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The Best Wallpaper Roundup (ever)

The Best Wallpaper Roundup_Emily Henderson_Header

Wallpaper can be daunting to shop for, commit to and hang. But when you do it correctly, it really MAKES a room. It not only provides a big pattern that creates impact but it actually makes the rest of the room easier to design because you have this super solid style that leads everything. So, folks, it was time to divulge our favorite wallpaper resources to you all, picking some of my personal favorites from each. Just a cool 181 different favorite patterns for you to choose from.

Wallpaper_Roundup_Aimme_Wilder

1. Shadowcat in Blueberry 2. Forest in Smokey 3. Lovebirds 4. Boating in Marina 5. Wildflower in Spring 6. Crop Circles in Tin 7. Astrobots in Thunder 8. Piña in Sunset 9. Deliciosa in Peacock

This has been one of my favorite sources for fun, fresh and playful patterns. They all come in a variety of color ways, and I loved her Shadowcat pattern so much that I used it the Cattery project I did last year.

Wallpaper Roundup_Miss_Print

1. Mountains in Red Sun | 2. Leaves in Dove Grey | 3. Foxglove in Tiki | 4. Poppy in Cottage Green | 5. Dewdrops in Citron | 6. Ditto in Julep | 7. Guatemala in Bronze | 8. Cotton Tree in Snapdragon Red | 9. Woods in Solar 

They have got some fun and crazy patterns that would be great to add some serious drama to any room. I especially love their Ditto pattern.

Wallpaper_Roundup_Florence_Broadhurst

1. Egrets | 2. Japanese Floral | 3. Scatter Daisy | 4. Shadow Floral | 5. Ikeda | 6. Spotted Floral | 7. Cockatoos | 8. Horses Stampede | 9. The Cranes

Oh, Flo. She is a super inspiring Australian designer and her patterns are mostly from the 60’s and yet feel so incredibly fresh and just generally amazing. They aren’t cheap, but man are they special.

Wallpaper_Roundup_Hygge_And_West

1. Underwater World | 2. Safari | 3. Peonies | 4. Otomi | 5. Diamante | 6. Daydream | 7. Triangles | 8. Petal Pusher | 9. Garden

Hygee & West carries some of my favorite patterns that I seem to go to for inspiration each time I need a new wallpaper for a project. Check out how I used their Petal Pusher pattern which was designed by my friend Joy Cho for her living room.

Wallpaper Roundup_Graham_And_Brown

1. Tudor House | 2. Strata Lavender | 3. Funky Flora | 4. Enigma White & Prussian Blue | 5. Mermaids Moonbeam | 6. Arches | 7. Starstruck Midnight | 8. Frames | 9. Isabelle Blue

I am sure that we have all seen that Frames wallpaper on one of our pinterest boards somewhere (I used it here). These guys have a little bit of everything to suit anyone’s taste levels and generally the prices are cheap.

Wallpaper_Roundup_Jill_Malek

1. Hop in Silver | 2. Betta in Warm Sand | 3. Dune in Silver Beach | 4. Cascade in Silver Rain | 5. Voyager in Candy Land | 6. Jam in Gold | 7. My House in Pink | 8. Drops in Charcoal | 9. Sandstone in Gold Rock 

I could be completely satisfied with so many of their prints in my new nursery that I am designing. They are fun fresh and totally modern in a way that will stay current for years to come.

1. Hops in Rosie | 2. Birds Of Paradigm in Cario | 3. Vernon in Charcoal | 4. I See You in White | 5. Water Towers in Shadow | 6. Navajo in Pastel | 7. Bowie in Pink | 8. Migration in London | 9. Paleolith in Charcoal 

Some of these are a little bit off the wall but in all the right ways (no pun intended). They have some large scale prints that really command the space as well as some darling prints like #7 that add just the right touch of whimsy.

