Getting a two-tone effect with paintable wallpaper: First paint on the color you want to stick out the most, painting the whole wall with it. Next, paint on the color that will be the most recessed, then wipe it off with a fairly stiff flat sponge. The effects you can get are endless.
Paintable Textured Wallpaper: How and Where to Use It
How to paint an AGED FAUX Finish on Lincrusta wallpaper --or the paintable embossed wallpaper you can buy at Home Depot or Lowes - Awesome look! (this wallpaper is great to use on upcycled furniture or to make covered canvas art panels!!)