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Wallpapering your home is the easiest way to add appealing textures, multiple colors and intricate patterns to your walls.
Wallpaper gives you the opportunity to transform the visual presence of a room to fit your unique preference and style.
Whether you’re just looking to spruce up a chair or completely redecorate a room with curtains, pillows and bedding, don’t settle for a pattern that works, browse our fabric store and find a design that truly fits!
When choosing an upholstery fabric, there’s more to consider than just color. It’s also important to take into account the type of fabric you will need.
Is Discount Decorating Outlet Still Open?
Yes, we are still open in a new location in beautiful St. Charles at 2751 Muegge Road. We were going out of business in 2009, and in the last month of closing, were saved by The Fabric Co. of Chesterfield. The Fabric Co. transformed Discount Decorating Outlet into an exceptional retail store. Discount Decorating Outlet is the ONLY retail store in the Greater St. Louis Area that has large variety of in-stock wallpaper and wallpaper borders. Styles include:
• Silk and Satin
• Brick and Stones
• Animal Print
We also carry discounted in-stock drapery fabric, upholstery fabric, silk fabric, suede fabric, vinyl fabric, drapery linings and much, much more! Don’t forget we have one of a kind furniture and accessories you can not find in any other retail store. Decorative trims to coordinate with your style which can be used on drapery, decorative pillows, cornice boards, dining room chair seats, lamp shades, and headboards. Don’t know how to sew? We also have a few lines of ready-made draperies in all different designs, colors, and styles. The local Discount Decorating Outlet is a one stop shop for all of you decorating needs.
“Do you have dollar a yard fabric??”
You bet we do! Right when you walk in the store you will find racks of $1.00, $3.00, $5.00 and $7.00 per yard fabrics for those quick fix projects. You never know what kinds of bargains you will find in our local family owned store.
“Do you design custom work??”
Definitely! We create custom bedding, window treatments, pillows, headboards, cornice boards and much, much more! If you have a design that you want created, give us a call and we will give you a quote. We also do upholstery work including sofas, loveseats, chairs, and ottomans. Custom work is very easy! All you need to do is pick out your fabric from our huge selection and we will take it from there. We also have all of the supplies to tackle upholstery projects if you want to upholster your own piece of furniture. Some of the supplies we have include batting, upholstery tacks, and foam.
The sister store is The Fabric Co. located in Chesterfield Valley. The Fabric Co. is a local family owned business that has been in the decorating industry for over 30 years. Both stores have a wonderful, friendly staff that can answer any design question you may have. If we don’t know the answer, we can find out for you! Customer service is a very important aspect of our store and we want you to have a first-class shopping experience
Quick Video of the Sales floor here at Discount Decorating Outlet. No, were not going to win any awards for this film :)
If your looking for a superb brick wall wallpaper look no more. Sunworthy's Brick Wall Wallpapers from the Surface Illusions book and Design by Color series are 1st quality.
Each Brick Wallpaper:
- Pre-pasted for a quick and easy installation
- Deep Emboss to help ensure a realistic look.
- Extra thick vinyl construction
- May be scrubbed using a damp cotton cloth for easy cleanup
- Peelable wallpaper design for easy removal. (Only easy if you prime your walls with a wallpaper primer)
- Microban Antimicrobial product protection works to inhibit bacterial odors, stains, mold and mildew growth
By far the best looking one is the Red Brick Wallpaper. We have residential and business owners emailing us all the time how great the wallpaper looks. One customer wallpapered his entire garage with the red brick. The before and after picture is great!
The second hottest color right now is the Grey Brick Wallpaper. Designers have deemed the color grey as the new neutral. Unfortunately no before and after pics yet but some of our commercial customers are using it for entry ways to their restaurants or offices to add depth and dimension.
Wanting a Tropical Room with a Designer Feel? Check out the By The Sea Wallpaper Book which is a part of the Ashford House Collection Series. Modern Tropical Designs that will work for pretty much any room in your home. American Made Wallpaper that is manufactured by York Wallcovering. In this By The Sea Wallpaper Book you will find Palm Tree Wallpaper, Seashell Wallpaper, Grasscloth Wallpaper, Sailboat Wallpaper, and Parrot Wallpaper.
