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8 Best Places To Buy Budget-Friendly Wallpapers

Transform a room with cheap wallpaper that's downright gorgeous. All are around or below $2 per square foot, with many for less than a buck!

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Cosmic+fan+33'+l+x+20.5 +w+wallpaper+roll Ecomm Via Allmodern.comvia merchant


Surprise, surprise — AllModern, purveyor of many designer pieces has cheap wallpaper! And it’s beautiful, too.

While every wallpaper doesn’t meet our price maximum of $2 per square foot, many limbo under the bar. Those include this beautiful Art Deco-inspired Cosmic Fan at 76 cents per sq. ft., and the dramatic botanical Leopold Tree in deep teal or a rich brown at $1.25 per sq. ft.

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Ashurst Toile Wallpaper Roll Ecomm Via Wayfair.comvia merchant


You have to sort through what fits your budget, but we found plenty to love at less than $2 per square foot. For starters, we found a beautiful classic damask in four bold colors (65 cents per sq. ft.), a sophisticated toile in five colors ($1.65 per sq. ft.) and a glamorous botanical in three colors (90 cents per sq. ft.).

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Awning Stripe Wallpaper Ecomm Via Yorkwallcoveringsvia merchant

York Wall Coverings

York is a wall covering industry stalwart so you can trust the quality of their non-pasted papers.

Prices vary, but JoAnna Gaines’ Magnolia Home wallpaper includes an Awning Stripe in seven colors ($1.75 per sq. ft.). There’s also Rifle Paper Company’s folk-art-y Camont ($1.65 per sq. ft.) and Waverly’s Asian-inspired Lotus Lake pattern in three colorways ($1.31 per sq. ft.).

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Magnolia Home Handloom Wallpaper Ecomm Via Anthropologie.comvia merchant


Another gem for wallpaper is the boho boss: Anthropologie. Do your due diligence when you sort, checking the square footage coverage against the price and sort by price when you shop to find the steals.

The search pays off when you find an adorable owl pattern ($1.92 per sq. ft.), a bold black-and-white frond pattern ($1.92 per sq. ft.) or this Magnolia Home Hand-Loom pattern ($1.55 per sq. ft.). And never forget the sale section where you can make some major scores.

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A Street Prints Anemone Multicolor Floral Wallpaper Ecommm Via Homedepot.comvia merchant

The Home Depot

The Home Depot offers a shockingly large selection of cheap wallpaper. Check out this Arts and Crafts style Anemone design ($1.70 per sq. ft.), a lush palm-leaf design ($1.38 per sq. ft.) that rivals much spendier designers, and even a delicate Graham & Brown butterfly print that’s safe for a bathroom because it’s moisture-resistant ($1.09 per sq. ft.).

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Masai Red Zebra Safari Wallpaper Ecomm Via Wallpopsvia merchant


If you’re willing to try peel-and-stick, this is the deal of the decade: Wallpops NuWalls paired with famous designers, including the storied textile and wall covering design house Scalamandré. That means you can score a roll of the iconic Masai Zebra for just $1.46 per square foot. Bananas!

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Fruity Wallpaper Ecomm Via Miltonandking.comvia merchant

Milton & King

Milton & King feels like a bold, modern update to lots of classic patterns. Take What in Carnation, an oversized print that clocks in at $2 per square foot. Or transform your room into a Hydrangea Garden with this two-roll set ($1.98 per sq. ft.). If you’re willing to go a smidge higher than our limit at $2.03 per sq. ft., you can get the juicy Fruity wallpaper.

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Slatted Wood Wallpaper Walnut Ecomm Via Target.comvia merchant


For a great but not overwhelming selection of removable and peel-and-stick wallpaper options, Target is a great bet.

Threshold offers a lot of sophisticated, restrained designs, while Opalhouse with its designer collaborations offers boho and quirky. You can also score other buzzy brands like Tempaper and RoomMates, convenient and affordable for around $1 to $1.25 per sq. ft.

All prices and links were current as of publication.

Katie Dohman
Katie Dohman is an award-winning freelance writer who has written about home, design, and lifestyle topics for more than 15 years. Her work has been featured in Artful Living, Midwest Home, Star Tribune, and Teen Vogue, among many others. She is currently living her own how-to story as she and her husband work through a complete gut remodel on their 1921 home—while parenting three tiny tots and dodging their dog and cat, who always seem to be underfoot.