We were delighted to be included in a dazzling DIY decor project from HGTV this month! The article, entitled 5 Easy DIY Decal Projects, included 5 brillinat decor ideas that you can easily do at home yourself to totally reinvent some basic items into “wow” pieces. We absolutely love how the pale turquoise cabinet came out with our Hollywood stripes decals by designer Jonathan Adler. To read the whole feature and see the other projects, click here!
We are so excited to introduce the newest additions to our kids and baby wall art line! Kids decor is so much fun and our designers have a ball creating new looks for little ones. The darling designs include characters from all realms of your imagination including under the sea, in the sky, at the farm, in the forest, the jungle and around the town. Take a look below and let us know which one is your favorite!
This splendid princess wall art kit is perfect for your little princess! It is a large scale kit, capable of bringing a magical touch to the whole room. A pretty fairy princess poses with her cute pets outside of a dreamy castle topped with pink turrets. This whimsical and wonderful wall art also features a chariot, along with dazzling stars, hearts, dragonflies and flowers.
Enchant a whole room with this precious wall art kit! This Woodland Tree is a happy habitat for all kinds of animal friends, showing just how magical the forest is. This artful tree has a watercolor effect, and it’s branches host a blue raccoon and jolly owl, along with birds and butterflies. A host of other happy animals frolic playfully nearby.
Under the Sea is a popular theme for kids decor, and makes a splash in this bathroom! A vibrant palette and playful marine creatures add happiness and character to any kids room. Our new kit includes waves and aquatic plants to set the scene.
We have introduced not one but two new safari wall art kits! Jungle animals are adventurous and fun for kids rooms and nursery decor and we couldn’t resist creating more of these cuties.
A day on the farm is a happy one indeed for these farm animals. With a beautiful apple tree as a centerpiece, and cute and cuddly farm animals, this design is the perfect accent to your nursery kids room or playroom décor.
These beautiful butterfly wall decals bring an enchanted look to a girl’s room. A whimsical and Spring pastel palette and sweet artistic details make this a stylish and charming addition to a kids decor.
With a cute city transportation theme, the Around Town wall stickers are perfect for kids who like to watch cars and trucks at work. The kit creates a fun road scene on walls, complete with stoplights, road signs, and more! Let your child’s imagination fly and have fun rearranging to build different playful scenarios!
We are so ready for Spring! Here in New England, where WallPops is headquartered, it has been a remarkably long, cold winter with record breaking snow fall. As we enter the first week of march, it still looks like pure winter outside with heaps and heaps of snow outside and temperatures below freezing looming for days. It will be weeks before we see the first sprigs of Spring flowers peeking out of the ground or hear a Robin sing. However, this does not mean we have to sit back and wait for Nature to blossom. You can invite the beautiful blushes of spring hues inside now with some fresh decor updates! Take traditional Spring cleaning one step further with a Spring redecoration project! We even have a special WallPops Coupon code to help you bring your spring home decor dreams to life! Use coupon code SPRING20 to save 20% on www.wallpops.com all week!
Birds are a sure sign that Spring has sprung! Invite some happy feathered friends inside with bird theme wall art! Our decals include cute designs for kids decor like the Chirping the Day Away wall art kit (to the left), pretty bird decor for a sophisticated and cheerful update to any room, and adorable bird themed decals for nursery decor.
Crocus, daffodils, tulips and hyacinth are the first color and renewed life that the ground often sees after winter. Flowers are symbolic of springs arrival! Our floral wall decals can create a happy burst of spring inspired flower power in your home year round! Invite the uplifting spirit of the new season to your walls with colorful blossoms in a medley of colors and styles. From modern floral medallions like the ones to the right, to cutsey blooms with a whimsical look, we have a whole garden of floral inspiration to choose from.
Butterflies are an enchanted omen of warm weather. These colorful darlings add a happy and lighthearted spirit to any setting! Decorating your walls with butterfly wall art is a splendid way to invigorate your home after grey winter chills. We have sweet butterfly decals designed to brighten up any space, from a baby nursery to a kitchen.
For a breath of fresh air indoors, consider adding stripes or polka dots in fresh spring colors. Sweet pink, dewy green, sky blue and soft purple hues, in particular, can add just the right touch of delight. The bathroom, to the right, adds a layer of sophistication with a simple pitcher of flowers. The clean splash of light green in this cute white bathroom along with the simple addition of fresh flowers makes it look so welcoming. Shop solid colored stripes, dots and blox here for more inspiring spring hues.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video must be worth a million! We love watching videos, especially how-to ones with crafty DIY decor, and festive seasonal ideas. Did you know that we have our own YouTube video channel? We already have over 200 videos and we are constantly adding more. Some of them are quickies showing how easy it is to put up one of our wall art kits, and some of them are really creative DIY decor ideas and before and after makeover videos!
