By Jacky Parker
There's something about the first burst of pastel-hued spring flowers that lifts the heart after the winter gloom, so why not evoke that feeling in your home all year round with a pretty floral wall mural?
Award-winning artist and designer, Sian Zeng's new hand-drawn Clematis wallpaper mural does just that. Available in dusty blue, romantic pink or white, it presents the simple beauty of the clematis flower, spilling over the side of a garden wall and shimmering in the sun.
Carefully thought through, the Clematis is positioned perfectly to work in a room scheme, as the downward climb of the flowering trail ends where most items of furniture would usually begin.
The Clematis wallpaper took eight months for Sian to design and is painted at 100% scale and reproduced onto a fibrous non-woven material. As a result, the tonal qualities give the impression of a hand-painted wallpaper.
Available as a classic wallpaper, the Clematis wallpaper mural can also be bought as a magnetic version, so it's great if you'd like to fire any little ones' imaginations, or add any extra flourishes yourself.
A clever feature of this charming storytelling wallpaper is the magnetic liner, which offers a beautiful backdrop on which you or your children can act out your own stories with a cast of illustrated character magnets, which include the pretty butterflies shown above and below.
Born in China, Sian Zeng spent her early years in Hungary, before moving to the UK. She trained in art while living in all three countries, and consequently has a wonderful international style and technique in her artwork.
Sian’s mixed cultural heritage is reflected in each of her designs, with the intention of helping anyone bring art into their home.
Jacky Parker is a London-based freelance journalist and content creator, specialising in interiors, travel and food. From buying guides and real home case studies to shopping and news pages, she produces a wide range of features for national magazines and SEO content for websites
A long-time contributor to Livingetc, as a member of the team, she regularly reports on the latest trends, speaking to experts and discovering the latest tips. Jacky has also written for other publications such as Homes and Gardens, Ideal Home, Red, Grand Designs, Sunday Times Style and AD, Country Homes and Interiors and ELLE Decoration.
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