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Looking for some feature wall ideas and inspiration? You have arrived at the right place. We have installed wallpaper feature walls for the last 30 years and 1 thing thing we do week in and week out are feature walls so we are full of ideas. One thing we do know from installing all those feature walls is; everyone is different. There are a few tips we will share here but really it is about finding something you love and know you will enjoy for some time.

For some modern interior trends in feature wall ideas read on.

Textured Wallpaper

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Timber Slats

Textured wallpaper is a timeless wallpaper trend with interior designers. It enables you to add another layer of luxe texture to your room.

Texture can come in many forms and styles. It can literally have layers of different fabrics or it might have a design that gives the illusion of depth. Usually a textured wallpaper is just that; a wallpaper with a front that has a riveted pattern. You know the one you just have to brush with your hand!

Whatever your way there are many wallpapers to buy that have a textured finish. Plus this has the added benfit of being a good way to introduce wallpaper if you haven’t used it before and are shying away from bold patterns. It is also a timeless wallpaper style so if you are looking to have it up for a long time a more unpatterned wallpaper is perfect for a feature wall idea. It also gives you flexibility to interchange furniture and soft furnishings over time without having to change wallpaper.

Animals and Birds Wallpaper

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Heron Stream

A feature wall is most often used to give impact. It is somewhere for the eye to be drawn to when entering a room. This is compared to the textured wallpaper which can be a feature or can be used throughout the whole room. So a popular choice is to use a wallpaper with wow factor. An often used trend at the moment is use a wallpaper featuring animals, birds or insects. 

This can interpreted in many ways and again so much is down to your personal taste.

Even when looking for feature wall ideas it is still part of a whole room. So think about matching the colours in the wallpaper to the paint on the other walls as well as furniture, flooring and window treatments.

Floral Wallpaper

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Floral wallpaper for feature wall ideas is always going to appeal to many. Floral wallpaper can be bold and modern, tropical, traditional or abstract. Find your style and look for the wallpaper that fits your look. It is appealing because of its timelessness and femininity. And for the versatile fact it is suitable for use in any room in the home.

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Tropical Wallpaper

Another wallpaper style that is great for getting wallpaper feature wall ideas as its been around for a while and not going anywhere are tropical wallpapers.

Typically bold colours with large leafy designs this style is great for coastal homes. With large scale patterns ensure it fits the space. You don’t want to end up cutting away a crucial part of the design because you chose for example a hallway with many doors. Ensure the pattern size is the right scale for the wall. If your wall is particularly high use a vertical pattern not a horizontal one and visa versa.

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