Posted January 13, 2016 by Gabriel Posternak

10 gorgeous ideas for wall decoration

Though many people always think of a remodel to renew their homes, you don't have to go that far to breathe in new air into it. There's a simpler way - by retouching your walls! Doing that  can revive your spaces and create great atmospheres (while preventing your wallet from screaming in pain). Here are 10 ideas you can choose for your house that will definitely change it!

1 - Gallery Wall

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Hanging your photos and memorabilia is an art that can lighten up any wall in any room in your home (provided you do it right). So do it the right way following the instructions from this post.

  1. Faux Finish

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Faux finishes might not be the real thing but they look so amazingly great that no one will notice. Besides, with them, you'll get the look you've always wanted in your rooms at a fraction of the price.

  1. Paint a mural

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Get artsy with one of the walls and make it really stand out with a mural. You can paint or draw anything you want, but you'll surely wow your visitors. Follow the steps of this wall decor project to get it done!

  1. Stencil it!

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Once you have all the walls evenly painted by a professional you can apply a lot of modern designs with DIY stencil kits. Don't worry if you aren't seasoned in this art - it's fairly easy to apply and the results are amazing!

  1. Stone and Brick

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You can make an accent wall by adding bricks or stones to one small wall in your home. Or you can do it in reverse and cover the other walls to leave just one brick wall standing, which will give a raw and beautiful accent to any room. Of course, get the help of a remodeler if you don't know how to do it.

  1. Venetian Tiles

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Even rooms with high humidity and stress can benefit from wall decorations like this stunning venetian style bathroom. They bring elegance and vibrancy to any room and you don't even have to apply them to the whole wall to get an astonishing effect.

  1. Pallet wall

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They are the last trend in eco fashion decor and for a good reason. They are cheap and they practically serve any purspose. When covering walls, they can add texture to a room and provide a unique appearance. You can DIY with some help from this post.

  1. Fabric

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You can apply fabric to your walls to match the upholstery or to contrast. More difficult to set than simple wallpaper but surely eye catching. Want a less complicated option? Use artsy curtains with drawings and textures that can get the job done just by closing them.

  1. Vinyl Decals

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A very cheap and easy to apply option that suits even for rental homes. There are so many options to choose from that if you are the type that is always changing the decor, this is for you. 

  1. Stucco and Venetian plaster

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For the most sophisticated look you can add just a wall of stucco and enhance the texture with the lights. Combining them with colors can get you a very personal touch that will highlight your walls. Basically, it's one of the luxury options on decorative finishes for walls.

Remember that the first step is always set the surfaces even and without humidity or mold because this will ruin all the hard work of the decor in weeks. It might be clever to begin with your DIY projects after hire professional painters to set the walls.

With so much to choose from, have you made your choice already?

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