Say Hello to a Quick, Easy Design Idea!
Time was, putting up wallpaper meant a messy, tedious operation—and if after awhile you decided you didn’t care for the pattern or color, removal was even more of a hassle, due to the heavy-duty adhesive used. These days, fortunately, you can achieve that great graphic impact without the hard work, thanks to temporary wallpaper.
The process? Simply peel and stick (the low-tack glue is already on the paper). Do an entire room, create a cool accent wall, even dress up the inside of closets, cabinets, and drawers. Temporary wallpaper has become so popular, there are loads of places to buy it now—and most companies offer samples—so take a look at what’s out there and add a little wallop to your walls.
Lulu and Georgia
Want to bring the outdoors in? This boutique, where prices range from $45 to $130 (sold as one 60-square-foot roll), has a niche in earthy tones and vibrant, nature-inspired themes. Case in point: Alfresco Palm Removable Wallpaper in Jungle Green, which looks perfect behind a bathtub and won’t be affected by humidity.
This North Carolina-based Etsy shop boasts thousands of styles and even more enthusiastic reviews. Swatches start at $7, and you can buy a 24-inch by 144-inch roll for under $100. Check out the Hummingbird Wallpaper by Dawn Leblanc to see why Spoonflower’s nature-based designs are their most popular.
There’s something for everyone at this temporary wallpaper superstore. Browse by product, color, or décor style to find wallpaper in every conceivable shade and pattern. Designer Cynthia Rowley’s Chainlinx print is intricate yet not fussy, and makes a fabulous accent wall. Tempaper prices range from $40 to $155, sold as one 56.37-square-foot roll.
Graham & Brown
The United Kingdom's best known wallpaper manufacturer offers a range of popular prints from $45 to $175. For subtle, classic style, consider Woodland Spring Wallpaper, a delicate design that creates a gorgeous glow ideal for a dressing room or vanity wall. Tip: Graham & Brown boasts an online calculator to help your determine the correct roll size for your project.
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Kate Zaremba Company
Like their trendy fast fashion, Urban Outfitters temporary wallpapers have a laid-back, bohemian vibe, selling for between $30 to $60. The yellow, brown, and orange Ayat Removable Wallpaper takes its inspiration from vintage rugs. Note: Temporary wallpaper has only one size option that measures 48-inches by 24 inches, so depending on your project, you may need to purchase two.
For fun, quirky prints that really liven up a space, you can’t beat Chasing Paper. Their wallpaper sells for a standard $40 full sheet roll (2’ X 4’), unless it’s a limited edition decal. Check out their Rhyme + Reason print, which provides a colorful, geometric design that mimics brushstrokes.
West Elm features an extensive removable wallpaper collection in classic, high-end patterns, with prices ranging from about $15 to about $100. Their Subway Tile Peel & Stick Backsplash is a favorite for a quick kitchen or bathroom refresh. Bonus: All West Elm wallpapers follow Forest Stewardship Council standards, so they're eco-friendly and sourced sustainably.
Muse Wall Studio
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