Trend Spotting: Transforming Rooms with Magical Wall Murals

tropical-entryJMA Interior Design

Wouldn’t it be wonderful when you step into a room to step into a different world or time? I love spaces that tell a story and stand out from the rest and I enjoy accomplishing this with a stunning wall mural. You can add style to a room and show off your creative side by covering one whole wall or wrapping an entire room with a wall mural. You can give your guests the impression of dining on a lush hilltop with a country hillside mural, or bringing exotic taste with palm trees flourishing the walls. The opportunities are endless!

tropical-entry (1)JMA Interior Design

A playful mural illustrating rolling hills is the perfect scene for a miniature farmer or anyone who appreciates the rustic countryside and great outdoors.

wall mural painting decorative traditional-dining-roomSroka Design

The swaying palm trees fit in seamlessly with this bedrooms safari style decor. The banana leaf fan and bamboo roller blinds add to the overall style and ambience.

palm wall mural decorating tropical-bedroomRuchi Designs

If you are missing a window in one of your homes spaces a wall mural will definitely do the trick! Make sure to frame the mural with either a molding or adding two lamps symmetrically on either side to add some balance to your new centerpiece.

traditional-dining-roomEkman Design Studios

Old world colonial decor is one of my favorites decorating styles. I am in love with this black and white dessert scenery in this fantastic living room. Photo Wall has some great classical art murals like this early 15th century print (I am in LOVE with at the moment) that could definitely mimic this style. A touch of orange in the mural makes really makes this look pop!

black white wall mural indian colonial traditional-dining-room (1)Crisp Architects

If you don’t already have a family tree in your home, you can easily create one combining what they call a “saloon wall” and a tree mural. Use a group of mis-matching frames of all sizes and hang them up right under the tree on your wall. It won’t look like and obviously cheesy family tree but will serve as a great conversation starter.

tree wall mural decorating traditional-dining-room (1)Hobus Homes

Some homeowners may not be prepared to take the plunge with a permanent mural – that’s okay, there are solutions! You can always purchase a wall mural printed out onto a canvas for easy removal when you decide to re-decorate your space.

traditional-dining-room (1)Pacifica Interior Design

Combine the rest of the colors used in your home with your chosen mural and make sure they complement each other. Take the background color of the mural and find the closest match you can for a seamless look that will make your space run on for miles. Consider painting the ceiling a complementary color as well to tie the whole look together.

traditional-staircaseSharon Flatley Design

traditional-hallDoreen Sweitzer Interiors

 

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