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Expert Advice: 4 Ways to Work with Paint and Wallpaper

Discover foolproof color combos for your space

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Aside from paint, wallpaper is one of the two most used interior wall finishes. Popular during the early 20th century and presumed to be dated, wallpaper is making a comeback in decoration. From the likes of the traditional toile, flocking and damasks, it has evolved into patterns that are modern geometric, floral, playful, and subtle, to name a few. With the variety in color, design, and texture options, wallpaper can be used for any style in your interior.

More often than not, the use of wallpaper is accompanied by paint finish for other walls. This is done to break away from the pattern, too much color and also, to avoid getting tired of it easily. When combining paint and wallpaper, the most important thing to consider is the right color combination. From blending to contrasting colors, here are some tips in matching the two:

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