17 Stunning Wallpapered Rooms by Scouted Interior Designers
Originally published by The Scout Guide on September 30, 2021
While wallpaper can spark hesitation in many homeowners, there is no denying its ability to transform a space when expertly executed. In the hands of a skilled interior designer, the right selection can add interest, texture, and sophistication to a space that will be enjoyed for years to come. To prove the power of pattern, we asked our editors to share a few of their favorite examples of wallpapered rooms from scouted design professionals across the country. From classic stripes to soothing botanicals to bold geometrics, these gorgeously designed rooms will have the wallpaper-averse reconsidering—and ready to call in a pro.
Designed by Toledo Geller, this lovely bedroom in Bergen County, New Jersey, makes a strong case for plaid—especially when expertly paired with florals in a coordinating color palette. See the rest of the project here. Photography courtesy of Toledo Geller.
With its lovely striped background, this dining/gathering area designed by Heather Chadduck Interiors as part of the 2019 Southern Living Idea House on Crane Island, Amelia Island, Florida, exudes coastal charm. See the rest of the project here. Photography by Laurey W. Glenn.
In this chic Memphis, Tennessee, dining room designed by Lindsey Black Interiors, a sophisticated wallpaper pattern combines with warm elements to create a beautiful and inviting space. See the rest of the project here. Photography by Selavie Photo.
Demonstrating that the bathroom is an excellent spot to infuse a little personality, Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Rachel Cannon Interiors injects a big dose of style with eye-catching wallpaper in a soothing hue. Photography by Jessie Preza.
In this child’s bedroom designed by Dallas, Texas’s Shawna Kuykendall Interior Design, a graphic, vibrant wallpaper adds special energy to an engaging space. Photography by Costa Christ Media.
Large format Monstera leaf wallpaper in a neutral hue adds warmth and interest to this sun-filled space designed by Summit, New Jersey-based Meg Gabriele Interiors. See the rest of the project here. Photography by Tim Lee.
Fort Worth, Texas-based Beckley Design Studio chose an abstract Fabricut wallpaper as the perfect backdrop for artwork in this enviable home office. Photography by Emery Davis.
Aspen, Colorado-based Kristin Dittmar Design brings the mountains indoors with a landscape print in this sanctuary-like bathroom. See the rest of the project here. Photography by Brooke Casillas Photography.
Jessica McIntyre Interiors brings beautiful drama into this Fort Worth, Texas, dining room with black-and-white floral wallpaper. See the rest of the project here. Photography by Jenifer McNeil Baker.
Pattern on pattern in an entryway? Yes, please! Cincinnati, Ohio-based Winding Lane Interiors perfectly complements the stairway runner with a large floral motif wallcovering. Photography courtesy of Winding Lane Interiors.
In this serene utility room by Saint Louis, Missouri-based Amy Studebaker Design, this geometric green wallpaper echoes the verdant expanse outside. See more of this project here. Photography courtesy of Amy Studebaker Design.
Chic, unexpected hues add depth and dimension while drawing the eye along in this home designed by Park City, Utah’s Flair Hunter. Photography courtesy of Flair Hunter.
Bird and leaf-adorned wallpaper adds a sweet note to this lovely bedroom designed by Nashville, Tennessee-based Alexander Interiors, which is a master class in patter-mixing. Photography courtesy of Alexander Interiors.
Middleburg, Virginia-based Atelier Design & Decor employs a variety of subtle patterns in this sleek yet charming Litchfield County, Connecticut kitchen. Photography courtesy of Atelier Design & Decor by Terri Pakravan.
In this bathroom by Naples, Florida-based Carrie Brigham Design, a dynamic floral pattern adds a touch of whimsy. Photography by Venjhamin Reyes.