Wall decoration is a great idea to titivate any room as blank walls look quite simple and boring. Decorating walls becomes a tricky task when the walls are preoccupied by the whole gallery of your current themes and favorite designs. Whether you select color, art, or architecture to decorate your walls, the update will become a focal point for the room.

Here are some important tips to help you out in decorating walls.

Architectural constituents:

Architectural constituents surely add vivid details and dimensions to any room. Depending on your budget, you can go for a major design shift such as adding columns, sconces or arches to walls, wainscoting, window frames, and door frames.

Although 3-dimensional renovation looks perfect in large spaces, you can easily open up a small space by adding an arched window over the door.

Create an added impact by painting architectural pieces in a rich color, or use a faux finish, for example, an antique glaze or marbling.


You can also decorate your walls by altering their color of finish. A variety of colors are available to choose from. You can change your current plain white color to antique white or neutral yellow to give it a more traditional look, or select the more stylish neutral of blue-based gray.

One of the options is to use earth tones which generally seen in Asian, contemporary, and eco-design houses. You can also create a bohemian or ethnic look by using a jewel tone on an accent wall, or use aqua accented with cotton candy pink to give the walls the retro look of 1950s.

Other ways of decorating the walls are wall decals and murals. These decorations range from small trim details to full-wall size scenes and designs. Moreover, you can also use wallpaper in both vintage and designer styles to decorate walls.


The fast and inexpensive way to decorate the walls is to add wall art. One way of adding art to the wall is to suspend fishing wire between two hooks and clip postcards, unframed art and other attractive art pieces across a wall clothes-line-style.

If you want to give a more formal look to your wall art then frame the paintings, postcards, drawings, and photographs in gallery-style frames. After framing them, stack them vertically on the wall, and use miniature spotlights to highlight the collection.

You can add a bohemian touch to the collection by mixing framed and unframed art pieces and hanging them close together, or slant a large painting against a wall.

Another way to decorate the wall is to stage an artistic montage. For this, hang a floating shelf on a wall and prop a painting on it, or place a piece of art on a miniature standing easel or pedestal. Also, any interesting object can be used as a wall art, whether it is a vintage piece of hardware or a rusted metal sign.

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