A Maine entrepreneur is keeping the art of wallpaper alive through unique designs

A Maine entrepreneur is keeping the art of wallpaper alive through unique designs

Susan Connery started The Wall Works, a company that specializes in fine paint and wallpaper application in 1988, and more than 30 years later she finds herself more in demand than ever.

While wallpaper can seem like a decorating trend of the distant past, societal changes in the last two years have led to more people spending more time at home. The pandemic, the availability of remote work and the desire to spend time in surroundings that are both beautiful and comfortable have combined to give wallpaper a new life.

In the past wallpaper was like wedding china, according to Connery. “You picked your pattern.  It went with the times,” she said. “Now it’s more than just a background.”

A Maine entrepreneur is keeping the art of wallpaper alive through unique designs

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