Although it might seem like wallpaper is too busy for a small space, used thoughtfully it can actually make a room appear larger. By choosing one accent wall or one architectural detail to highlight in your space, you can make a big statement on a small scale. The best part? Papering a small space means you can splurge on the pattern you really want...
In this hallway, a mirror reflects one patterned accent wall, making the space appear larger. Photo: Palace White from Urban Source.
Wallpaper with a metallic pattern reflects light. Photo: Graham & Brown Linda Barker Serenity Wallpaper from Design Public.
Subtle patterns add visual interest without overwhelming. Photo: Montague Wallpaper from Twenty2.
Vertical Patterns can make a room seem taller. Photo: Bamboo Wallpaper from Ferm Living.
Wallpaper can be framed as art, used in a nook, or used to highlight an architectural detail. Photo: Herringbone from Palace Papers.