Under the Sea: Ocean Inspired Décor Ideas

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Sea Inspired Décor via Pinterest

Take me to the sea! Don’t wait till summer for that relaxing beach getaway. From beach scenes to coral reefs to nautical charm and more, adding a touch of seaside splendor to your home can transform boring walls into picturesque seascapes and colorless rooms into vibrant underwater adventures. Perfect for bathrooms, bedrooms and even living rooms, our variety of ocean inspired WallPops will bring R&R home to stay.

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Sea Paradise Wall Mural via WallPops

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Sea Dream Wall Panoramic via WallPops

Nothing is more serene than a striking view of the ocean. Whether hung above a bed or placed as a living room’s focal point, this visual representation is both breathtaking and glamorous. Adding a beautiful beach scene into your décor boasts effortless style that’s forever timeless.

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Under the Sea Kit via WallPops

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Regatta Dots, Blox & Stripes via WallPops

Creating a nautical themed bathroom or bedroom with WallPops Wall Art Kits or Dots, Blox and Stripes, is not only fun but allows you to bring undersea adventure to your walls in a personalized and colorful way. From tropical fish to stylish shells, have a blast designing your perfect beach haven. Wonderful for inspiring creativity in your little one or wowing friends and guests, take a vacation everyday with these ocean inspired designs.

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Coral Decal Kit via WallPops

The wonder of the ocean comes from its vast and unending beauty and the same goes for ocean inspired décor. There are no limits or guidelines to creating that perfect room or wall. Decorating with WallPops allows you to dream up new concepts and patterns that fit your individual style, so peel, stick, mix and match until you reach that winning combo!

April Powers! Bloom Some Spring Cheer

Fresh Spring Decor Trends

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The beginning of April marks a renaissance of life outdoors! While natures first greens of the season are unfurling and purple hyacinth are popping up outside, the interior of your home should also enjoy a refreshed look. This is the time to let the light in, swapping out thick curtains for sheers and lace, and sprinkle your home with inspiring pops of pretty! Here are 5 ways to use Springs color and home decor trends in your space for a rejuvenated style.

Splash of Color

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This Season, pastels are bathing everything in delicate hues of pink, pistachio, baby blue and lavender. These midtone versions of Easter candy hues are delightful and chic, adding a creamy dream soft beauty to everything from swimsuits to kitchen appliances. Somewhat reminiscent of the 1950s, these tender hues have an inviting and fresh feel. Try painting a wooden chair, making a feature wall, or introducing a new accessory into your home this season in a pretty pastel tint.

Blossoming Branches Or Potted Bulbs

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It is widely known that a vase of fresh flowers brings a room to life. This year, think outside the bouquet and try decorating with branches or potted bulbs instead. Not only do these options last longer than cut flowers, they also have a sophisticated whimsy. Spring sprigs, like pussy willows, almond tree boughs and flowering cherry tree branches add height and enchantment to decor. Buy cut branches or snip your own to enjoy the gradual blossom of nature unfolding indoors. Potted bulbs provide a similar sense of charm, building anticipation as a spike of fresh green leaves slowly buds into a colorful posy of flowers.

Floral Prints

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Florals never really go out of style, they just take on new tendencies each season. This year it seems watercolor florals, pixelated graphic florals and vintage chic retro florals are all the rage. Pick your passion or fee free to mix and match, because you simply cannot go wrong with flowers in the Springtime. Try mixing floral prints into the room with a tablecloth, a framed piece of art or wall decal kit, a garland of blossoms strung across a window, or in accent pieces like plates, vases or even napkins.

Pillow Update

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We recommend swapping out pillows often! It is one of the quickest and most effective ways to renew a space. In the Winter we like to cuddle up on the couch, surrounded by fabrics like fur, velvet, and warm knits. April is the perfect time to trade these pillows for bright and cool new looks, with seasonally appropriate fabrics like linen, cotton and lace. Experiment with the seasons fascination with metallics, mixing pastels with gold accents and fun florals with shimmery sequins.

