Surely there are walls in your house that do not add anything to the decoration. Fancy a change? Discover some options so that the duller walls that surround you have visual interest. They will be better decorated, but also, seeing them daily will be a pleasure.
The corporeal or 3D letters are in fashion! The entire alphabet does not fit on a conventional wall, but a few letters in the right place can give that wall of your house that needs a change a bit of style. In this room, with interior design by Mikel Larrinaga, three letters add color and vitality. But, the decoration does not have to have a loft air, or have brick walls, this type of 3D letters are also a chic proposal on smooth painted walls or forming a collage with sheets and framed photos. You will find vintage letters in auction houses … What don’t the letters you need have? Look for them in Polonium 209; They have designed many models and their color palette is very wide; can be ordered at www.polonium209.com
A CHARMING DUET
In this office, one of the walls was already decorated with a maxi map, from www.teleadhesivo.com. Does the decoration end there when there is a mural? Not always … In this environment, the blank wall looks radiant with a composition of sun mirrors, by Youtopia. Interior designer, Melián Randolph. Eames chairs, by Vitra. Funnel Lamp, by Vibia, in Years of Light. Tableware, from La Cartuja de Sevilla.
Paintings, photos, prints, posters, postcards … Consider wall decoration as a flexible element, which can vary depending on the season of the year or your personal moment. White shelves with a depth of about 10 cm and a length that adapts to the wall are an excellent support for all of them. You can always alternate with decorative objects that energize the whole. Play with the heights of each element and use the mat to give coherence to the whole. Even better, if it is illuminated with clamp, adjustable and articulated lamps. Everything from House Doctor.
A wall is a perfect canvas to display almost any object that you collect or like. Ideas? Your collection of hats, headdresses, fans, glasses, even bags and jewelry, but also plates and trays, if kitchenware and ceramics are your passion, and if you want to go further, kitchenware on shelves as corbels. The decoration of your house will speak of you, and of your way of being, if you give any of the walls your personal touch. Everything from Affari.
FOR MIRROR FANS
Elegant and feminine, the mirrors give this dining room a stately and chic air. Why do you like mirrors so much? Due to their design, but also due to their advantages: they project natural light and create the sensation of an open space, and placed in front of a window, they transfer the landscape to the interior. All the mirrors come from the Portobello flea market in London. Table and chairs, from La Europea.
CREATIVITY + STYLE
An idea within the reach of any hobbyist of crafts and DIY. Line some MDF boards with fabric or paper, which can be ordered in DIY stores as needed. Here three with pink brushstrokes on a dark background were chosen to give an aura of mystery to this feminine corner, but they can decorate a passageway as if it were a succession of oversized paintings. The options are endless, in what sizes are you going to order them? This composition was made with the mural from the Clover collection, by Coordonné.
THE ONE WHO RISKS, WINS!
The surprise factor and originality in the decoration of a wall gives that environment a renewed air. Depending on which object is chosen, the space will lean towards one style or another. The less conventional, the more impact on the decoration. The chameleons on this wall do not leave anyone indifferent. You will find them in Fauna Urbana Design. Decoration, Interior Design Studio of Paloma Angulo. Table and table, by Vintage 4P.
The usual: the plinth with panels at the bottom of the wall. Here, in the upper half, it is at eye level and takes center stage. Aged patina moldings harmonize with this delicate floral paper. The finishing touch to the decoration of this wall: a vintage coat rack, but any other strategically placed chic detail, such as an ornamental mirror, is valid. Apella wallpaper from the Poetica collection, by Harlequin. Distribute Elite Decor.
ARTISTS IN THE FAMILY
When there is a Picasso in the family, you can take advantage of his talent and art to decorate one of the walls of his room. That easy! Drawings and crafts that undoubtedly deserve an A, give an informal and familiar air to any home. It is convenient, of course, not to saturate the wall because then, none of them will stand out. A prior selection and the substitution of some “works” by more recent ones is imposed. In this children’s bedroom, designed by the architect, Sara Solé, the maxi blackboard is from 311 Studio. Blue motorcycle, from Habitat.
