Looking to use wallpaper in your home? I have some great ideas and inspiration for you!
Wallpaper is a simple way to add character and dimension to any room! Whether you use it on the wall, inside a bookshelf, on the ceiling, or inside drawers, there are multiple ways to use wallpaper to dress up a space. Today I have some great inspiration pictures and tutorials to share with you! Most of the pictures and tutorials are my own, but some are from some fellow bloggers. Not all wallpaper applications are the same, and some methods and papers are more difficult to work with than others. Be sure to read the tips and tricks from each blogger to learn some helpful and clever hacks. To get to the original blog post, click the blue/gray links on each source. This will take you to the tutorials and links for specific patterns of wallpaper.
1. Breakfast Room Wallpaper by Home Stories A to Z
My breakfast room recently received a mini-makeover using Serena and Lily Meadowsweet in Smoke wallpaper. I love the new changes! I used an unusual method to hang the wallpaper which you can read more about here: Painter’s Tape Wallpaper Hack: How to Hang Paste Wallpaper Without Using Paste or Damaging the Wall.
2. Dining Room Makeover by Nesting With Grace
Brooke added a gorgeous accent wall to her eat-in dining room and used a fun and cheery lemon-patterned wallpaper.
3. Boho Farmhouse Bathroom Makeover by Home Stories A to Z
We added faux grasscloth wallpaper to our builder-basic bathroom and have loved the results! You can shop for my faux grasscloth wallpaper here! It has a slight raised texture to it, making the results look more realistic.
4. Half Bath Makeover by Home Stories A to Z
I made over the half bathroom in our previous home, using both beadboard wallpaper and a Spanish Tile inspired wallpaper. This was before the encaustic tile trend took over and I still love the look of this wallpaper! The beadboard wallpaper is paintable and a great option for those wanting a more temporary wall treatment.
5. Bathroom Makeover by Thrifty Decor Chick
Sarah has also added wallpaper to several rooms in her home and has a fabulous blog chock full of helpful tips! Her bathroom is gorgeous!
6. Botanical Bathroom Makeover by City Farmhouse
Jen added a simple botanical print to her half bath makeover, and it makes the space so elegant and spacious.
7. Bathroom Reveal by The Turquoise Home
Laura gives great tips for wallpaper installation that will help you with your own DIY!
8. Bathroom Design by Crafting Culture
This gorgeous bathroom is by Michele from Crafting Culture. You can find her over on Instagram with all the sourcing included.
9. Half Bath Makeover by Just a Girl and Her Blog
Abby added beadboard and beautiful wallpaper to the walls in their powder room makeover.
10. Master Bedroom Makeover by Home Stories A to Z
I added faux box molding wallpaper to the wall behind our bed when we first moved into our home. It was a fantastic way to quickly fake a box molding look. I’m currently in the process of giving this room another makeover, complete with some real molding this time! You can see the progress on this room here: IKEA Pax Closet Wall Wardrobe Design.
11. Master Bedroom Gorgeous Wallpaper by Tatertots and Jello
Jen added a gorgeous blue wallpapered accent wall in her master bedroom. If you’re concerned about utilizing a bold and busy pattern in a space, just adding it to one wall is a great way to ensure it doesn’t overwhelm the space.
12. Blue Master Bedroom by Sand & Sisal
Kim also wallpapered one wall in her bedroom using a gorgeous Serena and Lily wallpaper. You can find the link to the exact wallpaper she used over on her blog post.
13. Small Bedroom Wallpaper by Young House Love
This is one of the bedrooms in YHL’s previous vacation homes. Using a fun, themed wallpaper print is a brilliant way to add charm to a small kids’ space.
14. Floral Bedroom Wallpaper by So Much Better With Age
Jamie added a lovely botanical print to one wall in her daughter’s bedroom and on the dresser. Utilizing scraps of wallpaper in other areas of the room is a resourceful way to tie together the space!
15. Master Bedroom Makeover by At Home With Ashley
Ashley’s remodeled master bedroom makeover is a beautiful transformation worth seeing! The bold floral wallpaper ties together the color palette for the entire space.
16. Bedroom Makeover by Ashley B Hanley
Stunning bedroom accent wall by Ashley! You can find more of her gorgeous designs over on Instagram.
17. Kid’s Room Design by Bless This Nest
Carissa masterfully designed her daughter’s boho cottage bedroom. It’s feminine, age-appropriate, yet sophisticated and fun! The large floral wallpaper is the perfect touch!
18. Nursery Makeover by Jenna Kate at Home
Classic geometric patterns are a great option to choose for a more masculine or gender neutral vibe! I love this sweet and simple nursery room accent wall!
19. Home Office Makeover by The Design Twins
Faux architectural wallpapers are the perfect way to update a room with “molding”, but without the expense or long-term commitment. This shiplap peel-and-stick wallpaper is a great option!
20. Masculine Home Office Makeover by Home Stories A to Z
We added brick wallpaper to one wall in the home office. Brick peel-and-stick wallpaper is very forgiving and great for first time DIYers. This wallpaper has a vinyl texture to it making it easier to hang and smooth.
21. Butler’s Pantry Wallpaper by Lilypad Cottage
Adding wallpaper inside a closet or pantry may seem unnecessary but it always elevates a space. Kelly added a beautiful geometric patterned wallpaper to her butler’s pantry which took it to the next level!
22. Gorgeous Pantry Design by Lauren Reynolds
Here is another example of an adorable pantry makeover utilizing cheerful wallpaper!
23. Small Closet Makeover by Kaleidoscope Living
Tasha made over her small closet with peel and stick wallpaper. Love it!
24. Kids’ Closet Makeover by Lauren McBride
Lauren added some cute wallpaper to a kids’ closet. I love fun surprises like this in a closet!
25. Kitchen Subway Tile by Lolly Jane
This peel and stick wallpaper is perfect for small budgets, short-term rentals, or if you just do not want to commit to tile.
26. Entryway Design by Modern Glam
Ashley’s entryway is so pretty and adds character to their entryway with a hint of color.
27. Stairwell Makeover by Jones Design Co
Emily added interest to their stairwell wall that aligned with the neutral theme of her downstairs rooms.
28. Bonus Room Wallpaper Reveal by Driven by Decor
Kris is a wallpaper pro and has many gorgeous wallpapered rooms in her home. Go check them out!
29. Laundry Room Makeover by Home on Poplar Creek
Nicole’s laundry room is so peaceful! I love it.
30. Media Room Makeover by Home Stories A to Z
We completely made over our entire media room a few years ago, and it is still one of our favorite rooms! This folk tulip peel and stick wallpaper was easy to apply and is great for neutral lovers!
33. Closet Organizers and Storage Solutions by Home Stories A to Z
My most recent use of wallpaper was inside my new closet! I used this black and white floral peel-and-stick wallpaper to give some life to the space and absolutely love it! It was hands down the easiest wallpaper I have worked with to date.