How hard can be to find wallpaper inspirations for your home decorating ideas? From unexpected to heavenly powder rooms and hall entrance, bohemian master bedrooms and living rooms, each room design area needs the proper wallcovering.
The truth is wallpaper can make or break a room design, rendering it timelessly chic or permanently tragic. In these thoughtful living spaces, the element acts as both scene-stealer and backdrop, drawing the eye and adding dimension while allowing the drama of life to unfold against an all-too-beautiful setting.
Gracie wallpaper lines a powder room in a Federalist-style Houston home created by Allan Greenberg and Elissa Cullman.
In Victoria Hagan’s Connecticut home, Gracie wallpaper transforms the powder room into a garden; the basin and pedestal are by Urban Archaeology, and the sink fittings are by Waterworks.
In a Manhattan apartment renovated by Edward Siegel and decorator Ernest de la Torre, a wallpaper conceived by De la Torre and custom made by de Gournay decorates the three-story stairwell.
In the entrance hall of a Chicago apartment designed by Jean-Louis Deniot, the wallpaper is by Zoffany, the sunburst mirror is by Van der Straeten from Ralph Pucci International, and the mirrored marble-top console is a Serge Roche–inspired design by Deniot.
An Iksel Decorative Arts wallpaper wraps the primary family room in a Houston mansion designed by Miles Redd.
In the daughter’s room of an Adirondacks, New York, home designed by Thom Filicia, a Cavern wallpaper adds a woodsy note; the vintage beds are painted in a Benjamin Moore green, the sconces are by the Urban Electric Co., and the carpet is a Matthew Williamson design for the Rug Company.
In a Brooklyn brownstone designed by Nick Olsen, children share a room lined with a Sandberg wallpaper from Stark; the Fine Arts Furniture trundle beds are dressed with RH bedding.
In Ali Wentworth and George Stephanopoulos’s Manhattan apartment, which was designed by Michael S. Smith, hand-painted chinoiserie wallpaper by Gracie forms a backdrop to the master suite’s Italian neoclassical bed, which is dressed in Nancy Koltes linens.
De Gournay wallpaper sheathes the dining room of designer Laura Santos’s Manhattan apartment, where Hervé Van der Straeten light fixtures from Ralph Pucci International hang above a BDDW table and a suite of Paul Frankl chairs.
French scenic wallpapers introduce exotic panoramas to the entrance hall and staircase of a 1754 Georgian residence in Washington, D.C., which was redecorated by Gomez Associates.
A guest room in designer Ray Booth’s Nashville home features a Groundworks wallpaper from Lee Jofa and a custom-made bed.
Schweitzer linens dress the bed in the master suite of a Connecticut home designed by Miles Redd. The floral theme of the de Gournay wallpaper is matched by the Bennison fabric on the Louis XVI side chair.
In an apartment revived by designer Mark Gillette, on a 300-year-old English country estate, the guest room is sheathed in a Colefax and Fowler wallpaper; the floor lamps are by Vaughan, and the carpeting is by Stark.
In the master bedroom of a Mississippi house decorated by Richard Keith Langham, the wallpaper is from Lee Jofa; custom-embroidered curtains of a Clarence House taffeta frame the windows.
A Cy Twombly “Blackboard” painting and a small geometric Franz Kline play off the hand-painted Gracie scenic wallpaper in the dining room of a Philadelphia-area house designed by Thomas Jayne.
Gillette chose a wallpaper by Brunschwig & Fils to grace the master bath.
Ralph Lauren Home plaid wallpaper lines a dressing room at Late Night with Seth Meyers designed by Ashe + Leandro; the sconces are by Jason Koharik from Lawson-Fenning, and the television is by Samsung.
In a Hamptons house designed by Matthew Patrick Smyth, Tyler Hall wallpaper brightens a guest room, where bookshelves contain a complete set of the Penguin Classics Library; the vintage mirrors are English, and the wicker sofa’s cushions are covered in a Great Plains fabric.
Carolyn Ray wallpaper lines the master bedroom in a Shelter Island, New York, home designed by Philip Galanes.
An Elizabeth Dow striped wallpaper adds a tailored look to a Los Angeles master bath designed by Michael S. Smith; the mirror is by Jasper, the tub is by Waterworks, the tub fittings are by Michael S. Smith for Kallista, and the teak trolley is from Lee Stanton Antiques.
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