A NICE COMPOSITION OF PAINTING
Any wall can be an excellent blank tapestry to fill with imagination. On this occasion, one way to take advantage of that boring wall is by betting on the composition of paintings. The idea is to place frames of different sizes on the same wall, creating a really striking visual game. Although the sheets can work, if you prefer to create a more personal corner, replace them with photographs of your family members, that unforgettable trip or even images of your pets.
TRENDY WALLPAPER AND COLORS
Wallpaper is a resource that always works. Easy to install, this material has a wide variety of colors and patterns. Do not miss the opportunity to choose those that have trendy colors, such as lush meadow green and greenery. Combine a patterned wall with an adjoining one painted in a solid color to create a suggestive play of tones and textures.
The world of wallpapers doesn’t just stop at floral prints or geometric motifs. The variety is so wide, that you will easily find models that imitate other materials, such as wood. Place a paper that imitates aged wood to give a vintage touch to that special corner of your house.
MIXING PICTURES AND WALLPAPER
And if we already like them separately, putting these two ideas together gives results of 10. A subtle wallpaper can become the perfect backdrop in which to place the composition of paintings that we mentioned above. At this point, it should be noted that pastel tones are also a trend. A differentiating touch? Add wooden letters or inspirational words to your walls to complete it.
JOY ON THE WALLS
Although there are colors that are more fashionable than others, there are also those that always give good results. For example, colors like yellow or orange will bring light to your rooms; And it is that it is not necessary to resort to white to make your rooms look brighter. With either of these two shades, in addition, the environment will be much more dynamic and vibrant.
BETTING ON THE DEGRADED
Surely you have seen it in an image, either in decoration magazines or on the internet. The walls painted with gradient technique are a revolution. The most natural way to achieve this gradient, without abrupt cuts, is by choosing two different shades or two colors from the same color range, one stronger than the other. You will also need a sealing primer or water-based fixer. This product is essential, since, after giving it a couple of coats, you will apply the paint with a roller, having enough time to blend it with a sponge and thus achieve the desired effect.
CREATE A RAINBOW IN YOUR HALLWAY
Gradients and solid colors are not the only way to decorate the walls with paint. In hallways or long rooms, paint lines from end to end with different colors. Blues, yellows, reds and greens will create a rainbow that will add a warm touch to these elongated, and sometimes cold spaces. Be careful with this idea, because if you paint the entire wall you could saturate the environment. It is better to do it in a specific way, creating a simple border and reserving the top and bottom of it for white.
MIRRORS AND ROSESETTS
Perhaps the decoration with mirrors is more visible, without this being a bad option. But, in addition, you can complement this composition with an unusual element on walls. These are the rosettes that we usually see on the ceiling, just above the lamps. A different touch that also admits any color, since polyurethane and plaster are materials that can be painted without major problem.
DECORATIVE VINYLS FOR ANT ROOM
Decorative vinyls were one of those materials that arrived and revolutionized the world of decoration. Along with paper, they have become great classics. Therefore, it still seems like an excellent way to bring your boring walls to life. The reason? The immense variety of models that you will find. There are vinyls for everyone, for the most travelers, for those who prefer texts on their walls or even for children’s rooms. Best of all, they are very inexpensive and very easy to install.
DECORATIVE PLATES THAT GIVE ELEGANCE
Decorative tiles can also help you add a completely different touch to your wall. They are made of various materials, from concrete and wood to natural stone. The platelet sizes can be different, so their placement will be easier when they have larger pieces. Those made of polyurethane, for example, tend to have a larger format, and are placed using cement adhesive.
A FUN DIY FOR YOUR HALLWAY
We finish with a DIY that will surely catch your attention. To achieve this fish scale effect in your hallway, you just need cork, paint and some kind of glue. It is as simple as cutting circles and painting them with different shades. Once they are dry, stick them on your wall with a strong quick-drying product. The result, as you can see, is a completely different corner, fun and very dynamic.