The Wallpaper Wow Factor

If you haven't heard, wallpaper is making a comeback, and what better way to celebrate than to dedicate a whole day to it. Wallpaper delivers a wow factor unlike paint, and is more cost effective than tile, stone, or textiles. It can instantly transform a room, taking it from drab to fab. And with the huge variety of wallpapers, you can really embrace your space. Here are some of our favorite papers, from geo patterns to palms, and how to pair it with fabrics and colors in the name of #wallpaperwednesday.

BEACHY KEEN

Thibaut's Resort Collection pairs with all things, well, resort. Great for a coastal or nautical theme, this paper compliments other colors and patterns nicely, and is an elegant way to finish off a room. This Jupiter pool house by Logue Decorators featured Thibaut Madeira Chain as an accent wall in the bedroom, and all throughout the bathroom, with pops of cobalt blues and sunflower yellow. Also featured, Kate Spade New York bedding.

BANANAS FOR BANANA LEAF

As you may have noticed, we're slightly obsessed with banana leaf everything, and wallpaper is no exception. Dorothy Draper delivers brilliantly with this "Brazilliance" banana leaf wallpaper. It is a Palm Beach staple, and screams elegance and opulence. Featured throughout the Colony Hotel among other iconic locations, Brazilliance represents wealth and class. Because this paper is very bold and bright, using it as an accent wall, or adding a chair rail or wainscoting (pictured above) prevents it from overwhelming a room. This print pairs well with black and white decor, and gold hardware.

{Photo: Julia Rothman}

{Photo: Design Sponge}

BIRDS OF A FEATHER

We're on cloud nine with this wallpaper print by Julia Rothman. Easily create a dreamy, whimsical space by adding these playful birds to your home. Julia Rothman's hand drawn design comes in a variety of colors, including green, yellow, blue, black, and blush. Called "Daydream" for a reason, it's easy to get lost in this modern and eclectic design. Pair with pops of bright colors to really make a statement.

{Photo: Ellie Cashman}

{Photo: Decor Pad}

{Photo: Ellie Cashman}

BEAUTY IN THE DARKNESS

We're dying over this dramatic floral wallpaper inspired by the Dutch Golden Age. Majestic, over sized blooms cascade down a dark backdrop. Ellie Cashman intoxicates with this regal and stunning wallpaper, which is a piece of art in itself. Pair with black or charcoal wainscoting and gold fixtures for the ultimate luxe look.

{Photo: Cup of Te}

{Photo: Rue Mag}

BLACK & WHITE AND CHIC ALL OVER

We are wild for these frolicking Zebras, and apparently we're not alone. Originally created by Scalamandre in the 1940s for Gino’s restaurant in Manhattan, he pattern was a nod to the swanky safari themes that were popular at the time. The fabric line was added in 2011, and it remains one of their most beloved patterns. Featured in The Royal Tanenbaums, these zebras are stamp(ed)ing their mark on decor culture of the past and present, with no end in sight. Offering a range of colors, this iconic design is a vibrant and whimsical addition to any space.