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Wallpaper Buying Guide: Discover your Style

Wallpaper Buying Guide

Get ready to delve into a world of creativity, design, and transformation. Whether you're a seasoned interior design enthusiast or embarking on your very first décor project, this wallpaper buying guide is here to simplify the process and help you make informed decisions that will result in stunning, personalised living spaces.

Wallpaper is a powerful design element, and it has the remarkable ability to reflect your unique personality and style, all while shaping the ambience and aesthetics of your home. At Voyage Maison, we're here to help you navigate the exciting journey of choosing the perfect wallpaper for your project. From style options that range from timeless elegance to bold creativity, to our innovative features like wide-width paper, hand-designed masterpieces and print to order designs, we've got you covered.


  1. Wallpaper Designs
  2. How it Works at Voyage
  3. How Much Wallpaper Do I Need?
  4. Shop the Look & Discover your Style

Wallpaper Design Types

Wallpaper is a transformative element in interior design, allowing you to infuse your space with your unique personality and style. At Voyage Maison, we offer a wide range of design styles to suit every taste. From the timeless elegance of plain and textured wallpapers to the bold creativity of abstract designs, the charming allure of country-themed patterns to the captivating beauty of florals, each choice speaks volumes about your interior preferences.

Whether you aim to create a cosy, rustic retreat or a sophisticated, modern sanctuary, your chosen wallpaper design is the canvas upon which you express your vision. Patterns and designs are not just decorative; they're a reflection of your individual style, setting the tone for your entire living space. Choose a design that resonates with you and watch as it transforms your interiors into a reflection of your unique taste and personality.

Plain and Textured Wallpaper

Plain & Textured

For those who appreciate the subtle elegance of simplicity, plain and textured wallpapers provide a timeless backdrop that exudes sophistication. These designs offer versatility and pair beautifully with various interior styles. The absence of busy patterns allows for a clean and uncluttered look, making them perfect for modern spaces where a sense of calm is desired. They also work well in traditional interiors, serving as a backdrop for ornate furniture and antique pieces, enhancing the overall sense of elegance. The subtlety of plain wallpaper allows intricate details in the room to stand out. Like a blank canvas, these wallpapers can adapt to your unique preferences, making them a versatile and enduring choice for interior design.

Abstract Wallpaper


If you seek to infuse your space with creativity and expression, abstract wallpapers are the way to go. These designs are a canvas for your imagination, adding a touch of artistic flair to your home. In contemporary spaces, abstract wallpapers reign supreme. They contribute to the artistic and cutting-edge vibe that characterizes these interiors. The bold, avant-garde patterns and unconventional colour schemes in our abstract wallpapers often make them a perfect fit for these settings. They serve as a conversation piece and a focal point that sets the tone for the entire room. In a more eclectic space, they add an element of unpredictability and playfulness to a room, offering the freedom to mix and match various patterns and colours. This can create a vibrant and diverse living space filled with character and personal expression. Ultimately, they bring a sense of artistry and individuality to your interiors, making them a suitable choice for a wide range of interior styles.

Animal Wallpaper


For nature enthusiasts and animal lovers, animal-themed wallpapers provide a delightful way to bring the beauty of the great outdoors into your home. These wallpapers offer a unique opportunity to infuse your interiors with a captivating atmosphere inspired by the natural world. They are a favourite for rustic and country-style interiors in particular. They often depict images of farmyard animals, like friendly hens and highland cows, as well as woodland creatures such as majestic stags and even enchanting insects like butterflies and bees. Each of our animal designs are perfect for creating a cosy and welcoming atmosphere. The warmth and charm of these designs complement wooden furniture, exposed beams, and other rustic elements perfectly. They also work well in children’s bedrooms and nurseries. Playful and colourful depictions of animals, make them visually engaging for kids. These wallpapers not only serve as a decorative element but will foster your little one’s love for nature and wildlife.

Coastal Wallpaper


Capture the serenity of the seaside with coastal wallpapers and transport yourself to the tranquil ambience of the beach within the confines of your home. Naturally, coastal wallpapers are a perfect choice for beachfront and coastal homes. They enhance the connection between your living space and the surrounding natural beauty. By featuring images of sandy shores, seashells, sea life, and ocean waves, these wallpapers reinforce the sense of being by the sea. If you have a penchant for nautical-themed décor, then coastal wallpapers are a must-have. They pair beautifully with elements like rope accents, navy and white colour schemes, and vintage nautical décor, creating an atmosphere that reflects the timeless allure of the sea. Whether you're looking to create a beachfront oasis, a relaxing bathroom, or a coastal-inspired living room, coastal wallpapers serve as a gateway to the tranquil and rejuvenating atmosphere of the seaside.

