Wallpaper wars: is ephemera the new scrapwood?

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My feeling is that we’re all over scrapwood wallpapers by now (?) but already the next big trend is peeping over the horizon. Linwood’s new range of Ephemera wallpapers are printed with vintage ticket stubs, matchbox labels, playbills and photographs to create a striking all-over collage effect. {Ephemera wallpapers, £79.90/roll, Linwood} No doubt these wallpapers… 

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Playful pattern by Jessica Hogarth

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It’s always great when young designers are proactive enough to promote their work, so when Jessica Hogarth emailed me she immediately grabbed my attention. At just 24 she’s just exhibited at New Designers: One Year On and opened a NOTHS shop to boot. I really love her playful designs inspired by daily life in Paris… 

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Friday, I’m in love…

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… with this lovely print by Double Merrick, now available at the Keep Calm Gallery. Who says nautical is only for summertime? … trends that will never die – if you’re an antler fan check out this new stag cushion … this twit twoo-tiful wallpaper design by interiors stylist Abigail Edwards … this oh so… 

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We came, we wallpapered, we conquered

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Knock me down with a feather! Yesterday’s wallpapering was a success! Here’s the result… Ok, so the low wall still needs painting, those ugly cables need tidying, the radiator’s a shame and I need to replace that cheap door, but aside from that I’m really pleased with how this room is finally shaping up. Even… 

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