Behind the Scenes – How our Wallpaper Meadow was Born


Floral cut-outs for a bold and beautiful wallpaper

When we found these beautiful old botanical illustrations in a Swedish vintage shop, we knew right away that we wanted to make a wallpaper out of it. But we also knew that it shouldn’t become a common floral one – we imagined it to be a bold and mixed up botanical design.

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So we also printed out some bright and colorful photographs from our floral assortment to get a cool mix between traditional floral pieces and modern ones.

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And guess what we did then? It was time for scissors!
We took some good paper scissors and actually cut out plenty of flowers from the different images. (Side note: Don’t worry, we didn’t destroy the beautiful botanical illustrations. We scanned them in first and printed them out before we came with the scissors!)

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After that, it was time to rearrange all the cut-outs. We also added some real greens that we had found outside in nature.

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This is how the base of our Meadow design was created. To then make a whole wall mural out of it, our design studio used this base and the different cut-outs and made it repeatable. A quite big job, and after some time of adding and arranging, this came out in the end: Meadow, Color!

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A bold, beautiful and kind of crazy wallpaper, don’t you think? But we also made a more pale version, taking out a bit of color and saturation. And finished was our generic Meadow design.
One popular design of ours – well deserved as we think.

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…And what do you do with your leftovers when they look as beautiful as these? Well, in our case we framed them!

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Tip: Read another blogpost about Meadow and our concept for great customisable wallpaper “Your Street”.

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