Wall Decor / June 26, 2018 / Belen Forte.
Hit the thrift store and look for unexpected pieces to frame. Here, European grain sacks make a striking visual impact when framed and paired in three. If you want to bring a space to life, this might be for you. Learn how to create your own living wall. If you want to bring a space to life but are not ready to invest in a full on living wall, consider low maintenance succulents in wall mounted planters.
Are you having trouble deciding what size or type of wall decor to choose or how to hang pictures? A good rule of thumb is to choose wall art that takes up the width of the wall, minus 6-12 inches on each side, so it looks like it is centered, like the image above. For example, you have a 36 inch wall. Leave about 6 inches on each side of the piece of art, which means you should choose something around 24 inches wide.
Mirrors reflect light, helping a small space to feel bigger and brighter. Try hanging an oversize mirror, or display several smaller pieces salon style. Let your walls transport you to another place by adding a mural. Whether you hand paint it or choose a wall covering, the motif will make a big impact. If you have run out of floor space for bookshelves, take your collection to the wall.
No matter your style, there are tricks that can amp up your walls and bring out your personality and taste. Whether you are an art collector, a nature enthusiast, or a book lover, your walls can be customized so that you can be surrounded by the things you adore. In addition to adding to the walls, think about decorating the walls themselves.