Country Wallpaper


Embrace the quintessential charm of the countryside with country-inspired wallpapers. Rustic patterns and warm hues create a cosy and inviting atmosphere. Country wallpapers are a natural choice for farmhouse and cottage-style homes. Their rustic patterns and warm colour palettes harmonize with the home's architectural elements, such as wooden beams and stone fireplaces. Country floral designs will seamlessly align with the popular cottage-core trend, evoking a sense of rustic charm and cosy nostalgia, perfect for creating that idyllic cottage-inspired aesthetic. In settings that embrace a more traditional or classic décor, country animal wallpapers can serve as a charming backdrop. They add a touch of nostalgia and timeless appeal to rooms filled with antique furniture, heirloom pieces, and classic design elements.

Floral Wallpaper


Floral wallpapers, as perennial favourites, offer a timeless way to infuse your interiors with nature's inherent beauty. These designs go beyond mere decoration; they have a profound impact on the ambience and aesthetics of a space. They create a cosy and inviting atmosphere, making them perfect for spaces such as the lounge, where you want to encourage relaxation and social interaction. Whether you choose delicate blossoms for a subtle touch or bold blooms for a statement wall, these wallpapers become a captivating focal point. Their versatility makes them suitable for everything, from vibrant and welcoming living rooms to serene bedrooms and cheerful children's rooms. Whether you seek a subtle and delicate touch or a bold statement, floral wallpapers have the power to brighten up any room and enrich your home with the timeless allure of nature.

Mural Wallpaper


Transforming your space into a captivating work of art is made effortless with mural wallpapers. Unlike a normal wallpaper, a wallpaper mural is a type of decorative wall covering that features an oversized, often panoramic, image or design. It's designed to cover an entire wall or a substantial portion of it, creating a dramatic and eye-catching visual impact. Mural wallpapers can be remarkably useful in a variety of interior settings, serving as bold statements and conversation pieces that add a unique touch to your home. Whether you opt for a mural showcasing a field of blossoming flowers or a detailed garden scene, it instantly adds depth and character to your space. The floral elements in our wallpaper murals introduce a sense of tranquillity and beauty, making them perfect for spaces dedicated to relaxation and entertaining. In a dining area, they work perfectly as a backdrop to your dining table, a floral mural adds a refreshing and delightful atmosphere, making your meals and gatherings more enjoyable.

Please Note: Our murals are only suitable for wall heights less than 3m, walls over 3m will not have the desired finish.

Damask Wallpaper


For a touch of timeless elegance, consider damask wallpapers. Damask patterns are characterised by their highly detailed, symmetrical, and repetitive designs, often featuring floral motifs and foliage. These intricate patterns are typically monochromatic, with the design raised or textured against a solid background, creating a visually rich and luxurious effect. In homes with grand entrances and foyers, damask wallpapers are a perfect choice! They make a striking first impression and set the tone for the entire house, showcasing classic beauty and a regal style. Damask wallpapers are also a classic choice for formal living and dining rooms. They provide a backdrop of elegance and refinement, setting the stage for memorable gatherings and special occasions. These wallpapers enhance the luxurious ambience of these spaces and create a sense of grandeur.

Plaid and Tartan Wallpaper

Plaid & Tartan

Plaid and tartan wallpapers are a fantastic choice for infusing your home with a touch of heritage and warmth. These designs, inspired by traditional Scottish patterns, are perfect for those who appreciate classic, cosy aesthetics. Plaid and tartan wallpapers can be wonderfully useful in a variety of interior settings, bringing a sense of timeless charm and comfort. Plaid and tartan wallpapers are most at home in traditional and classic interiors. Their patterns resonate with the sense of timeless design, making them an ideal choice for spaces where you want to celebrate heritage and craftsmanship. These wallpapers complement classic furniture pieces and décor elements, enhancing the overall traditional ambience. For country and rustic-inspired settings, plaid and tartan wallpapers are the perfect choice. They align with the warmth of the countryside, adding a sense of rustic charm to the environment.

How it Works at Voyage Maison

Voyage Maison Wallpaper

Wide Width Wallpaper

At Voyage Maison, we take pride in offering a diverse selection of wide-width wallpapers, a true game-changer in the world of interior design. Traditionally, British wallpaper maintained a standard width of approximately 50cm, limiting the creative possibilities of intricate designs. However, in recent years, there has been a delightful shift towards wider wallpaper widths, and our wide-width options can stretch to an impressive 140cm in width, nearly three times broader than standard wallpaper.

This increase in surface area opens a world of creative possibilities. With more space to work with, our talented artists can unleash their creativity to its full potential. The broader canvas allows for more elaborate and intricate patterns, which is a true testament to the creativity and artistry that Voyage Maison represents.

