20 Wallpapers I Actually Like

Is it just me, or do most of us have this natural instinct to hate wallpaper? Unlike paint, wallpaper is a little more catered to a single personality. I mean instead of picking one color, you are picking a pattern that most likely has a bunch of colors in it! So if you are getting ready to sell your house, you probably don’t want to wallpaper. Even though I am pretty sure I was born loathing wallpaper, I have found that there are some out there (not many) that don’t make me feel sick at the sight of it. Of course this is to be expected with designers and artists branching out more from just doing prints to printing their magical genius onto anything they can think of! I have been especially loving all of the whimsical and quirky papers that have been coming out. They are perfect for kids rooms, or just as an accent wall to make a statement. Wallpaper doesn’t mean it has to be something grandma would have picked out (I’m talking about you, dancing teddy bears with floral crowns). There are bold  and fun patterns and genuine pieces of art transformed to fit perfectly in your home. Here are 20 wallpapers that I actually like and I think you might too!

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    Click through to see some more than tolerable wallpaper.

  • Birds 2 of 21
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    I'm not really a bird person, but this paper is too whimsical to pass up! I love the hand drawn look to the clouds especially. It would look great in a nursery or a fun home office. 

    Get it here for $33 from Hygge And West

  • Mint Rose 3 of 21
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    This one is getting close to what your grandma might pick out. But match it with some rad decor and you won't be anywhere near the line that shouldn't be crossed. Ever. 

    Get it here for $33 from Hygge And West

  • Cute Florals 4 of 21
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    These flowers are perfect! I love the taupe and white combination. It brightens up a space and adds a great pattern at the same time! I want this paper if I ever have a girl.

    Get it here for $33 from Hygge And West

  • Diamonds 5 of 21
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    Diamond patterns are just so classy and timeless, don't you think? I love this mint and white combination. It would look great in literally any room in the house. Except the garage. That would just be a waste. 

    Get it here for $101.20 from Ferm Living

  • Stripes 6 of 21
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    How can I say no to black and white stripes? I can't! I really want this paper or something similar in my office space. A little goes a long way. Wouldn't it look amazing with a light blue accent wall? 

    Get it here for $101.20 from Ferm Living

  • Half Moons 7 of 21
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    Call them half moons, call them scallops, whatever you want to call them, this is hands down my favorite paper. I might not put it in a main room of the house, but it is the perfect paper for a kids room. I love it! 

    Get it here for $82 from Ferm Living

  • Triangles 8 of 21
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    Again, I think this would look great in a girl's room. But I would totally put it in a guest bedroom as well. It's so fun! 

    Get it here for $33 from Hygge And West

  • Chevron 9 of 21
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    This chevron paper is really bold. But that's what I love about it! It would be a great wallpaper for an accent wall in a room that is lacking in the bold department. And if gold isn't your thing, it comes in other colors too! 

    Get it here for $98 from Home Decorators

  • Dinnerware 10 of 21
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    Have a dining room or breakfast nook that could use some fun sprucing up? This paper should do the trick! The blues are calming and the illustrations are adorable. How can you resist? 

    Get it here for $128 from Anthropologie

  • Colorful 11 of 21
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    This paper is so much fun! From far away they look like colorful triangles, but up close it's another pattern within the pattern. It's like a two for one deal! This would look incredible in my bedroom. Just saying. 

    See more here from Studio Rita

  • Vignettes 12 of 21
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    There is so much I love about this wallpaper. The illustrations are incredible, and I love that it's so simple in black and white. Your guests will come over just to stare at all the different images! 

    Get it here for $88 from Anthropologie

  • Tiny Trees 13 of 21
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    It looks like an ombre effect doesn't it? I really like the different shades of blues in it. It would be perfect for a guest room or bathroom. And I love the pops of red they put with it too.

    Get it here for 42 Euros from Photowall

  • Perfect Poppies 14 of 21
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    What girl doesn't love poppies? This might be the prettiest floral wallpaper I have ever seen. I love how they have put it up spaced out in the detailing of the wall. Very cool. 

    Get it here for $148 from Anthropologie

  • Hot Air Balloons 15 of 21
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    Another awesome one for the kid's room! I am in love with the hand drawn detailing. It's so whimsical and fun. The kids will absolutely adore it! 

    Get it here for $148 from Anthropologie

  • Trees 16 of 21
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    Bold black and white in a sweet and simple tree pattern. I would love this in our living room. It would be so easy to dress up with color too! Black and white do go with everything after all. 

    Get it here for 32 Euros from Photowall

  • Ships 17 of 21
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    The perfect paper for an older boy's room. What little boy doesn't love pirates? The illustrations are simple and just adorable. It's a win,win. 

    Get it here for 32 Euros from Photowall

  • Mountains 18 of 21
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    Are you kidding me with these mountains? They are too cute. I think they would be awesome in a playroom. Both boys and girls would love this paper! 

    Get it here for 32 Euros from Photowall

  • ABC 19 of 21
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    Honestly, this one is super cute but I can see myself getting tired of it if I did a whole room in it. Kids would love it though. One wall should be good, right? I especially like the rainbow triangle border. So cute! 

    Get it here for 32 Euros from Photowall

  • Mod 20 of 21
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    I really love this one. I have been eyeing this pattern for ages now! It's a great accent paper for a living room. The colors are fantastic, aren't they? 

    Get it here for 59 Euros from Orla Kiely

  • Golden Bees 21 of 21
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    This paper is so cute. The little golden bees have stolen my heart and are begging for a place on my walls. But I am seriously doubting my husband will agree (especially with that price tag!) 

    Get it here for $225 from Farrow Ball.

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