Wallpaper for the Ceiling

We like to think of the ceiling as the fifth wall. We love wallpaper and we are all for using it everywhere from inside bookshelves to up-cycled tabletops… and we absolutely recommend trying it on the ceiling! There is no reason why your ceiling has to be white, and even if it is white, why not add some texture and pattern? Check out these inspiring rooms below featuring wallpaper as an unexpectedly chic accent from above.

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This entry way has panache! We love how the traditional details of the architecture are taken to memorable heights with this gorgeous pattern and color on the ceiling. It truly draws the eye up, making the space appear larger and certainly more glamorous.

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Tin tiles bring a vintage-chic embellished interest to the ceiling. This room utilizes a paintable wallpaper with an authentic tin ceiling texture relief to achieve the look, with a slightly metallic finish in the paint. We love how much interest and style this wallpaper adds to the room!

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Black and white is a classic and sophisticated palette for a bathroom, equally well suited to a contemporary space as a retro styled room. This posh bathroom mixes fine, time honored materials like marble, dark wood and clean white tile to achieve a classy feel, then mixes in some starlet worthy glamour with a striking black & white damask pattern! Extending the wallpaper to the ceiling adds so much drama to the look.

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Wallpaper on a bedroom ceiling is one of our favorite spots to embellish! Where else do you spend more time looking up at the ceiling? This happy retro floral pattern adds an invigorating splash of sass to the otherwise white space.

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This room goes all out with mix and match wallpaper on the ceilings and walls! The designer makes a show stopping display of pink and green patterns, proving that less is definitely not always more. The crisp white linens cool the wild prints, making the bed seem like a true oasis of relaxation in a beautiful paradise! We would love to wake up in this vivid space!

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We found this luxurious nursery by Bravo Interior Design on the Two Story Cottage blog and we are seriously obsessed. The room looks like it is fit for royalty and the hot pink damask wallpaper on the ceiling is the cherry on top of the stunning space. It is a deluxe space for sure, and the regal ceiling infuses a dollop of haute couture.

Are you thinking about trying this look at home? We found this tutorial from the DIY network on how to wallpaper your ceiling with everything you need to know! Until next week, Happy Decorating!

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Radiant Orchid in Decor

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Each year Pantone, the color connoisseurs, give us gorgeous style advice, guided by the “it” colors of the season. And each year only one color gets to be THE COLOR OF THE YEAR. This year, the leading lady is an imaginative and bright, captivating purple: Radiant Orchid. The 2014 Pantone Color of the Year is an intoxicating mixture of fuchsia, purple and pink hues. An unusual shade, Radiant Orchid brings serenity when incorporated throughout the home, and gives interiors an updated look.  Inspired by designs around the world, radiant orchid is complemented by a wide array of accents and undertones, making it a pleasure to execute in your own home.

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“Radiant Orchid is a totally different direction from last year’s Pantone Color of the Year, Emerald,” says Paula Berberian, a Creative Director of Brewster Home Fashions for WallPops.  “The softer shade makes quite a statement when paired with neutrals like taupe and cream, and is even more striking alongside brighter hues like turquoise and yellow.” Here are some tips on how to incorporate this dazzling hue into your decor.

Create a Feature Wall

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It’s often intimidating to introduce a new color into your home, so starting on a smaller scale makes it easier to take the plunge. Instead of dressing an entire room in Radiant Orchid, focus on just one area to test out the shade. Choose which wall serves best as the center of attention, often the dining room provides an ideal arena. Pictured above, the Pandora Purple Botanical Vines wallpaper by Kenneth James from Brewster Home Fashions creates an enchanted accent.  After adding the ravishing wallpaper, which features swirling orchid vines, keep the rest of the design minimal so your Radiant Orchid accent wall will become the highlight of the room.

Add Accessories

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Accessories like throws, pillows and rugs can quickly turn any space into a coordinated design. Subdued colors such as grey, cream and taupe work well in the bedroom, but can often come up short when you are trying to create a bold design. Incorporate soft blankets, small pieces of furniture like the chair above, and textured decorative pillows in Radiant Orchid for a touch of sophistication and style.

Focus on Florals

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Caitlin Wilson via decorismo

The 2014 color of the year is a vivid tribute to one of the most coveted types of orchid blossoms. One of the best ways to integrate lush radiant orchid into your home is with a real plant!  With tropical leaves and exotic blooms, you simply cannot go wrong with a fresh orchid plant in any room. You can also fill vases with cut flowers to infuse a luxurious and invigorating pop of purple into and space.

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Inspired: Log Cabin Interiors

There is something about a log cabin that truly captures the charm of rustic life. Building a home out of the materials of the forest lends an authentic beauty, as if the structure sprung up out of the ground, as proud and natural as the trees and mountains around it. With lots of exposed wood, glowing with the slight variations of each tree, a welcoming hearth and windows letting in light to illuminate all those gorgeous angles, the interior of a log cabin is an enchanted place to be. These picturesque rooms below showcase how cozy and inviting a log cabin can be, as well as luxurious! We love the mix of elegance and comfort in these spectacular spaces.

This traditional living room by Victor Architects & Designers Rocky Mountain Log Homes Direct has one of the most glorious views we can imagine! The large and ample windows make the space appear even larger, inviting the mountain into the decor as an incredible backdrop for a room that genuinely invites you to relax.

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This log cabin inspired interior is centered on the warm hearth. This space mixes natural materials like rock, wood, and wicker with classy touches like the silver candlesticks, and ornate Persian rug. It also has a touck of Americana with the wallpaper border above the mantel. Believe it or not, the chic distressed look of the walls is also wallpaper.

How do we count the ways in which we are so enamored with this log cabin living room by Baltimore Interior Designers & Decorators Johnson Berman? The original wood of the floors and walls is so nuanced and rustic, while the opulent and ecclectic decor creates a true luxury. The deep reds and pops of bright blue truly create a regal sophistication.

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Unless you are lucky enough to live in one, log cabin and lodge style settings create a sense of retreat from the bustle of everyday life. This room just seems to invite us to gather around the table and laugh with friends or family, enjoying a leisurely game night. The decor and wall treatments are perfectly reminiscent of country life, from the antler chandelier to the fishing theme wall border.

How magical is this rustic Bedroom by Gallatin Gateway Home Builders Lohss Construction? It has almost a Hobbit inspired fascination, with the twisted knotty pine wood and tiny door. We would love to spend the night in this charming room!
If you crave the country-chic charisma of a log cabin in your home or lodge, we have beautiful design accents to make your interior authentic and welcoming. Northwoods Lodge collection and New Country both celebrate the traditional rustic style. They are inspired by cozy bed and breakfasts and lovely lakeside lodges, embracing country-chic character. The designs include classic plaids and stripes, rustic faux wood and rock effects, bucolic themes and vintage memorabilia.
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