Palm Tree Wallpaper is a standard tropical print. In this wallpaper book, you will discover palm trees in all different sizes and neutral tones that are easy to coordinate with other tropical aspects.
Seashell Wallpaper in the By The Sea Wallpaper Book is a little different from the seashell wallpaper you have seen before. Combined with sea creatures and wavy seaweed, you will feel like you are under the sea with this wallpaper in your bedroom.
Grasscloth Wallpaper is becoming extremely popular. Though the grasscloth wallpaper in this wallpaper book does not have a texture, it still will make a statement on your walls. When working with this type of grasscloth it is easier to hide the seams which is almost impossible to do when working with authentic grasscloth wallpaper.
Sailboat Wallpaper comes in a few different forms in this tropical wallpaper book. Some of the wallpapers contain sketches of sailboats, while others contain more realistic looking sailboats paired with palm trees and beach umbrellas. Both sailboat wallpapers will really give your room that tropical feel.
Parrots are a popular tropical animal and in this wallpaper book you will find parrot wallpaper. Parrot Wallpapers have vivid tropical colors that will brighten up any room in your home. In the parrot wallpaper you can also find tropical flowers and vines that will enhance that tropical feel.
Bright Ideas Wallpaper Book is fantastic because it has a selection of wallpapers and borders for both boys and girls. There is also an array of ages these wallpapers and borders could be used for, which makes these patterns very transitional. Manufactured by Blue Mountain Wallcovering and is a Sanitas product. Sanitas Wallpaper is a new type of wallpaper that comes done almost perfectly in full strips.
Boy Wallpaper and Borders
Ship Wallpaper Borders – Paired with striped wallpaper will give your little boy a nautical room. Accessories that could be used with the ship border include: light houses, clouds, stars and much more. The main color in the ship borders is blue.
Construction Wallpaper Borders and Wallpapers – On the construction borders and wallpapers you will find plows, dump trucks and tractors. Perfect for the little boy who likes digging in the backyard and playing with trucks.
Fairy Wallpaper Border – Paired with a small floral and butterfly wallpaper. This border comes in three different color combinations and backgrounds. The different colored backgrounds include: pink, purple, and yellow. Fairy Border creates the perfect theme for your little girl’s bedroom.
Flower Wallpaper Borders – There are a couple of different styles of flower borders that would brighten up any little girl’s bedroom. One of the styles is laser cut on the top and the bottom and other is not. Some of the flowers are more graphic while others are more realistic and look like daisies.
Animal Wallpaper Borders – most all of the different animal borders are paired with striped wallpapers that have the small colors as the border. Some of the animals on the animal borders include: wall colored frogs, and realistic cats and dogs. There are about 11 different animal borders in the Bright Idea Wallpaper Book so you are sure to find one that will work for your little one’s bedroom.
Bistro 750 Wallpaper Book, manufactured by York Wallcovering, is the retro wallpapers and borders we have been waiting for! Bright colors and bold modern designs that is perfect for kitchens. In this book, you can also find peel and stick appliqués that coordinate with designs in this fantastic wallpaper book. Working on a trendy kitchen and just can not figure out what to do? Bistro 750 has designs and styles that will last for years to come and definitely provide that WOW factor that is missing in many standard kitchens. What to do a themed kitchen? With Bistro 750 you can have a coffee themed kitchen, a fruit themed kitchen or even a tropical themed kitchen. In this retro wallpaper book, you can find bistro wallpaper, retro wallpaper, tropical wallpaper, coffee wallpaper, animal wallpaper, fruit wallpaper, geometric wallpaper, and even key wallpaper.
Bistro Wallpaper is the type of wallpaper you will find in trendy cafés. The term bistro is just another word for a kitchen. Bistro wallpaper will make a sensational kitchen that your friends and family will envy.
Retro Wallpaper is definitely making a come back. Retro designs with modern contemporary colors in this wallpaper book make it easy to coordinate different patterns and styles into your kitchen. Thought wallpaper is outdated and never coming back again? Check out the Wallpaper Book Bistro 750 and you will definitely change your mind because of the modern styles that the trendy retro wallpaper is coming in.
