Faux-effect wallpaper that looks like the real thing

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  • Can’t have the exposed brick or wood-panelled walls you want? No problem.

    Be bold with wallpaper that mimics the look of a different material. From marble to wood panels, faux-effect wallpaper will look all the more striking if kept to just one feature wall.

    Remember, less is more.

    Metallic look

    Inspired by a tin box and printed directly onto foil, this tile-effect panelled wallpaper, available in shades of graphite, silver and mink, will add intensity to hallways or bedroom schemes.

    Oxidise wallpaper, £99 a roll, Harlequin

    Chevron chic

    First used during the 17th century, parquet flooring still looks stylish today. Echo the beauty of the classic flooring on dining room walls to create variety and character.

    Parquet wallpaper, £150 per roll, Ella Doran

    Panel show

    A wood-panelled effect wallpaper will add depth and charm to a room. Choose from traditional oak or ash to all-white panels and combine with classic furniture.

    Jacobean wallpaper £69.90 a roll, Andrew Martin

    Luxury stone

    The appeal of marble is timeless but if you can’t work the real thing into your home, faux-effect wallpaper can give the illusion of this luxurious stone too. It’s made from non-woven fleece, which means it is easier to hang too.

    Magic Marble wallpaper £30 sq m, Mr Perswall

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