But the advantages of wide-width wallpapers go beyond aesthetics. When hung, these wider wallpapers significantly reduce the number of seams or joints. The outcome is not just a seamless and striking look, but a visually impressive one. Furthermore, fewer joints mean less work for you or your chosen wallpaper hanger. With fewer cut pieces of wallpaper to hang, the installation process becomes more efficient and less labour-intensive. This not only saves you time but also ensures a more polished and professional finish, creating an overall better experience for anyone involved in the decorating process. For more information, see what our experts have to say about the Benefits of Wide Width Wallpaper or visit our Wallpaper FAQs.

Hand-Painted and Printed Wallpaper

Hand Designed Wallpaper

Our hand-designed wallpapers are crafted with precision and care, ensuring every detail is a work of art. If you value craftsmanship and uniqueness, there is no better choice for you. Each design is meticulously crafted by our talented in-house designers, ensuring that every detail is a true work of art. These wallpapers are more than just decorative elements; they are a testament to our commitment to exceptional design and superior quality.

Our print designs have garnered acclaim for their distinctive watercolour aesthetics and the unparalleled attention we devote to every detail. Every pattern you see is born from the hands of our skilled artists. They carefully hand-paint each design, infusing it with a truly unique and luxurious appeal that can't be replicated by mass-produced alternatives. It's this attention to detail and the human touch that sets our wallpapers apart, ensuring that your living spaces are adorned with a level of artistry and craftsmanship that is both rare and exceptional.

Wallpaper Made to Order

Made to Order

At Voyage Maison, we recognise that your home is a canvas for your personal expression, and we believe in giving you the freedom to create spaces that truly resonate with your unique style. That's why we're proud to offer a personalised experience when it comes to our wallpapers. All our wallpapers are meticulously printed to order. This means that you have the opportunity to choose not only the design that captures your heart but also the colourway that best complements your interior vision. Our wide range of colour options ensures that your wallpaper aligns perfectly with your existing décor or your dream design. Take advantage of our free sample service and find the perfect wallpaper to match your interior.

Moreover, we understand that every space is different, and your wallpaper needs may vary. That's why we enable you to select precisely how much wallpaper you require for your project. Whether you need just a few metres to create an accent wall or a more extensive amount to cover an entire room, we have you covered.

Wallpaper by the Metre

By the Metre

Not sure how much wallpaper you need? At Voyage Maison, you can order wallpaper by the metre, ensuring you get just the right amount for your project. One of the primary advantages of offering wallpaper by the meter is precision. You have complete control over the exact amount of wallpaper you need. There's no risk of over-purchasing or falling short, and this ensures you're making the most cost-effective and environmentally responsible choice for your project. Traditional wallpaper rolls often result in leftover scraps that go to waste. By purchasing wallpaper by the meter, you minimize excess material, which is not only environmentally friendly but also cost-effective. This reduced waste is not only cost-effective but also eco-friendly. It aligns with the growing trend toward sustainable and responsible consumption.

Hanging Wallpaper

Application Type

At Voyage Maison, our wide width wallpaper is incredibly simple to hang and shouldn’t take too long thanks to our expansive paper. We appreciate the reliability and familiarity of traditional pasting to apply your wallpaper. Pasting offers a sense of control, versatility, and a timeless approach to wallpaper application. Our wide range of wallpaper designs and materials can be seamlessly applied using this method, ensuring that your decorating project is not only visually stunning but also efficiently and effectively achieved. 

For more detailed instructions and additional tips on applying our wallpapers, we invite you to visit our guide on How to Hang Wide Width Wallpaper. This resource provides step-by-step guidance and valuable insights to make your wallpaper installation experience as enjoyable and successful as possible. At Voyage Maison, we're here to support you at every stage of your interior design journey.

How Much Wallpaper Do I Need?

How much wallpaper do I need?

Calculating the right amount of wallpaper is a crucial step when ordering. We’ve made it super simple to ensure you get precise measurements. Just visit our product page and use our handy wallpaper usage calculator. All you need to do is measure the height and width of the walls you want to cover. 

You can follow our step-by-step guide on How to Measure for Wallpaper to ensure you take accurate measurements. Once you have both the height and width of the walls you want to cover, simply enter it into our wallpaper calculator and we’ll take care of the rest!

Choosing the perfect wallpaper is a vital step in creating a home that reflects your style and personality. Whether you opt for understated elegance or bold artistic expressions, Voyage Maison has the designs and options to bring your vision to life. Start your journey towards a more beautiful and personalised home today by exploring our exclusive wide width wallpaper collection. Use our wallpaper buying guide to help you in creating your dream interior.

Ready to start your decorating journey? Follow our Easy 4 Step Process to Ordering Wide Width Wallpaper