If you are renovating your home or simply looking for a way to revamp a certain room, one of the best ways to do this is with a lick or paint or by adding a wallpaper feature wall to create new dimensions and textures. This leaves you with the question, wallpaper or paint? In this article we are going to explore both options to help you decide the best way to freshen up your home.



Wallpaper is the ultimate game changer if you are looking to transform a room in your home. It is super simple to apply, can be less labour intensive and time consuming than painting- that is once you get the hang of it. Most importantly, wallpaper offers you a great way to immediately introduce new textures, colours and patterns into your home.

Textured wallpaper

If you are looking to update and refresh a room or spruce up a boring and neglected space, a textured wallpaper offers you a perfect solution. Anaglypta wallpaper is a timeless wallpaper that comes in a range of paintable designs whether your style is vintage, contemporary, funky or retro. The benefits of this brand of wallpaper is its problem solving capabilities. Its unique textured surface gives walls depth and dimension whilst easily covering up imperfections on the walls surface.

Key features:

  • Wide variety of styles
  • Problem solving capabilities
  • Adds dimension and texture to a room
  • Paintable (change colour easily)

Thermal wallpaper

In a time of rising energy bills and a global warming crisis, investing in a thermal wallpaper has never been a better option. A thermal wallpaper to provide any homeowner with a number of solutions to issues such as damp, long room heat up times, uneven surfaces and rising heating bills. If you are looking for a high quality thermal wallpaper the best one you can buy is the Wallrock thermal liner. This liner features a thick material that has an excellent ability to cover and reinforce poor plaster work, it also significantly reduces heat loss, combats mould and damp, allows your walls to breathe all whilst offering considerable energy savings.

Key features:

  • Energy saving
  • Combats damp and mould
  • Reduces heat loss and room warm up time
  • Covers and reinforces plaster work



Another excellent way to revamp and freshen up your home is with a lick of paint. A new coat of paint can help to seal out moisture and combat dampness. What’s more, as well as adding a new colour to a room, it can help to repel dust, dirt and allergens making your home feel and look cleaner.

Low VOC paint

If you are looking for a paint with a difference we recommend Victory Colours low VOC paint. This paint is excellent because by being low VOC it is toxic free making it a much safer option to have in the home. Although you may not feel that the benefits of a low VOC paint are obvious, know that using a low VOC paint helps to reduce the concentration of contaminants in the Ozone layer, landfills and water. One thing you are likely to notice is that this paint is ultra low odour because they have less chemicals meaning less of an effect on indoor air quality.

Victory Colours paints are also formulated to be extra durable and stain resistant making them ideal for high traffic areas of the home such as the hallway. If you want an excellent quality paint to refresh your home, this is the perfect choice.

Key features:

  • Low VOC
  • Minimal odour
  • Eco friendly
  • Vegan and cruelty free
  • Durable
  • Washable properties


Ultimately, whether you opt to revamp your home using paint or wallpaper, the option you choose should be based on the features of the product that best suit you and your individual needs. It is possible to have the best of both worlds by opting for a thermal or textured wallpaper and then using a low voc durable paint over the top for double the benefits.