The Product: Arts and crafts wallpaper ‘Webb’s Wonder’ in soft blues
A duck egg and Air Force blue floral wallpaper showcasing the quintessentially English landscaping surrounding a charming Arts & Crafts house in Sussex, originally designed by the architect Philip Webb.
The hand-printed wallpaper was created in-house at the Rapture & Wright studio. The print was the result of a restoration project at the house with which the design studio was involved. The pattern depicts the gables, chimneys and windows of the Arts & Crafts property surrounded by mature trees and distinctive flowering shrubs in a magical, garden setting.
In this soft blue colourway, the design provides a brilliant foil for an elegant white-on-white scheme. First of all, soften and cosy up your space with textural layering. Hence, we’re thinking a palette of creams and off-whites encompassing velvets, linens, silks and woollens. These might take the form of cushions, upholstery, rugs, drapes or throws. Finally, ensure a directional, modern look by adding smart, clean-lined furniture to the mix. Perhaps some sleek, white tables from the likes of Heals, Designers Guild or Calligaris teamed with vintage, whitewashed-wood, French or Scandinavian sofas upholstered in soft pale linens.
In contrast, accent the soft blue pattern with gentle, pale accents. Soft, rose pinks – deeper pinks too in fact – are always winning in combination with soft duck-egg and darker teal. Likewise, layer textures to add depth.
Further, apply this elegant paper to just one end wall. In which case, meet the adjacent walls with a toning shade of blue, just a bit deeper and stronger than the paler shade in the wallpaper. This ensures the wallpaper is ’embraced’ by the adjacent walls. It stops it feeling like an afterthought or floating, slightly lost, feature wall. Remember too that bold pattern always looks twice as strong over large areas.
Finally, an all-over pattern also works brilliantly in smaller spaces such as a hallway or WC. It adds impact and helps conceal awkward curves and angles on ceilings. Gauge the scale of the design by checking out the styled shot shown in the Chartreuse colourway. Simply scroll the images.
This patterned blue floral wallpaper comes untrimmed and is available by the metre, at £26 per metre (minimum order 10 metres). Please use the + sign on the product page to add the number of metres required to your basket. The wallpaper measures 66cm wide and has an 83cm repeat. See here for alternative colourways as well as other destination-inspired wallpapers. If you require a wallpaper swatch, please don’t hesitate to request one by popping us an email here.
**PLEASE NOTE THIS PRODUCT IS MADE TO ORDER**
**HAND-PRINT LEAD TIME CURRENTLY 10 WEEKS DUE TO HIGH DEMAND**
Prior to despatch, please allow 10 weeks from placing your order. This is for hand-printing, drying and safe packaging. Normal delivery windows will apply thereafter.