8 Playful Wallpapers To Liven Up Your Walls

From abstract ink blots to comical cityscapes, patterns are embracing the lighter side. Familiar favourites return again and again, but this season sees florals move away from vibrant colours and over-blown prints to neater graphics in unexpected hues.

The classic toile presents with a twist: traditional scenes give way to kitsch with a hand-drawn feel. Avoid sensory overload and choose cool shades such as restful blues and smoky greys. Select a pattern that appeals to your sense of fun and apply with abandon. Here's 8 playful prints to consider...

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Sandberg Hellivi

Hellivi?wallpaper by Sandberg, €70 per roll, Dekor

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2.?Sandberg

Lotte?wallpaper by Sandberg, €75 per roll, Dekor

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Confetti Blue

Confetti Blue wallpaper by May, €37 per roll, Photowall

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Kuta Wallpaper

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Kuta wallpaper by Designers Guild, €75.47 per roll, Fabrics and Papers

5.?Zagora Fabric

Zagora fabric by Sanderson, €73.05 per metre, Fabrics and Papers

6.?Benison

Great Cactus fabric, approx €200, Bennison Fabrics

7.?Little Greene Lower George St wallpaper in Agate, €76 per roll, MRCB Paints & Papers

Lower George Street wallpaper by Little Greene, €76 per roll, MRCB Paints & Papers

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8.?Photo wall Changing Waves

Changing Waves wallpaper by Sne Design, €37, Photowall

Featured Image: Gable wallpaper, €133 per roll, Farrow & Ball

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