How to combine wallpaper in the living room?
The most passable room in any house is the living room, which is why it is so important to create a comfortable and cozy atmosphere in it. To cope with this task will help the correct combination of wallpaper in the living room, with which the room will acquire exquisite charm and unique style. The successful combination of different colors and textures will be shaded by furniture and other elements of the room decor.
Using a combination of wallpaper in a monochrome gamut, it is possible to divide the space into zones, combining materials of different appearance and texture, add a touch of originality to the overall design, and a combination of different colors on the walls will add modernity to any interior.
Basic rules for combining wallpaper
Choosing the right color scheme and combining the wallpaper is not so easy, so before you start solving this task, you should familiarize yourself with the photo of ready-made design solutions, which show the options for combining different colors and textures. Ready design examples will help you choose the best combination of different colors in the interior of the room.
Photo: a visual increase in the width of the room due to horizontal stripes
When finishing the room should decide on:
- the main tone of the walls;
- type of texture: smooth or embossed;
- ornament: large, small;
- harmonious combination of the color of the main surfaces with curtains, cabinet furniture and other elements of the interior.
If for the decoration of the main surfaces of the room a combination of wallpaper is chosen, then this is the rare case when designing a room is necessary only after choosing furniture and other interior items, as the combined walls should emphasize the room decor.
The original design will be obtained if you combine materials with different textures or with contrasting colors in the decoration. This combination will allow you to set the boundaries between the dining area and the recreation area. For proper zoning of the space, it is best to give preference to cold colors in the dining area and warm ones in the recreation area. Examples of proper zoning of the space with the help of a successful combination of two different textures can be viewed in the photo.
Tip: do not focus on the walls. The combination of different colors and textures should be harmonious and not distract attention from the decor of the room.
Features of the living room decoration
Perfectly freshen up a small room with low ceilings and wall decoration with light companion colors. The lighter the design of the main surfaces will be, the more the room will appear.
Warm tones create a cozy and comfortable atmosphere. Dark companion colors visually squeeze the space, so it is advisable to combine them only when decorating rooms with a large area. Examples of living room design using companion shades can be viewed in the photo.
Photo: wallpaper companions
You can dilute pastels on the walls by placing bright accents or harmonious combinations of two or three companion colors. There are a lot of types of various combinations of combinations, so you can easily choose exactly the type of decoration that will harmoniously interact with the design of your living room.
It is possible to combine different types of wallpaper according to standard affiliation or texture. The most harmonious look companions, having the same ornament or the main shade. If contrasting colors become partners, then such a living room will be bright and original. The layout of paper and vinyl wallpaper on the walls is also quite often used in the decoration of the living room. Unusual design will turn out, if paper and photo wallpapers act as companions.
You can create a unique design if you decorate the joints of the material with zigzag stripes or waves.
There are two main types of combinations of wallpaper on the walls of the room: horizontal or vertical layout. Most often in the design of living rooms use a vertical combination, but the horizontal layout looks very unusual. The most spectacular design is obtained as a result of the layout of the main color with horizontal stripes of contrasting shades.
Horizontal combination allows you to divide the space into zones, and with the help of vertical combination of wallpaper flaps in the interior of the living room you can create only a concise, but somewhat futuristic design.
You can dilute the interior with an unusual wall panel created from small wallpaper flaps. Unusually, you can decorate the main surface with wallpaper inserts trimmed with moldings or frames. This solution will harmoniously fit into the interior, decorated in the Baroque style, and you can also use pieces of fabric.
Photo: wallpaper inserts in the living room interior
Inserts of photowall-paper, limited by moldings, will also help to emphasize the thematic focus of the interior, they will organically fit into such styles as modern, country, Provence, ethnic style, high-tech, pop art and others. With the help of photo wallpaper, you can arrange not only the walls, but also the ceiling, divide the space into zones or smooth the transitions between styles.
Photo: wall decoration with photo wallpaper
With the help of simple combinations, it is possible not only to set off the interior elements, but also to create a bright and interesting decoration of the walls, you just have to show imagination and decide in advance on the general thematic focus of the room design. In general, the combination of wallpaper in the interior is a modern trend in the decoration of living rooms. The correct combination of two or three textures and colors on the main surfaces can transform even a classic style.
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