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How to choose the perfect wallpaper for your home

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Patterned and colourful wallpapers work as interesting design elements that can effortlessly change the look and feel of any space. In addition, wallpapers infuse an artistic edge to the interiors, camouflaging imperfections of the walls, while ensuring quick, easy, and dust-free installation. When choosing wallpapers for your interior walls, take these factors into consideration and make the best choice.

Pick the Right Colour

Select the colour of the wallpaper according to the colour scheme of the room, or accentuate the wall in a contrasting shade.

For a calm and peaceful interior, go for neutral-toned wallpaper. Note that light colours reflect light and impart a bright and airy look, while dark colours absorb light and make the space look smaller than it actually is.

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Choose the Design Style

Wallpapers are available in graphic patterns, damask designs, metallic finishes, floral and botanical prints, and so on.

—For a formal look, it is highly recommended you go for damask designs.

—You can infuse an opulent look to the interiors with high-gloss metallic finish wallpapers.

—Add depth or lend a rustic look to the interiors with textured wallpaper finishes, like grasscloth wallpapers.

—Bold geometric and abstract patterns are perfect for a contemporary décor.

—Patterned wallpapers impart an informal look to the interiors. Try to match it with the design of the room’s upholstery and rugs.

—Use plain wallpapers for an ornate décor.

—You can transform your home into a tropical retreat with botanical prints.

Also read: 5 ways to use a soothing neutral colour scheme in your home

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Create an Optical Illusion

—Go for wallpapers with horizontal stripes to make a tall space look shorter, while wallpaper with vertical stripes can make the room appear taller. Make it a point to use soft shades of wallpaper in spaces with low ceilings.