Country Cottage Chic: Wallpaper & Border Guide


Are you one of the thousands of lucky people in the UK to own a charming and picturesque cottage Surrounded by delightful countryside views and breathtaking scenery, a cottage can offer many Britons a fresh escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. If you own a rural retreat, here is an expert guide to achieving the perfect, cosy cottage decor. Think warm shades and rustic textures…  

Cottage Floral

A pretty floral border will blossom any home and add a touch of delicacy to otherwise plain walls. At Home Flair Decor we have a wide range of floral wallpaper borders, they are perfect for living rooms and bedrooms to bring the great outdoors, indoors. We also have a wide range of floral wallpaper from peonies to roses and poppies, here is the full range of our floral wallpaper with our best sellers, Bella Motif Red Wallpaper by Ideco Home and Lotus Floral Trail in Beige & Gold Wallpaper by AS Creation pictured below:

Woodland Inspired Wallpaper

Bring the beauty of nature into your home, whether it is a cottage or not, our range of leaf print and tree wallpaper will create a comfortable environment where you can get lost in the woods from the comfort of your own home.

The style pictured above is Birchwood Sparkle Glitter Wallpaper in Taupe By Fine Decor.

Rustic Tiled Kitchen Wallpaper

No country kitchen is complete without rustic tiles, but you don’t have to go the whole nine yards to achieve this rural feel. Why not opt for a tile effect, highly washable wallpaper that simulates tiling for high humidity areas such as kitchens, bathrooms and utility rooms. This classic ‘Subway tile is in a cool white tone but it’s also available in matching black from Rasch, Tiles & More White Metro Tile Effect Wallpaper by Rasch You can see a full range of tile effect wallpaper here, we stock a wide range of washable tile effect wallpaper which is ideal for kitchens and bathrooms.  



Gingham Checks



Part of the Playground Collection from P+S International, the 6th largest wallpaper producer worldwide, this Pale Pink Gingham Check Wallpaper is simply gorgeous. Checks are very popular in cottage decor, especially in France, and this product is also available in sky blue, navy blue, bright pink, coffee and beige.

Country Fruit

Get the perfect country kitchen with these fabulous fruit decorative borders. Ideal for a vintage, traditional feel, they almost look good enough to eat! Don’t forget to team this with farmhouse chic accessories including jam jars and hanging fruit baskets.

Animal Themed

Quirky Flying Ducks Wallpaper Neutral by Ideco Home for GranDeco. When in the countryside, you will probably find yourself amongst many farm animals including ducks, sheep, horses, chickens and cows to name just a few. Why not incorporate a soft, beautiful animal theme into your cottage? The flying ducks pictured above are charming but the skies the limit with possibilities…

So there you have some top wallpaper and border ideas to get a nostalgic country cottage feel. For more tips and advice, check out the rest of our blog as well as the rest of our Wallpaper collection.

Stay tuned for our next post where we’ll share our top tips for Country Cottage Living Room Accessories. Hint hint, think tweed weighted character doorstops!


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