover for a couple who is adopting three siblings. She transformed a guest room into a bright and airy girl's room in only five days, and while there are plenty of lovely touches in the space, it's her simple and cheap solution for a wall treatment that really stopped me in my tracks.
Stenciled walls are increasingly popular features in nurseries and kids' rooms: they are cheap, easy to create, relatively easy to remove (just re-paint), and add a touch of fun. But...what if you can't paint? Well, Emily, who decorated this room for her daughter Pippi, had the perfect solution: decals!
If you want to add a bit of botanical style to your home, but you're not into florals, consider ferns. They're elegant, a bit unexpected, and suitable for everything from minimalist trays to lushly patterned cups.