Nurseries and children’s bedrooms aren’t the only spaces that benefit from a pastel makeover. If white walls or predictable grey has you yawning, this is the new neutral you need to know – and it’s perfect for any area of the home. Whether you’re inspired by the mint greens, millennial pinks, soft blues or pretty purples seen on Instagram, pastels hues can give your home a transformation.
There’s something incredibly youthful, retro and chic about cute pastel wallpapers. It can revive dull interiors, bring light into the room, and provide you with a colourful yet muted canvas to decorate with. Even better – pastel hues are perfect for lifting your mood and making you feel happy.
Here are some of our favourite pastel wall murals to attract those good vibes into your home. Which one do you love?
Subtle pastels and interesting geos
Mural in photo: Polygon Pastel
One look at this stylish Polygon Pastel wallpaper and you’re transported to a relaxing yet intriguing haven… Perhaps you imagine a contemporary art gallery, a futuristic spa, or a hip café when it comes to this stunning blush pink wallpaper? By blending quiet pastel hues with a geometric design, you get the perfect balance of old and new, feminine and masculine, subdued and energetic. It’s a lovely harmony that creates a canvas in shared spaces such as the living or dining room. Muted enough to match various furnishings and décor. Yet forward enough to give your home an edge.
Maintain the elegant theme with soft colours in your upholstery and harmonise with light woods such as pine or beech. Don’t forget to add a few potted plants to bring your room to life. Greenery and pastels are a match made in heaven and together the two can do wonders for your mood.
Floral pink pastel wallpaper to feel amongst nature
Mural in photo: Lilac Garden
Using floral wallpaper in the home is one of our most popular choices of mural. It works extremely well in all homes whether contemporary or traditional. Have you always wanted a floral feature wall or a home that is reminiscent of a quaint country cottage? Then this kind of flower wallpaper will not only bring a summer meadow indoors, but will transform your home in an instant.
This pretty Lilac Garden mural is a perfect floral wallpaper for all rooms. Choose it for your teenager’s bedroom, your own master bedroom, for a creative space such as a study, or for shared areas like the living room. The pastel shades of the flowers and backdrop are charming and beautiful, while the illustrated floral element will add an old-world charm to your home.
Nightclub vibes and retro colours
Mural in photo: Nightclub Geometric
If you love retro wallpapers as much as we do, this pastel Night Club Geometric wall mural by the talented Twisted Pixels is a great way to brighten up the home. To revive tired colours or give a lacklustre space a new lease of life, opt for something daring like this pastel wallpaper design. Although the print is loud, the soft pastel colours help to create a balance, bringing the decibels down a notch.
Other pastel designs from Twisted Pixels Illustration are fun, playful and always eye-catching – living proof that muted hues can be bold and exciting too. Just make sure you keep your furnishings and décor simple to let the pastel purple wallpaper do the talking.
Soft hues + circles = harmonious pastel colour wallpaper
Mural in photo: Harmonic Waves
Did you know that circles and geometry play a profound role in art? They are used in design to create unity and continuity. With no beginning or end, they can be seen as harmonious shapes that bring a sense of wholeness or completeness to the viewer. There’s definitely a quiet harmony in relaxing circle patterns, and that’s why they can make any space in the home feel relaxing and safe.
Our retro Harmonic Waves wallpaper mural fuses together pretty yet subdued pastels with the continuous movement of circles, adding a vitalising yet calming effect. Any room with this pastel wall art is interesting on the eye but gentle on the soul. Ahh…..now that’s what we call visual bliss.
Chic terrazzo pastel wallpaper
Mural in photo: Speckled Pastel
Right now, everyone is loving terrazzo and this on-trend Speckled Pastel wall mural is no exception. We are in love with this pink and pastel blue wallpaper! Thanks to the explosive modern classic that is marble, terrazzo has been completely revived. This time, it’s back with a vengeance. Terrazzo is everywhere you look in the interior design world and you don’t even have to rip your whole kitchen or bathroom apart to enjoy this gorgeous mosaic precast effect.
Our stunning terrazzo wallpaper range is perfect for those who just want to dip their toes in and with so many pastel designs to choose from, you can nail two trends in one go. Although coming second to the likes of marble in terms of popularity, terrazzo is much more expensive due to the intense process of combining and setting different materials into one.
If you want your home to ooze luxury and class, pastel terrazzo wall murals are an affordable way to do that. Consider it a step up from marble – it’s definitely a style upgrade for those in the know.
Relaxing pastel landscapes
Mural in photo: Lake Forest
Landscapes are soothing for the soul. Fact. They’re also inspiring, intriguing and stunning. If you want to add pastels to your interior scheme in a calming, nurturing way, opt for an arty landscape design like this abstract Lake Forest wallpaper by Spacefrog Designs. It's the perfect pink, blue and pastel green wallpaper.
For living areas or bedrooms, this type of landscape artwork will transport you to another place in time, giving you the ultimate escapism. To keep your aesthetics clean and the mural in main focus, style with light coloured furniture such as light woods or all-white interiors. This isn’t the type of pastel wallpaper that is made for going under the radar. This kind of mural is the star.
Pastel marble wallpaper magic
Mural in photo: Dreamy Pastel and Gold
If there’s one trend that’s even bigger than pastels, it’s chic marble wallpaper. This retro design material made a comeback and has been hugely popular in recent years. It has earned its spot as a modern classic – so expect marble to stick around for a long time. You don’t have to be rich to enjoy the riches of marble though, as marble self-adhesive and paste-the-wall wallpapers have made this luxe look accessible to most budgets.
This Dreamy Pastel and Gold mural brings together two of the most current trends of the moment, making homes ultra-chic and super Instagram-able. The marble and pastel effect is seriously magic. Don’t you agree?
What do you think to our pretty pastel wallpaper designs? Can you see this modern, millennial-inspired theme in your home? Share your thoughts, tips and ideas in the comments below and let us know which one is your favourite.
Love the dreamy pastel and gold, in particular. Wasn't going to use wallpaper, but this has made me think again.
Amy @ Wallsauce19/04/2021
Thank you for your comment, Teresa! Yes, these gentle pastel designs are excellent choices instead of painted walls.