Tuesday, January 25, 2011

It’s Baaaaack!!!

Actually the line was, “They’re Baaaack,” from Poltergeist, but I was referring to Wallpaper!!!! so It’s Baaaaack fit the title better!

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Graham Brown Wallpaper

We have been seeing wallpaper for quite awhile in design magazines and more and more designers are using it in their projects .

We all have a love/hate relationship with wallpaper, thanks to the horrible over-use of it in the late 80’s early 90’s!! Remember all the co-ordinates?
Why use one paper in a room when you can use three and don’t forget the border and the matching fabric, YIKES!!! No wonder wallpaper had a bad reputation. Then there is the dreaded removal process, Urrggh!

Wallpaper for 2011 is much more graphic than it’s floral frou-frou predecessors. The colors range from soft tone on tones to bright and cheerful clear colors.

I  found a few examples of looks that I think are current and fun for today’s homes.

meg braff house beautiful (360x460) 
Meg Braff House Beautiful
Bright  graphic floral!!

entry (485x360)
Graphic Chinoiserie

1 (400x500)
Beautiful metalic damask in panels

3 (365x503)
Over-scaled lattice pattern makes this look more current.

2 thibaut (355x410)
Thibaut Wallcovering

5 (247x320)
Imperial Trellis

Chloe Sevigny's Home! Green imperial trellis wallpaper 

4 (550x550) 

9 (320x320)

10 (320x320)
Be still my heart. I love, love this entry hall!!!

8 (229x320) 

7 (202x320) 

12 (550x550) 

13 from Restoration Home blog (400x225)
Restoration Home Blog

8eb4af96e5d6[1] Kelly Wearstler (500x375) 
Kelly Wearstler Imperial Trellis

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Another favorite of mine.

42365456b9ca[1] Thibaut Wallpaper Pattern Addison Damask CollectionRiver Road (532x600)
Thibaut Wallcovering Pattern Addison

abbott-houston-1108-3_lg[1] Veranda Osborne and Little (375x500)
Osborne And Little


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Talk about over-sized, I would say this is super-sized!!

Which one of the above pictures is your favorite? It is hard for me to just pick one!!

Do you see yourself using wallpaper in the future?

Remember never say never!!

“Enjoy the Process” Of:

Looking at an old friend in a new way!!