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12 Affordable and Fuss-Free DIY Wallpapers For Modern Homes

April 6, 2021 · Paid Partnership with Honpo
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Also, these wallpapers are peel-and-stick, which means less fuss!

From the subtlest of geometric prints to the loudest of graphic patterns, there’s a myriad of wallpaper options to personalise your home with. However, they can come costly (which might end up pushing your renovation budget towards the limit). But what if we told you that it’s possible to save up to 50% of the total cost by putting wallpaper up on your own?

Honpo DIY wallpapers from Japan, Europe, Korea

Here, we’ve rounded up these trendy and versatile DIY wallpapers from Honpo that’ll not only make a statement in your home, but also take the fuss out of redecorating your walls.

For an industrial touch | The concrete lookalike

Honpo DIY wallpapers from Japan, Europe, Korea

Featured: Concrete Remake - $12 per metre

While it might make for a really eye-catching feature wall, cement screed is neither the most durable nor most affordable of materials. Due to its porous nature, constant sealing is required to keep a cement screed wall in tip-top condition, so if you aren’t interested in frequent upkeep, consider replicating the look with Honpo’s affordable self-adhesive lookalike.

To transform your home (instantly), simply peel off the backing on this industrial-style wallpaper and stick it on!

Honpo DIY wallpapers from Japan, Europe, Korea

Featured: Concrete Remake - $12 per metre

Moreover, unlike cement screed, Honpo’s wallpaper alternative is made of vinyl and is water resistant – meaning that any stains or dirt can be wiped away with a cloth. Concrete Remake is also non-toxic, making it a perfectly safe option for families with young children.

Replicate the resort vibes | The botanical print

Honpo DIY wallpapers from Japan, Europe, Korea

Featured: Rasch / Club Botanique - $198 per roll

Now that vacation plans have to be put on hold for the foreseeable future, we can’t help but find ways to satisfy our wanderlust. And what better way to do that than to take a leaf out of the jungalow trend?

Honpo DIY wallpapers from Japan, Europe, Korea

Featured: Rasch / Barbara - $98 per roll

This European botanical wallpaper from Honpo works great in small doses and likewise doesn't professional installation – simply stick it onto your wall, align the joints and flatten out any air bubbles. Finish up by complementing your new wallpaper with potted plants and wood furniture for a sophisticated look.

For the Japanese Zen look | A warm wood wallpaper

Honpo DIY wallpapers from Japan, Europe, Korea

Featured: Toli / Wood - $16 per metre

How do you achieve a Zen-looking home? Well, one of the oldest tricks in the book is to go for matching wood surfaces. Instead of spending on importing and upkeeping wooden tiles and planks, why not go for these cost-effective alternatives with these pre-glued wallpapers from Honpo.

Honpo DIY wallpapers from Japan, Europe, Korea

Featured: Toli / Wood - $16 per metre

Easy application aside, you don’t have to worry about humidity causing bacteria or fungal growth with Honpo wallpapers. These wood-look alternatives are made from vinyl chloride and processed so that they're anti-mould, anti-bacterial and scratch-resistant. Talk about hardy!

The classic, timeless approach | A tile option

Honpo DIY wallpapers from Japan, Europe, Korea

Featured: Removable Wallpaper - $98 per roll

While some professionals might advise against it, wallpapers CAN actually be used in the drier areas of a bathroom or kitchen. Now, redecorating your kitchen and washroom comes with beautiful options from Honpo.

Honpo DIY wallpapers from Japan, Europe, Korea

Featured: Removable Wallpaper - $98 per roll

Take for instance, these tiled wallpapers which looks almost indistinguishable from the real deal. Plus, it's completely water-resistant, removable, and most importantly, reusable – which means you can peel it off anytime and stick it elsewhere.

For the kids | An educational-meet-cute wallpaper

Honpo DIY wallpapers from Japan, Europe, Korea

Featured: Toli Wallpaper - $16 per drop

Plenty of wallpapers are kid-friendly – think run-of-the-mill prints that’re of the non-toxic variety – but Honpo's options are a step above the rest in the design department. Cute, eye-catching, and vibrant, these wallpapers are bound to be a child-friendly, educational design element in any kids' room.

Honpo DIY wallpapers from Japan, Europe, Korea

Most importantly, they're easy to install and remove – once your little ones are all grown up, and an interior update is needed, you can simply tear these wallpapers down by hand before replacing them with a new look.

For modern farmhouse look | Faux panels or shiplap wallpaper

Honpo DIY wallpapers from Japan, Europe, Korea

Featured: Koziel / Old Ashen Planks - $108 per roll

When it comes to designing a flexible home, it always pays to consider the ease at which you can remove features or carpented built-ins. While panels may complete your modern French/classical European abode, it’s a hassle to remove in reality, requiring both time and professional help.

Honpo DIY wallpapers from Japan, Europe, Korea

Featured: Paintable Wallpaper - $98 per roll

However, that’s not to say you can’t have your cake and eat it. The solution comes in the form of this European-style stick-on wallpaper!

The wallpaper is also 90cm wide, making it easy to cover a large surface area with it. Needless to say, this wallpaper is DIY-friendly – you can even paint over it to match your rooms and furnishings!

Get extra 5% rebate!

Honpo DIY wallpapers from Japan, Europe, Korea

Honpo originated from Japan and carries over 150 global brands for both wallpaper and flooring products across Japan and Singapore. At Honpo, you can browse thousands of affordable DIY options, wallpaper tools in addition to their selection of flooring sheets and stickers. Honpo carries a wide range of wallpapers including but not limited to European wallpaper, Korean wallpaper and Japanese wallpaper.

While their wallpapers are DIY-friendly, you can also request for professional help if you need it, or you could attend their free weekly wallpaper installation workshops!

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