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How to Choose the Best Wallpaper

We teamed up with Chasing Paper to share everything you need to know about wallpapers—their different types, how to choose the best one, and which patterns we're crushing on.

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Top things to know about choosing wallpaper:

  • Before you choose a wallpaper, it's important to consider the setting of your home.
  • There are three main types of wallpaper: fabric or paper-backed, vinyl, and wallpaper adhesive.
  • While removable wallpaper isn't as cheap as some people might think, it's usually still the least expensive option compared to traditional wallpaper.
  • Wallpaper can offer more flexibility in your decorating process, meaning you can typically update your home more uniquely than if you were just stuck with paint.

When choosing the right wallpaper for your home, there are quite a few factors you need to consider. Wallpaper is more than just decoration: it can help set the tone and atmosphere of your abode. So whether you're looking for something neutral for an office or a comfortable ambiance for your living space, the right wallpaper can make or break a space. Choosing the best wallpaper could make all the difference in your living space and add a level of comfort and convenience that keeps guests coming back for more!

(Left) Chasing Paper wallpaper applied in a bathroom. (Right) A cozy bedroom wall adorned with a soft floral-print wallpaper.

What you should you know before wallpapering.

Before you choose a wallpaper, it's important to consider the setting and layout of your home.

Wallpaper works best when applied in a room where it can be seen from all angles. For instance, if you want something that will create a calming atmosphere for your bedroom, you might want to choose a soft floral pattern. On the other hand, maybe you want something that will help make your living room feel more festive, so you might prefer something with lots of bright colors and patterns. If you have doubts about which patterns would fit best in your home, take some pictures to use as reference points.

Another thing to consider is how much wall space you have at your disposal. Wallpaper typically comes in rolls measuring anywhere from 4-13 feet long. Make sure to take the proper measurements to calculate exactly how much wallpaper you'll need for your space. Finally, before buying anything, it's always important to read reviews on products online—don't forget about those!

How to decide between traditional or removable wallpaper.

Choosing the right wallpaper all depends on your personal needs. If you plan to have your wallpaper up for years and want to hire someone to install it, traditional wallpaper might be for you. On the other hand, if you're not sure you’re ready to fully commit yet, but you feel like tackling a DIY, try using removable wallpaper. While removable wallpaper isn't as cheap as some people might think, it's usually still the least expensive option compared to traditional wallpaper. When deciding between traditional or removable wallpaper, consider your budget and what's best for you.

(Left) Cleo Stripe Vertical designed by Shadé Akanbi for Chasing Paper. (Top) A beautiful variety of tan, salmon, and pink colored wallpaper. (Bottom) Floral Cut Outs, part of Chasing Paper's collaboration with Ampersand Studios.

The benefits of using wallpaper in your home.

Using wallpaper in your home has a lot of benefits. For starters, wallpaper can easily transform a space through its dramatic prints, patterns, or lively colors. Wallpaper is typically used to improve aesthetics and enhance the feel of a space, and we love using it for both bold and subtle moments in our homes.

While there are many reasons to choose wallpaper over paint or other decorating materials, one of the biggest benefits is that it's generally easy to apply from room to room without having to worry about cleaning up a mess (like with painting) or (depending on your situation) removal. If you’re using removable wallpaper, you have more flexibility to swap out patterns and change the feel of your space more easily, too!

A round-up of our favorite wallpaper patterns.

We love the variety of patterns, textures, and colors in Chasing Paper’s wallpaper collections. Here are some of our favorites right now.

(Left) Tree Toile wallpaper, part of the Carrie Shryock x Chasing Paper Collection. (Right) Puppy Pile wallpaper, part of the Jen Peters x Chasing Paper Collection.
Stripes Away, part of the Pehr x Chasing Paper Collection.

If you’re ready to experience the magic of wallpaper in your home, check out Chasing Paper for a wide range of patterns and colors. The best part? Spoak members get 15% off on all purchases.

Date Posted
October 26, 2022
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How to Choose the Best Wallpaper

We teamed up with Chasing Paper to share everything you need to know about wallpapers—their different types, how to choose the best one, and which patterns we're crushing on.

