Wall art has always been an integral part of human society. From the stone age, when it served as a primary mode of communication, it has come a long way to the current era when it is primarily considered a lifestyle thing.
Nonetheless, congratulations to you if you’ve made up your mind to bring wall art into your home.
We understand it could get difficult at times to decide what to include and what not to. But, trust us, we’ve got everything to help you.
In this article, we’ve listed some easy yet eye-turning wall art ideas to try.
So, without any further ado, let’s begin.
Ever thought of putting up art from top to bottom on your walls? Well, we insist you do now.
An oversize painting or a photograph commands attention. Besides, it also adds many colors and abstract elements to your otherwise dull room.
Set the tone by matching your upholstery and furniture pieces to go with your wall art. And believe us, you won’t regret adding large-scale artwork to your wall.
If huge art pieces are not your thing, don’t worry. We’ve got another idea for you.
You can create your personal wall gallery in your living room. Choose abstract, cubic, or contemporary art pieces to mix and match the style. You can check out an Online Art gallery for inspiration or even buy your art pieces. And arrange them in any fashion.
You’d be amazed how cohesive artwork adds a pinch of your personality to your room. Perhaps, you can even extend your gallery wall by adding some of your personal photographs to it.
Play With Accents
Apart from adding art to the walls, you can turn your wall into a marvel. Or better said – an art piece.
Try using a mix of bold and bright colors to paint your wall. Notably, the colors should be in contrast with the rest of the walls in the room.
The idea is to highlight a particular wall in your room. Further, you can add your art pieces on top of this accent wall. Believe us, this should grab the eyes of your guests at any given moment.
Another fantastic idea to decorate a wall in your home – install mirrors.
Well, mirrors can add life and light to your indoors. Simply hand them on a wall opposite a window or an awning. And enjoy the brighter indoors.
Besides, mirrors can make even the smaller spaces look more prominent. And to make it more attractive, add more than one. This should give a similar effect as that of a wall gallery. But, only that it would be brighter.
You know what a mural is – a piece of art worked directly on the wall.
You can create a mural of outdoor space, maybe your dream destination, or you can create a contemporary abstract art piece.
Regardless of what you add to your walls, murals will undoubtedly become the center of attraction.
Fill Up Mantle Top
If you’ve run out of space, but you still feel something’s missing in your wall art, consider this – create more space to install more art.
You can install more shelves. Or best – you can use that mantle top to install more art pieces.
Whether you install old saucers or baskets (believe us, they are still in trend), you’ll be more than happy to pick up those vintage flavors of home decor.
Sconces For Modern Sculpture Art
Sconces are no longer a delicate piece. Perhaps, modern designs have made it more of an interior decor item than a light source.
The plenty of options available in the market, from metallic sculptures to wooden touts, there’s a lot to improve your living space.
Besides, you can install them on your accent walls amidst your wall gallery. And believe us, it will be more satisfying than any of these ideas alone.
Install A Vertical Garden
Lately, the idea of sustainable green living is growing like wildfire. And not to mention, these ideas have found their place indoors as well.
Although indoor plants are not a new thing, vertical gardens are another chapter in home decor magazines.
The trend is lately gaining a lot of traction with interior decorators and designers. All you have to do is find some indoor plants suitable for your location. Arrange them in vertical order, and it’s done.
Add Textures With Fabric
If you are more of a budgeted dweller, worry not. We’ve got something for you too.
Ever thought of using your old rags and tattered sheets as a piece of art? Well, rethink your approach.
Your old fabric pieces can very well serve to create a textured wall. And that too without having to spend hundreds of dollars. All you need is some wall cement or putty and some old ragged sheets. In case you don’t have cement or putty, you can also use some glue.
Wallpapers Are Evergreen
One of the cheapest and easiest ways to create a stellar art wall in your living space is by installing wallpapers.
If you didn’t know, today, hundreds of designs are available, from vintage and rustic to contemporary art pieces. And the best part is they are even easier to install. Thanks to the peel and stick technology.
All you need to do is select and prepare the wall to install your wallpaper, peel the back cover and stick the art to it. Yes, it’s that simple. And if you didn’t like it or say you had a change of heart in a few months, you can also replace them. That too, without having to use any sharp or heavy tools.
With this, we’ve come to an end.
So, you’ve gone through the ideas, and you know your space. You know your budget, and you also know your needs. There’s hardly anything else you need to get started with your wall designing project. But remember, no matter what idea you pick up, make sure to get complete knowledge of it before you start drilling holes into your walls.