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wallpaper decisions!

i'm starting to dive into decorating (or at least fantasizing about it) and we've landed on two wallpapers for our master bedroom!  since we'll be decorating this house piece by piece, wallpaper is a good way for us to get a lot of proverbial bang for our buck and some instant gratification. the idea behind this wallpaper is that we want something to balance out that big wall of built ins and frame the view of the pool (see pictures of the room here).  we like the idea of monochromatic and graphic, so these two amazing papers were an obvious choice. so tell me, which would you choose?!  i'm leaning towards the second one and lou is leaning towards the first.  it may or may not be a decorating standoff.  

image credits and wallpaper sources: seascape wallpaper  & a stone's throw away

Reader Comments (34)

Hi Sarah,
I would also choose the second one, reminds me of pebbles in the sea or in a lake - very pretty and calming, but not boring.

08/02/12 | 8:14 AM | Unregistered CommenterKerstin

Hi Sarah! I love both of your wallpaper choices, but I especially love the first one because it seems less "busy." I feel like the first wallpaper would compliment the view and some of the items you had in your previous master bedroom and work well with many different decorative elements. However, I do feel like you could get stuck decorating in a certain scheme since it is less abstract than your second choice. I can't wait to see which of the two you decide!

08/02/12 | 8:31 AM | Unregistered CommenterLindsey

I love the 2nd one Sarah! Modern and playful all in one :)

08/02/12 | 8:37 AM | Unregistered CommenterCourtney

definitely the second. very playful and interesting.

08/02/12 | 8:41 AM | Unregistered CommenterPaola

thank you everyone for your thoughts! this is exciting!!!

08/02/12 | 8:52 AM | Registered Commentersarah yates

Go for the first... It brings the pool inside.. I think the first is pretty busy and you may get tired of it in a shorter time frame..

08/02/12 | 8:57 AM | Unregistered CommenterAudrey

definitely love the second one! the first seems a bit too busy for me

08/02/12 | 9:10 AM | Unregistered CommenterAlex

Love the waves myself. Seems more flowing and graphic. The dots seem a bit more distracting.

08/02/12 | 9:28 AM | Unregistered CommenterMichelle

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