Creating Vintage Vibes with Heritage Wallpapers

What comes to mind when you think about Vintage homewares?  Usually it’s high quality, classy designs which are also quirky and unique creating a stunning impact in your home. From floral and animal patterns to stripes and panels, at the Light Company we sell a huge range of Laura Ashley wallpapers which tick all the boxes when it comes to inspirational, vintage styles. 

Our expert Judy Davison showcases some of the most popular Laura Ashley wallpapers and why these are so poplar among those who love a vintage look.

Flower Power

Laura Ashley is generally associated with floral designs in all aspects of its homewares ranges from curtains, bed linen, cushions, throws and, of course, wallpaper too.

Vintage Wallpaper Laura Ashley

One of our popular best sellers, particularly for a large room, our customers love the Laura Ashley Magnolia Grove Wallpaper – a painted, flamboyant magnolia design with branches covered in elegant flowers. This wallpaper can be teamed with complementary silvers or greys or you can create a stunning contrast with darker furniture and accessories. 

Laura Ashley Vintage Wallpaper

For a really bold wallpaper statement, why not take a look at the Laura Ashley Maryam design which showcases elegant and beautiful chrysanthemums to bring a touch of nature into your interiors. This wallpaper is inspired by an antique silk printed fabric and looks fantastic when complemented by vintage wood furniture or dark burgundy furniture and accessories.  By adding this contrast of dark materials against the impactful floral wallpaper backdrop makes a bold, almost masculine statement (despite the flowers!)

Laura Ashley Vintage Wallpaper

Perfect for a bedroom or a sitting room which leads onto a conservatory,  the Laura Ashley Apple Blossom wallpaper in sunshine yellow will create a feeling of summer all year through it’s light and airy design.  These pretty bouquets of apple blossom in a simple all over pattern are timeless, allowing you to update your room at any time without the hassle of changing the wallpaper too.

Stripes and Panels

Laura Ashley Vintage Wallpaper

Laura Ashley Redbrook Wood Panel Wallpaper, available in Dark Sea Spray or Sage Green, feature artistic shading which adds a depth to the design and contributes to its realistic and rustic appearance.  We would recommend using this wallpaper to create a stunning feature wall as the unusual design can be used alongside both a vintage and contemporary décor.

Laura Ashley Vintage Wallpaper

Striped wallpaper is one of the most versatile Vintage designs which are popular as they can create various optical illusions in the home interior. Striped wallpaper can make a room appear smaller or bigger, provide more depth, and can be the focal point of the room as a featured wall.

The Laura Ashley Lille Pearlescent Stripe wallpaper boasts a broad stripe in two toning colours with pearlescent inks. This design is perfect on its own or to co-ordinate with other designs and can be hung as a free pattern match.

All About the Beast

Laura Ashley Vintage Wallpaper

Animal designs in all forms, from lamps and furniture legs to fabric patterns and wall coverings are also a popular choice when it comes to vintage wallpaper.  Our current best seller is the Laura Ashley Animalia, a graceful design featuring cranes in flight to add a contemporary yet classic feel to your home. This is a gorgeous pattern of grey and white cranes, amongst the outline of clouds which will fit in any room.

Laura Ashley Vintage Wallpaper

For an even bolder pattern,  why not try the Laura Ashley Belvedere Wallpaper is classically vintage and ornate, featuring  a stunning all over floral trailing design, with humming birds and butterflies and magnificent decorative peacock birds. Serene and stately, the Belvedere is ideal for a statement wall and will be talking point of all your visitors!

Laura Ashley at the Light Company

These recommendations are just some of the classic and vintage ranges of Laura Ashley wallpaper which we stock at the Light Company.  If you’re not sure which is for you, check out the full range on our website here or if you prefer to see a visual at first hand, please pop into our shop in Craddock Street in Swansea.