Great story on 50s style retro wallpaper

My new friend sent me this great story (url link below) on 50s wallpaper. The weblinks (in right hand column of page) to Melinamade (“Boomerang mushroom, left) and Interior1900 (right) are great — for an arm and a leg you can get great vintage papers. Alternatively: try eBay or where I found all my stashes of paper — in the basement of my local art supply/wallpaper store, a place that had been in business forever. Put your vibes out into the decorating universe: And what you seek will come to you!

Url to story and resources:

And – be sure to see my previous posts on some Sanderson papers I thought would fit a true 50s house nicely. They’re of the “small florals” referenced in the OHJ story:

Be sure to see all my wallpaper posts for more 50s choices.


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  1. Joe Felice says

    You know, you can use ANY wrapping paper as wallcovering. Just apply spray adhesive to the wall & cover away! This opens up a whole-new array of design possibilities.

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