Bowl of Beauty

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Is there anything more welcoming than a bowl full of treats to enjoy? Think of the sweet lady who always has candy on her desk, your favorite neighborhood restaurant with the delicious mints, or your Martha Stewart channeling relative who always has little snacks out to enjoy. Get seasonal and sweet with your own little dish of goodies – it’s an opportunity to bring out your cutest dish and to make somebody smile – even yourself! Or, for a purely aesthetic display, try a bowl of floating blossoms, artichokes, or moss. To make your own decorative vessel check out our video on updating plain vases with designer decals. The results are gorgeous!

 

 

Modern Day Moms: Home Inspiration

The 2014 Pantone Color of the Year Radiant Orchid

We were delighted to be included in a recent post on Modern Day Moms, one of our go-to resources for everything from crafts to recipes, beauty tips and more. Modern Day Moms featured WallPops Plush Purple dry-erase dots decals and a fabulous quote from our Creative Director Paula Berberian in a recent Home Inspiration article. Read an except from the feature below, and click here to see more!

Radiant Orchid Wall Decals Dry-Erase Dots by WallPops!

“Declared as the 2014 Pantone Color of the Year, Radiant Orchid is an intoxicating mixture of fuchsia, purple and pink hues.   An unusual shade, Radiant Orchid brings serenity when incorporated throughout the home, and gives interiors your updated look.  Inspired by designs around the world, the pale purple Color of the Year is complemented by a wide array of accents and undertones, making it effortless to execute in your own home.

“Radiant Orchid is a totally different direction from last year’s Pantone Color of the Year, Emerald,” says Paula Berberian, a Creative Director of Brewster Home Fashions for WallPops.  “The softer shade makes quite a statement when paired with neutrals like taupe and cream, and is even more striking alongside brighter hues like turquoise and yellow.” Here, Berberian offers tips on how to incorporate Radiant Orchid into your home to create an elegant look…”

Click here to see more radiant Orchid home decor inspirations and read the rest of the article from Modern Day Moms!

Wallpaper without the Fuss: Get the Look with WallPops!

Peel and Stick Wallpaper with removable wall decals by WallPops

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We love wallpaper! However, we all know that there are some situations where wallpaper is simply not a realistic option. When you are decorating an apartment that you rent, live in a dorm room, or are simply prone to frequent and wild fits of re-decorating, wallpaper can be a no-no. However, please don’t let that stop you from getting the look! Wallpaper has an unsurpassed influence on the ambiance of a room, adding color, texture and pattern that set the stage for the entire room. One decor trend with wallpaper that we are particularly keen on is creating a feature wall. This allows you to have more fun with the pattern and color without overwhelming the space. We have wall decals that create the look of wallpaper, without any of the paste! Especially when creating one feature wall of pattern, our wall decals are an affordable and simple solution to authentically design the fashionable look of wallpaper with the ease of peel & stick.

Peel and Stick wallpaper with removable wall decals by wallPops striped wall

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Stripes, Stripes, Stripes! A striped wall is dynamic and enduringly chic. From bold graphic black and white stripes to flirtatious pretty in pink stripes, nautical chic navy stripes or classy neutrals like taupe and soft green, a striped wall can really add a stylish finish to a space. Striped walls can be achieved with paint and tape, a messy labor of love with questionable success rates, or with wallpaper, or with WallPops for instant, foolproof ooh-la-la. No paint, no glue and no oops moments! The stripes come in continuous rolls which are easy to cut and splice so you can add as many or as few stripes as you wish, and even cut them into varying widths. We recommend using a ruler and a level to get your stripes just right, but if you make a mistake, no biggie! Simply pull the decal off and re-stick it again until it’s perfectly placed.Peel and Stick wallpaper with removable wall decals by wallPops striped wall Peel and Stick wallpaper with removable wall decals by wallPops striped wall Peel and Stick wallpaper with removable wall decals by wallPops striped wall

Polka Dot Wall peel & stick wallpaper with wall decalsLots of Dots! Polka dot walls can be cutsey fun for kids decor or they can be contemporary, like the room at the left. The modern bedroom below is soothing and chic with a grown-up feel, but the taupe dots on the walls add just the right dose of style so that it is not boring. The kitchen t the left has a retro-mod feel, and the patterned wall makes the white tulip table really pop! Colored dots on a solid wall, white or painted, give the illusion that the wall has a fashionable wallpaper. The key to making it look more like a wallpaper is to evenly space the dots. Willy nilly dots are more of a playful decor idea for a youthful room or a whimsical spirit. Below are more polka dot walls done with removable wall decals, making a vogue feature without elaborate stencils or wallpaper. Larger polka dots tend to have a more modern effect while smaller dots are sweeter and more dainty in decor.

