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Wallpaper is Back: Top 6 Wallpaper Trends Right Now

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Whether you love it or hate it, wallpaper is having a moment in the spotlight. This eye-catching trend can be seen everywhere from bathrooms to boardrooms, kitchens to lobbies, coffee shops to your perfect home reading nook. While wallpaper is a huge commitment, for those who love to live boldly it could be the right way to accent a special room.

Here’s a roundup of the top wallpapers right now.

1. Floral designs

Don’t think of the 1980’s version of floral wallpaper, the modern version is showy and designed to pop.


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2. Retro with a modern twist

Retro designs with modern accents can make for throwback wallpaper that still feels current.


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3. Geometric shapes

Geometric shapes are very popular in many interior design elements right now, but geometric wallpaper is certainly a very bold statement.


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4. Art deco

While throwing it back to any vintage era is currently in style, art deco deserves its own mention. Modern art deco wallpaper interpretations are soaring in popularity.


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5. Palm tree wall paper

Beachy, airy, palm tree vibes are all the rage with the many versions of wallpaper that feature palms prominently.


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6. Textured wallpaper

Convey luxury and style with wallpaper that literally pops off the wall by adding some texture.


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Should you decorate with wallpaper?

If you’re decorating your home and trying to decide whether or not to use wallpaper, there are some pros and cons to consider. Even though it’s trendy right now, eventually your favorite design will go out of style. Here’s how to know if you should commit to wallpaper or play it safe.


  • Can tie together a theme room and complement almost any interior design plan you have.
  • Wallpaper can be installed on a 24 hour timeline.
  • Easy to clean through vacuuming, wipes or wallpaper dough.
  • Wallpaper can be long lasting and durable.


  • Can be expensive to change.
  • Requires professional installation.
  • Could overpower a room if you’re not careful.
  • Could peel or be damaged by water or in high traffic areas.

Wallpaper is a bold decision and definitely something to weigh wisely. The trend can produce some absolutely stunning rooms that are comfortable and luxurious, but it does require more maintenance and cost to install.


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