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A guide to wall designs

The art of wall designs has come a long way from the days of etchings on the pre-historic man’s cave. From high-end stores to your nearest super mart, wall coverings are available everywhere and come in all price ranges.This article will explore some wall ideas, from the designer to the utilitarian.

Main varieties

Wallpaper
For an instant lift, nothing beats the wallpaper for home. Wallpapers have been around for ages and simply have become better and bolder. Everything from Winnie the Pooh to a more elegant "fleur-de-lis" can be seen on wallpapers today. They are easily available. You can even buy wallpapers online. There are plenty of DIY sites that can teach you how to put up wallpapers smoothly and evenly. Decals
Wall decals are stickers that are stuck to the walls for decorative or informative purposes. They come in all shapes, sizes and colours. They can add a dramatic touch to your wall. Think of a huge scarlet butterfly. They come in kits and can be put up easily. They can be especially handy in the kids’ room. Just choose something from your child’s hobby, a spaceship or flowers. A number of sites take online orders and deliver in the UK. Murals
A painting on the wall is one of the most individualistic design ideas. You can do it yourself and let your creativity flow. Alternatively, you can contact an artist to do one for you. Many of them can be reached through the net where you can browse their portfolio.
Wall murals

They are one-of-a-kind and perfect for those who want their home to be an extension of themselves.

A few more varieties

Prints Nothing can surpass a beautiful painting on a wall. However, few people can afford a Picasso or a Monet. A cheaper alternative is wall prints. They range from cheap posters to commissioned pieces. Nevertheless, wall prints are no longer confined to reproductions of famous paintings. From stark black & white photography to striking graphics, prints today reflect a wide range of interests and tastes. Tiles An unavoidable part of your kitchen and bathrooms, tile designs today vary widely. You can choose from mosaic tiles for the kitchen to Disney characters for the kids’ room. They are resistant to splashes, heat and humidity, making them ideal for kitchen and bathroom walls. Final word Pick the style that suits you the most. Give each room a distinctive character with these wall ideas.

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