Wallpaper ABC’s

Using wallpapers in decorating the wall has been very popular because of its easy application and at the same time, its effects to the long and lonely-looking space filled with cracks, stains, and other blemishes. Wallpapers possess qualities that many homeowners love. Aside from being very stylish, they are proven to be durable too. Just select among the varied designs (from classic, floral, plain, to elegant, country, and sophisticated) and discover the wonders that wallpapers bring to your home’s design.

Now, if you have already said yes to using wallpaper, do not right away hurry to the wallpaper store. First and foremost, determine what kind of effect you would want to see in the wallpaper. When you are working in a little room and would want to create a look that makes it larger, use those with small designs or with printed styles. Thus, if you are decorating a child’s room, try looking for wallpapers with small balls in it. This will now make your child’s room look bigger with the wallpaper in it. More so, to create the same effect, choose colors that light.
Light-blue wallpaper border
On the other hand, wallpapers with big designs, in contrast with smaller ones, make the room look smaller. With this, when it comes to the colors, select darker colors. This will make the room look cozier. The basement, as well as the family lounge can be applied with such wallpapers to make the rooms look warm. Then, to make a room look high-ceilinged, try using vertical stripes. A narrow room will eventually seem wider than it really is.

Also, since you are going for colors that suit a particular mood that you think will fit the room, go for colors and their visual effects. For a warmer atmosphere, consider earth colors such as gold, soft reds, browns, oranges, etc. Moreover, those with stronger shades bring about action and drama. Thus, warm colors perfectly go with the kitchen and the breakfast area. For cool colors like blue, purple, green, and others, a fresh and calming atmosphere is being related. Hence, this is suitable for bathrooms.

With regards active areas like play rooms, try using wallpapers with bright colors. In contrast, study rooms and bedrooms, which are usually aligned with softer hues will need subdued colors like gray, black, or white. Nevertheless, whatever color you will be choosing, the whole decision is just up to you. In a one-time application, without utilizing messy materials, you can have a whole new atmosphere in your home.
Romantic bedroom wallpaper
More so, using wallpapers allow you to emphasize a certain room’s best features. Also, it is cheaper. Considering that these can last for up to seven to ten years, as well as the fact that it can be cleaned easily with soap and warm water, you will surely have a more convenient experience using such means to stylize your home. Last, about this topic is that wallpapers can bring out your personality. Indeed, what they see is what they get!

Making Your Very Own Star Wallpaper Border

Wallpapers are great room decorating ideas that would never let you out of style for less expenses. However, sometimes, you cannot find exactly the wallpaper that would suit your room’s theme. The wallpapers border may not also be the size that you would want it to have. If this is a problem that you are encountering when setting up a wallpaper or having its borders, it’s about time you know that you can actually make it on your own. Here are some tips on how you can be creative in making your very own star wallpaper border that would suit your room theme and your preference best.

First is to plan out what color will you use in making your own wallpaper border. Estimate the size that you would want your border to have so that you would know how much paint you will be needing in finishing. Purchase from the paint store the amount of paint you need. Then, roll a paint with a stripe design at the top of your wall around the room. Then you can start cutting out star shapes from wallpapers, foils or shelf paper. You can use this to become your star design on your wall paper border. You can actually attach these stars to the paint that is almost dry or you can wait for the paint to dry completely before gluing the stars. Usewhite glue to do this.

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