These GIFs Show How Wallpaper Totally Transforms a Room

published Jun 9, 2016
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Tired of staring at your beige or blank walls? Paint would be an improvement, but wallpaper could be just the thing your room needs to take it to the next level. Still on the fence about wallpaper though? I “erased” the wallpaper from these three rooms so you could see the dramatic difference that happens in a space when you add patterned wallpaper (even on just one accent wall!).

While full of a lovely selection of furniture, without wallpaper, the living room in Victoria’s Brazilian Modernism Mix in Switzerland looks more like an unorganized collection. With the wallpaper, the furniture arrangement is anchored to the room, and a great texture is added to the space, infusing it with sophistication.

Wallpaper from Elitis.

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The cozy bedroom in Alison & Jeff’s Chill Scandinavian Meets Mid-Century Style home was already a delicate, serene space, with layers of natural materials creating a beautiful texture on the bed. But adding the wallpaper on an accent wall behind the bed turned a sweet space into a statement.

Wallpaper is from Hygge & West.

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The sharp collection of colors (layered with show-stopping accessories) could have been enough to make the bedroom in Steve & Heather’s Colorful San Francisco House bold. But when the two-toned blue palm-leaf print patterned wallpaper is added into the mix on one wall, the entire room transforms.

(Image credit: Claire Bock)

Wallpaper is MissPrint

Re-edited from a post originally published 6.9.16-NT