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Radiant Orchid in Decor

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Declared as the 2014 Pantone Color of the Year, Radiant Orchid is an intoxicating mixture of fuchsia, purple and pink hues. An imaginative shade, Radiant Orchid brings serenity when incorporated throughout the home, and gives a vivid warmth to any space. Inspired by the exotic orchid flower, and found in designs around the world, this pretty purple Color of the Year is complemented by a wide array of accents and undertones, making it a true pleasure to execute in your own home.

Radiant Orchid is a totally different direction from last year’s Pantone Color of the Year, Emerald,” says Paula Berberian, Creative Director of Brewster Home Fashions for WallPops. “The softer shade makes quite a statement when paired with neutrals like taupe and cream, and is even more striking alongside brighter hues like turquoise and yellow.” Here, Berberian offers tips on how to incorporate Radiant Orchid into your home to create an elegant look.

Create an Accent Wall

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Radiant Orchid Decor IDea

It’s often intimidating to introduce a new color into your home, so starting on a smaller scale makes it easier to take the plunge. Instead of dressing an entire room in Radiant Orchid, focus on just one area to test out the shade. The dining room is an ideal space for dramatic designs, so choose which wall serves best as the center of attention. Pictured above, our Plush purple stripes creates an ideal accent.  After adding the enchanting Radiant Orchid accents, the wall becomes the highlight of the room.

Add Accessories

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Accessories like throws, pillows and rugs can quickly turn any space into a coordinated design with on-trend appeal. Subdued colors such as grey, cream and taupe work well in the bedroom, but can often come up short when you are trying to create a bold design.  Keep larger furniture and substantial details like comforters and curtains in neutral tones, but incorporate soft blankets and textured decorative pillows in Radiant Orchid for a touch of sophistication and style. Tie in the Color of the Year by arranging WallPops Plush Dots, Box and Stripes decals between  windows or above the bed for an all-around cohesive design.

Focus on Florals

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If the idea of Radiant Orchid triggers visions of languid afternoons spent reading in the garden, that’s because orchids are tropical flowers! Capitalize on that exotic charm by filling your space with fresh flowers and captivating floral prints. Fresh pops of purple blooms in white vases will make any room feel more luxurious. Or, for a year round radiant orchid inspiration, decorate with floral wall decals!

Space Theme Wall Art

Long before Gravity made astronauts one of the most popular Halloween costumes of 2013, we were already preoccupied with the mystique of Space. Decor inspired by outer space opens up new worlds of style for your walls, with celestial beauty. Classic stars, moons and planets cross paths with rockets traveling to extraterrestrial destinations, and constellations tell the wonders of the night sky. Glow in the dark stars and planets decals bring a dazzling magic to your room at night, softly radiating the gathered light of the day back to you from above. Looking up into Space, we can’t help but feel a sense of wonder. Decorating with these themes brings the magic of the universe to life in our homes, with fantastic and fun results. Especially well suited to kids decor that both boys and girls can get excited about, a space themed room creates a timeless captivation.

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Trend to Love: All that Shimmers

Shimmery silver posh chandelier by WallPops!All that glitters is not gold. Sometimes its silver, and sometimes is dazzling jewel tones, too! We love putting on a glitz! In decor, adding touches of metallics and glittery accents is like adding jewelry to your room. Shiny accessories catch the eye, and radiate the light of the room, twinkling with varied illuminations from different angles and at different times of day. Be romanced by these shimmery decor accents, ranging from mod metallic geometrics to dazzling gem adornments. Cascading silver chandeliers, designer decals by Jonathan Adler for WallPops, peel and stick mirror embellishments, and captivating wall art with precious jewel trimmings to add a flash of sparkle and sass to your decor!

The Baroque design is a global-chic black medallion, exalted by round iridescent mirror decals. These gorgeous peel and stick mirrors add a glamorous dimension to the design, a little old Hollywood glamour on a cultured motif.
Baroque Wall Decals by WallPops with shimmery mirror accents

The Santorini Stripe is a glorious gold and silver geometric design, with a shimmery mylar twinkle. This designer wall art by Jonathan Adler adds a happy-chic sophistication to decor with a brilliant gold finish.

