Wallpaper can fill your bedroom with colour, character and personality.
Fan designs are a classic theme in Art Deco décor. Resene Wallpaper Collection AGA003 works in place of a neutral wall colour in a heritage home. Pair with walls and bay windows painted in a soft white like Resene Merino.
Today’s wallpapers are more diverse than ever so whether you’re after a classic design to match your heritage home or a playful animal pattern for your modern apartment, there’s something to suit everyone in the Resene Wallpaper Collection.
When there’s so many designs to choose from it can be hard to narrow down one you like. One idea is to take inspiration from the architecture of your home. A home built in the 1960s or 1970s might suit a geometric mid-century pattern while a villa could hark back to its Victorian roots with a William Morris-inspired design or a Californian bungalow could channel a little Art Deco glam with a design with a fan pattern or gold-coloured diamonds or horizontal stripes for a touch of ‘streamline moderne’.
Bring the calming qualities of nature indoors with a botanical Resene wallpaper. Tropical banana leaves or palms may have you nodding off to sleep like you’re on holiday in the Pacific Islands, while ferns were a favourite of the Victorians and look grand in a villa. Traditional Japanese wallpapers are often inspired by nature and a pattern such as bamboo shoots creates a sense of Japanese inspired wabi-sabi – emphasising the beautiful imperfection and variation that occurs in nature.
While you might not always be able to wake up and smell the roses in your bedroom (unless you have blooms in the garden outside your room), you can certainly awaken to the sight of beautiful flowers. Floral designs ranging from dainty daises, cheerful cherry blossoms to terrific teacup roses are making a big comeback as a way to add a little country charm to your home.
Follow your animal instincts with a wild and wonderful pattern inspired by your feathered or furry friends. There are designs featuring everything from cheeky monkeys and perky parrots to Egyptian style scarabs and zippy zebras.
Earn your stripes with a classic line design pattern. Stripes can help elongate a room and can look both traditional and contemporary. Best of all they pair well with other patterns on bedlinen, cushions or curtains – florals and stripes are a classic combo.
top tip It's best to order more wallpaper than you need. New wallpaper collections are regularly launched and older collections are usually deleted after three years, sometimes sooner. If you need to patch or replace any damaged paper, you may not be able to buy it anymore. Also, with graphic wallpapers, pattern matching can soak up extra rolls.
Dial up the drama in your bedroom by creating the ultimate feature wall with a mural from the Resene Wallpaper Collection. Think of murals as a large-scale artwork designed to fit your entire wall. These oversized designs can transform your space into a floral wonderland, a Jurassic-age jungle or your favourite beach or mountain. Or, create your own custom mural from your favourite photos. Resene WallPrints come in strips which you hang in the recommended order. These oversized designs look particularly good in rooms with a high ceiling where it’s possible to see the full scale of the design.
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