The Skeptics Guide to Buying & Hanging Wallpaper

In case you missed the memo, wallpaper is making a comeback, resurging from a place where it had been banished for being too flowery, too hard to take down, and grossly overused alongside pouffy couches and other ’80s decor.

With an emphasis on modern designs and sophisticated patterns, a new era of decorating with wallpaper is underway. But skeptics still abound. And if you’ve read this far, you’re probably one of them.

Fear not. Buying and hanging wallpaper is neither a life-long commitment nor a DIY fail waiting to happen. Not if you follow the expert advice we rounded up here, anyway.