She predicts that chinoiserie patterns will be especially popular this year for wallpaper and has observed that many brands are producing them lately. We all know how much Southerners love our knick-knacks and chinoiserie souvenirs, so we can safely say that this is one reason we won't get tired of on our walls either. However, not all uses of wallpaper are the same. Welch says that one use that is likely to turn out to be a fad is to install patterned wallpaper on the ceiling.
While it's a creative idea, he regrets that wallpapered ceilings create an unbalanced room. With this traditional impulse, comes the formal dining room, which has long given way to modern open floor plans. As the traditional style becomes more popular, so does having a dining room, especially one with traditional decor, McCarty has observed.