Wallpapered bedroom

Photo: Matthew Williams

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Mistake #3: Bankrupting Yourself for the Perfect Wallpaper
"People often think they need to wallpaper an entire room, which can be expensive and make a space feel crowded and busy. Choose to cover a focal surface (like the area behind this bed) so the print stands out, and the room still feels open and airy." — Cortney and Robert Novogratz, authors of Home by Novogratz

Excerpted from Home by Novogratz by Robert and Cortney Novogratz (Artisan Books). Copyright 2012.