The latest wallpaper trends to transform your bedroom

wallpaper for the bedroom featuring a green and gold geometric print behind a double bed

If you’re thinking of treating your walls to a fresh coat of paint, think twice. I do love paint, but the latest wallpaper trends are – how can I put it – simply beautiful. So I’m totally for print and pattern right now. Whether you want to create a feature wall or go the maximalist route, wallpaper is a great way to upgrade your scheme. It doesn’t matter what size your room is.

Keen to learn how the latest wallpaper trends can work for you? There are so many ways you can use them. You can add a touch of personality through a bold choice. Or, alternatively, give your space a luxurious feel with a gold foiled-design. Plus, I promise it’s easier than it looks, especially if you’ve got a handy helper around.

The latest wallpaper trends I’ve spotted (and am loving) are:

  1. Botanical blooms – think anything inspired by nature. This includes bold leaf motifs and pretty, more delicate florals. But there are lots of Japanese-inspired prints winging their way into my inbox and onto my wishlist too.
  2. Geometric shapes – always a classic and a great way to recreate an Art Deco-inspired look.
  3. Tropical – one for you maximalists. This is a trend that isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.
  4. Vintage – soft, beautiful prints in muted tones reminiscent of period properties and archive designs. Look out for flocked designs as well – yep, not to be dismissed!

Want to take a look at the latest wallpaper trends…?

The latest wallpaper trends: Botanical blooms

For a whimsical bedroom scheme, choose wallpaper with delicate florals, dainty butterflies and elegant mockingbird prints. Select them in nature-inspired hues of dusty green, warm terracotta and pale blue – I’m already in love, are you?

the latest wallpaper from Sian Zeng in a grey and white floral pattern behind a pink curtain and white bed
The latest wallpaper trends: firstly, bring a touch of the outdoors in with a grand feature wall. This is the Classic Hua Trees mural wallpaper in grey, £189 per roll, from Sian Zeng. It will help add that sanctuary-like feeling to your bedroom.
the Elizabeth Ockford floral Garden collection design next to a beige Chesterfield bed
Secondly, decorate your bedroom walls with the Eleanor wallpaper from the Garden collection, £145, from Elizabeth Ockford. It will add a subtle pop of colour and a touch of tranquillity. You don’t have to go up to the ceiling with your wallpaper – you can add dimension with help from panelling and paint.
the latest wallpaper from Little Greene in a muted grey floral pattern, next to a black anglepoise floor lamp and small double bed
The latest wallpaper trends: thirdly, create a calm and relaxing scheme with the Asterid Nightshade wallpaper, £216 per roll. It takes its inspiration from a fine illustrative painting from the mid-20th century. The ceiling is painted in the stand-out Lamp Black 228, £48.50 for 2.5L absolute matt emulsion. The skirting is in Lead Colour 117, £53 for 2.5L intelligent matt emulsion, all from Little Greene.
a floral green and pink design behind a pink bed with grey and beige bedding and a wooden bedside table with white lamp
Fourthly, add the wow factor to your bedroom with a bold wallpaper design that oozes style. The Electric Poppies 02 wallpaper, £125 per roll, from Lick in collaboration with Studio Coverdale has one floral and one fern as the focus in the popular pink and green colour combo.  

Geometric shapes

Revive your bedroom walls with Art-Deco-inspired metallic lines. You can also create an optical illusion with bold stand-out patterns.

the latest wallpaper from Graham & Brown in a green and gold geometrical design behind a double bed with pink and green bedding and a beige ottoman
The latest wallpaper trends: Do you love that boutique hotel look? Then create a modern bedroom scheme with the Palais green and copper wallpaper, £55 per roll, from Graham & Brown. It has a rich colour palette and large-scale metallic geometric patterns.
a red and yellow print behind a red velvet double bed with a maroon duvet cover
Choose a natural wallpaper material like the Cantala Papyrus 48552 wallcovering, £129 per linear metre, from Arte. Made of hand-folded paper, it’s a sustainable and kind to the planet alternative. It will definitely give your bedroom a fresh look.
the latest wallpaper from Hooked on Walls in a purple and black print behind a pink double bed with peach and grey bedding
The latest wallpaper trends: The Axim 38522 wallcovering, £75 per 10m roll, from Hooked On Walls is ideal for a feature wall. Aren’t you so captivated by its sleek geometric weave? 
a geometrical gold and beige print behind a pink and green double bed with a brass bedside table
Add a touch of glamour with the chic Camden Apex glitter wallpaper in Rose Gold from Henderson Interiors. It’s available at I Love Wallpaper, from £20.

Tropical escape

Go all-out and bring the holiday feeling to your bedroom through wallpaper with vibrant green leafy patterns and statement exotic fauna prints, or keep it simple with your favourite jungle print – the choice is yours.

a floral print in beige and white featuring cranes and palm trees behind a four-poster bed with a green floral bedspread
The latest wallpaper trends: Design a chic bohemian scheme with the Crane Fonda Soft Copper wallpaper, £150 per roll, from Divine Savages. It features the grey crowned crane intertwined with tall palm trees in a luxurious metallic colourway.   
the latest wallpaper from Lime Lace featuring hand-painted panthers framed by pink lilies and green palm leaves
Make a statement behind your bed with a bold wallpaper choice like the Jungle panther wallpaper in blue by the Graduate Collection, £125 per roll, available at Lime Lace. This exotic design features hand-painted panthers framed by oversized monstera and palm leaves. I reckon this would look stunning in a cloakroom too.
a green and pink floral print featuring flamingos in a bedroom with a navy double bed with pink bedding
The latest wallpaper trends: Wake up in a tropical paradise with the Beverly Hills wallpaper, £175 per 3 rolls, from Mindthegap. Let it be the focal point of your scheme and keep the décor simple, in similar shades. 
the latest wallpaper from Hooked on Walls in orange and white shades featuring palm trees, behind a light grey double bed with orange and brown bedding
Transform your bedroom with the Palma 36530 wallcovering, £75 per 10 m roll, from Hooked on Walls. It comes in five colourways, but this warm orange shade is the perfect backdrop for the muted palm trees pattern. 

Vintage flair

Go for a sophisticated aesthetic with help from traditional wallpaper with soft floral and also feather motifs. Alternatively, opt for a classic structured Damask wallpaper print that takes you back in time. 

a floral print in pink and green behind an antique double bed with a gold nightstand and pink lamp
The latest wallpaper trends: Opulence and elegance radiate from the floral Selwood wallpaper in Rose Pink, £120 per roll, from Woodchip & Magnolia. Match your bedroom décor and furniture to this timeless design as a nod to the Victorian era.
the latest wallpaper from Graham & Brown featuring flowers in red, orange and green shades, behind a brass sofa with green and orange cushions
Here are the lush pastel shades of the Parsonage Bloom wallpaper, £65 per roll, from Graham & Brown. They bring the old-school florals back in style, while the neutral backdrop lets the classic print stand out. 
a green and blue floral print behind a gold double bed with matching bedding
The latest wallpaper trends: Enjoy the eclectic look of the Juliette wallpaper, £40 per roll, from John Lewis & Partners. It includes traditional prints and modern shapes in shades of Ochre, Mallard Green and also Sage – definitely one of my favourites.
the latest wallpaper from Arte featuring a purple and beige floral print next to a purple double bed
Lastly: simple, yet effective, this is the Damas 59102 wallcovering, £143 per 8.5 m roll, from Arte. It includes a floral design on a linen structure that offers you a complete tactile experience. 

So, which of the latest wallpaper trends is your favourite? If you enjoyed this feature, you’ll also like our piece on how to use patterned wallpaper.

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