The wait is over! Affordable chinoiserie wallpaper and matching fabrics available now!

The wait is over! Affordable chinoiserie wallpaper and matching fabrics available now!

Hot off the press (literally!)

The time has finally arrived! I’m so excited to share news of my dream collaboration - Harlequin x Diane Hill is available now! 
 
It’s a gorgeous collection of chinoiserie wallpaper and chinoiserie fabric, that’s so beautiful it elevates a space to something completely next level. I’ve just decorated my bedroom in Florence and genuinely, I can’t believe that an ordinary person (me!) can have a room that looks and feels so luxurious! I’m incredibly passionate about sharing this artform and really believe that everyone should be able to enjoy the endless beauty of chinoiserie.
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Florence blue Chinoiserie wallpaper peacock flowers and trees in bedroom setting with chinoiserie cushions blue headboard and pink beavamp lamp
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Florence Chinoiserie wallpaper Diane Hill bedroom sky blue
Florence wallpaper mural in sky/meadow/blossom 
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What’s different about this launch?

Ever since it first landed on our shores in the 18th century, hand painted chinoiserie wallpaper has only really been used by very high-end designers. It was (and still is) wonderfully glamorous and hugely sought after, with images often likened to dreams. 
Now, I’m beyond delighted to fulfil my lifelong ambition of making chinoiserie more accessible. By using the niche skills I learnt in China and teaming up with Harlequin, I’m taking something that’s traditionally been super expensive and offering chinoiserie chic in an affordable way.
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Chinoiserie wallpaper 'Florence' on all four walls of a living room, decorated in green and pink tones and featuring Chinoiserie trees, birds and flowers. Part of the Harlequin X Diane Hill range of wallpaper and fabric.
 .'Florence' Chinoiserie wallpaper mural in colour way fig blossom/apple/peony
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Diane Hill hand painting a Chinoiserie style peacock in watercolours on silk wallpaper. Featuring blue, green peacock and pink flowers. Part of the original silk painting for the 'Florence' wallpaper mural.
.Painting a peacock for my Chinoiserie wallpaper mural 'Florence'
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Diane Hill hand-painting green Chinoiserie leaves on silk wallpaper for her Harlequin wallpaper mural 'Florence'

Painting Chinoiserie style leaves on silk wallpaper

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It’s all in the detail 

Harlequin’s printing processes are spectacular and can pick up the tiniest detail drawn by the finest brushes. I’ve been lucky enough to have some serious support throughout this process, with the Harlequin team giving me access to their premium printing technology, which has reproduced my original silk paintings to an incredibly high standard. 
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Harlequin X Diane Hill Marsha fabric being printed at the Harlequin factory
.Marsha floral fabric bring printed at the Harlequin factory
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Harlequin X Diane Hill Lady Alford fabric being printed at the harlequin factory
 .Lady Alford traditional blue and white Chinoiserie fabric being printed at the Harlequin factory
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Bedroom, living room, sleek or cosy?

This is what’s so amazing – chinoiserie can be used anywhere. I’ve seen it look equally fantastic in ultra-sleek, modern homes where everything is white and angular and also in cosy Victorian cottages. Style and location don’t play a part in where or how to use my designs – just choose what makes you happy! 
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Blue and white Chinoiserie wallpaper panel and fabric headboard with blue cushions on a bed. Beautiful Chinoiserie chic bedroom decor, part of the Harlequin X Diane Hill range.
.Lady Alford blue and white Chinoiserie fabric and wallpaper in a bedroom setting
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Creating chinoiserie wallpaper panels

All my murals are cleverly designed to fit any wall up to 3 meters high, so there’s no need for custom measuring. They have a super wide repeat that’s 2.8 meters across, which makes each design feel incredibly bespoke, even though it can be bought right off the shelf.
If you’re up for trying something a bit different, chinoiserie wallpaper looks fantastic framed on the wall. Creating a panelled effect adds such a luxurious feel and it’s the perfect alternative if you’re thinking about moving designs between rooms. May we suggest using Florence, as pictured below.
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'Florence' Chinoiserie wallpaper mural framed in panels for a luxury silk wallpaper effect
.Florence Chinoiserie wallpaper framed in panels creates a luxury look
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'Florence' Chinoiserie wallpaper mural in blue white and soft pink, shown in a living room setting
.Florence in powder/china blue shown in a living room setting as a full wall mural
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Be inspired

 
The chinoiserie fabric and wallpapers in this collection are named after some epically inspirational female figures, such as Marsha P. Johnson, Marie Curie, Ella Fitzgerald and Nellie Bly. Just like their namesakes, each design is colourful, fresh, bold and uplifting. 
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Harlequin x Diane Hill Chinoiserie wallpapers
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If you need a little help working out where to start, here are a few ideas:

 

- Rosa is an excellent choice for high ceilings

Rosa cherry blossom wallpaper in blue and cream tones shown in a living room setting
.Rosa cherry blossom wallpaper mural in  Feather Grey/Paper Lantern/Oyster
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- Florence looks incredible in bedrooms

Florence Chinoiserie wallpaper Diane Hill bedroom sky blue blue headboard from the headboard workshop and pink lamp from beavampFlorence mural wallpaper in Sky/meadow/blossom

 

- Isabella is a fantastic coordinate and looks brilliant teamed with Marsha

Isabella green and white bamboo wallpaper, Harlequin X Diane Hill Chinoiserie wallpapers
.Isabella bamboo wallpaper in porcelain/bamboo and Marsha fabric in powder/peony/magenta
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- Lady Alford makes the most beautiful curtains

Lady Alford Chinoiserie floral fabric hanging as curtains in a beautiful bathroom
.Lady Alford Chinoiserie floral fabric hanging as curtains in a beautiful bathroom
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Close up detail of the beautiful Chinoiserie Lady Alford fabric in cotton linen hanging as curtains
.Close up detail of the beautiful Lady Alford fabric in cotton linen
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- If you’re looking for statement furniture, it’s all about Marsha (available in sumptuous cotton velvet or elegant cotton satin)

Marsha bold floral velvet fabric upholstered on a chairMarsha velvet fabric in Apple/Peony/Magenta upholstered on a chair

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Like what you see? 

 
Head over to my shop to discover the full Harlequin x Diane Hill range.
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I offer free UK and US delivery!

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There’s nine wallpapers and six fabrics to choose from, including chinoiserie wallpaper panels and luxurious velvets! Let me know which are your favourites!
If you are outside of the UK or the US please click here to find your local Harlequin retailer. 
 
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