I have a major addiction to both interior design books and craft books. So I was excited to stumble across Wallpaper Projects by Lauren Smith & Derek Fagerstrom of San Francisco’s Curiosity Shoppe. The book has a lot of great projects for working with wallpaper (no, it’s not just for walls) and reassured me that wallpapering isn’t as difficult as I’d made it out to be. The book also features photos of some amazing wallpapers, which got me looking around the internet for more examples.
This example is a paper that was featured in the book, it’s Elysian Fields by Flavor Paper:
From a distance it looks like a traditional floral design. But once you get up close…
You see that it’s swarming with bats and Venus flytraps. A nice, unexpected twist on a traditional pattern. And here’s City Park, also by Flavor Paper, which from a distance looks like a traditional damask pattern:
But once you get up close, you see it’s made up of fire hydrants, parking meters, rats and pigeons: