Decorating with the Unexpected: Leather Walls & Floors

Walls and floors are blank canvases. There are so many ways to take advantage of all the creative opportunities they have to offer. One of my favorite things is to experiment with different textures and materials in design. One that has caught my eye lately is leather. We have all seen beautiful leather sofas and chairs, but this versatile material can actually serve as a chic wall covering or flooring option.

It may sound a bit out there at first, but I’ve gathered ten examples of spaces that used leather in an unconventional way and created some spectacular results. Whether you want something edgy and masculine or soft and feminine, leather can deliver.

Decorating with the Unexpected: Leather Floors & Walls | HomeandEventStyling.comFaux-crocodile made from leather gives this bathroom a lavish and edgy style.

Decorating with the Unexpected: Leather Floors & Walls | HomeandEventStyling.comThe entire accent wall behind the bed serves as the headboard with tufted leather panels.

Decorating with the Unexpected: Leather Floors & Walls | HomeandEventStyling.comQuilted leather walls make this cozy window seat look chic and luxurious.

Decorating with the Unexpected: Leather Floors & Walls | HomeandEventStyling.comLarge tufted leather panels are a bold and eye-catching wall covering that also complete the seating around this table.

Decorating with the Unexpected: Leather Floors & Walls | HomeandEventStyling.comThink that’s wood? Look again. This flooring is actually made from recycled leather belts. Stylish and eco-friendly.

Decorating with the Unexpected: Leather Floors & Walls | HomeandEventStyling.comThese floors may resemble tile, but you’re being fooled again. The leather tiles offer a softness and feeling of luxury not found in most flooring options.

Decorating with the Unexpected: Leather Floors & Walls | HomeandEventStyling.comLeather was layered to create this visually intriguing floor pattern.

Decorating with the Unexpected: Leather Floors & Walls | HomeandEventStyling.comThis suede wall creates a stunning first impression in this lavish entryway.

Decorating with the Unexpected: Leather Floors & Walls | HomeandEventStyling.comGold leather panels offer a warm, tailored look to this sophisticated bedroom.

Decorating with the Unexpected: Leather Floors & Walls | HomeandEventStyling.comBenches are enhanced by tufted leather panels on the wall, creating a beautiful vignette.

Are you inspired to re-imagine your flooring and wall coverings?

Warm regards,
Megan

Images { 1 – NY Magazine / 2 – Munge Leung via HomeBunch / 3 – The Zhush / 4 – Mata Design Studio / 5 – Ting via Apartment Therapy / 6 – Flooring Supplies / 7 – Cravotta Interiors via Houzz / 8 – Architectural Digest / 9 – Chatelaine / 10 – McGill Design Group via Marcus Design }

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