Wonderfully Wallpapered Small Spaces

Wonderfully Wallpapered Small Spaces

Carolyn Purnell
Apr 26, 2012

For those who aren't afraid of a bit of drama, adding graphic wallpaper to small spaces is a great way to make a bold statement. Wallpaper, aside from adding visual interest, can hide bumpy walls or architectural flaws by distracting the eye, and one of the joys of small spaces is that they permit you to be more courageous than in larger areas where you might feel more long-term commitment or, given the cost of designer wallpapers, more financial investment.

As you can see in the photos, entryways and bathrooms are some of the more common small-space areas for wallpaper, but your imagination doesn't have to be limited to them. Think of using wallpaper as a headboard, on an accent wall, or on isolated strips of wall (like on stairs, a bar front, or above kitchen cabinets).

Row 1:
1) A Look Inside the Home of Lighting Designer Marjorie Skouras
2) Michael Penney via Desire to Inspire
3) Lonny Magazine Feb/March 2010. Check out the other wallpapered baths at Lonny via this link.
4) Design*Sponge
5) Style at Home

Row 2:
1) Elle Decor
2) Samantha Pynn via Belle Maison
3) Bodie and Fou
4) Rita Konig via Habitually Chic
5) Architectural Digest via Mix and Chic

Bold Wallpapers in Small Spaces
Wallpaper in Small Spaces
To Wallpaper or Not to Wallpaper?
Affordable Decor: Smart Ways to Use Wallpaper in Small Doses
Green Style: Wallpaper Above Kitchen Cabinets

(Images: as credited above)

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