Wallpaper borders: An essence to the room
Wallpapers have long adored the walls since its invention in the 1780s. It gained popularity in the late 18th century and has been widely used ever since. These were used to brighten up the otherwise simple and dull walls with its sheer style and grace. Wallpaper borders are also equally capable of bringing out the charms in any room. These borders became widely popular in the 1980s and 1990s and are still used to beautify rooms.
The border is all you need
The borders can be used with the wallpapers and can impart aesthetic appeals even on using it alone. The advantage of borders is that it can be used for any room, unlike wallpapers. Do you have solid colours painted on the wall and does that still make you feel empty whenever you look at it? Also are you not fond of wallpaper coverings or some artistic painting to be done on it? Need it simple yet peppy? Well then, wall border is all that you need.
How to make use of borders?
A border can be placed either through the centre of the wall or approximately three to four feet above the floor to create a separation between the top and bottom of the wall. Borders placed on the centre of the wall can bring vitality to any room. Going for a border that is complementary to the wall colour will bring out a refreshing look on the room. If you plan two wallpaper borders installation on a wall, put one colour on the upper side of the wall and other on the bottom.Use wall borders to cover up the line of the meeting point of these two papers. You can divide the wall into two equal half or go with a larger top and smaller bottom part for using two different wallpapers. This idea will look stylish when the wallpaper used on top is plain of strip patterned and has an intricate floral pattern on the bottom. Borders can also be used when you have the top part of the wall painted and bottom covered with wallpaper.
Where can it be used?
As mentioned earlier, wall borders can be used to complement the look of any room. There are different types of wall borders for different rooms. The kid's room wall paper borders are available in different themes of characters they like. There are kitchen wallpaper borders to make these areas lively. Floral and aesthetic prints are available for living and bedroom wall borders. Wallpaper borderscome in sizes usually ranging six to nine inch wide.
Borders that are nine inches and wider will look appealing in rooms, with a high ceiling or when you plan to create chair rail in wide rooms. If these borders are used for rooms that have lower ceilings (below seven feet), then the border will look bulky. The small border with a width of 8 inches or below looks best in a small room.Kid’s room, kitchen and bedrooms will look at its stylish best with borders that are 6 inches wide. Borders with width seven or eight inches are ideal if you want to make the border as the focal point.