Man, I love seeing the wallpaper patterns previous homeowners chose for our house. I love guessing which one comes from which decade and imagining what all the women of this house have been like. Here are the patterns uncovered in the kitchen during demolition:
This wallpaper is the oldest, so it’s gotta be from the 1930s or ’40s. In the photo below, you can see a trim piece of wallpaper added later—looks like ’50s to me.
I’ve added my own wallpaper to the house. I’ve had this in the entryway since we moved in, but it’s (sadly) coming down soon:
And I already bought this fern-inspired Hygge & West paper for the master-bedroom closets:
I am planning to use a bit of wallpaper a few other places too. What are your thoughts on wallpaper? Do you have any in your house? And what rooms are best for wallpaper or pattern on the walls? •