This modernist inspired dining room by Hacin and Associates based in Boston, Massachusetts combines wallpaper in a traditional pattern with stunning walnut and brass chairs, and a sleek, white dining table.
Patterned wallpaper on the ceiling adds character to spaces that lack architectural details such as crown molding. A, for instance, is this nursery by Crystal Sinclair Interior Design based in San Antonio, Texas. Punching up the cookie cutter room is bold black and white wallpaper.
Fake the look of a reclaimed wood ceiling with eco-friendly wallpaper. Autumn Clemons is the Utah based interior designer behind My Design Dump. She created this space for a client with a shoestring budget. Most of the décor came from big box stores including Home Depot and Target. The whitewashed wood wallpaper on the ceiling is by Sure Strip. The vinyl free wallcovering is made with water-based inks.
The best custom spaces for teens let their personalities shine. One of our favorite examples is this teenage bedroom by Fletcher Rhodes Interior Design based in Sonoma California. On the ceiling is a whimsical heart-patterned wallpaper that adds a big dose of adorable character.
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These days, anyone can design wallpaper. Our two favorite sites for custom, on-demand wallpaper are Spoonflower and Detroit Wallpaper. You will need to create a repeating pattern in a TIF, JPG, PNG, or GIF format.
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Work with wallpaper – Patterned wallpaper can transform any vacant vertical surface into a statement-making feature wall, but if you want to make a bold(er) statement, apply it to your ceiling instead.
Our top pattern picks for the ceiling? Stripes, geometric motifs or an eye-catching floral print, such as this lively botanical wallpaper that seriously boosts the visual appeal of the dining space.
Spice up a white room with this idea by Amy Elbaum Designs based in New York City. The patterned wallpaper on the ceiling adds visual interest to the neutral nursery.
Rethink Design Studio based in Savannah, Georgia gave this century-old town house some modern edge. On the living room ceiling is a textured wallpaper in charcoal gray. It brings a little pattern to the large room without upstaging the rest of the décor.
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Color scheme with beige instead of white, pops of red and blue and ceiling detail for kibali – joshua_odhiambo
Covering your ceiling with wallpaper is a fantastic way to add color and pattern to virtually any room in your home.
Adorable little girls bedroom. Love the star wallpaper on the ceiling. I love the bedding & mixture of patterns & textures. The Little girl is so cute! Coronata Star wallpaper by Osborne & LittleSee more
We adore colorful spaces like this child’s bedroom in a Brooklyn town house by Bella Mancini Design based in New York City. On the ceiling is royal blue speckle wallpaper by Chasing Paper.
Minimalist dark wood floor bedroom photo in New York with multicolored walls
Subtle ceiling – This bedroom is very similar, with colourful wallpaper on the ceiling, but it’s much more subtle and understated. Here, it adds visual interest to a bedroom that is otherwise white with warm timber floors.
You can make a cramped room feel more spacious by raising the ceiling — or you could install wallpaper. Jenny Wolf Interiors did just that in this attic bedroom. Covering all five walls in the same wallpaper pattern creates the illusion of height.
Katherine Carter an interior designer based in Los Angeles transformed the dining room in this 1921 Tudor Revival with colorful wallpaper. The pattern features hundreds of butterflies that contrast beautifully with the marble dining table.
Add drama to a room with large-scale floral wallpaper. In this home office by Steele Street Studio based in Orlando, Florida, wallpaper called Dark Floral by Ellie takes things to a chic, new level. Paintings from the Dutch Golden Age inspired the dramatic pattern.
Floor to ceiling – Floor-to-ceiling wallpaper means it usually covers the wall from top to bottom. But in this case, it also covers the ceiling. Floor-to-ceiling wallpaper can bring a sense of glamour to a room.
However, it could be overpowering if a bold, bright or overly patterned paper is used.
Greg Natale Design Studio based in Australia designed this living room around the David Bowie print over the sofa. The gold zigzag wallpaper on the ceiling ties into the pink and blue thunderbolt.
A wallpapered ceiling can give a bedroom a soothing vibe. A pitch-perfect example is this lovely modern farmhouse-inspired space by House of Jade Interiors based in Utah. The bird-patterned wallpaper called Ocean Flight in Overcast by Willow Lane Textiles sets the calm tone.
Show an angled ceiling some love with wallpaper. In this Brooklyn, New York town house by CWB Architects, a small attic gets a new life as a bedroom. Wallpaper in a pattern called Woods by Cole and Sons was installed just on the angled portions of the ceiling.
To remove all three types of wallpaper, just dampen a corner with water and slowly peel off.
Malcolm Duffin Interior Design based in Scotland perked up this tiny white bathroom with colorful wallpaper by Cole and Son. Called Circus, the wallpaper features a striking harlequin pattern.
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Ceiling in the trey only? Would be really cool. – windowstothewallsinteriors
The owners of this contemporary town house wanted a modern space that put their art collection front and center.
James Dawson Interior Design based in Australia created the layout for the bold wallpaper over the kitchen area. First, the pattern was hand drawn on to the ceiling. Afterward, the wallpaper was cut into the same shapes and hung on the fifth wall.
Who needs a fancy foyer when you can have a hardworking mudroom that is incredibly stylish. Case in point, this space by In Site Designs based in Greenville, South Carolina. Topping things off are the metallic, Moroccan print wallpaper and the Star Pendant Chandelier by Griege Design.
