How To Choose Wallpaper For A Room
Wallpaper can transform a room, but it is often hard to choose which pattern is right for your particular space. Here are some issues to consider when choosing the right wallpaper:
1. Color. Your wallpaper should play off the other colors in the room. If you already have a lot of strong colors in the space, consider a wallpaper with one or two different colors. If your room does not have many colors, wallpaper can be a great way to bring colorful energy into the space. Try to get a sample of the wallpaper so you can see the actual shade of the color in your room.
2. Pattern size. Some wallpapers are much more graphic than others. How buys is the room? A highly graphic pattern will draw attention and stand out. Again, think balance. Choose what your room needs.
3. Room size. If a room is small, consider a wallpaper with a mural scene with a horizon line in the distance. If a ceiling feels too high, wallpaper will make it feel lower down.
4. Style. Wallpapers range in their mood and style, from formal to funky and everything in between. While it can be fun and interesting to mix vintage and modern sensibilities, keep in mind the entire room when you choose your pattern so you achieve the tone you want.
5. Hanging objects. Wallpapers with more subtle tones and patterns are generally better for hanging objects. If you do want to hang an object on a bold, graphic pattern, the object must be large or bold as well. (Mirrors often work well.) Think about the objects you will hang on the wall before you buy the pattern.
Hanging wallpaper may look like an art in itself but it really isn’t that difficult so in the short article we’ll explain how best to hang your wallpaper/designer wallpaper in your home.
First thing to do is work out how many rolls of wallpaper/designer wallpaper you may need to decorate your room. When you’re measuring for the length wallpaper required for the area make sure it overlaps onto the ceiling and the skirting by at least 10 to 15 cm at both ends if your wallpaper is patterned make sure that you allow for the pattern to be repeated.
When hanging designer wallpaper you will require a few tools and pieces of equipment including a pasting table and pasting brush though any thick brush will do. A bucket and a spatula are used to mix the wallpaper paste.
Follow the instructions carefully how to mix the wallpaper paste. Once you’ve got it to a thick consistency Place the wallpaper face down (pattern or design face down) onto the table and apply the paste to the paper. When pasting its easier if you work from the centre of the paper to the Out side, and don’t be afraid to get on the table as that means you have covered the whole area of the paper. One thing you must be careful off and try to avoid is to get the wallpaper paste on to the front of the wallpaper.