Small Wonder

Wallpaper with small pattern repeats are chosen for timelessness and versatility. Mix these pretty designs with striking large scale decorative fabrics for stylishly coordinated schemes.

Above: Floral Ogee by Dado Atelier

This gorgeous bedroom demonstrates perfectly how small-scale wallpaper creates a beautiful back drop for large-scale pattern textiles. Creating a satisfying choice for layering with patterned and striped textiles, it is ideal for an inviting, interesting scheme. We are obsessed with the emroidered Suzani throw placed on the bed! 

Above: Tilly by GP & J Baker

One of the most comforting interior trends is introducing texture to the walls with densely patterned wallpapers. This design from the House Prints Small Wallpaper Collection by GP & J Baker creates an organic, rustic look that feels simple, natural and beautifully calming. Adding a curated collection of artwork to the walls creates visual interest and a warm and homely ambience.

Above:  Rhunes by A Street Prints

Small-print wallpaper design almost always looks best when used on all four walls which creates a sense of uniformity and consistency over a larger area, and on small or narrow walls. Creating faux panelling is absolutely on-trend, with the additional benefit of working to reduce the amount of wallpaper required, helping to keep the all-wall wallpaper requirement also on budget!

Above: Petite Floral by Albany

It makes sense that small patterns are ideal for small people! Creating visual interest whilst maintaining a sense of calm, a pretty ditsy floral print like this one would be lovely in a contemporary children’s nursery, perhaps accessorised with some vintage pieces.

Above: Watercolor Dots by Hohenberger

Whilst most small-scale wallpapers look best on all four walls, this pretty polka dot could be perfectly placed on one or two walls, or inside alcoves, with a colour-matched paint on the other spaces. Ploka dots, like stripes, are extremely versatile, have a timeless appeal and can be used in combination with any other design style. Easy Peasy decorating!

Above:  Eden by Rifle Paper Co.

It can be fun to use the smallest room in the house as the space for the most outrageous design, however if you prefer to speak to smart luxury, then this bathroom is a lesson in sophisticated style. Every detail, from the wash-stand through the lighting, and finishing with the paintwork and wallpaper, work together so that no element is taking centre-stage. Each design choice complements the other to create a truly elegant space.

Above:  Petit Fleurs by Boråstapeter

Coloured in a soft and subtle beige on a muted white linen backdrop, this Petit Fleurs wallpaper creates a calming and cosy vibe. Featuring a beautiful hand-painted design of small floral bouquets, it takes inspiration from 18th-century French textile patterns. We adore the coordinating contrasting pink-painted cabinetry too.

Below: Truffle by Sanderson

Like the cross section of a truffle, this archive design from Sanderson is made from lines of pin dots on a spotted ground. Displaying a lovely mix of texture and tone, use as a coordinate to an eclectic range of printed cotton and embroidered fabrics.

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