So, you have a blank wall and you just don’t know how to fill it. You don’t want to hang a painting, or you want to try something different. Choosing wall decor for your home involves considering your personal style, the theme of the room, the available space, and the overall ambiance you want to create. Your walls are a great canvas to showcase your style, and there are so many ways to do so. Here are eight ideas on what to hang on your walls besides framed art.
Baskets come in so many different styles and sizes that are easy to use to create interesting wall decor, and they are versatile for different interior styles. Baskets are readily available at thrift stores and are an affordable way to add some extra texture and dimension to any wall.
You can also add some texture and character to your wall by hanging macrame! So many local artists make macrame wall hangings that you can support, like the ones in the images!
Consider surrounding your macrame with other decor elements, such as plants, framed pictures, or other wall hangings, to create a visually appealing display.
There are so many different styles of floating shelves you can hang, and so many ways you can style them! Shelves can be both functional and decorative, allowing you to display books, plants, or decorative items. Hang a unique shape or colour shelf to create a statement piece!
There are different ways you can showcase plants on your walls! You can use hangers, shelves, or even create a living wall! Not only is greenery beneficial to have in the room to improve air quality, but it also creates a sense of freshness and coziness when added!
Note: Make sure to choose indoor plants that thrive in the conditions of your room, such as light levels and humidity.
Hanging plates on your wall will create a great conversation piece and will give your home a unique look. It adds more interest to the wall and can be slowly added to as you find new pieces for your collection! You could choose colourful plates, ones in different shapes, themed plates, or you could start collecting them on trips.
You can add some dimension to your walls by opting for a sculpture. Hanging sculptures on a wall can be a great way to add visual interest to any room in your home, and there are so many different options to choose from no matter what aesthetic you are trying to achieve. A well-placed sculpture can make a big impact in any room.
Remember to keep in mind the size of the wall when choosing a sculpture. When hung correctly, they can be a great focal point in any room!
Rugs don’t always have to be on the floor! Hanging rugs and tapestries on walls is a great way to add colour, texture and interest to any room. There are so many different designs and colours you can choose from, plus they are another piece of decor that is easy to change. Rugs can also work as sound absorbers, so hanging a rug on the wall can help create a quieter space.
A rug on the wall is a perfect cozy addition to any room!
Murals and wall decals are a creative and easy way to add a unique touch to your home decor. Whether you want to create a focal point in a room or add some personality to a blank wall, murals and decals are a great choice. You can choose either wallpaper or a handpainted mural. Both require careful consideration in terms of placement and installation, but once on the wall, it will create a great accent for any room.
When it comes to displaying your style on your walls, the most important thing is to choose pieces that you love and that make you feel happy and comfortable in your living space. You can also mix and match different types of wall decor to create an interesting and dynamic visual display that is more personalized and aesthetically pleasing in any room.
Whatever you choose to hang on your walls, just promise me one thing. Make sure it reflects who you are and is something that you love.
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