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White Washed Wood Wall Mural by Komar

White Washed Wood Wall Mural by Komar

We recently stayed in a very hip hotel in NYC hotel where all of the halls were wrapped in a rich espresso brown ostrich skin. Of course, this chic and luxurious look was not accomplished with real ostrich skin, that would have been an atrocity! The design was done with a faux effect wallpaper, one that authentically created the organic beauty of an exotic leather with PETA approved tactics. Achieving a faux effect with wallpaper is often much easier and less costly way to get the decor look you desire, without sacrificing any of the texture, color or architectural impact. Having walls wrapped in leather – even rare animal skins like crocodile or snake skin is very modern and striking. Revamping walls with a completely new material, like tile, rustic wood, stones or brick can also be achieved well with wallpaper. With rich textured embosses, lavish printing techniques and artistic ink finishes, an exceptional wallpaper can create a completely new identity for your walls. Wallpaper is the fabric of your homes outfit, and it is not limited to patterns like flowers, stripes and damasks. These faux wallpapers are easy to install and oh-so-chic.

Snakeskin Wallpaper from a designer luxurious heavy weight Italian collection

Snakeskin Wallpaper from Tresca a luxurious designer heavy weight Italian collection

Cairo Taupe Leather Wallpaper from Textures, Techniques & Finishes

Cairo Taupe Leather Wallpaper from Textures, Techniques & Finishes

For a space that is rustic or modern, for a masculine room or an industrial loft space, faux leather wallpaper creates a sophisticated allure. Leather looks are intriguing, powerful and timeless.

Modern Kitchen with Exposed Brick Wall Mural by Komar

Modern kitchen with Exposed Brick Wall Mural by Komar

A trompe l'oeil wallpaper to create a zen like pebble texture

A trompe l’oeil wallpaper to create a zen like pebble texture

Stones and bricks are very fashionable for walls. From a country chateau to a contemporary, open floor plan or a feng shui design, layering stone and brick textures into a room adds a chic interest. Wish you had an exposed brick wall, or want to create a soothing river rock detail? Shop trompe l’oeil wall murals and high relief embossed wallpapers, even paintable designs, to get the look.

Faux Wood Textured Wallpaper Authentically Creates a Rustic Look and Feel

Faux Wood Textured Wallpaper Authentically Creates a Rustic Look and Feel

Chic Beach Wood Wallpaper Mural Gives Your Walls a Fresh Look

Chic Beach Wood Wallpaper Mural Gives Your Walls a Fresh Look

A wood texture for walls is rustic-chic, re-imagining the surface of your walls with the authentic, natural charm of wood. Whether you would like to create a log cabin country warmth, or a more eclectic reclaimed feel, wood panel wallpaper can instantly capture the look of wood panels without a contractor.

A beautiful sea glass inspired tiled bathroom, created with a textured wallpaper

A beautiful sea glass inspired tiled bathroom, created with a textured wallpaper

A prestigious tile effect with a pearlescent finish. Designer tile wallpaper

Designer tile wallpaper creates a prestigious tile effect with a pearlescent finish.

Tiles are a beautiful way to add texture, color and patterned intrigue to a space. Especially popular in kitchen and bathroom decor, a tiled finish can increase the value and appeal of a home. However, tiling your walls can be a very expensive and labor intensive process. These tile wallpaper designs can genuinely replicate the look and feel of actual tiles, sea glass, porcelain, mosaic tiles, or terra cotta.

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How To: Decorating with Geometrics

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It’s no surprise that geometric patterns have made their way from Greek art to fashion to furniture, wallpaper, rugs, pillows and more! They continue to lie at the heart of great design and can transform even a drab room into a chic and stylish sanctuary. Geometric designs help to both modernize a home’s look and bring visual interest and depth to a room with a variety of simple shapes including diamonds, chevron prints, hexagons, circles and waves. Finding the right way to incorporate these uncomplicated prints into your personal space can be a headache and challenge when knowing where to begin may seem like an unending puzzle. However, we found with just a few elementary tips and tricks, decorating with geometrics can be as simple as pairing wine with cheese and black with white!

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Starting with easy, basic changes is the first step to transforming your room into a modern oasis. Some simple ideas include hanging geometric style art or paintings with a modern twist on walls, redoing shelves or bookshelves incorporating square, diamond or block print patterns and finally bringing in a chevron rug or pillows as accents to your décor. Just remember that geometric prints are both bold and loud so only changing a few pieces is necessary.

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Geometric rugs are a wonderful solution to starting small. They bring both texture and balance to your room without being overpowering (image via Pinterest)

When working with geometrics, the two most important tips are making sure that the colors in the room flow properly together so they are not competing against one another, as well as the ratio of prints to solids is balanced. You need to have a place for the eye to breathe, away from all the attention grabbing elements. By creating spaces that are clean and devoid of design, your room will be proportional and inviting rather than busy and unwelcoming.

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A perfect example of balance, a geometric wallpaper offset by a solid duvet cover and pillows (image via Brewster Home Fashions)

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With coordinating colors and perfect balance, this room provides a wonderful example of geometric decorating done right (image via Brewster Home Fashions)

The last tip to keep in mind when incorporating geometrics into your room is when layering patterns and prints. Keep scale and balance in mind, offset smaller prints with slightly larger designs so they work together rather than overpowering one another.

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A large scale geometric rug offset by a small scale contemporary art design (image via decoist.com)

Have your own tips when decorating with geometrics? Share them below!

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Chevron Stripe Wallpaper in a Mod kitchen with a white tulip table

Chevron Stripe Wallpaper via Brewster Home Fashions

Chevron Rug Jonathan Adler design via House Beautiful

Chevron Rug Jonathan Adler design via House Beautiful

Chevron Stripe Rug home bunch via pinterest

Chevron Stripe Rug from Home Bunch blog via Pinterest

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chevron stripe nursery decor via adoreyourplace.com

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chevron stripe upholstered chair image via decor pad

 

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Flower Pattern Wallpaper from Mod to Vintage… for Every Style and Every Room

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Pink Modern Floral Wallpaper

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Retro Floral Wallpaper Yellow & Grey

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