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Sebastian, self-taught DIY-er, Exeter
Freshen up a storage cabinet and transform it in no time by covering the front with wallpaper. For a more unique touch, go for trompe l'oeil panelling. You can also draw attention to your furniture item by applying a one or several strips behind it.
To make sure your door fits perfectly with the rest of the decor, you can cover it with strips of wallpaper. It's up to you to choose whether you want a similar pattern to the wall or something different.
Create a unique headboard by applying wallpaper strips all the way up to the ceiling. Choose between a pattern and a block colour, according to your tastes.
Wallpaper strips can also be used to separate a room into two distinct spaces – such as a sleeping area and a play area. This little trick will allow you to enjoy each area separately without losing any space.
If you want to freshen up the decor in rooms decorated in neutral colours, you can apply one or several strips wallpaper with coloured stripes, graphics or floral patterns. You might even want to consider a picture strip featuring cartoon characters! Wallpaper can also be used to to emphasise a nook in the room. If you're simply looking to add a bit of style to a room, say farewell to conventional paintings and start using wallpaper to create works of art!
Wallpaper strips are measured by:
The size of the strips will need to be chosen according to the type of furniture and the available surface. The quality of wallpaper strips can sometimes vary. Depending on its type, the wallpaper may:
Wallpaper is just one of the many ways to achieve the perfect decor. For more interior design inspiriation, check out the following guides:
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