When it comes to decorating your home, often the biggest question for a lot of mums is whether to use paint or wallpaper. And while it may seem like an easy problem to solve, this is not the case for a lot of families as two opinions come together.

 

If you are still deciding on which way to go, the following pros and cons for each will hopefully help you make a decision. 

 

1. Wallpaper

 

Pros:

  • You can create a feature without too much effort.
  • It hides dents, cracks and other blemishes on your wall.
  • It is very durable and can withstand a lot of traffic.

Cons:

  • It can be tricky to put up, particularly if you have never done it before.
  • It can be extremely costly.
  • It can date very easily.

2. Paint

 

Pros:

  • There is less preparation that needs to be done prior to painting.
  • It’s quick and easy to decorate a room.  
  • It is very durable.

Cons:

  • Cleaning brushes, trays and rollers can be a tedious task.
  • Can take ages to dry and can leave a nasty smell.
  • It is easy to damage as it is prone to chips or nicks.

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