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Wallpaper, the revival of a classic in decoration

Decorators have given new life to wallpaper, using it not only on walls, but also on ceilings and even on stairs

Since wallpaper came on the market it has been seen as an alternative to give it a different color or use designs on our walls, but today, beyond continuing to fulfill its primary function, there has been a revival of the use of wallpaper to decorate, as it is being used in various original ways to change and renew the home.

Among the uses of wallpaper in decoration, besides covering the walls, we find the decoration of the ceiling, stairs and doors, among many others. That is why today we are going to give you some ideas for new uses for wallpaper and revive the atmosphere of your home.


Dare to mix different styles of prints and/or colors in the same room. Keep in mind that if you are going to combine styles, you should choose a similar range of colors. The idea is to play with the proportions of the room and use different figures at the same time.

Try a striped pattern decoration combined with a filigree or flower pattern; use soft tones to make the figures stand out. Try interspersing the walls to make eye catching patterns.

If you want to use contrasting tones, get wallpaper with the same print in the tones you want to combine. If you have patience, try to match the print of one color with the print of the other to give a sense of continuity.

Vintage style

To decorate a house in the vintage style, in addition to incorporating elements and colors of the time, you can choose a wallpaper that gives the feeling of aging. Pastel colors are key to give that temporary feeling.

Covering a room

wall paper for houses, bedrooms and living rooms

If you have a wallpaper with a subtle pattern you can use it to decorate both the walls and the ceiling of the same room, don’t worry it won’t look overloaded if you respect the fact that you choose neutral colors or pastels.


You can combine several types of wallpaper to decorate with textures. Get paper of various colors and contrasting designs; cover the walls with a solid colored paper and use the papers with strong designs and colors as pictures: just cut a piece of the same shape from a frame and stick it to the wall, placing the frame on top. You can use this resource by making large and small “pictures” and combining them on the same wall.

Covering furniture

You can also use the wallpaper to give new life to the furniture, look for the pattern of your choice to line tables or shelves and change their appearance.

Well, I hope these different uses of wallpaper for decoration are useful to you. What other ways would you use wallpaper in decoration?