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botanicals – wallpaper trends


From Habitat plus - wallpaper

From delicate ferns to vibrant tropical palms – leaves, vines and branches are growing up our walls.

Illustrative designs that look like they have been lifted from the pages of a plant encyclopaedia, lush sprays of palm fronds, banana plants, woodland scenes and lines of ivy appear to weave through walls. Botanicals have always been popular in wallpaper design and can be used seamlessly in everything from heritage homes to contemporary new builds.

Light botanicals - Resene Wallpaper GLA705
Resene Wallpaper GLA705

Green botanicals - Resene Wallpaper HX6-003
Resene Wallpaper HX6-003

The Victorians' love of fern collecting is reflected in designs in the era. Fast forward more than a century, and the houseplant craze has seen us amassing shelves full of vegetation paired with lush leafy wallpaper designs. Being surrounded by nature is calming, and bringing a little greenery into your home will help to ground your interior design while lifting your spirits.

Leaf print - Resene Wallpaper 296012
Resene Wallpaper 296012

Stencil look trees - Resene Wallpaper E384512
Resene Wallpaper E384512

Top tip:  Before you start, check you have all the necessary equipment. You will need: bucket, ladder, layout brush, paper smoother, wallpaper stripper, paste brush, plumbline (plumb bob), scissors, size, snap knife, sponge, stripping knife, trim guide, wallpaper paste and wallpaper trough.

Did you know?  Today’s papers are moisture resistant and tough, coping with the varied and challenging conditions of bathrooms and kitchens.

Large leaf - Resene Wallpaper P026-VD2
Resene Wallpaper P026-VD2

Green and pink leaves - Resene Wallpaper E384601
Resene Wallpaper E384601

 

updated May 2021
Habitat plus - wallpaper

 

Please place your wallpaper orders allowing plenty of time as there may be delays and some items may be unavailable. Samples are now available again in some designs. Ask our Resene ColorShop team for assistance. Please view your favourites in store. From 1 May 2021, freight charges of $17.25 per roll apply to all imported wallpapers due to current higher freight costs.


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