In the opening scene Sheila and Tommy are talking in her kitchen but in the background there are columns wrapped in wallpaper. The columns were smartly decorated with a repeating botanical pattern, almost Art Nouveau in style — a nice complement to her richly decorated apartment with its intense colors and textures. Had the columns been solid in color (like we normally see) they may have disappeared in the space or, worse, stood out too much and cause too much distraction. I found this non-traditional wallpaper application a great way to add decoration to an architectural element.
Image: Rescue Me Season 6, Episode 10 Season Finale. Originally aired on August 31, 2010.