Intercollegiate Decorating Challenge

Put the Rivalry to Rest and Let Design Do the Talking

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Enter for a chance to win $100 in WallPops

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…and be featured as the ultimate collegiate décor master on our Pop Talk Blog.

Haven’t had a chance to get your hands on WallPops yet?

No biggie, our contest is open to ALL décor designs!

 WHO: Are you ready to finally settle the score? Show your rival university that you’ve got the better style!

WHAT: Follow WallPopsWallArt on Instagram, then upload photos of your super stylish digs with hashtag #WallPopsRivals to let your bold design speak for itself. See once and for all who really has the cooler school. Our design experts will decide which room from each rival displays the best overall, cohesive interior style.

 

WHEN: Our contest kicks off September 3nd, upload your photos through Sept 20th!

 

This month’s competition highlights:

Penn State University vs. Ohio State University

Boston University vs. Boston College

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Back To School Decorating Ideas

Can you believe it’s almost time for back to school?! We are always sad to see Summer fade away, but we have to admit that we get pretty ramped up for Fall fashion! Of course we have checked out the Pantone Fashion Color Report for Fall color trends and we are already dreaming about who will have the coolest dorm on campus. This collection of ideas for back to school includes brilliant dorm room decor and phenomenal organization tools!

1. Dry-Erase Decals, where fabulous meets functional! Our peel and stick dry-erase message boards, calendars, maps and planners look lovely while providing a space to stay up to date! Chart your adventures and brush up on geography on a dry-erase map. Maps are classic, they never really go out of style but they have been popping up as a trend in decor and fashion prints recently. A dry-erase message board is a super chic way to decorate your dorm walls, and also works well in a kitchen as a central space to communicate and coordinate busy schedules. A dry-erase calendar keeps your whole month in perspective, and is totally reusable, so technically you will never need to buy a new one! We love decorating with dry-erase because it is interactive wall art.

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2. Wall Art Kits! WallPops wall art kits bring the hottest décor themes to your walls, with the brilliant innovation of peel and stick! We know you can’t paint your dorm room. And we know you aren’t even suppsed to use nails, screws or tacks. But that simply does not mean you can’t decorate your walls! Our wall decals are totally removable and repositionable so you can even take them home with you when you move out of your dorm. All of your friends and even your RA will be in awe of your gorgeous dorm room decor. Our wall art decal kits include hipster-chic trendy mustache decals, globe trotting city skylines, pretty flowers and butterflies, vintage-mod bird cage wall decals and much more so you can truly personalize your dorm.

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3. Wall Art Quotes! Express yourself and inspire your décor with a beautiful quote on the wall. WallPops wall quotes include heartfelt sayings like “All You need is Love” and great mottos like “You Only Live Once”. Designed with fine graphics and attractive fonts, these words for your wall bring a great message to any room, especially a dorm room. Keep it positive with an upbeat mantra like “Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful” or “Never Let Anyone Dull Your Sparkle”.

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Decorating a Nursery

With all of the excitement surrounding the Royal Baby we cant help but wonder about the Royal Nursery! We have put together a few of our favorite nursery decor ideas including our favorite trends for nursery wall decor!

Shimmer shine on the walls is a captivating baby decor idea! As your baby learns about the world around her, these stylish 3-D moon & star mirror decals give her something twinkly to look at! Our pretty mirror wall decals come in lots of darling shapes, including butterflies, flowers, a guitar and even a cute cupcake!

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Butterflies are a whimsical baby nursery detail! The Butterfly Garden Kit comes with enough decals to enchant a whole wall of your nursery with cheerful flowers and friendly butterflies, including 3-D accents. We love the pink green and brown palette of this happy nursery.

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Trees are another charming idea for decorating a nursery. WallPops tree wall art kits look so darling in a baby’s room. We cant help but think Royal Baby Prince George might appreciate this beautiful white silhouette tree decal, it has a classy splendor and really pops on a painted wall! The Hoot & Hangout Tree wall art and the Treehouse design both come complete with happy forest friends to energize your nursery decor.

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Words on the wall, alphabet decals, monograms and wall poems are all beautiful and trendy nursery decorating ideas. These nursery decorating ideas below showcase the typography trend in action with baby-chic colors and themes. Alphabet decals can help babies learn their letters and look stylish, especially when paired up with animals for each letter of the alphabet! A monogram on the wall looks sharp, and our monogram wall decals come with all the letters of the alphabet so you have plenty left over to accent the walls. Whether your nursery wall quote comes from a popular children’s song, a classic poem or nursery rhyme, all who enter will be delighted to read your walls!

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These last 2 nursery decorating ideas use animal wall decals to add an adorable and unexpected jungle theme to the room. Our tag-along elephants have a cultured and cute appeal, with funky fabric on their saddles and polka dot wall accents! The It’s A Jungle in Here wall frames bring a cute safari theme to life while providing an irresistible place to showcase photos of your baby! Make a decorative little gallery with the convenience of peel and stick frames.

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Want to Win Free WallPops?

Tell Us Which Dorm Decor You Like Best

For a Chance to Win $100 in WallPops Wall Art!

You are fabulous and your dorm room should be too. Don’t let all those rules and regulations about tacks, nails, screws, candles, and toasters convince you that you can’t make your dorm room a dreamy and stylish space! And definitely don’t settle for bare boring walls! WallPops are the perfect solution for bleak dorm blues and we have a chance for you to win $100 towards extra chic wall decals to sass up your college room decor. Just browse the five dorm rooms below decorated with our fabulous peel and stick wall art, and leave a comment telling us which one you like the best! You could win $100 to use on www.wallpops.com to decorate your own dorm room!

