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Is Wallpaper Making a Comeback?

Wallpaper used to be big in the seventies but that was the decade of eclectic colours and patterns. But wallpaper is making a comeback in a much more sophisticated way.

Modern wallpaper is all about getting the balance right in a room and the design of the room plays a big role in how it is used. The texture, colour and pattern of the wallpaper is taken into great consideration during the decision making process. The advantage with wallpaper is that you can have patterns and designs instantly applied to the wall and there is no painting or extended time used to paint the patterns. The patterns are symmetrical and smooth which looks professional and elegant. It is important how you use the wallpaper so that you can benefit from it. Using it the seventies way where every wall had bold patterns is not the way to do it if you want to create a modern look.

Strangely enough, many people are afraid of using wallpaper because they think that it might peel off or not look as good as what they’ve seen on television. Well, this will depend on how you install the wallpaper. Consider getting a professional to install it for you because they will use the best materials and adhesives to apply the wallpaper to the wall. The way the adhesive is applied to the wall is essential in ensuring the longevity of the wallpaper and a professional will also apply it in a smooth way that will not leave that bubbling effect you’re probably afraid of too.

When a wallpaper design with bold patterns is chosen then it is usually used on only one wall of the room. So in the four walled room you would stand at the door and assess which wall is the focal point when you walk into that room. That focal wall will be the one where the patterned wallpaper would be placed.

When it comes to choosing wallpaper for a room the colour scheme and the décor of the room is considered. If you plan ahead and assess all the décor before application then you can achieve a beautifully designed room with wallpaper.

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