Although there was most likely a period of time when relocating into a residence filled with patterned wallpaper meant a actual require for significant renovation, these days it feels like wallpaper is most frequently a gain. Whether you want a classic design or some thing more wild, a standard roll or a peel-and-stick choice, all the things is out there. Incorporating a patterned wallpaper to an full room, an accent wall, or tiny powder room is a excellent way to refresh a house. We rounded up 5 amazing examples from a striped spare home in London to a moody flamingo minute in a D.C. hallway. This pattern isn’t going wherever, so get that patterned wallpaper into your dwelling.

In the hallway, exterior of the toilet door, the amazing moody flamingo patterned wallpaper by Ananbo provides a whimsical instant.

Jennifer Hughes

Architect Nicholas G. Potts and Nationwide Gallery of Art curator Aaron Wile lucked into obtaining a desire apartment to renovate just one particular ground earlier mentioned them. The 950-square-foot home was originally created in 1925, and Nicholas and Aaron imagined what it could glimpse like if modern-day alternatives complemented the richness of that era. “We’ve equally lived in New York and Europe, and we preferred all those prewar particulars alongside a lot more up to date elements,” Nicholas suggests. “It’s not a good deal of square footage, and the present strategy was quite chaotic. So this kind of 1920s fantasy [we had] was also about articulating areas, reintroducing partitions, and approaching each square inch with intention.”

Aaron’s curatorial information arrived in handy for one specifically placing accessory: The flamingo wallpaper in the vestibule. “The vestibule is this small place, and the wallpaper makes this whimsical moment that would make it special—it’s a satisfied accident that its shades match the stone in the toilet so properly,” he states.

The citrus patterned wallpaper and yellow chair lend a perception of cheer to the gentle-loaded family area. “As with most young families with compact little ones, open flooring space is key serious estate, so we produced positive not to overfurnish the area,” Victoria suggests.


Owners Adam and Beth, alongside with their two elementary school-aged sons, had been the latest transplants from the Bay Region when they bought this 1906-created Craftsman in Minneapolis. It checked all the boxes: Historic and charming, but up to date. Considering the fact that they weren’t specialist DIY’ers and wished to deliver in some modernizations, they referred to as in the help of Victoria Sass, principal and style director of Prospect Refuge Studios. Collectively they determined to embellish just about every home to stand for a season. Toward the again of the home is the loved ones home, a sun-drenched location that screams summertime. The citrus wallpaper from Jennifer Shorto reminded Adam and Beth of Monty Python’s Traveling Circus, and the reupholstered classic chair by Georg Thams is a dose of sunshine.

The patterned wallpaper in the powder home is built by Jordana Globerman.

Caroline Allison