Having an extra guestroom is fun: we can welcome and host family & friends anytime, but it is also an opportunity to play with the space. Of course I want our guests to sleep comfortably, under clean & crispy bed linen, with comfy pillows, and to have enough space for bags & suitcases. Until now all walls were white, they used to be an awful peachy color when we moved in that I couldn’t stand. So my first reflex was to paint all walls matte white. Which is clean, but a bit boring as well. By picking bed linen in a soft warm hue, like this set from La Cérise sur le Gâteau, the space already felt a bit warmer. But adding the new Koziel Paperpaint Summer Patio cut outs on the wall, makes it a lot more fun!
Paperpaint, paperpaint? What’s that? I know, I never heard of it before either: but Koziel recently introduced these new wallpaper shapes that are pre-glued. You simply spray the pieces of wallpaper with some water and stick them to your wall. They come in all kinds of different sets that include several shapes in a variety of colors. Of course I picked a set with a botanical touch: the Summer Patio XL that includes arches, leaves, a cactus and some graphic shapes in mostly pastel colors. The color palette looks great in one of the sunniest rooms in our home. And the Paperpaint is surprisingly easy to apply to a wall, even with a 7-month pregnant belly.
Instead of randomly positioning the shapes to the wall, I made a quick sketch in Photoshop to make sure it looks well balanced. I’m a graphic designer after all 😉 Then I hung all shapes on the wall with some washi tape, moved them a little bit where needed and then used my Haws plant mister to apply them all to the wall. It’s quick, easy and it sticks VERY well. While the shapes are still humid from spraying you can reposition the shapes, and when they dry, they are firmly attached to the wall like wallpaper. The Paperpaint has a nice matte finish and the shapes in this set are not perfectly curved: they give it a more handpainted touch. If you like, have a look at this Reels video on my Instagram that shows the different steps of applying!
Using Koziel Paperpaint is a great idea when you want to update an area or room in your home without needing all different kinds of paint or knowing how to draw. You just pick a set, spray the shapes and apply them to the wall. It’s very simple and easy. And on top of it: the quality is really nice. What do you think? Would you use this in your home?
Now our guests will always sleep under a moon!
Made this candle holder this summer at our local ceramics workshop, with a beautiful Vela Candle from São Paulo, Brazil.