Top things to know about choosing wallpaper:

  • Before you choose a wallpaper, it's important to consider the setting of your home.
  • There are three main types of wallpaper: fabric or paper-backed, vinyl, and wallpaper adhesive.
  • While removable wallpaper isn't as cheap as some people might think, it's usually still the least expensive option compared to traditional wallpaper.
  • Wallpaper can offer more flexibility in your decorating process, meaning you can typically update your home more uniquely than if you were just stuck with paint.

When choosing the right wallpaper for your home, there are quite a few factors you need to consider. Wallpaper is more than just decoration: it can help set the tone and atmosphere of your abode. So whether you're looking for something neutral for an office or a comfortable ambiance for your living space, the right wallpaper can make or break a space. Choosing the best wallpaper could make all the difference in your living space and add a level of comfort and convenience that keeps guests coming back for more!

(Left) Chasing Paper wallpaper applied in a bathroom. (Right) A cozy bedroom wall adorned with a soft floral-print wallpaper.

What you should you know before wallpapering.

Before you choose a wallpaper, it's important to consider the setting and layout of your home.

Wallpaper works best when applied in a room where it can be seen from all angles. For instance, if you want something that will create a calming atmosphere for your bedroom, you might want to choose a soft floral pattern. On the other hand, maybe you want something that will help make your living room feel more festive, so you might prefer something with lots of bright colors and patterns. If you have doubts about which patterns would fit best in your home, take some pictures to use as reference points.

Another thing to consider is how much wall space you have at your disposal. Wallpaper typically comes in rolls measuring anywhere from 4-13 feet long. Make sure to take the proper measurements to calculate exactly how much wallpaper you'll need for your space. Finally, before buying anything, it's always important to read reviews on products online—don't forget about those!

How to decide between traditional or removable wallpaper.

Choosing the right wallpaper all depends on your personal needs. If you plan to have your wallpaper up for years and want to hire someone to install it, traditional wallpaper might be for you. On the other hand, if you're not sure you’re ready to fully commit yet, but you feel like tackling a DIY, try using removable wallpaper. While removable wallpaper isn't as cheap as some people might think, it's usually still the least expensive option compared to traditional wallpaper. When deciding between traditional or removable wallpaper, consider your budget and what's best for you.

(Left) Cleo Stripe Vertical designed by Shadé Akanbi for Chasing Paper. (Top) A beautiful variety of tan, salmon, and pink colored wallpaper. (Bottom) Floral Cut Outs, part of Chasing Paper's collaboration with Ampersand Studios.

The benefits of using wallpaper in your home.

Using wallpaper in your home has a lot of benefits. For starters, wallpaper can easily transform a space through its dramatic prints, patterns, or lively colors. Wallpaper is typically used to improve aesthetics and enhance the feel of a space, and we love using it for both bold and subtle moments in our homes.

While there are many reasons to choose wallpaper over paint or other decorating materials, one of the biggest benefits is that it's generally easy to apply from room to room without having to worry about cleaning up a mess (like with painting) or (depending on your situation) removal. If you’re using removable wallpaper, you have more flexibility to swap out patterns and change the feel of your space more easily, too!

A round-up of our favorite wallpaper patterns.

We love the variety of patterns, textures, and colors in Chasing Paper’s wallpaper collections. Here are some of our favorites right now.

(Left) Tree Toile wallpaper, part of the Carrie Shryock x Chasing Paper Collection. (Right) Puppy Pile wallpaper, part of the Jen Peters x Chasing Paper Collection.
Stripes Away, part of the Pehr x Chasing Paper Collection.

If you’re ready to experience the magic of wallpaper in your home, check out Chasing Paper for a wide range of patterns and colors. The best part? Spoak members get 15% off on all purchases.

Date Posted
October 26, 2022
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Tree Toile by Chasing Paper.

The Tree Toile wallpaper is part of the Carrie Shryock x Chasing Paper Collection.

Floral Cutout by Chasing Paper.

Floral Cutout is part of Chasing Paper’s collaboration with Ampersand Design Studio.

