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Bringing the Outdoors in

When it comes to nature, it’s not just about being outside – even viewing scenes of nature can help to reduce negative feelings, and even increase feelings of calm and overall happiness. With everyone currently spending a lot more time indoors we’ve got some top tips on how-to bring the joy of the outdoors inside with brick wallpaper designs to leafy floral prints.

I Love Wallpaper Battersea Brick Pastel @newbuildtohome

Plant life

Indoor plants are perfect for every room, from the high humidity of the bathroom to sunny open-plan lounges. If you’re not particularly green-fingered look for low-maintenance plants such as lavender, aloe or a stunning peace lily or two.

Such pretty colours work brilliantly against a neutral background. Contrast the stunning greens, purples and pinks against a soft toned wallpaper such as gold or silver to compliment the nature aesthetic.

Love a leafy wall

Potted plants aren’t the only way to give your decor more of a nature-inspired vibe. From traditional tropical colours to bold and modern alternative colour schemes, leaf wallpaper designs are a great choice. One of our favourite combinations is green and soft pink. Do a playful take on the green wallpaper trend with coordinating accessories, such as this funky monkey lamp!

I Love Wallpaper Tropicana Floral Leaf Wallpaper Pink @newandrewhome

A modern take

Looking for a modern take on the natural trend? Why not work a little monochrome magic into your interior design! This new take on nature provides the ideal background for a variety of colours and styles, making it a fantastic feature wall option.

I Love Wallpaper Midnight Floral Wallpaper Mono @number72x

Whether you choose a traditional and vintage take with blooming roses, or a cool and contemporary banana leaf design, making black and white your wallpaper of choice can open the door to a whole rainbow of colourful accessories!

Best of both worlds

Of course, when it comes to nature, it doesn’t have to be an either or. Fresh leaf wallpaper prints plus eye-catching plants can add up to a cool, calm and serene space, perfect for a home office. Make this look work for you by ensuring neutral furniture and accessories made from natural materials complete the decor. After all, there’s a reason scandi-cool has been one of the biggest styles hits in the last few years – combine it with botanical wallpaper prints and rack up the likes!

We hope you’re feeling inspired to be a little greener with your interior design, be sure to follow us on Instagram for even more inspiration, and tag us in your own, I Love Wallpaper looks! For more options to easily incorporate the outdoors into your home, view our full wallpaper collection here.

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