Tag Archive: home decor

autumn 07/10/2016

How To Prepare Your Home For Autumn

While many of you may be sad to see the end of summer, Autumn signals the beginning of cosy nights in front of the fire, the changing leaves outside and big warm winter coats – so it’s not all that bad, is it? We certainly don’t think so. The transformation of the weather outdoors, though, means that your house will need to be transformed too, so that it is ready for the cold months ahead. Some of these changes are practical and some of them are merely decorative, to get... 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

MOUNTAIN-002room 14/05/2015
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Freshen Up Your Home By Bringing The Outside Inside

With summer nearly here, its time to think about what you are going to do over the long weekend.   We have been reading about the various traditions that certain areas in the country have for this ‘Whitsun’ holiday, some sound like our idea of fun!   Cooper’s Hill, Brockworth, Gloucestershire People race down a steep hill following a large round cheese. The hill is concave and has an incline of 1:1 in some places. The first person to cross the finishing line wins a Double Gloucester cheese weighing about... Read More

854404 01/05/2015
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Celebrating UK Coffee Week With Coffee Themed Wallpaper

Happy May!   We celebrated with a big mug of coffee, which is our favourite way to start the day (or month!) It’s also is the start on the UK Coffee Week – a weeks celebration of all things coffee, starting with a coffee festival this weekend in London. If you want to know more, or get involved, check out their website, www.ukcoffeeweek.com Whilst researching for this blog we were staggered by the recent coffee statistics launched this week. For example, did you know that:   7 billion cups of... Read More

97550room 17/04/2015
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Spring Colours To Brighten Up A Room

We don’t know about you, but here at I Want Wallpaper we are pretty happy that spring has finally, well, sprung!!   Nothing is better than shedding the dark and stepping into the vibrant colour options that come with spring, especially after the long cold winter! By introducing colour in to your home, via wallpaper, you can create a bright interior that will really lift your spirits – for us spring colours are bright and sunny.   Shades of pink can create a calming, warm and comfortable feeling. Brighter pinks... 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

705188room 12/09/2014
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The Difference a Feature Wall Can Make to Your Home

Every room needs a focal point. Focal points lend a sense of unity and harmony to a space. Not only do they draw us in, they guide our gaze, meaning our eyes alight upon objects of interest in sequence, rather than at random. Rooms lacking a focal point often appear cluttered and chaotic. Since we aren’t sure what it is we’re supposed to be looking at, even the most beautiful pieces tend to blend into the background. One of the best ways to add focus and form to your design... Read More