Wallpaper is a fun way to dress up a wall... but it's not always the right solution for every situation. It's expensive and time-consuming to apply. But there are tons of great alternatives out there - everything from decals to stencils to creative painting techniques. Keep reading to check out ten of our favorite unique wallpaper alternatives.
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1. You might consider covering your walls with book pages, music, or other vintage paper goods.
Read more here. [Photo: IKEA's Livet Hemma Blog]
2. Use chalk to create a temporary eye-catching pattern on an outdoor wall. Check out the tutorial
here. [Photo: Sarah Hearts]
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3. Create a fading pattern using this unique stenciling technique...
check it out here. [Photo: A Nest For All Seasons]
4. Washi tape can be a great way to give a wall some personality too!
Here's the how-to. [Photo: Everything Emily]
5. Or you might consider creating a photographic print overlay.
Found here. [Photo: Design-Milk]
A Beautiful Mess
6. Read the writing on the wall - literally. Choose a favorite phrase or book excerpt and cover your wall with it.
Check it out here. [Photo: A Beautiful Mess]
7. Use metallic film tape to create this glam gold triangle accent wall.
Read about the simple process here. [Photo: Design Fixation]
8. If you like the look of stencils but don't have the patience, give this
stencil roller technique a try! Check it out here. [Photo: Remodelista]
A Beautiful Mess
9. Here we have a stenciled pattern that is done with pens instead of brushes.
Here's the tutorial. [Photo: A Beautiful Mess]
The Sweetest Digs
10. Decal stickers are another great option... read about the simple process
right here. [Photo: The Sweetest Digs]
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