Wallpaper_Roundup_Bien_Fait

1. Foudre | 2. The Wild | 3. The Cave | 4. Animal | 5. Modular | 6. Coromandel | 7. Cloudy | 8. Birds Black | 9. Mosaic

These guys are not for the faint of heart. They are not available in the US for purchase but can be shipped over. I used their Animal pattern in Charlie’s nursery and it still makes me happy every time I walk in to the room. Their patterns are all custom made for your room so that their murals really captivate the space.

Wallpaper Roundup_Makelike

1. Spine | 2. Lush | 3. Mushroom | 4. Succulent | 5. Pointy | 6. Range | 7. Zig Zag | 8. Perennial | 9. Burst

Blue Trees, Green Cacti, and anything else that your little Alice in Wonderland Heart could desire. They have a fun mix of botanicals, modern graphic prints, and well Mushrooms if that is your sorta thing.

Wallpaper Roundup_Turner Pocock Cazalet

1. Penguins | 2. Zoology | 3. Tucan | 4. Zebra | 5. Ostrich | 6. Ibis | 7. Owlet | 8. Tennis | 9. Cricket

These guys fulfill my animalistic tendencies in all the right ways. They have got some great patterns that are fun,  youthful, and perfect for a kids room.

Wallpaper Roundup_Jocelyn_Warner

1. Cube Star in Smoke | 2. Botanical in Limestone | 3. Dandy in Blue Note | 4. Kew in Gold | 5. Great 8 in Ghost | 6. Peony in Stone | 7. Tree Tops in Silver | 8. Poppy in Viola | 9. Blossom in Renaissance Gold

Silvers, Golds, Metalics, and Flowers… what else could a girl need in her life (or in her wallpaper). Their metallics are some of my favorites as they bounce around the light of the room in just the right way without going too cheeky.

Wallpaper_Roundup_Studio_Printworks

1. Grasscloth Les Brin De Bamboo in Ruby | 2. Web in Parchment | 3. Seven Sisters | 4. Lotus Flower in Smoke | 5. Trash Day in Jealousy | 6. Petite Pineapple | 7. Cones in Au Chocolat | 8. South Beach Toile in Lily Pink/Green | 9. Blast Off!

They have got some very off the wall patterns and narrative murals that are bound to make your friends, and your walls talk (literally) and if that is not your thing then you can find some beautiful geometrics and florals in their shop as well.

Wallpaper_Roundup_Walnut

1. Angles in Copper | 2. Mr. Chrysanth | 3. Summer | 4. Tundra | 5. Pavillon Birds in Blue | 6. Asuka in Grey | 7. Hello Yarrow in Natural | 8. Succulent in Grey | 9. Diamond in Indigo 

Walnut Wallpapers:

These guys have an extensive collection of prints, botanicals, and geometrics in a huge variety of colorways. They also have a handful of designer collections that are tailored to suit every style.

Wallpaper_Roundup_Anthropologie

1. Climbing Orchid in Red | 2. Garden Chinoiserie | 3. Cross Grain in Neutral | 4. Glowing Pebble in Cream | 5. Textured Foil in Gold | 6. Nuvolette | 7. Blazing Poppies | 8. Smokey Rose in Grey | 9. For The Trees in Indigo

Here is my big secret…. Anthropologie sells wallpaper, and damn is it good. They really pick the creme de la creme of patterns and designers to sell online. Their patterns rotate with each season so if you find something you love snag it up before it’s gone.

Wallpaper_Roundup_Paper_Mills

1. Native in Parchment 2. Nani in ‘Ula ‘Ula 3.4. Little Havana in Henri 5. Desert Rose in Aubergine 6. Tania in Post Modern 7. Bark in Brich 8. Manitou in Clear Water 9. Shanti in Jhumpa

These guys take abstract wallpapers to a whole new level. Some of their prints even look like they have been block printed so it really makes your walls look custom and much better than any old bland beige paint that you could slap on.

