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Wallpaper is Back!

November 30, 2016

As new trends are constantly saturating our market, it is exciting to see the classics coming back in a fresh new way!  I am thrilled to have a dear friend and respected colleague sharing her insight on the comeback of Wallpaper, on our blog today.  Please warmly welcome Kelly Ferniza-

 

WALL COVERING IS BACK IN A BIG WAY....

Wallpaper and/or wall coverings are coming back in a big way.  Lots of room for creativity and personalization from your private space to your formal dining room.   You can use them as a focal point or to set a mood.  The joy of wallpaper is that it is removable so changing the look of your room is quite easy.

 

There are four major segments of the market now:  paper/vinyl, grasscloth, peal & stick and hand painted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper/Vinyl: 

It’s no longer your grandmother’s paper.  Paper wallpaper is printed and shows flat inks and designs beautifully.  Whether geometric or a dynamic floral, you cannot go wrong. They are also more environmentally friendly than in the past.  Vinyl wallpapers are typically textured and can be wiped down with a wet cloth.  They tend to be less easily scratched or damaged and can also be used in “wet” areas.  See www.jffabrics.com, www.thibautdesign.com &

 www.arte-international.com.

 

Grasscloth: 

These papers are made from natural and sometimes exotic fibers and are most often heavily textured.  They create a timeless and sophisticated look.  There are now “faux grasscloths” which are made from vinyl and can be lightly scrubbed and show no seams.  Sin