Art, mirrors, textiles, combinations… Inspiring images when facing a white wall. Fill the walls with life, add color and transmit pleasant sensations to the interiors. If you bet on these coatings, you will surely get it. Completely transform any room in your home by decorating the wall with wallpaper, prints or mirrors. Tips to choose them, hang them and… get it right!
The decoration that we have on the walls is the result of creativity and our way of being, and also of the money that we want to spend, so plan well the effect that you want to achieve, it is possible that it is not necessary to wallpaper the entire wall. Take note of these 5 ideas to decorate the walls spending little money. Simple proposals with inexpensive accessories and decorations that will give your walls a new look. You can also buy them online and have them at home in a matter of a few days.
If you are clear that you want to wallpaper the walls, you should spend a little more time deciding on the colors, motifs and patterns. You don’t want to get tired of the drawings quickly and have to change them in a short time. Look for timeless designs so they have a better chance of holding up with fads and trends for a couple of years. But what is clear is that they are the best option to give a room a totally different look. Currently there are wallpapers that will surprise you with the originality of the drawings and patterns.
DECORATE WITH PICTURES OR MIRRORS
It is the most used resource when we stand in front of a blank wall. Hanging pictures or mirrors is also super entertaining. Decorate a wall with mirrors , they also have the ability to multiply the light that a room receives. Look for colors that maintain chromatic coherence with the rest of the elements (furniture, textiles, decorations, etc.) in the room. You can create beautiful compositions with pictures of different sizes, mirrors of the same style but of different sizes, or the other way around, of different styles but all with the same format (square, round, etc).
PLANTS BY THE WALLS
If you are not convinced by paintings, mirrors or photos, and you are clear that plants are your thing, do not hesitate, the walls are the ideal platform to enjoy a good interior garden. In small houses where there is not much extra space and every inch counts, you can always opt for a vertical garden with the plants that you like the most. They are beautiful and there are several ways to place or hang plants on a wall as you will see in the photos below.
1- TEXTURE GAME
Wall with baseboard and botanical wallpaper
Passage areas gain charm just by dressing their walls. A skirting board of MDF strips is infallible to gain warmth and if it is accompanied by a floral wallpaper with subtle lines, the mixture is a success.
2- VERY SPECIAL BACKDROP
Headboard wall with wallpaper panel
Giving life to the wall of the bed can consist of this very original idea. A large cloth board, or wallpaper, and with a simple frame to match the carpentry, ready!
3- SPRING ALL YEAR
Wall with floral wallpaper and decorative plates
A paper with delicate flowers is the best ally to give the bedroom a spring look. They fit phenomenally with neutral and warm tones, woods… and the models where blues rule transmit more freshness. Decorate the wall with plates with similar motifs and you will reinforce this effect.
4- SPLASH OF COLOR
Bathroom wall with tiled baseboard and blue striped wallpaper
The wallpapers have conquered the bathrooms. They add color and style, they give depth if they show stripes and they do not overload if they go halfway up the wall. This environment is the best example. But they must be waterproof papers to withstand humidity well: heavy-weight vinyls are a great choice. Cheer up!
5- LIKE A WORK OF ART
Butterfly wallpaper wall
Want to turn a bland living room wall into a stunning mural? Take a look at this idea by Gancedo: its design with multicolored butterflies lined up in columns looks like a large-scale painting going from floor to ceiling and also enhances the console. Precious!
Living room with fireplace and wallpaper on one wall
A fireplace can be the center of interest in the room with an imaginative wallpaper. If white dominates, a patterned design and a dark blue background will create a nice contrast.
7- PLUS OF CHARM
Celia wallpaper with big flowers
Opt for a very evocative floral wallpaper to renew your relaxation corner in sage green and cream. This Celia model, with its large flowers and delicate berries, is perfect for creating a playful atmosphere.
8- A SILKY SURFACE AND IN A VERY CHIC COLOR
Modern bathroom with freestanding bathtub and pink walls
This bathroom area is super elegant thanks to the wall next to its free-standing bathtub. Painted in smooth matte, with high quality paint, washable and anti- humidity. In addition, its fashionable color, pink rose, and its satin appearance increase its attractiveness.
Wall with seahorse wallpaper
Do you want to highlight a wall in the children’s room? Renew it with an original decorative paper. Like this design with silhouetted seahorses. By showing patterns of different sizes, it does not saturate and instead it will bring a certain dynamism to the space. In addition, you will not get tired of its soft color in coral pink.
10- FROM ANOTHER TIME
Do you want to give a feminine air to the bedroom and with a vintage touch? Reserve a wall and transform it with wallpaper in classic patterns. Its soft powder pink color fits wonderfully in a youthful and natural decoration where cane, bamboo, rattan, etc. furniture is not lacking. Do the test!