Wallpaper_Roundup_Pottok_Prints

1. Shadows Of The Paranormal | 2. Aquatic | 3. All Of Us | 4. Dead Trees | 5. Girls | 6. Hands | 7. Lines Forest | 8. Apples | 9. Little Whales

Pottok has some very fun prints. if you are looking for stripes and chinoiserie then steer clear but if you want fun, modern, playful and youthful prints then you can get lost in some of their dreamy wallpapers.

Wallpaper Roundup_Farrow and Ball

1. Ringwold 2. Amime | 3. Closet Stripe | 4. Aranami | 5. Ranelagh | 6. Polka Square | 7. Lattice | 8. Tourbillion | 9. Peony

Farrow and Ball has long been the king of the best paint colors but they also carry wallpaper, and my is it beautiful. It leans more to the traditional side but I love some of their prints. I used #7 in the Bridal Suite at the fig house and it added just the perfect amount of glam.

Wallpaper Roundup_Mini_Modern

1. Dungeness in Coach Denim | 2. Sitting Comfortably? in Snow | 3. Pet Sounds in Harvest Orange | 4. Peggy in Mustard | 5. Feathers in Chalkhill Blue | 6. P.L.U.T.O. in Washed Denim | 7. Gulls in Chalkhill Blue | 8. Festival in Red & Blue | 9. Whitby in Washed Denim

Anyone who has a wallpaper print with vintage midcentury modern chair silhouettes is bound to be on my roundup of the best wallpapers online. They have some very fun playful prints to feast your eyes on.

Wallpaper_Roundup_Trustworth

1. Apothecary’s Garden | 2. Bat & Poppy | 3. Alice In Wonderland | 4. Hydrangea | 5. I Love Little Pussy | 6. Bird & Bramble | 7. Rook & Holly | 8. Seagulls | 9. Angelic Forest

These guys make reproductions of some of the most beautiful antique prints. I have been keeping them a secret for quite some time so that I can cover every room in my country house (which doesn’t exist) with a different print. That Alice in Wonderland print is beyond words.

Wallpaper Roundup_Lizzie_Allen

1. Changing Of The Guards At Buckingham Palace in Spring | 2. Up, Up And Away! | 3. London City Gents | 4. Jazz in Central Park 5. Festival Of Britain At Southbank | 6. Red Buses & Black Cabs | 7. The Royal Guard’s | 8. St. Paul’s | 9. Changing Of The Guards At Buckingham Palace in Autumn

For those of you that miss a little bit of class or english charm in your life, you might find it on your walls with any of these prints. They have a great collection of British inspired prints in some very fun and vibrant color ways.

Wallpaper_Roundup_Porter_Tello

1. Floral Graffiti in Vieux 2. Conté Stripe in Champignon 3. Refracted in Gris 4. Silk Scarf in Cadmium 5. Fluidity in Or 6. Outside The Box in Geranium 7. Painter’s Palette in Naples Yellow 8. En Plein Air in Gris 9. Tangled in Argent 

Their wallpapers will take your room to a whole different level. Each pattern is designed after hand painted pieces which means your room will look as if the most skilled artisan came in and transformed your room.

Wallpaper_Roundup_Rebel_Walls

1. Paint Flowers | 2. Valparaiso | 3. Bellewood | 4. Montaña in Blue | 5. Hostal Las Luces in Green | 6. Medow | 7. Twinkle Twinkle in Black | 8. Welcome To The Jungle | 9. Surface Dots

I recently stumbled into these guys when I was sourcing some new inspiration and wallpaper for my new nursery (for the baby on the way) and I fell in love with #3. They have a little bit of everything and can custom make it for your room so that the pattern and mural is continuous across all your walls.

Wallpaper Roundup_Clever_Spaces

1. Marble | 2. Grid | 3. Angle | 4. Remix | 5. Harlequin | 6. Half Moon | 7. Herringbone | 8. Wilderness | 9. Vanitas

If geometrics are your thing, then you definitely will not get sick of what Clever Spaces has to offer.

