How to combine wallpaper in the hallway?
To bring bold design solutions to life, to emphasize the taste of home owners, as well as to create an exclusive interior will help competent combination of wallpaper. It is especially important to combine them in a room such as a hallway, since it is in this room that the guests get home first.
Variants of using wallpaper in the design of the hall
There are several options for how to combine wallpaper:
- in the form of panels of patches.
Vertical combination allows you to properly divide the space of the room into zones. It is especially important to use vertical combination for a small room. If you glue over the narrow walls of the hallway with the help of dark lanes, and the wide ones with light ones, then this space will seem wider and more spacious. If the hallway has the shape of a square, then you can expand the space by pasting one of the four walls with dark wallpaper, and the other three with light wallpaper.
Vertical combination also allows you to hide flaws in the decoration, as bright contrasting stripes will rivet all attention to themselves, therefore, the imperfections of the walls, hidden under the bright stripes of the trellis, will go unnoticed.
Photo: vertical combination
The combination of similar shades is more suitable for a hallway, made in a classic style. The following color schemes look harmoniously:
- white + light cream;
- turquoise + light blue;
- beige + terracotta.
The combination of bright stripes will allow to shift the focus from the furnishing of the room to its design.
Tip: if you do not want the decoration of the walls to eclipse the entrance hall, then you need to choose the right colors companions. Too bright and catchy colors on the walls will distract the attention of visitors from the interior of the room.
Photo: horizontal combination
The combination of trellis and other finishing materials
To create an original design for the hallway, you can use a combination of trellis and other finishing materials. The interior of the hall will look very harmoniously horizontal combination of vinyl or fabric lanes and wood panels. In combination with textured plaster, you can give the room a resemblance to the hall of the royal residence.
Patchwork panels in the interior hallway
You can decorate the walls of the hall with patchwork panels framed with moldings or wooden slats. When creating a panel, you should correctly combine not only different colors, but also textures. Such a panel on the walls will give the interior refinement and elegance.
If you doubt the feasibility of using patchwork panels, then instead of them you can use just wallpaper inserts, as long as the density of the material used as inserts is greater than the density of the base.
Photo: patchwork combination
Other hallway wall decoration options
When making the hall, you can use the trellis, having a different texture and pattern. The original layout looks monochromatic wallpaper and tapestry with a print.
In combination with the traditional finish can be used in the design of the hallway wallpaper. 3D wallpaper can not only visually expand the space, but also to make a competent zoning of the room.
Exquisite design of the hallway can be obtained if for its decoration to use 3D wallpaper, imitating stone or brick masonry, or bookcases with books.
Photo: wallpaper and 3D-wallpaper in the interior of the hallway
How to use the wallpaper to give the interior a thematic focus?
A different combination of trellis will give a thematic focus to the interior of the room. Black and white colors characteristic of Art Nouveau. You can emphasize the classic or modern style with the help of pastel lanes with golden or silver ornaments. For the style of pop art can be used in the decoration of the hall metallized wallpaper.
The layout of sea water trellis with a sandy or white trellis will allow you to decorate the hall in a nautical style. If you arrange the wallpaper with wood panels, you can give the room a resemblance to the cabin of the ship.
Pastel tapestries with a vegetable print are suitable for finishing the room in Provence style.
Photo: Provence style
Photo: modern style
Hall lighting varies depending on which wallpaper is used for its decoration. If the decoration of the walls is dominated by dark colors, then the lighting of the room should be intense. A spotlight around the perimeter of the ceiling, as well as wall lights, giving directional light, will look harmoniously.
For dark halls suitable pastel colors. You can expand the space of the room not only due to the light wallpaper on the walls, but also the light glossy stretch ceiling. If you combine a light finish of the walls and ceiling with a light floor covering with a reflective effect, the hallway will look not only larger, but also more spacious.
Visually expand the room can be organized by highlighting the perimeter of the floor. Central lighting is permissible to install only for rooms with sufficient ceiling height.
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