11- NATURAL WALLS
Wooden dining room with fiber fans on the walls
Use decorative fiber elements for your walls such as baskets, plates, hats or fans, like these from AM. P.M. La Redoute Interieurs. Perfect in rustic and boho environments.
12- WALLS DECORATED WITH ART
Living room in light colors with paintings on the wall of the sofa
The prints and paintings say a lot about who lives in that house. When placing them, always do so at eye level, with a width no greater than 80% of the furniture on which they go and at a distance of 15-25 cm. From Posterlounge.
Do you know the Wall Layering ? It is the art of turning your walls into true art galleries. And it is one of the trends that succeed on Instagram.
13- MIRRORS ON THE DINING ROOM WALL
In addition to decorating, they illuminate, give depth, light… Support two identical squares on a sideboard, to convey order and harmony; put rope rounds in modern spaces; a large one resting on the floor or covers the wall of the sofa with different sun mirrors.
14- PAINTED PAPER
Living room in green with indoor plants and wall with green wallpaper
Use it to highlight a wall, separate environments or to create optical effects. Choose papers with light tones in small rooms, with horizontal lines to give amplitude; vertical, if you want a greater sense of height and geometric, to provide an elegant and retro touch.
15- DECORATIVE CLOCKS
White and wood living room with decorative clock on the wall
They have gone from hiding in the kitchen to showing off in the living room. Choose an XL copper or wood wall clock or several different ones forming dynamic compositions.
16- HANGING POTS
We were left hanging by this composition of pots and ceramic ornaments that can be hung (forgive the redundancy).
17- LONG LIVE MACRAME
Macrame on the wall
A hanging macrame tapestry will add texture and warmth to your walls. Yes, yes, macramé is in fashion , and is living a second life, after it had its moment of glory in the 60s and 80s of the 20th century.
18- THE DARK SWALLOWS WILL RETURN…
Living room with wooden furniture and figures of swallows on the wall
From your wall their nests to hang. These traditional Portuguese ceramic pieces are back in trend. Tip: get several and create a flock for a better result.
If animals are your thing and you can’t have a pet at home, dare with these cheerful, very animal pieces.
19- ART GALLERY
Modern living room with figurative paintings. Make a composition with different works of the same pictorial style. Important: make sure you have several sizes and shapes so that it is not monotonous.
20- COLOR PALETTE
Living room wall with modernist paintings
In compositions, he takes three or four colors and looks for works within that palette. In the image, white, black, red and ocher have been played with.
If you doubt about the next colors that will dress your house next season, don’t miss this article about color palettes.
21- AND SERIES
Toilet decorated with sheets of butterflies
If you have many works that belong to the same series, place them in parallel, as they have done in this bathroom with the butterfly prints.
22- DON’T STITCH WITHOUT THREAD
Decorate the wall with a frame with embroidery and dry branches
For a cozy, handmade and country touch, choose an embroidery placed in a frame and a bouquet of dry leaves. And if you dare, make it your work and start enjoying creative crafts that you can do at home.
23- RADIANT IDEA
Living room with fiber furniture and sun mirrors
Is there anything better than a sun mirror? Yes, a composition of several on the wall of the sofa , the light that enters through the terrace will reflect on them and illuminate the room with more brightness.
Dining room with vintage mirrors
The above idea also works with other types of mirrors. As proof, this dining room.
25- STARRING ROLE
Forest photography wallpaper
A paper with a photograph can be the impressive touch you are looking for. Combine it with simple furniture so that it does not lose prominence and does not overload the room too much. Enter in this link more ideas to renovate environments with wallpaper.
26- MASTER CLASS
Black and white prints on the wall
Fasten some sheets with wooden slats and hang them from a string. An idea as simple as beautiful.
White bedroom with masonry headboard and wooden deer head
A hunting trophy (without deaths, of course) can cover that white hole in your wall providing a sculptural touch.
28- TO THE BLACKBOARD
White bedroom with blackboard bird on the wall
A blackboard with an interesting cut (in the picture an example in the shape of a bird) can be a good way to decorate a wall in a beautiful and functional way.
29- PLANTS ON THE LIVING ROOM WALL
Plants on the living room wall
As a vertical garden but with a very original touch. This wall has been decorated with artificial flower branches. Each of them is accompanied by the name of the variety. Suitable for lovers of botany. You can also apply this idea with varieties of flowers placed in small vases on the wall. La Redoute accessories.
30- CHALKBOARD PAINT IN THE KITCHEN
Chalkboard wall kitchen
It is always a deco element by itself. The gimmicky result of functional black. And if you combine a wall with chalkboard paint with white vinyl that looks painted, even better.