Category Archives: Wallpaper

Flock wallpaper

Damask wallpaper design

  Nothing speaks luxury in wall coverings quite like fabulous flock wallpaper. Throw in a damask design and I’m swooning in the elegance of it all. What is flocking? Flock wallpaper features a raised pattern on the wallpaper’s surface and they have a velour or velvet-like feel. Flocking is applied during a process where many […]

Using gold in interior decorating

Cobra Anthology 03 Wallpaper by Harlequin

Gold is associated with illumination, love, compassion, courage, passion, magic, and wisdom. It is the colour of success, achievement and triumph. Using gold in interior decorating can bring a sense of luxury, prestige to a room and gold wallpaper can add a little bling and dazzle to your wall. Gold wallpaper designs Gold in feng shui […]

Should I hang wallpaper myself or get a pro to hang it for me?

Should I hang wallpaper myself or get a professional to hang it for me?

OK, so you’ve found the wallpaper design you absolutely love and now you’re wondering whether or not to hang the wallpaper yourself or to pay a professional to hang it for you. It’s a question I’m often asked. Paying someone to hang your wallpaper is not cheap and it often costs the same as what […]

Yellow in interior decorating

Amazilia hummingbird wallpaper - Gooseberry

Yellow is the colour of happiness, optimism, enlightenment and creativity, of sunshine and spring. In almost all cultures it represents sunshine, happiness and warmth. Totally undeserving of its cowardly intonation, yellow in interior decorating can bring a sunny warmth to your home. It’s such a joyful colour, I love it. There are so many different shades […]

Got the blues – interior decorating with blue

Harlequin Oxidise Moonstone Brass Anthology 03 Wallpaper

Blue is my favourite colour. It is a colour of trust, honesty and loyalty. Blue is reliable and responsible. Perhaps that’s why so many corporate brands are drawn to blue. When interior decorating with blue, whether it’s using coastal colours, inspired by nature, used in stripes or as part of a floral or industrial theme, blues can create […]

Going green

Astro Turf wallpaper

No, not THAT type of environmentally-friendly green, or the green you might associate with money… or jealousy … the OTHER type of green. The actual colour green. It’s springtime in Melbourne. Green is the colour of life, renewal and nature. Green is an emotionally positive colour. In interior decorating, green can bring the freshness and harmony into […]

How to introduce pattern into a room

How to introduce pattern into a room

Some people are too scared to introduce pattern into a room. Terrified! But sometimes you don’t want things to be too matchy-matchy and you might want to mix things up a bit. Well fear no more, dear reader. In this post I will show you how to introduce pattern into a room and you will […]

How to calculate your wallpaper requirements

Pop! Red wallpaper with a 3D effect

How much wallpaper do I need to buy? To work out how much wallpaper you need to buy, first measure your wall(s) by the width and the height. Measure the height between the skirting and cornice, or to the ceiling if you have no cornice. Say, for example, your wall is 4.10 metres wide and […]

Pink wallpaper prettiness

Floral Pink Wallpaper - interior design

Candy pink, hot pink, baby pink, dusky pink – there are so many shades of pink to love. Pink is not just the domain of little girls. Pink can be elegant and sophisticated when used in interior decoration. Use intense bursts of pink in spaces where you don’t spend a lot of time, like a […]