Wallpaper has made a comeback in recent years. Today, they are used as a decorative trick to make your room look larger and bigger. But, if one makes a wrong decision, it can leave your room looking exactly the opposite that you would have want.
One of the first things you need to think about is the size of your room. It will help you get an idea about the design that will look best in it. If you have a small room, you can use wallpapers to open up the room and create the illusion of space but, you will need to select light colored wallpapers. If you are looking to add height to your room, you might want to use vertical stripes. Using pastel shades will allow the walks to look wider. If you are having a doubt about the kind of wall paper to use in your room, pastel shades can broaden the room and add height to it. If you have a small room and you happen to pick wallpapers with large print, it will make your room look smaller. While you can easily get away with a bold print, you need to limit the print to a feature wall and use only a neutral shade on the other walls.
The type of wallpaper you pick also helps in creating a major impact in how your room will look. People who have irregular walls need to avoid stripes and geometric prints that they emphasize on the flaws and make the room look bad. In many homes, where the walls are in bad condition to pain, printed wallpaper is much cheaper to use. Another interesting way to cover old walls is by using feature walls. Feature walls need not be created by simply using wallpaper. It should be added naturally and the eyes should lead naturally to it. Wallpapering the feature wall is a good idea if you are on a budget and want to use an expensive print.
Before you purchase a wall for your home, you need to get as many samples as you can get and hand them around the room you want to use them in. you will need to check how the light in the room affects the design and how it looks at different times of the day.
To know exactly how many much wallpaper you will need, you need to –
- Measure the walls and multiply the width by the height of each wall in feet.
- Add all the measurements together to know the total area.
- Subtract the measurement of the doors and all the windows.
- Next is to check the roll label and find out the square foot coverage that each roll provides. You need to ensure that the roll coverage is more than the total wall square area.
- It is best to order one roll more than what you think you need.
It is important to purchase all the rolls you need at the same time so that there is no variation.