Bright red wallpaper with a lobster print covers one half of the wall in this bathroom. White shiplap covers the other half of the wall to keep the space from appearing too busy, and a nautical-theme toilet paper holder finishes the look.
An antique French wallpaper design covers the walls in this master bedroom. The bed is accented with a hand-smocked half canopy of sheer Swiss Batiste and the headboard and foot board are covered in traditional blue upholstery.
Go fish! What could be more fun in a nautical-themed kid's bathroom than wallpaper filled with fish? Keeping the paper only on the upper half of the walls helps the small print from overwhelming the space.
Every powder room should have the exotic lushness of a rainforest! Green, palm-covered wallpaper does the trick here; that it's only on the upper half of the wall keeps the space from being overwhelmed by jungle fever.
The floral wallpaper in this formal dining room is gorgeous, a design from Gracie Studio that was inspired by the homeowners' wedding china. But were it to cover the entire wall, it might be overwhelming, so designers kept it to the room's upper half and used crisp, white wainscoting on the bottom.
The elegant wallpaper sets a fancy tone in this dining room. The wall-panel details on the lower half of the wall anchor the room while the top half makes a strong, dramatic statement. The restraint in the lighting balances out the opulence in the room.
A bold yellow floral wallpaper provides cheery contrast to the dark tile used on the lower half of this bathroom's walls. The console sink and sleek sconces also contribute to the bathroom's transitional style.
A classic navy-and-white color combination is taken to gorgeous new heights in this dining room. Blue wallpaper with an oversized floral pattern is a bold splash of pattern, tempered by the white lower half of the walls. To bring in more sophistication, the designer chose a dining set from Magnussen. Rug: Jill Zarin
The fish on the wallpaper in this bathroom give the space a lakeside feeling, while the wood paneling on the lower half of the wall add texture to the space. In this room, the position of sea and land have been inverted, with the fish above and the floral print below, giving the space a touch of whimsy.
This blue and white bathroom projects an understated yet elegant air by keeping its lines simple and its colors muted. The white subway tiles lining the lower half of the walls play nicely against the China blue and white toile wallpaper that features birds in flight. The dark wood vanity and gold-framed are focal points in the design.
The living room fuses function and form in a contemporary loft-like design by creating separate spaces within the large room. A stencil is used to create a dramatic feature wall, where a half-circle couch is the perfect spot for hanging out.
Gray wallpaper covers the top wall portion of this half bath to add shade and dimension to the design. The black floor pops against the bright white elements. The sink runs parallel with the toilet, and the countertop continues around the corner creating attached, built-in shelving.
A busy pattern looks cool not crazy on a smaller section of wall. In this gray-and-white game room, wallpapering only the upper half of the wall makes a graphic statement without overwhelming the space.