Paper Projects

Wallpaper can be a misnomer, because limiting wallpaper to the walls would be so restricting! I also like to think of wallpaper as…

…ceiling paper.
Papered Ceiling
…on the back of a simple bookshelf, for a striking backdrop to a collection. 
Lucky Magazine
…on furniture. Furniture pieces can be custom upholstered in textured paper and then painted. This one is a lacquered grasscloth. 
Bungalow 5, on Polyvore
…on the treads of your staircase. 

Moroccan Stencil Staircase, via

…as art. A great statement idea if you are renting your space, so you can take your wallpaper with you if you move.

Credits: Domino Magazine

Of course, wallpaper is beautiful on the walls. Here are a few Patti Johnston Designs wallpaper favorites for all your paper projects. 


Nina Campbell


Designer’s Guild
Cole and Son

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