Wallpaper now comes in bright colors and bold patterns.

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Wallpaper was always a popular option for adding pattern and color to a wall, or for covering up weathered spots. When trends in the '90s moved toward faux finishes, glazing and sponging, paint came back into style. These days wallpaper has come back with a bang. If Oprah says so, then you know it must be true. Wallpaper can rejuvenate a room, becoming the element that ties it all together. Paint and wainscoting are certainly one way to go, but if you check out new wallpaper designs, you'll see that they aren't the tired and dated looks of years gone by. Take your time selecting the right print, and wallpaper can do a lot more for a room that a coat of paint. Here are a few tips for what to look for in today's wallpaper.