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Make a Chic Statement With Ceiling Wallpaper
Covering your ceiling with wallpaper is a fantastic way to add color and pattern to virtually any room in your home.
These days many modern wallpapers are not only greener than ever — bye-bye PVC — but they are also a snap to install and remove. Wallpapers like these are available in three basic types:
Pre-pasted wallpaper has an adhesive backing. You will need a damp sponge to activate the glue.
Paste the wall wallpaper as the name implies, is installed by applying the glue to the wall and not the paper. Many people prefer this method because the wet paste makes it easy to slide the wallpaper into its final position.
Peel-and-stick wallpaper is reusable. To install, remove the paper's backing a foot at a time as you smooth the wallpaper into place. Remember to save the wallpaper's backing if you plan on reusing the wallpaper.
To remove all three types of wallpaper, just dampen a corner with water and slowly peel off.
Before you decorate your fifth wall take a gander at these 29 ceiling wallpaper ideas.Continue to 2 of 30 below.
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Custom Peel and Stick Wallpaper
These days, anyone can design wallpaper. Our two favorite sites for custom, on-demand wallpaper are Spoonflower and Detroit Wallpaper. You will need to create a repeating pattern in a TIF, JPG, PNG, or GIF format.Continue to 3 of 30 below.
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Interstellar Wallpaper on the Ceiling
They consider their new dining room ceiling a chic work of art thanks to an interstellar wallpaper pattern by Calico called Lunaris II. Moonscape photography by NASA inspired the wallpaper's out this world design.Continue to 5 of 30 below.
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Wallpaper a Recessed CeilingContinue to 6 of 30 below.
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Entryway Ceiling With Moroccan Print WallpaperContinue to 7 of 30 below.
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Add Personality With Whimsical WallpaperContinue to 9 of 30 below.
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Blue Kitchen With Ceiling Wallpaper
Of course, white kitchens are here to stay. But blue kitchens also have enduring style. Archer Buchanan Architecture based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania takes things to the next level in this blue butler's kitchen. The star patterned wallpaper on the ceiling is by Osborne and Little. This particular wallpaper is washable making it perfect for kitchens and other hardworking spaces.Continue to 10 of 30 below.
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Attic Bedroom Covered With WallpaperContinue to 11 of 30 below.
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Coastal Kitchen With Wallpaper Ceiling
There are a few smart decorating tricks worth mentioning in this chic kitchen by interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn based in Los Angeles. The pendant lights are bushel baskets repurposed as shades. The electrical cords for the fixtures are wrapped in rope for a chic coastal look. The wallpapered ceiling brings pattern and contrasting color.Continue to 12 of 30 below.
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Combing Wallpaper PatternsContinue to 14 of 30 below.
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Fake a Rustic Wood Ceiling With Wallpaper
Fake the look of a reclaimed wood ceiling with eco-friendly wallpaper. Autumn Clemons is the Utah based interior designer behind My Design Dump. She created this space for a client with a shoestring budget. Most of the décor came from big box stores including Home Depot and Target. The whitewashed wood wallpaper on the ceiling is by Sure Strip. The vinyl free wallcovering is made with water-based inks.Continue to 15 of 30 below.
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This Living Room Was Inspired by David Bowie
The owners of this contemporary townhouse wanted a modern space that put their art collection front and center.
Greg Natale Design Studio based in Australia designed this living room around the David Bowie print over the sofa. The gold zigzag wallpaper on the ceiling ties into the pink and blue thunderbolt.Continue to 17 of 30 below.
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Butterfly Wallpaper on Ceiling
Katherine Carter an interior designer based in Los Angeles transformed the dining room in this 1921 Tudor Revival with colorful wallpaper. The pattern features hundreds of butterflies that contrast beautifully with the marble dining table.Continue to 19 of 30 below.
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Bold Black and White Wallpaper on the CeilingContinue to 21 of 30 below.
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Spoon Wallpaper on the Ceiling
Grace Mitchell, from the blog A Storied Style, created this space in her home dubbed the spoon room. The small nook is a hallway between her kitchen and dining room. On the four walls are actual spoons. She picked them all up at a local garage sale for $10 — many of them turned out to be silver! On the ceiling is a retro-inspired wallpaper by Studio Ditte called Teaspoons. The pattern is an Anthropology exclusive.Continue to 22 of 30 below.
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Angled Ceiling With WallpaperContinue to 24 of 30 below.
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Wallpaper Decals on Ceiling
If wallpapering an entire ceiling sounds like hard work, behold this easy solution by Lindye Galloway Interiors based in Orange County, California. Here the design team added a little glitz to an attic bedroom with gold wall decals. The round, peel and stick decals are much easier to install than long sheets of wallpaper. You will find stickers like these on Etsy.Continue to 25 of 30 below.
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Textured Ceiling WallpaperContinue to 27 of 30 below.
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Wallpaper in a Customized Pattern
James Dawson Interior Design based in Australia created the layout for the bold wallpaper over the kitchen area. First, the pattern was hand drawn on to the ceiling. Afterward, the wallpaper was cut into the same shapes and hung on the fifth wall.Continue to 28 of 30 below.
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Modern Farmhouse BedroomContinue to 29 of 30 below.
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Black Floral Wallpaper on Office CeilingContinue to 30 of 30 below.
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Colorful Kitchen With Striking Wallpaper
We love everything in this colorful kitchen by Janet Gridley Interior Design based in Dallas, Texas. On the ceiling is a striking pink geometric patterned wallpaper. The floor features a custom paint job. Four clear, polycarbonate chairs surround the tulip table by Knoll. The yellow kitchen range is by Bertazzoni.