Guest Picks: Get in Touch With Textured-Effect Wallpapers
Mimic the look of fancy paneling, stacked stone or funky scrap wood with new wallpaper patterns on a trompe l'oeil roll
Rachel Newcombe March 13, 2013
I'm a freelance writer, editor and blogger specialising in homes, interiors and property. I run Fresh Design Blog http://www.freshdesignblog.com (a modern and contemporary interior design blog) and Cosy Home Blog http://www.cosyhomeblog.com (vintage, traditional, shabby chic and classic home ideas) and love hunting for great buys for the home!
I'm a freelance writer, editor and blogger specialising in homes, interiors and property.... More
Textured wallpapers are right on trend at the moment, and they offer a brilliant way of transforming a wall in your home. Whether you crave a natural stone effect, wish you had wooden paneling, want ornate metal effects or desire walls that look like they're layered with fabric, there's a wallpaper out there for you that will do the job perfectly. Here are some of my favorites. — Rachel from Fresh Design Blog
This wallpaper effectively depicts a traditional stone wall and helps you bring the look of an outdoor country wall inside your home.
This wallpaper is made to look like old tin tiles. It has an interesting history behind the design, as the tin tiles are similar to those found in the factories and warehouses of North America at the turn of the 20th century.
Wishing you could have an oak wood paneled room? This wallpaper can help create the effect without so much work.
This slate wallpaper has a dark and moody feel to it that's perfect for creating contemporary spaces.
This bold wallpaper design takes its inspiration from wrought iron. It will make your wall look like it's adorned with metal panels.
There are various realistic brick wall wallpapers available. This one has a particularly lovely worn and weathered look to it.
These white wooden planks are a very simple design. It works well in nautical interior design schemes: think beach huts with white wooden walls.
Vertically positioned wooden panels make up this large wall mural. Use it to decorate your walls in a rustic style.
This amazing wallpaper is designed to create the effect of decorative white metalwork and other ornate architectural effects. It looks stunning!
Use this brick stone wallpaper in modern urban rooms.
This design depicts the effect of natural wood strips. Use it for log cabin–style home decor.
Are you longing to be at the beach? Adorn your wall with a pebble effect wallpaper. This one is perfect for nautical-themed rooms.
If you love the effect of fabric on a wall, then this wallpaper is for you. It's designed to have a textured linen look.
This very ornate wallpaper is inspired by Renaissance sculptural effects. Now you too can have stone angels on your walls, but with no stone carving required!
This unusual paper creates the effect of a leather Chesterfield, complete with a fully buttoned fabric design. Just imagine that on a wall.
Strictly speaking, this is a wall mural, not wallpaper, but it is ideal if you want to create the look of a gray wall made up of small pieces of stone.
This wallpaper is based on a luster tile effect, complete with the look of age marks and cracks.
If you can't get enough of wood panelling, here's a gray wallpaper that will bring a new dimension to a wall.
This delicate white wallpaper creates the effect of cutwork lace on a wall.
For industrial-chic decor styles, why not try concrete wallpaper?
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