Designer wall decals by Jonathan Adler for WallPops Gold shimmer Santorini stripe

The silver Nixon design has a mylar mirror finish with a polished silver radiance. This designer wall art is a midcentury modern Greek key motif, with a dollop of drama.
Silver Shimmer Nixon Silver designer wall decals by Jonathan Adler for WAllPops

Delila is a darling and fresh take on the Jacobean style floral design, with vibrant turquoise, chartreuse, and orchid. This beautiful wall art  comes with sparkling gems to add an extra layer of razzle dazzle to the room.

Shimmer Jewel Accents on the Delila wall art kit add a flash of sass to decor

Dry-Erase Gift Ideas for Everybody on your List… Including You!

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The holiday season has quickly flourished into a full-on festivity! It seems in the blink of an eye, trees have sprung to life with twinkling lights, glittery ornaments and pine scented boughs are bedazzling the streets and holiday music is keeping the beat every where you go. Have you started shopping yet? We are here to help with gift ideas for everybody on your list. Check out our Holiday Gift Guide for the most-wished-for presents of the year for everybody from your niece to your grandma, your child’s teacher and even yourself! Make sure you use the WallPops Coupon Code GIFT2013 at check-out to save 20% on your whole order!

Dry-Erase Decals Best Gift Ideas 2013

Dry-Erase decals have been topping the wish lists this year, and with good reason. This chic wall art doubles as functional and fun, interactive and clever, serving so many great purposes while looking fabulous. We have dry-erase message boards for keeping in touch, making lists, practicing math and doodling to your hearts delight. We have dry-erase calendars for keeping your schedule on track, coordinating the whole family’s events, and planning ahead while saving paper with a reusable surface. We also have dry-erase maps for plotting World travels, learning about geography and keeping track of regional ambitions. With designs ranging between trendy dry-erase decals to personalized zodiac designs and cultured National Geographic looks, our dry-erase collection is designed to suit any age and any style. From corporate settings to home offices, classrooms to kitchens, and dorms to kids rooms, our dry-erase decals have graced every type of space.

Dry-Erase Decals Best Gift Ideas 2013

Dry-Erase Decals Best Gift IDeas 2013

Dry-Erase Decals Best Gift IDeas 2013

Dry-Erase Decals Best Gift Ideas 2013

Dry-Erase Decals Best Gift Ideas 2013

WallPops on MintLife Blog

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Our beautiful wall decals are truly an economical solution! Starting at $14.99, our peel and stick decals pack a lot of design punch! We were so pleased to have the savvy savers over at Mintlife include us in a story about budget friendly home make over ideas. They specifically call out our fabulous collection by Jonathan Adler for WallPops as a trendy and affordable decor solution under $20. The author, Rachel Weingarten is a noted style expert and we appreciate her very much for the shout out!

 

Using Peel & Stick Backsplash Tiles in your Kitchen

Blue and White Mosaic Peel & Stick Tiles from WallPops

Love the look of a backsplash in a kitchen but don’t have the time or the budget for tiles? Check out WallPops large collection of Peel and Stick Tile Backsplashes. WallPops has a variety of colors that will fit any kitchen décor – from more neutral colors like white, black and beige to bright blue and green!

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These special stick-on tile decals are especially made for the kitchen (or bathroom!) with a thicker material. They are made for the most active rooms in the house, as they are waterproof, heat resistant & humidity resistant. Unlike standard ceramic tiles, these heavyweight vinyl tiles are pliable enough to be hand cut into any shape desirable. So whether you want this to be a thin strip along the wall, or to take up the entire area under your cabinets, you can create a tiled effect in your kitchen in just minutes.

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The only thing these peel & stick tiles lack? The price tag that comes with installing ceramic tiles! These are an extremely cost-efficient kitchen decor option. Before you pick up the phone and spend hundreds (if not thousands) on installation and labor, check out our entire selection of tiles and see if there is one that fits the decor and color scheme of your kitchen. We’re sure you’ll not only aesthetically love the results, but the savings as well.

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