Puppy Pile by Chasing Paper.

Puppy Pile is part of the Jen Peters x Chasing Paper Collection.

Mushroom by Chasing Paper.

This Mushroom wallpaper is part of a nature-inspired collection from The Jacqueline Schmidt x Chasing Paper.

Stripes Away by Chasing Paper.

Stripes Away is part of the Pehr x Chasing Paper Collection.

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Chasing Paper's Favorite Things

We teamed up with Chasing Paper to share everything you need to know about wallpapers—their different types, how to choose the best one, and which patterns we're crushing on.

(Left) Chasing Paper wallpaper applied in a bathroom. (Right) A cozy bedroom wall adorned with a soft floral-print wallpaper.

What you should you know before wallpapering.

Before you choose a wallpaper, it's important to consider the setting and layout of your home.

Wallpaper works best when applied in a room where it can be seen from all angles. For instance, if you want something that will create a calming atmosphere for your bedroom, you might want to choose a soft floral pattern. On the other hand, maybe you want something that will help make your living room feel more festive, so you might prefer something with lots of bright colors and patterns. If you have doubts about which patterns would fit best in your home, take some pictures to use as reference points.

Another thing to consider is how much wall space you have at your disposal. Wallpaper typically comes in rolls measuring anywhere from 4-13 feet long. Make sure to take the proper measurements to calculate exactly how much wallpaper you'll need for your space. Finally, before buying anything, it's always important to read reviews on products online—don't forget about those!

How to decide between traditional or removable wallpaper.

Choosing the right wallpaper all depends on your personal needs. If you plan to have your wallpaper up for years and want to hire someone to install it, traditional wallpaper might be for you. On the other hand, if you're not sure you’re ready to fully commit yet, but you feel like tackling a DIY, try using removable wallpaper. While removable wallpaper isn't as cheap as some people might think, it's usually still the least expensive option compared to traditional wallpaper. When deciding between traditional or removable wallpaper, consider your budget and what's best for you.

(Left) Cleo Stripe Vertical designed by Shadé Akanbi for Chasing Paper. (Top) A beautiful variety of tan, salmon, and pink colored wallpaper. (Bottom) Floral Cut Outs, part of Chasing Paper's collaboration with Ampersand Studios.

The benefits of using wallpaper in your home.

Using wallpaper in your home has a lot of benefits. For starters, wallpaper can easily transform a space through its dramatic prints, patterns, or lively colors. Wallpaper is typically used to improve aesthetics and enhance the feel of a space, and we love using it for both bold and subtle moments in our homes.

While there are many reasons to choose wallpaper over paint or other decorating materials, one of the biggest benefits is that it's generally easy to apply from room to room without having to worry about cleaning up a mess (like with painting) or (depending on your situation) removal. If you’re using removable wallpaper, you have more flexibility to swap out patterns and change the feel of your space more easily, too!

A round-up of our favorite wallpaper patterns.

We love the variety of patterns, textures, and colors in Chasing Paper’s wallpaper collections. Here are some of our favorites right now.

(Left) Tree Toile wallpaper, part of the Carrie Shryock x Chasing Paper Collection. (Right) Puppy Pile wallpaper, part of the Jen Peters x Chasing Paper Collection.
Stripes Away, part of the Pehr x Chasing Paper Collection.

Tree Toile by Chasing Paper.

The Tree Toile wallpaper is part of the Carrie Shryock x Chasing Paper Collection.

Floral Cutout by Chasing Paper.

Floral Cutout is part of Chasing Paper’s collaboration with Ampersand Design Studio.

Puppy Pile by Chasing Paper.

Puppy Pile is part of the Jen Peters x Chasing Paper Collection.

Mushroom by Chasing Paper.

This Mushroom wallpaper is part of a nature-inspired collection from The Jacqueline Schmidt x Chasing Paper.

Stripes Away by Chasing Paper.

Stripes Away is part of the Pehr x Chasing Paper Collection.

If you’re ready to experience the magic of wallpaper in your home, check out Chasing Paper for a wide range of patterns and colors. The best part? Spoak members get 15% off on all purchases.

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