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piet hein eek scrapwood wallpaper

by Grace Bonney

This weekend, someone asked me an interesting question at my account: If you could do anything to your home with an unlimited budget, but could only do one thing, what would it be and why? My first thought was “floors!” but then I imagined how nice it would be to knock out the walls between our railroad-style rooms so we had more open space and natural light. That ended up being my final , but I spent the rest of the day thinking about what I would do with all those walls. After daydreaming about different options, I settled on wanting an entire wall covered in scrap wood, like the

I’ve always loved that cabin feel for an interior space, but I can’t really see myself installing all that wood on my own. I can, however, see myself installing this that mimics the look perfectly. It may not have the full dimensionality of real scrap wood, but Piet’s has the same warm, rustic feel that wood brings to a room. You can order a 30-foot roll of Piet’s wallpaper (in six different styles) for $226. It’s a bit on the pricey side, but it would be perfect for a small space or — my favorite — as wallpaper in the interior of a closet. (Thanks, Annetje, for the tip!) xo, grace

If you’re looking for more great wallpaper, check out my Top 50 Wallpaper Resources and our Best Of: Wallpaper post on great wallpaper in homes.

CLICK HERE for more images of Piet’s wallpaper after the jump!

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