Tropical Wallpaper is found in this wallpaper book with a modern twist. Instead of finding palm trees and pineapples, you will discover wallpaper with sand dollars in all different sizes. The use of metallic colors on the sand dollar wallpapers really makes the sand dollars sparkle.
Coffee Wallpaper is a common theme used in a kitchen. However, if you use the wallpaper from Bistro 750 Wallpaper Book, you will be adding a modern touch to your coffee themed kitchen. Do not forget to pair with Café Wall Decals from the Roommates Collection. The Roommates Collection contains decals that are peel and stick. This means that decals are easy to remove, are re-usable, and repositionable.
Wallpaper with animals, specifically birds, are also found in this book. These birds are very unique because instead of using actual birds, there are outlines of birds filled in with modern contemporary colors, such as teal, lime green, silver, grey and orange. Some of the birds are solid while others geometric patterns, such as flowers, circles and squiggles.
Fruit wallpaper is vibrant colors and distinctive patterns, such as checks, circles, stripes and flowers. The most common fruit used in this wallpaper book is lemons and pears, which is not a common fruit found on kitchen wallpaper. The color combinations that York Wallcovering uses in these fruit wallpapers remind us of springtime.
Geometric wallpaper is found all throughout Bistro 750. From Trellis Wallpaper, Oval Wallpaper and Lattice Wallpaper, you are never sure what type of geometric wallpaper will work in your kitchen. The Trellis design comes in both a wallpaper and border depending on how bold you want the room to look. The oval wallpaper is fun for a kitchen because each oval is either shaded in with a solid modern color or has an outline of common cooking utensils. Oval Wallpaper is also found in this wallpaper book through retro leaves that will line up as stripes on your wall. Lattice wallpaper is kind of setup to give a check wallpaper effect but with a contemporary twist.
Key Wallpaper is unique to this wallpaper book because it is something that is not printed a lot. Skeleton keys in all different shapes and styles are scattered throughout the wallpaper and border. Key Wallpaper with the damask background and metallic finishes that will give you a stunning kitchen with modern vintage chic.
Belgian Luxe Wallpaper Book by the Designer Raymond Waites combines a bohemian style with elegant and extravagant designs. Soft muted colors are found all throughout this designer wallpaper book. Environmentally Friendly Wallpapers that is also a unpasted wallpaper. This means that a light weight adhesive, such as non-staining ultra clear wallpaper adhesive, needs to be purchased along with these stunning wallpapers. Designer Raymond Waites Wallpaper is also a strippable wallpaper and washable wallpaper. Strippable wallpaper means that as long as you prepare your walls with a wallpaper primer, these wallpapers will come down when you are ready to change your room. Washable wallpaper means these wallpapers can be easily cleaned occasionally with a mild detergent solution. In the Belgian Luxe Wallpaper Book, you can find damask wallpaper, floral wallpaper, geometric wallpaper, and stripe wallpaper.
Damask Wallpaper can be found in all different sizes in this wallpaper book. For example, there are damask wallpapers that have a pattern repeat of 12.5 inches and damask wallpapers with a pattern repeat of 4 inches. Because of the traditional pattern and brilliant metallic finishes, these damask wallpapers would give your room a formal feel.
Floral Wallpapers are found in vibrant color combinations and also tone on tone color combinations. Raymond Waites provides a lot of varieties with each different style of wallpaper. The vibrant colored floral wallpaper is more spaced out and also contains branches and leaves. The tone on tone floral wallpapers is more close together and contains a lot of vines throughout the pattern.
Geometric Wallpaper comes in a couple of different forms in the Belgian Luxe Wallpaper Book. One form is stone wallpaper, which would look stunning in a kitchen. These particular stone wallpapers have large stones that measure 9 inches tall. The faux design and unique shadowing affect in the stone wallpaper makes this wallpaper look like authentic stone when it is up on your wall. Another type of geometric wallpaper found in this wallpaper book is circle medallion wallpaper. Simple designed wallpaper that will add a modern touch to your room.
Stripe Wallpaper is easy to pair with other designs if your want to use two different wallpapers in your room. For example, you could use striped wallpaper on the bottom half of a chair rail and an accent wallpaper on the top half of the chair rail.