Adding wallpaper is a low effort, high impact way to spruce up your bathroom. Whether you choose a graphic wallpaper accent, a subtle pattern to add texture, or cover every wall with a bold and colorful motif, bathroom wallpaper is the perfect finishing touch to instantly transform what can be a boring and utilitarian space. Check out these wallpapered bathrooms in every size and style to inspire your bathroom makeover.
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Interior designer Lisa Gilmore of Lisa Gilmore Design chose dramatic large-scale Dutch Masters-inspired floral wallpaper by Ellie Cash to turn this simple bathroom into an enchanted garden. The dark tones of the wood vanity blend in well with the dark background of the wallpaper, while polished brass and fluted glass sconces add a bright note.
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Interior designer Mary Patton of Mary Patton Design used soft gray wallpaper decorated with painted lily pads and swans that adds a sweet and lightly colorful tone to this classic cool-toned bathroom. A beveled mirror and a pair of wall sconces add a vintage note.Continue to 3 of 30 below.
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The team at NYC-based interior design firm Studio DB used moody Fornasetti storm cloud wallpaper on the upper half of this clean-lined, neutral-toned bathroom to add movement and a note of drama.
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Using wallpaper in a bathroom is one way to link it to the rest of the space, particularly if the bathroom is located at the end of a hallway or is visible from the main space. In this cheerful bathroom from interior design firm Studio DB, wallpaper with a paint splatter motif and a bright yellow painted sink vanity set the tone for a kid-friendly space.Continue to 6 of 30 below.
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Interior designer Kristin Kostamo-McNeil of Anne Rae Design added a whimsical note to a simple bathroom with illustrated fish wallpaper in muted tones and a porthole mirror to add to the underwater illusion.
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In this striking bathroom, interior design firm Studio DB chose a sophisticated floral wallpaper with tones of red, blue, black, and cream that stands up to the black marble sink.
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Interior designer Julie Kantrowitz from NJ-based JK Interior Living chose classic Cole & Son birch tree wallpaper to add a calming woodsy note to this small cool-toned bathroom.Continue to 9 of 30 below.
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For this sweet girls' bathroom, interior designer Mindy Gayer of Mindy Gayer Design Co. chose a delicate floral wallpaper pattern in shades of pink and green. The pastel pink vanity picks up on the wallpaper tones and softens the stark white bathroom and hexagonal floor tiles.Continue to 10 of 30 below.
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Interior designer Brittany Farinas of House of One chose an in-your-face graphic pattern for this black and white bathroom that turns a simple room design into something surprising.Continue to 11 of 30 below.
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Interior designer Mel Bean of Mel Bean Interiors chose nostalgic palm leaf wallpaper to perk up this simple bathroom. She painted the baseboards and crown molding in a teal tone taken from the wallpaper, and went all brass with fixtures, lighting, mirror, and accessories to add a warm tone and enough bling to stand up to the assertive pattern.Continue to 12 of 30 below.
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In this light-flooded bathroom from Margaret Wright Photography, watercolor blue and white flowered wallpaper in a large scale pattern creates a cheerful, calming ambiance.
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One way to wake up a vintage bathroom is to install an audacious wallpaper pattern that creates a focal point and looks like it could have been there for decades. In this bathroom renovation by Caitlin Higgins for Emily Henderson Design, a graphic pattern of male and female torsos embellished with tones of dark pink and mustard is a witty take on classical art that creates an eccentric backdrop.Continue to 14 of 30 below.
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Gray and White
In this small polished bathroom, interior designer Desiree Burns of Desiree Burns Interiors chose boldly patterned, soft gray-and-white wallpaper, painting the door and ceiling in a matching shade of medium-toned gray, and adding gold-toned accessories and fixtures for contrast.Continue to 15 of 30 below.
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In this eye-catching bathroom from Margaret Wright Photography, unapologetically bright pink wallpaper with a spiky floral motif stands up to the green tile shower to create a room full of personality and singular style.Continue to 16 of 30 below.
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The team at interior design firm Leclair Decor chose crisp graphic blue-and-white wallpaper and silver accents that adds energy to this simple white bathroom design.Continue to 17 of 30 below.
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Interior designer Mindy Gayer of Mindy Gayer Design Co. chose a subtle salmon pink and white wallpaper that creates a soft textural background for a small bathroom. Wood tones, mixed metals, wall art, and a vintage rug round out the laid back natural vibe.Continue to 18 of 30 below.
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Interior designer Valerie Darden from Brexton Cole Interiors covered the walls of this bathroom with midcentury modern-inspired wavy wallpaper in black and white, keeping the rest of the design simple to leave the focus on the groovy pattern.
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Interior designer Kate Marker of Kate Marker Interiors used green-and-white patterned wallpaper to add a fresh note to this small bathroom that works well with the white vintage-style sink and retro-style silver on the sink base, mirror, and accessories.Continue to 20 of 30 below.
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Interior designer Kate Marker of Kate Marker Interiors chose a dark wallpaper with a white illustrated woodland pattern to add charm to this Michigan rental cottage bathroom. A vintage mirror and free-standing marble sink complete the look.Continue to 21 of 30 below.
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Interior designer Nancy Charonneau of Charbonneau Interiors added interest to a simple white bathroom with graphic metallic wallpaper that plays off the silver tones of the room.Continue to 22 of 30 below.
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Green and Black
Interior designer Laquita Tate from Memphis, TN-based Laquita Tate Interior Styling & Designs centered this bathroom design around a striking green and black wallpaper that transforms the space with color and pattern.Continue to 23 of 30 below.
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The repeating circles in this teal-and-white wallpaper add rhythm and a shot of color to this spacious, cool neutral-toned bathroom from interior designer Tyler Karu of Tyler Karu Design.Continue to 24 of 30 below.
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Interior designer Stephanie Asielue Beverly from Cincinnati-based Twelve15 Design Studio chose an immersive black wallpaper with a busy white hand-drawn motif that creates a sense of depth and movement.Continue to 25 of 30 below.
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In this bathroom from interior designer Cathie Hong of Cathie Hong Interiors, understated wallpaper in a graphic soft pink and white pattern adds a hint of texture and interest without overwhelming the small bathroom.Continue to 26 of 30 below.
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Blue and White
Soft graphic wallpaper adds a finishing touch to this whimsical blue-and-white bathroom from the team at Britt Design Studio.Continue to 28 of 30 below.
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Interior designer Tyler Karu of Tyler Karu Design chose a soft gray wallpaper with an illustrated rope pattern to complement a weathered gray wood vanity, marble sink, and beveled round mirror in this Maine beach house bathroom.Continue to 29 of 30 below.
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