Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.—Vince Lombard.
The culture of using wallpapers was not part of the Indian culture for a long time and was seen as the western culture. This, however, has changed in the past decade or so where people are moving away from conventional paints to using wallpapers to brighten their house. After all, using a wallpaper is both economical and also give out a variety of designs and styles giving the house a brilliant look.
The added advantage of using the wallpapers is that they are very easy to replace which means that if at any time you think you’re bored of seeing the same design you can remove it and put in a new one without any hassle. Let’s analyze ways to use wallpaper and how to choose perfect wallpaper for your living room.
Perfect Wallpaper Ideas For Living Room
Full wall wallpaper: The most traditional way to choose a wallpaper would be is to pick a favorite one and put that up on the wall from edge to edge. Experts advise that this way choosing a wallpaper shows that you’re happy with your choice and are planning to commit for a long time. This method of choosing the wallpaper is economical and also is easier for installation and removal if you happen to think you want something new. This is the first choice for many for all the above-mentioned reasons.
Half and Half: If you’re one of those people who doesn’t like having a uniform wallpaper then you can choose two different wallpapers for the wall in your living room. The challenge here is to make sure that you find two wallpapers which brings out the best in each other and give a great finish to your walls. The designs could either be contrasting style or they can simply merge into each other so that they give out a unique look. At the end of the day which ones you choose will completely depend on your own personal taste. This includes colors, patterns, designs, and finish etc. Bring out your creative side with you and unleash it to give your wall a unique finish by using different wallpapers.
Select walls: Every living room has four walls unless you’re living in a room which is pentagonal or octagonal in shape. Considering that you’re living in a regular home then you have to make a choice whether you want wallpapers on all the four walls or if you want to choose one, two or three. Expert tips are that you either choose one or two sides of the wallpapers and leave the other sides free. For example, if you choose to say to use wallpapers on two walls then you can use other two sides of the living room for other things such as putting up your television, speakers or arts, photos of yourselves and your kids or place memorabilia etc. Decorating all the four walls may not be a good idea. Worst case you can use the wallpapers on three sides and use one side for the other things that we mentioned. This helps the room to look good and also save money as you’re not wasting money on one wall.
Choose the right colors: Colours are personal, which means irrespective of what someone tells you too have to choose a color that you like it personally, at the end of the day it is you who will live there so go with what you like rather than what someone else says. If you’re still confused what the right colors are then you can either go in dark colors like grey or black. But when it comes to wallpapers you can either go with something simple to give you a relaxed feeling or you could go with patterns which will bring out the creative side in you. Considering that living room is where you either watch tv or sit and relax it is better to go for something personal so that when people walk into your living room it gives out an impression as what kind of thinking you have.
Choose the right amount: This is more to do with saving money and recreating designs than actual designs. If you have too much of wallpaper you may end up using the same design every place which is not great. It is always better to measure your walls and see how much of wallpaper you need and buy accordingly. This way if you want to change the wallpaper in the future you can go for a newer design and color.
With wallpapers the designs can be endless, the wallpapers are easy to install and easy to replace which makes them ideal. The wallpapers are also economical which means you can change as per your need and give a fresh look every time.