The idea of modern wallpaper might be something that can make some people laugh, after all… it´s just a wallpaper, like those your grandma has on the old walls of her house. However, trends are made to be eventually broken and right now trends are pointing towards a more nostalgic feel and wallpapers are definitely here to stay. As a matter of fact, using any wallpaper you might find and using some styling tips you can have amazing views on each room in your house using wallpapers to have that modern look.
Stylish Wallpaper for Homes & Offices
If you want to renovate the looks of your place, using wallpaper don´t get too concerned, you are not the only one, as I have told you before, many more people are recurring to wallpaper to create modern styles for there living quarters. If you want to learn some tips, stay tuned as we are going to present you with some really cool styles that you can use to renovate your walls.
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Modern Wallpaper Styles
If you use wallpaper that has a repetitive pattern you will be opting for an old solution that works up to this day. You can use repetitive patterns with warm colors for bedrooms so its inhabitants could have a better time relaxing and paving the way for a better rest.
If you want to have a modern view, try having wallpaper with bold graphics may be an excellent option. Certain wallpapers have lines with a tridimensional effect and will provide a very futuristic look.
3.Set a special tone using an "Ombre design"
4. Use an audacious design
Using a transgressor design will make an impression on everyone that enters the room in question. You can also use really odd looking and cheeky designs to live up a dining room or to gain space in places that are not that big, to begin with.
5. Get yourself into the tonal trends
If you manage to get the perfect wallpaper with a perfect tonal balance to go along the furniture and objects in the room, you will never want to go outside. Everything will feel so cozy. This approach allows us to have a warm and cozy feeling and it is definitely trending.
6. No paintings? Get yourself a wallpaper
With this approach, you don't need to cover entire walls, you can frame a piece of the wallpaper you like the most and exhibit it as a piece of art. Make sure to pick a version that matches the rest of the furniture in the room and be ready to have a special piece of art that will leave everybody wondering about it.
7. Establish a modern accent
You can find wallpaper that matches the modern look of a bathroom or living room, it could be the perfect and final element to make the connection between all of the elements of the environment. You can use a paper as simple as this one, remember is not a matter of an extravagant wallpaper but how does it integrate with the rest of the decorations in your home.
8. Use large scale prints
When you use a super scale print you have the potential to convert your wall into artwork, it's more than just simple wallpaper. After this is just a matter of selecting proper furniture and have the perfect tonal balance in your room.
9. Match the paper and the environment
Try to see if you can find any wallpaper that matches certain elements in the room. Obviously, this could be done up to a certain degree, but if you find the perfect paper, this might be a good opportunity to try it out. It will give your room a certain 3D effect that will be interesting to your visitors.
10. Enhance what you already have
Before doing anything, stop and ask yourself: Do I need to tear down and start all over again? Or is it enough to improve what I already have? If you are in the second case, then step in the room for a while and think, how can I improve all of this using a wallpaper?
In this example, there was only missing a small color on the walls to make everything tighter. This was achieved by adding a color design over the walls to create a fancier look. This approach is tricky because you need to learn how to read everything that surrounds you and, take the necessary steps to improve the view.
11.Where classic meets modern
If you have modern furniture and a classic looking wallpaper, there's a lot of things that you can do. If you are somebody who has a lot of experience in interior decoration you can always match classic with modern in no time.
Here you can see how there's a clear time design inspiration both in the furniture and in the wallpaper, yet they complement each other perfectly. Try it out, look at the furniture of your room, and try to find the perfect wallpaper to compliment everything you have around.
12. Treat the corners
If you have a section of the room needing something else to look perfect. You can use black and white designs to create some sort of yin yang balance that can bring a peaceful tone to a corner that you use for reading or meditate.
13. Use palm printed papers
If you want to see give your room a different look so you can feel you are kind of elsewhere, probably this could be an interesting tip. It is a great idea to use it in an office, pair it with some aromatherapy and be ready to feel you are working at the shoreline. Creative solutions will bring out your creativity more.
14. Abstract floral papers
Is it a flower? Is it a butterfly? Having a paper that has this sort of floral feel can help you get that look without being that obvious. Your visitors will be looking at the paper trying to see what is that they are seeing. Check the sample so you can understand what we are referring to:
15. Enjoy the landscape
If you have a lot of wall space, why don't take advantage of it by using a landscape wallpaper that can be displayed in the whole extension of the wall? In this way, you will be able to have a view of a wild or urban scenery right in your living room. And of course, it will be cheaper than having paint done. This is the advantage of wallpapers. Check out this example:As you can see, there are many different ways to use wallpaper to achieve a modern look and feel. From having an empty room, or when adding finishing touches to a place that's been previously decorated.