What is the difference between the various wallpaper types?
Some of the main distinctions in paper types are outlined below. For more information on how to combine the various types of paper, please see our Research Page. Sidewall: This is wallpaper meant for the main part of the wall Ceiling: This is similar to a sidewall, but is designed for use on the ceiling. These papers can also be used as sidewalls. Border: A small size paper meant to be used as trim for crowns, friezes and sidewalls. Borders are usually under 5 in height. A border can also be used to create panel affects and to trim out window and door openings. Crown: Larger than a border, but smaller than a frieze, these papers are typically used to separate the sidewall from the ceiling. A crown usually ranges in height from 5 to 10 Frieze: A frieze is the largest type of border paper, and ranges in size from 11 to 23. Friezes can be combines with borders and occasionally crowns to produce stunning focal points in rooms. These papers are normally placed in the upper third of the wall