Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Makelike Succulent Wallpaper

I am considering wallpaper for our kitchen. Specifically, this one called "Succulent" by Makelike:





Carter recently installed this glass subway tile as our backsplash, and it looks AMAZING (pictures coming, promise):


So, I'm thinking Makelike's Succulent picks up the aqua beautifully, and the chartreuse tone of what I interpret to be abstract cacti plays very well with the greenish yellow tones of the paint throughout our living and dining rooms (connected to the kitchen).

I received the sample in the mail yesterday and it's pretty awesome. We don't have a lot of wall surface area in our kitchen, so the paper would not cover much. But it would add a nice little dose of style. But I can't decide if I should go bold with the coral/red, or play it serene with the gray. Our cabinetry is white, and our granite is black and we have a black/white checkerboard floor. Both options would look good.

Which would you choose?

 

8 comments:

  1. Both are gorgeous, but I really like the gray.

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  2. Go Bold. If you don't have a lot of wall to put this on, I wonder if the repeat will get weird? I considered another paper from makelike for my dining room--they are SO gorgeous in person!

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  3. The coral is pretty and punchy but I'd go with the gray.

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  4. Go for it with the coral, it will make the black pop!

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  5. I love both color ways, particularly the coral. You can't go wrong; can't wait to see pictures!

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  6. Sheila6/29/2011

    Coral! It would look so great with your floors. I agree that it would make the black pop.

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  7. Love that walloper! Both are fantastic...

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  8. i love the coral especially with the tile! brava. can't wait to see it completed!

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