Living Room

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How to Prepare Your Guest Room for the Festive Season

Everyone seems to mention Christmas earlier and earlier each year, but it’s around this time that people usually start to make plans about where to stay for the festive season. Employers dish out Christmas opening hours and you’re working out how to fit in all the visits from friends and family.     Christmas is one of the busiest times in the household – so we think it’s extra important to prepare your guest room for the festive season. That’s why we at For My House have teamed up with... Read More

914217room 18/09/2015
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5 Fantastic Slate Wallpapers to Freshen Up Your Home

There are many things that can be said about slate, its durable, versatile and above all else looks fantastic!   With an array of different shades and colours, along with its fine grain, slate has been used for centuries as a roofing tile. Today it is used on lawns, floors and walls.   Slate is popping up everywhere with more and more homeowners discovering different uses for the attractive stone.   History   Slate became a roofing material when it was discovered that it broke cleanly in to thin sheets,... Read More

W8P-NEWYORK-017room 19/06/2015
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Father’s Day

Father’s day is upon us again, and we don’t know about you but it doesn’t seem to have been a year since the last one!   Many of us celebrate Father’s Day by showing our appreciation to our Dads, Fathers or Father figures.   Stuck for ideas on how to treat your dad? Why not try:-   A day out in the park, at the movies, at a zoo, or another place of interest.   Handmade or purchased cards.   Presents such as food baskets, chocolates, clothing, equipment for hobbies,... Read More

20-707room 12/06/2015
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Wallpaper Fit For A Queen!

We love birthdays and we love parties – and they do not come much bigger than this weekend’s extravaganza to celebrate the ‘official’ birthday of HRH Queen Elizabeth II.   This Saturday, ‘Trooping the Colour’ will take place and is a colourful spectacular worth of royalty!   The ceremony derives from two old military ceremonies, Trooping the Colour and Mounting The Queen’s Guard. The origin of the ceremony goes back to the early eighteenth century, and possibly even earlier, when the guards and sentries for the Royal Palaces and other... Read More

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I Want Wallpaper Guest Blog ‘Meet Your Sofa’

Nothings spells “ultimate style” like a statement designer sofa and well-matched wallpaper – except possibly the autocorrect on your phone (OK, maybe that isn’t the most reliable example). However, if you are craving reliability, durability, class and high quality when it comes to home furnishings then you’re reading the right article…   Beth from Meet Your Sofa, a create your own sofa retailer, selected some of her favourite I Want Wallpaper ranges and coupled them with her highly-recommended sofas.   The Carnation 3 Seater Sofa and the I Want Wallpaper... Read More

50-026room1 19/02/2015
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How To Use Wallpaper To Change The Look And Feel Of A Room

We at I Want Wallpaper pride ourselves on having a huge range of wallpaper colours, textures, and patterns. We understand that you’re trying to find wallpaper that reflects your personal taste, but sometimes you also need your wallpaper to do a little more Wallpaper can change the look and feel of a room, altering the perception of the space. The right wallpaper makes small rooms appear larger, big rooms cosier, and dark rooms lighter. Wallpapering is the easiest way to change the appearance of a room’s dimensions, creating completely different... Read More

christmas-market_2723591b 11/12/2014
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Top 5 Alternatives to the Traditional Christmas Tree

When it comes to Christmas, we all do things differently. Individual families develop their own unique traditions. So, whether this is your first time hosting and you’re keen to make a great impression, limited in terms of space and budget, or you just fancy throwing something new and interesting into the mix, why not rethink the way you decorate your home this Christmas? Remember, though the Christmas tree is a festive icon, it doesn’t have to be green and draped in tinsel to make an impact! Alternative Tree Ideas Ladders... Read More

RadiantOrchid-5 18/06/2014

How to Use the Colour of the Year in your Living Room

Earlier this year, Pantone Inc announced that its colour of 2014 was Radiant Orchid, which it describes as “an expressive, creative and embracing purple”. Where Pantone leads, designers follow. Yet when it comes to creating a coherent design scheme for your living room, purple isn’t the easiest of colours to get right, which is why we’ve created these 3 simple design schemes for you. 1.        High drama Purple is a regal colour. Historically, it was worn by Roman emperors, magistrates and Catholic bishops. If you’d like to bring some much... Read More

Flutterby designer wallpaper Julian Macdonald 02/06/2014
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How to Make a Design Statement with Wallpaper

Making a design statement with wallpaper is simple, cost-effective and fun. There are several ways to transform your home with wallpaper; whether you decide to create a feature wall, wallpaper an entire room, or place panels of wallpaper in cleverly selected frames, you’re sure to impress friends and visitors with your eye for design and creative flair. There are countless varieties of wallpaper available at iwantwallpaper.co.uk. First things first, consider your colour palette. If you’d like to create a relaxed, uncluttered impression, opt for muted hues and subtle patterns. On... Read More