1. Scallops | 2. Geranium | 3. Ohoy | 4. Gran | 5. Mountains | 6. Fir Forest

Her wallpapers are a co-collaboration between herself and her talented son who draws a lot of the fun and whimsical patterns which she uses. I used her ships pattern in one of my projects and it was such a fun addition to the room.

Wallpaper Roundup_Eskayel

1. Bungalow in Aura | 2. Akimbo 10 | 3. Grasscloth Banda in Midnight | 4. Paw Paw in Flare | 5. Head Hunter in Dew | 6. Dynasty in Indigo | 7. Akimbo 5 in Greyscale | 8. Peilungua Peaks in Mulberry | 9. Omaha Kinship in Breeze

These guys have a lot of tribal and watercolor inspired prints which if that’s your thing would be perfect to add to any of your walls.

Wallpaper_Roundup_Juju

1. Pas De Trois in Gold | 2. Cle Elum in Denim | 3. Sisters Of The Sun in Gold & Navy | 4. Big Moon in Silver | 5. The Sou’Wester in Copper & Patina | 6. After Chinterwink in Sunset | 7. Indian Summer in Lilac & Charcoal | 8. A View Of The Woods in Mint & Cream | 9. Salad Days in Straw & Orange

Juju wallpapers are local to Portland and we all know how much I love a small business, especially a small business in Portland that puts out some lovely patterns for your walls.

Wallpaper Roundup_Cole_And_Sons

1. Hicks’ Hexagon | 2. Fountainebleu | 3. Acquario | 4. Wisteria | 5. Great Vine | 6. Woods | 7. Great Wave | 8. Flamingos | 9. Poppy

Flamingos, Waves, Trees, Poppies, Fish and Parrots… these guys have it all, and I love their saturated but not crazy prints. Their patterns are classics and feel painstakingly hand-drawn by artists.

1. Animal House in Blue Lagoon | 2. Floria | 3. Buggie in Flashy Cadet | 4. Mr. Blow in Bone Thugs & Harmony | 5. A Beautiful Mind in American Beauty | 6. Gossip in Eden | 7. Holden in Captain Nemo | 8. Spot in Prince | 9. Lobby in Royale

These guys are exactly what they say they are; a little bit abnormal and a little bit amazing. I hung quite a handful of these in my office for our opening party and everyone couldn’t get enough of them.

There you have it folks over 200 of my favorite wallpapers. Now get out there and wallpaper your life.

*In case you missed our other EPIC roundups, check out: Best Online Fabric and Best Online Art

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  1. Wow Emily this is an amazing round up! I have never heard of some of these sources, and they are excellent.

    I would also like to suggest “Grow House Grow” for charming, narrative-inspired wallpaper, and also “Calico” for super chic, avant-garde type stuff like marbled and ombre papers.

  2. What a treat and so fun to see that one of your selected papers, Owlet from Turner Pocock Cazalet is one I used to paper the back of some bookcases I painted a dark blue. Makes me wish really hard I didn’t live in a rental when I see all of these wonderful patterns……not my growing up wallpaper!
    Thanks, as always, for sharing.

  3. Ok that Pottok one called “shadows of the paranormal” is BIGFOOT WALLPAPER! you will be mine you will be mine all mine. In the charcoal colorway they offer. Already ordered a sample! Thanks, Emily, for this outstanding roundup!

  4. I literally just searched your site for wallpaper this weekend. You are so awesome for putting these round ups together. I love love love you for doing all the hard work. Love you. If I could afford to pay you, you would just come in and do my house for me. In the meantime, I appreciate the tips and tricks from the master and try to employ them the best I can! I’ve been trying to figure out how to incorporate more wallpaper in my house since I completed my son’s nursery with this wall paper on a feature wall last year http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/product/home-wallpaper/29106200.jsp?color=095#/. I am planning to wallpaper the inside of an ikea book case that I want to add to our dining room (which is open concept with our living room, otherwise I would wall paper the room). Of course, I don’t know if this roundup made my decision easier, but clearly you did it just for me. All the best!!

