The combination of different types is a relatively new technique, but the designers quickly fell in love with it and became widespread.
Countless combinations allow you to realize the most daring dreams, expand the space, divide the room into zones and give the interior a fantastic look.
Manufacturers of wallpaper keep up with the times and combine the appropriate style of wallpaper in the collection, which will help determine the choice of those who decided to do a combined design.
Before you go to the store, it is useful to learn the advice of professionals and understand the basics of combining wallpaper in the interior.
Types of combinations of coatings
You can combine not only colors and their shades, but also ornaments, patterns and textures of wallpaper, or play with different textures in the same color. Below are several types of such combinations.
The spectrum is a combination of several shades within the same color. For example, one wall can be made a gradient, when one color, for example, pale beige, turns into dark brown through several colors. Another example is four walls painted in different shades of the same color, for example, from light gray to black.
You can place them clockwise or against, as long as the colors gradually change from one to another.
The basis of this technique is a combination of complex wallpaper with intricate ornamentation and simple monochromatic, the color of which repeats the color of the pattern of complex wallpaper.
Combination of opposites
This technique is perfect for decorating a teenager's room. The idea of combining wallpaper in contrasting colors according to the color circle.
So that such a combination does not put pressure on the psyche, it is better not to arrange the room in active colors-opposites, let one of them dominate, while others passively balance the overall impression.
To emphasize the difference in texture of the wallpaper, it is better to arrange the room in one color. In this case, it will turn out to bring the idea to life and focus on the textures.
Practical application of the combination
Before buying a wallpaper, it is important to decide exactly what tasks you want to solve with their help.
Masking the irregularities of the walls. With the help of a bright strip on a light background, which is located on the opposite wall, you can divert the attention of the observer from various defects.
With this technique you can also disguise communications and parts that spoil the interior. With the help of wallpapers of different colors you can easily, without resorting to additional costs for arches and partitions, to divide the room into zones.
Resizing a room. Highlighting one wall with bright wallpaper or print can visually expand the room.
Dressing With the help of bright accents you can define the general idea of the whole room, set the mood for textiles and other decorative elements.
It is possible to single out one object and thereby make it the main one in the room, for example, with several stripes of contrasting wallpaper of the same color to single out the bed zone in the bedroom.
Important combination rules
It may seem to you that buying several types of wallpaper is easy, but it’s not. Here is a small reminder for those who start choosing wallpaper.
It is better to choose wallpaper of the same thickness, so that after gluing the joints are not noticeable. Do not combine more than two colorful patterns and more than three colors in one room.
More shades are permissible only in one color range, for example, from beige to brown.
Combine bright colors with calm pastels. In order to fully determine the color, attach two samples of wallpaper to each other with natural, best outdoor lighting. Glue wallpaper only on well-prepared smooth walls.
There are a lot of ways to combine wallpapers, your room should prompt you which one to choose.
Patchwork technique. With this method, pieces of wallpaper of simple or more complex shapes are combined into an original panel. It can occupy the entire wall or be part of it. For example, a zone with a TV can be originally identified using wallpaper mosaic.
Independent decorative element in this technique can be wallpaper. Horizontal combination. One of the most popular methods in the West and in America, in our country, it has not received such wide distribution.
Perhaps this is due to the strong association with the hospital or the entrance, where the walls are traditionally painted in two colors. In fact, such a combination looks very comfortable, here you just need to follow a few rules:
- the upper wallpaper should be lighter than the lower;
- ornament is better to use only for the top row of wallpaper;
- the border separating the borders should be below the middle of the height of the room and not divide the walls in half.
In a room with low ceilings, it is better not to use such a technique at all, but to choose wallpaper with horizontal stripes, they visually move the ceiling upwards.
Accent. The current trend is the selection of one wall with bright wallpaper with a geometric pattern or a bright print. In this case, the other three walls need to make out in a calm range.
Disguise. If you want to hide unwanted elements of the room, for example, a niche or a functional box, this can be done with the help of dark or motley wallpaper. In the same way, you can disguise the irregularities of the walls, which you could not get rid of in the process of preparing for wallpapering.
Ornaments. If you wish to divide the rooms into zones, you can use the reception of a combination of wallpaper in a similar color scheme, but with different ornaments. Here it is important not to deviate from the chosen palette in order not to overload the room with color.
There are a lot of ideas for a combination of wallpaper, you can make your choice by searching the Internet for photos of the combined wallpaper in the interior. Feel free to give free rein to your imagination, but remember that it must always be combined with a sense of proportion and style.
Photo combining wallpaper in the interior