To determine the best wallpaper to order for your project, refer to the installation specifications for each wallpaper below as you answer the following questions:

  • Is this a do-it-yourself - DIY - project, or will you be hiring an installer?
  • Is this a permanent installation, or more about trends?
  • Are the walls smooth or similar to one of these three textures?
  • Would you prefer permanent or removable paper? 
  • How much foot traffic is in the space you are designing?
  • Have I seen test swatches of my favorites?


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Textured Walls*

Removable Permanent
Peel and Stick x x   x  
Prepasted x x   x  
Pebble   x x   x
Grasscloth   x     x


* - Textured Surface Types


Wallpaper Smooth Orange Knockdown Popcorn Primed
Peel and Stick x       x
Prepasted x       x
Pebble x x x x x
Grasscloth x       x

Textured walls that have been properly primed and allowed to dry for 30 days may be suitable to install all Spoonflower paper types. However, always install a Test Swatch on a prepared surface before committing to a larger order.


Key Wallpaper Specifications



Peel and Stick Wallpaper

Prepasted Removable Smooth

Non-Pasted Traditional Pebble Wallpaper

Grasscloth Wallpaper


Peel and Stick Wallpaper

This paper is a true DIY gem, and great for on-trend or temporary installations. With a subtle linen texture and a matte finish, it is also great for any variety of your crafty ventures. Simply remove the adhesive backing and install onto a smooth surface. No glue required! And when it's time to replace the paper, the paper will peel off and leave no residue behind! 

Peel and Stick wallpaper works best for:

Stuck finding inspiration? Link to our blog and search Peel and Stick Wallpaper for design ideas and hacks!


Prepasted Removable Smooth

This paper is a DIY favorite for its smooth finish and subtle sheen, and many professional installers appreciate that it works well on a broad range of surfaces. With water activated paste already on the paper, it is much easier to install than people expect, and cleaning up is a breeze. It is ideal for both temporary or longer-term projects, but removal is quick, and it is fully recyclable! A smart choice for light to moderate traffic areas.

Use Prepasted Removable Smooth wallpaper for:

  • home and rented spaces
  • accent walls
  • art installations
  • theater sets

Search our blog using the term "Prepasted Removable Smooth" to experience some of its design charms!


Non-Pasted Traditional Pebble Wallpaper

This commercial grade paper has a pebbled texture and works great for long term installations in high traffic spaces. It is both scrub and scratch resistant, and its sueded, matte finish makes it a wise choice for any wall. Professional installation strongly encouraged!

Non-Pasted Traditional Pebble is well suited for:

  • playrooms
  • bathrooms
  • office spaces
  • restaurants
  • commercial buildings
  • residential properties


Grasscloth Wallpaper

Unlike our other three papers, this natural paper offers a unique and visually stunning finish for your special projects. Due to the delicate nature of this product, it is not recommended for high-traffic spaces and it must be installed by a professional.

Grasscloth wallpaper is ideal for:

  • accent walls
  • lower traffic rooms
  • above chair rails, out of reach of curious hands, dirty fingers, and pets.


Shop: Peel and Stick Wallpaper

Shop: Prepasted Removable Smooth Wallpaper

Shop: Non-pasted Traditional Pebble Wallpaper

Shop: Grasscloth Wallpaper