  5. This is a fabulous round-up. Thank you to Emily and the whole team for all of the work you put into this. We’re very lucky readers!

  6. Florence Broadhurst will forever be my favourite wallpaper designer. And she’s an Australian, like me! No matter how often I look, I always seem to find a new design. Talk about an extensive portfolio (and a very beautiful one)!

  7. Hello, there are some awesome wallpapers – I do have a question though: do you know if any of these companies has vinyl/bathroom appropriate wallpaper that does not look cheesy or 80s country with flowers? I would love to wallpaper my little bathroom, but it has a shower that is used daily (has good ventilation though) and I have been desperately looking for fun wallpaper in there. Thank you!

  8. Trustworth! That’s a style that’s very hard to indulge. Thank you so very much for sharing such an amazing resource.

  9. What a fantastic roundup of the best wallpapers around. Thanks for sharing! I know I’ll be back to this post regularly on my searches for the most covetable wallpapers. I put up Jocelyn Warners Kew wallpaper in gold in my first house and it is a real showstopper! I was so sad to leave it when we moved out!
    Have you seen the Swedish brand Sandbergs wallpapers? There fabrics and wallpapers are just gorgeous, some very traditional patterns but they also do some more daring designs. I think you might really like them :) http://sandbergwallpaper.com/wallpapers/page/6/

  10. Thank you so much for this fantastic roundup! There are so many designs here that I love. I would appreciate information about how to measure and order the correct amount of wallpaper. Especially when working with an expensive wallpaper, I would like to get the right amount without having significant overage–to save money. Thanks!

  11. The title of your post is so apt. A truly epic roundup! I’ll add Magnolia Gold by Cole & Son. Looks brown on your computer screen but really is a soft beautiful metallic. Thanks, Emily!

  12. Hello-
    Absolutley stunning collection of Wall art- I am so grateful to have found your blog!!
    I am an artist residing in San Diego, do you know if its possible to purchase samples of some of these wall paper designs?

    Thank you again for sharing
    Jolee

  13. Do you know Walls of Ivy wallsofivy.com?
    Every wallpaper roll is hand screen printed to order here in Montreal.

  14. Best post ever. Thank you!

    Anthropologie has some ridiculously good ones. But then… they stop! I’m still kicking myself for not buying a minerals and gemstones pattern they had a while back. I wish I could figure out the supplier but pretty sure it was a limited time thing. But now I’ve learned!

  15. What a get round up of pretty papers. I’ve been searching for papers for my bedroom–the problem I’m running into is the ones I like won’t ship samples out of the UK. Any suggestions?

  16. I’m getting ready to have Oh Joy’s petal pusher in gold installed in a recess in our foyer, and I can’t wait! The wallpaper guy is so busy these days, he’s scheduling a month out. So, sadly, I have to wait a month to see it and I’m so psyched. Seeing it in Joy’s home that you styled sealed the deal for me. Thanks!!!

  17. Thank you for the awesome round up of wallpaper. Please do a post about hanging wallpaper or how to hire the right people to hang wallpaper with estimates etc. Wallpaper can be fun, but with no knowledge of how much to buy, how much it will cost, do it yourself or hire someone, it is way to daunting to even consider! Please help! I want wallpaper in my life too! =)

  18. Great article! Just a little recommendation… none of the names of the companies are actually spelled out on this page, so no SEO. IF you typed them out, people searching those companies will see this awesome roundup =)

  19. I want so many of these for myself but more importanty I want hops I sliver or pink for my daughters room. She’d lose her marbles over it.

  20. Thank you! This is dangerous because now I want to wallpaper every room in my house :) I have Mountains by Miss Print in my powder room and still love it 2 years later.

  21. Wow, thanks for such an extensive list. There is really something for everyone here. I appreciate you taking the time to do this — and sharing your good taste with all of us!

  22. Thank you for this! I’ve been on the hunt for just the right paper for my foyer and thanks to you, I’ve been introduced to a few new names/companies out there. Great timing!