How to Choose Your Wall Covering by Kathleen Newhouse

The materials and colors of your home’s wall covers will define the personality of the place in addition to your mood. If you need to revolve the traditional paint colors and materials, Kathleen, who says, “It is my job to create an environment…, give a room personality and energy,” will help you find the suitable wall cover material and color for your home.

It is widely known that the latex and oil based paint with flat, eggshell, or high-gloss enamel finish are the quickest and most inexpensive ways to change the look and feel of your home, as they come with a wide variety of colors and easy to clean. You can opt for vertical wallpaper to draw the eye to the ceiling or patterned wallpaper to provide your home a luxurious look. Similarly, you can cover your walls with heavy fabrics to create a luxurious look and insulate the place.

In your modern home, you can use innovative materials to cover your walls such as the braided hemp, stitched puzzle, or crocodile skin to create a touchable texture. To create a visual interest in your living room, the metallic-accented fabrics, thin layers of sunburst-patterned veneer, metal trapezoid wall tiles, mosaic shells, or wall fabrics covered with glass beading.

The wood paneling is an ideal option for your traditional home with heavy architectural details, as the panels can hide any architectural details.

Instead, you can install wainscot, cork mosaic tiles, retro metal tiles, leather panels, manufactured stone veneer, bamboo mosaic tiles, faux stone, high-pressure laminate sheets, or wooden beadboard Your kitchen and bathroom are special and multi-functional spaces that need mold and mildew-resistance wall covers such as ceramic accentuated with mirrors to provide the place a spacious look.