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Revamping Basic Walls That Matches Every Room’s Taste

By Guest Author | November 18, 2014

We want our homes to be as warm and inviting as possible. But when your family has different interests, a single theme for the house might not suffice and you might need to tweak each room based on their preference. But how can you do that?


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To make it as appealing as possible we often over-decorate and forget the fact that a simple adornment or changing the paint color will do. We might not notice it but walls make a big difference in creating the aura in the house. Here are some examples that will definitely match every person’s taste.

Attraction For Fashion

Fashion trends not only look good on the runway, it also looks great as an interior design. The colors, structure, and prints will definitely look equally good on a room. If you have a fashion enthusiast in the house, you might want to consider these wall ideas. You can go from chalkboard paint for easy doodles or by placing quotes from notable fashion inspirations such as Oscar de la Renta, Anna Wintour, Coco Chanel, and the like. Frame magazine covers and make peg boards to channel the inner designer in him.


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If he is more on the stylist side, you can make a display out of the wall just like in the clothing stores. Hang clothes in the wall and make floating shelves for the shoes and accessories. And of course, don’t forget to place a giant wall mirror for OOTDs.

Go, Travel

Make dreams into reality by turning a wanderluster’s boring walls into a giant map using a map-printed wallpaper. If you can’t find one, you can wrap vertical cork boards with cut-out maps. Don’t forget to place pins nearby so he can pin down his next destination. Use old suitcases as racks and combine clocks in different time zones to complete the look.


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Kids Rule

What do you think is the best look for a kids’ room? A colorful room filled with fun and quirky items will surely make a kid go crazy but what if you don’t have a space for the kids’ room? DMCI Homes Communities suggests assigning the kids a wall at least would do if you don’t have much spare for a kiddie room. That’s where sensory or doodle walls come in. Sensory walls could be easily made out of different scraps such as fabrics, buttons, sponges, or bubble wrap. Make it into a patchwork and hang them low in the wall so the kids can reach them easily.


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Read Between The Lines

Embellish the walls using his favorite quote from his favorite book; you can either buy one or create your own. Or you can make a book page wall using vintage books. You can also make use of old hardbound books and transform it into a floating book shelf.


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Sports Unlimited

Whether it’s basketball, swimming, or cycling, there is definitely one that will suit best for this sport’s room. For example, if he’s into cycling, you can use bike racks and display his bike collection in his room or if he’s into marathons, you can make a wall art out of his number tags. Frame his favorite jersey or use rackets as a wall decoration.


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Get Wall Artsy

Making arts and crafts sure is fun but when you have an artist in the house, it can be hard to decorate the room due to their distinct taste. You can team up in making the decorations or use his design idea. Make sure to show-off his artworks by hanging them or by letting him decorate the walls. An easy-to-do geometric-patterned wall using different colored tapes will surely make his empty wall look appealing.


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Go Green, Plant Greens

Ever heard of vertical indoor gardens? Maybe now is the time to make one of your own by planting herbs that cannot only be useful in the kitchen but can also give an added aesthetics, air quality, and reduced noise levels in your home. To do this, get a pot of your choice - it could be an old plastic bottle, mason jars, or a shoe organizer. Stack the plants in the wall and voila, you have your own vertical herb garden.


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Walls are not just an empty and useless space, adding simple solutions can make a big change in the overall look of your home. Make this an avenue for an enjoyable activity that every member of the family will truly enjoy.

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