Design Trend: Coordinating Wallpaper and Fabric

Coordinating fabric and wallpaper used to be a design staple in elegant homes of the past. Here the renowned designer Sister Parish created a uniformed look by matching the fabric to the wallpaper.

Designed by Sister Parish. Photo via La Dolce Vita

Today, top interior designers are taking a page from history and recreating this look. It appears that Tory Burch is as much a trendsetter in the interior design world as she is in fashion industry. Here she shows her love of matching fabric and wallpaper.

Photo via La Dolce Vita

For a similar look, try this Scalamandre fabric and wallpaper.

1. Scalamandre’s Pechen Des Perles Fabric in Crystal Blue at DecoratorsBest
2. Scalamandre’s Pechen Des Perles Wallpaper in Crystal Blue at DecoratorsBest

 

Designer Bunny Williams learned her craft along design greats Sister Parish and Albert Hadley, so it isn’t surprising to see her coordinating the wallpaper to the drapery in this room.

Photo via La Dolce Vita

Scalamandre’s Ouistiti Fabric in Majolica Blue will be the perfect paper to adorn your walls and windows.

1. Scalamandre’s Ouistiti Fabric in Majolica Blue at DecoratorsBest
2. Scalamandre’s Ouistiti Wallpaper in Majolica Blue at DecoratorsBest

We love this next look featured on Apartment Therapy. The drapery and pillows help break up the monotony of the design.

Photo via Apartment Therapy

For a more modern take on coordinating fabric and wallpaper try Schmacher’s Aldwyn Damask.

1. Schumacher Aldwyn Damask Fabric in Oatmeal at DecoratorsBest
2. Schumacher Aldwyn Damask Wallpaper in Oatmeal at DecoratorsBest

Coordinating your fabrics and wallpaper can be a delicate balance. Complement the corresponding fabric and wallpaper with solid fabrics to prevent your decor from appearing too “matchy matchy.” To see more coordinating fabrics and wallpapers visit DecoratorsBest.

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