How to Pick the Perfect Wallpaper for Your Luxury Boston Home

Source: Chrisicos Interiors
Source: Chrisicos Interiors

Wallpaper is making a real comeback. Today’s wall coverings are brilliant and attention-grabbing, making them a lovely choice for any luxury Boston home. But how do you go about choosing wallpaper? These tips will help.

Consider the scale.

In a large room, use wallpaper with a big, bold pattern. In a smaller space, wallpaper with smaller, more intricate patterns is ideal. A large pattern in a small room can make your space feel enclosed and claustrophobic. And a small design in a big room will look overly-cutesy and quaint.

Take it easy on the colors.

Wallpaper that incorporates too many colors can look tacky. For a more luxurious look, choose a pattern that includes a few colors or perhaps a variety of shades of a single color. Decorate with the less-pronounced colors in your wallpaper to draw them out and create balance.

Source: Hermes Paris
Source: Hermes Paris

Try out a roll.

Once you’ve narrowed down your options, ask your designer for a sample roll or a larger sample of your wallpaper. This way, you can hang an entire strip (using blue painter’s tape) and see how it will look. This strategy works well because various colors and patterns can look different in certain lighting.

Consider your options in person.

Choosing wallpaper in person always makes it easier to decide what you like. At the Chrisicos Interiors luxury design showroom, we offer the newest fabric and wall coverings from Hermes.

Kathie came across Hermes when visiting design centers in New York, and instantly loved their color, saturation, and iconic patterns. In our showroom, we can even make Hermes fabrics into throw pillows and linens to match your needs. Contact Chrisicos Interiors at 617-699-9462 to learn more or schedule an appointment today.