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These days many modern wallpapers are not only greener than ever — bye-bye PVC — but they are also a snap to install and remove. Wallpapers like these are available in three basic types:
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Chevron ceiling with dark walls. I’m so into this “statement ceiling” thing right now. Although I’m not a fan of such an intensely dark wall color
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Cute idea for a shabby chic interior…. faux “pressed tin” ceiling is actually printed wallpaper (via Maison Decor: Our Home Tour)
We love everything in this colorful kitchen by Janet Gridley Interior Design based in Dallas, Texas. On the ceiling is a striking pink geometric patterned wallpaper. The floor features a custom paint job. Four clear, polycarbonate chairs surround the tulip table by Knoll. The yellow kitchen range is by Bertazzoni.
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Pre-pasted wallpaper has an adhesive backing. You will need a damp sponge to activate the glue.
The design team at Laura U Interior Design based in Houston, Texas love sprucing up ceilings with wallpaper. In this dining room they recently designed an eye-catching floral wallpaper lends drama.
Paste the wall wallpaper as the name implies, is installed by applying the glue to the wall and not the…MORE paper. Many people prefer this method because the wet paste makes it easy to slide the wallpaper into its final position.
Jenny Wolf Interiors based in New York gave this white bathroom some star power with a ceiling covered in Coronata Star wallpaper by Osborne and Little. The best wallpaper for wet spaces should be highly water resistant.
Kelly Deck Design created this contemporary home office for a fashion-forward client. The patterned wallpaper on the ceiling beautifully frames The Sputnik Chandelier by Jonathan Adler.
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Minimalist gender-neutral medium tone wood floor kids’ room photo in Miami with white walls
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Wallpaper the ceiling! If you have a recessed ceiling detail from a cove or another architectural detail, consider wallpaper with a coordinating wall color.
6. Work in a big print. A pattern that might overwhelm a room if it were used on the walls can be just the ticket on the single surface of a ceiling. In this child’s bedroom, a multicolored design adds a burst of brilliance, while the walls are left in a restful blue that ties in with the navy hues on the ceiling.
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Must suck to put up OR take down.but I love wallpapered ceilings!
We get it — not everyone can afford to wallpaper a ceiling. This idea by Kristen F. Davis Designs based in Atlanta, Georgia shares how to fake it with a stencil and paint.
Example of a large coastal master medium tone wood floor and brown floor bedroom design in Orange County with beige walls
They consider their new dining room ceiling a chic work of art thanks to an interstellar wallpaper pattern by Calico called Lunaris II. Moonscape photography by NASA inspired the wallpaper’s out this world design.
In addition to the audio and video system, we designed and fabricated (in-house) all of the interior elements including: acoustical wall panels, custom columns, wood millwork, proscenium (around the video screen) and custom counter in the rear of the theater room.
We also installed a tin ceiling and supplied the carpet and chairs. We located the audio video components in an in-wall closet and fabricated an acoustical panel door to hide the components from view.
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Yellow and white striped ceiling / Jenna Lyon’s Park Slope Townhouse via Panda’s House
Shadow boxes with different color on the ceiling around the fan – soulsa
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Elizabeth Gordon Studio, an architectural interior design firm based in Los Angeles, California gave a recessed detail in this ceiling some pizazz with metallic wallpaper. The frosting on this proverbial cupcake is the gold Flame Flushmount light fixture by Global Views.
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If wallpapering an entire ceiling sounds like hard work, behold this easy solution by Lindye Galloway Interiors based in Orange County, California. Here the design team added a little glitz to an attic bedroom with gold wall decals. The round, peel and stick decals are much easier to install than long sheets of wallpaper. You will find stickers like these on Etsy.
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The room is in a cottage on the Killerton estate in Exeter, England, owned by the U.K.’s National Trust. Share a photo: Do you have wallpaper on a ceiling? Share a picture in the Comments. More: Considering Wallpaper? Here’s How to Get Started.
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Before you decorate your fifth wall take a gander at these 29 ceiling wallpaper ideas.
Peel-and-stick wallpaper is reusable. To install, remove the paper’s backing a foot at a time as you smooth the wallpaper into place. Remember to save the wallpaper’s backing if you plan on reusing the wallpaper.
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Example of a classic dining room design in Houston with gray walls
Living room – transitional living room idea in Los Angeles with blue walls and a standard fireplace
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Of course, white kitchens are here to stay. But blue kitchens also have enduring style. Archer Buchanan Architecture based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania takes things to the next level in this blue butler’s kitchen. The star patterned wallpaper on the ceiling is by Osborne and Little. This particular wallpaper is washable making it perfect for kitchens and other hardworking spaces.
Removable wallpaper also works a treat on ceilings, a surface that’s – as you can imagine – quite tricky to paper using traditional treatments that require adhesive.
In this 275 square foot New York City apartment spotted on 6sqft, there is a ceiling covered in custom peel and stick wallpaper.
When the charming duo behind Mr. Kate purchased their first home, the first order of business was fixing up the old dining room.
There are a few smart decorating tricks worth mentioning in this chic kitchen by interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn based in Los Angeles. The pendant lights are bushel baskets repurposed as shades. The electrical cords for the fixtures are wrapped in rope for a chic coastal look. The wallpapered ceiling brings pattern and contrasting color.
Grace Mitchell, from the blog A Storied Style, created this space in her home dubbed the spoon room. The small nook is a hallway between her kitchen and dining room. On the four walls are actual spoons. She picked them all up at a local garage sale for $10 — many of them turned out to be silver! On the ceiling is a retro-inspired wallpaper by Studio Ditte called Teaspoons. The pattern is an Anthropology exclusive.
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Purple is indeed a brilliant hue — not to mention it is the color of the year. The interior design firm, Mayme Baker Studio based in Greenville, South Carolina combines two different patterned wallpapers featuring various shades of violet to create a statement-making powder room.