Wallpaper is a sticky subject when it comes to decorating but as long as consumers opt for a material that will hold its own in a moist environment, there is no reason why we can't all paper our bathrooms.
For many, this may seem like an obvious thing to remember, however interiors enthusiasts can get carried away by an inspiring pattern or perfect print – and the Globe and Mail has reminded DIY jobbers to stick to toilet-friendly makes rather than risk a peeling and buckling nightmare.
Writing for the news source, architect and interior designer Dee Dee Taylor Eustace recommended vinyl-backed or water-resistant types, but noted steam is rarely an issue if the room is well ventilated.
And the expert offered another tip for wear and tear areas, suggesting mounting glass between towel rails and the wallpaper to prevent abrasion.
Recently, the Clarendon Patch's decorating diva Merlisa Lawrence Corbett claimed window tints are the best way to combat sun-bleaching.