Here are a few of our favorites of the moment:
This easy-decorating-tips video shows how you can take plain vases to designer heights. It is a very creative use for WallPops allowing you to freshen up the look of vases for your home, or make a great DIY gift idea!
This fun video is full of inspiration to make your desk into a colorful and innovative work space. Banish boring by revamping your lap top, tape dispenser, and walls into original pieces, making functional items into fun accessories.
The nautical look is in! This quick video shows you how easy it is to totally transform bare walls into a feature wall with the Regatta kit. The look would be great in a kids room or a bathroom, featuring classic red, white and blue sailboats and friendly fish wall stickers.
Have a drab old filing cabinet? Most of us do. We love having a place to keep our important documents, and we love it even more painted blue and covered in designer decals by Jonathan Adler.
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.
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.
Lots 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.
“A life without love is like a year without Summer” – Swedish proverb.
Valentines Day is such a fun holiday! After the whirlwind hullabaloo of Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Years has passed it is the first thing we start to think about! Valentine’s Day is full of adorable traditions for kids and romantic gestures between adults. If you like to get festive in your home, classroom or business we have some uber cute ideas for Valetines Day decor. We have also created a Pinterest Board with more DIY Valentines Day decor ideas.
A little love for your walls: Inspire affection with some sweet sentiment on the walls! These wall words are beautiful enough to enjoy year round, and artfully capture the spirit of Valentines Day. All You Need is Love is a cherished Beatle’s lyric, beautifully rendered as a romantic focal point. The Love Kit is made of plush black flock, giving this wall art a velvety depth. The beautiful swirling design is inspired by folk art and needlepoint and was designed by Jonathan Adler for WallPops.
Write love notes! With dry-erase decals you can make personalized Valentines messages where everybody can see! You can even change up your declarations whenever the whim strikes. Just erase “I choo-choo-choose you” and replace with “I like you berry much” anytime! Choose from Red Hot red decals or Flirt pink and remember that you can cut them to any size and shape!
Get pretty in pink! Make a feature wall in your entryway, kitchen or at work with pink wall decals. Since they are removable you can go mad with pink stripes, hearts, damask decals or polka dots for Valentines day and then change it all up again on February 15th. Shown above, the Flirt Pink stripes are sophisticated and sweet, practically winking at you, and the pink damask decals are friendly and fun with a darling rosy hue.
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
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.
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Next week is Christmas! This means no school for the kids, winter vacation for college students, and many of us grown ups have at least part if not the whole week off from work. What are your favorite things to do on holiday break? In no particular order here are our favorite 5 things to do this winter break!
1. Decorate! There are so many reasons why this week is one of the best times to roll up your sleeves and tackle a DIY home decor project! If you are anything like us, you have spent the whole year ogling Pinterest and dreaming over HGTV. Well the year is almost over and it’s time to bring some of that inspiration to life! Use this time, the last week of the year, to give your own home a stylish update. Using your time for a creative project launches you into the New year with a sense of rejuvenation and pride about your surroundings! This doesn’t mean you have to tear out the kitchen cabinets or build a roof deck! Set a reasonable goal, like revamping your work space or turning a blank wall into a beautiful focal point and work from there.
2. Organize Photos. In the digital age it seems like we take more photos than ever, yet we have less and less time to do anything with them all. Take stock of your year’s images and make sure that you will be able to enjoy all of these beautiful memories forever. Upload all of the images from your phone, back up photos on memory sticks or discs, and categorize your folders of pictures into a system that will make it easier for you to find them later. This is also a brilliant time to print out some of your favorites from the year and make an album, frame some for the wall, and gift them to our friends and loved ones.
3. Cook. The holiday season, and the whole year, really, can seem like a whirlwind of non-stop activities, appointments, gatherings, shopping, errands, commuting and so much more. While we have to eat every day, we do not always get the time to linger over a recipe, or bake something from scratch. Try out a new recipe, or spend an afternoon whipping up something spectacular, just because you can! Then enjoy your delicious concoction with some of your favorite people. This is also a great project to do at home with kids, or as a couple.
4. Call Your Loved Ones. These days, in many situations, texts, emails and social media have taken over the communication lines. We find out about everything from a friends broken leg to whether your cousin is having a girl or a boy baby from Facebook. An actual phone call can be rare, especially one that lasts more than 5 minutes! Use this time around the holidays to reach out and catch up with family and friends. They will be delighted to hear from you!
5. Get out & enjoy your community! No matter where you live, chances are there are fun things going on this week! Find out about yoga classes at nearby studios, explore your closest library, spend the afternoon looking in local shops and art galleries, or go ice skating at a neighborhood rink or pond. You don’t have to plan a 3 ring circus or book an extravagant getaway! Explore your own city or town and finally take the time to get to some of those places you have been noticing throughout the year.