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Although each of these five dorm rooms is exactly the same, just adding a pop of wall art makes each space appear totally unique! Which of these awesome dorm decor ideas do you like the best? Tell us below and you could be on your way to winning the look for your own room! Each person who leaves a comment will be entered to win, and one lucky person, chosen at random, will win $100 to use on www.wallpops.com! The winner will be announced & notified on Sunday July 28th.

 

 

DIY Headboard with WallPops!

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A head board creates a chic focal point in a room, making your bed into a stylish and inviting space. A beautiful head board can pull a whole room together. However, not all beds have headboards to begin with, and many that do are boring or utilitarian. Especially in a dorm room, or when you have a platform bed, you may find that your bed is just lacking that special detail that a headboard brings. Luckily, it is super easy to make a DIY headboard! WallPops wall decals are the easiest way to add a design to your current headboard, or to create one on blank wall space! No nails, upholstery, power tools or heavy lifting required! Simply peel and stick to create a custom look behind your bed with instantaneously dazzling results! Check out these 3 headboard design ideas created with WallPops blox below for inspiration!

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Make it Your Own!

Peel and Stick Alphabet Letter Decals, Wall Quotes, and Monograms

A cute diy idea with WallPops peel and stick alphabet letter decals

If you love it, label it! With the popularity of wall quotes, wall poetry and inspirational words for the wall, WallPops has lots of fun ways to make a statement in a room… pun intended! But for a truly unique look, try using the alphabet wall decals to personalize your stuff! Each of our alphabet wall decal kits comes with multiples of each letter, so you can create your own quotes, write your name, or label things for a cute organization tool. With several colors and beautiful fonts to choose from, you can customize the look and feel of anything! These peel and stick letters are super easy to use, and won’t damage your stuff or leave a sticky residue, so you can have fun rearranging them and feel free to decorate just about any smooth flat surface! 


2013 Trends to Refresh Your Home

Paris Wall Art from WallPops Peel and Stick

“I never knew the charm of spring… I never knew my heart could sing, I never missed a warm embrace ‘Til April in Paris, chestnuts in blossom, Holiday tables under the trees…” *Le Sigh* The notion of April in Paris is a romantic one indeed. This dreamy city has set the stage for many a love story with its beautiful fusion of historical splendor and contemporary trendsetting. Each year, this fashion capital hosts Maison & Objet, Europe’s largest home design exhibition. Paula Berberian, WallPops Creative Director, scoured the enormous show searching for the latest trends and reports back here with four that can easily be incorporated into your décor.

1. Pastels

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“While Pantone named Emerald Green the color of the year, it appeared that 1950’s sugary pastels were evident and making headway,” says Berberian. “A hue I especially saw around the halls was a very soft pink that was commonly paired with taupes and black and white, along with a soft yellow, seen most often with grey.”

Whether in the popular pink, the new hot pistachio pastel, subtle watery blues, or in other soft marshmallow hues, the trend is certainly on time for spring. Oh Pear dots, blox and stripes add a refreshing sweetness to walls, and coordinate beautifully with other pretty pastels like light pink, buttercream yellow and baby blue. The design’s pastel pairing produces a look that’s both soft and sophisticated.
2. Geometrics

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There is a lot of financial uncertainty in the world right now” says Berberian. “Many companies are taking a conservative approach with regards to product introductions taking a deep breath and not wanting to take risks.” Berberian thinks this may be the reason why there are a lot of subdued modern interpretations of classic prints, such as a refreshed floral or damask.
Geometric and modern designs were still a favorite but I, along with my colleagues, concluded that there weren’t any drastically new designs. Overall designers and manufacturers are playing it safe,” concludes Berberian. For a colorful improved classic, the Hollywood design by Jonathan Adler for WallPops incorporates mod colors with a geometric floral pattern. Wow guests upon arrival by adding these WallPops in a foyer. Its large-scale bright print is as cheerful as it is inviting, and by adding the design to an entryway, it also helps to set the overall decorating style and mood of a home.

3. Nature-Inspired

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“This year’s show confirmed that the natural and artisanal is a trend with staying power,” says Berberian. “With a universal shift to more eco-friendly home décor, hand-crafted wooden pieces, even furnishings dyed with vegetable color, such as in a popular citrusy lime green, were prevalent.”
While the organic look was captured in wooden furniture from Scandinavian, Dutch and German to Italian designers, this theme can easily be captured in wall décor as well. For an eco-friendly statement and one that instantly adds an organic feel to a space, the Habitat kit is an ideal addition. Lush forest silhouettes of ferns, leaves, branches and butterflies pay homage to the beauty of nature.
4. Warm Metals

Designer Metallic Wall Decals by Jonathan Adler for WallPops
Just as colors were softened at the exhibition, so were the metallic accents. Rose gold, pink copper and yellowy brass finishes, both matte and highly-polished, were on-hand. In furnishings, the metals were often paired with dark woods like walnut, ceramics and marble and, as Berberian attests, were also seen on walls.
“Metallic-accented wallpaper was a constant at Maison, which serves as an affirmation that we’re on-trend,” says Berberian. For some bling on your walls, the Santorini comes cast in silver and gold mylar metallics. These delightful wall accents can transform any space into a sparkling jewel box while still maintaining a sophisticated allure.