If you’re keen on creating a wow factor feature wall in your home, then why not opt for using a wall mural?
A dedicated mural can be easier to use than standard wallpaper, as it can be made to measure and fit your exact wall size, so there’s no need to cut it to size yourself. Wall murals are available in a huge range of styles and designs, from current trends to classic favourites, bold geometrics to natural landscapes, textured effects to child-friendly designs.
With companies such as Wallsauce, there’s even the opportunity to design and create your own wall mural, from a favourite photo or image, giving you the ultimate in unique decor. You can choose what type of wallpaper you have your chosen design printed onto, including a classic paste the wall wallpaper, a premium paste the wall paper or a textured peel and stick version.
If you thought wall murals were just for walls though, think again. By being creative and thinking outside the box, you’re only limited by your imagination as to how you use them. Ceiling decor, anyone?
Here’s an insight into some of our favourite wall murals.
Marble wall mural
Marble continues to be a popular trend in home decor and what better way to add it to your decor than on your wall. This mural is super effective and looks stunning.
You can even use a marble wall mural to create an amazing decor effect on your ceiling.
Even if you live in the heart of the city, you can bring an element of nature into your home through the use of forest design murals. This one, featuring a misty forest, is very atmospheric and you really do feel like you’re walking through woods in the early morning light.
If you prefer a slightly more stylised design, then this black and white forest silhouette design mural could fit the bill. With its use of a monotone colour palette, it works well used in a wall on a soft grey and white bedroom. Can you spot the appearance of the deer in the forest?
Textured effect wall murals
If you wish you had natural brick walls in your home, you can create the effect with a well placed mural.
Or if natural bricks don’t float your boat, how about painted white brick walls?
Big piles of stacked logs of wood can look very effective next to a fireplace. But if you don’t have an open fire and would prefer an easier way of getting the look, this mural is perfect!
To create impact in a room, you can’t go wrong with using a bold geometric designs. This lively triangular themed mural utilises a modern palette of colour and produces and eye-catching look when in situ on a wall. We could also imagine it being used on large pieces of furniture, such as a wardrobe.
Children’s wall murals
If your child’s a fan of Lego, then they’ll love this Lego brick design mural. It’s perfect to use in their bedroom or a playroom.
For a more whimsical design that inspires the imagination, opt for a mural such as the Whimsical Pirate design by Patrick Brooks. We’re sure there must be plenty of bedtime stories just waiting to be created based on the adventures of these pirates!
Have you ever used wall murals? Or do you feel inspired to have a go at incorporating a mural into your home decor? Let us know in the comments below!
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