40 ideas to decorate the walls

It is obvious that there are many Ideas to decorate the walls, but when we have to decorate our house, it seems that we always resort to the same thing. Paint, wallpaper and little else. Perhaps it is because they are two very effective resources for decorate a wall or because at that moment, we forget that there are many more ideas to use.

If so, bookmark this article for the next time you want to decorate a wall, because we have prepared a fantastic collection of 40 ideas to decorate the walls, so that you can use them every time you want to decorate a wall. Let's see them 🙂

With frames painted the same color

A wall decorated with picture frames painted the same color as the wall

Photography by A Beautiful Mess

Empty picture and photo frames can decorate a wall with a lot of personality, and in a really original way. We can paint them the same color to blend in and create a very attractive decorative effect, or we can leave them as is, sporting a tone, material or texture in each frame.

In addition, with this idea we can also hide the gotelé, even if it is a little.

with paper fans


Photograph of rubyju

Paper fans are not very difficult to make, and we can create a few, of different or the same color to decorate a wall in a very original way.

With a macrame tapestry

A pink gradient macrame tapestry decorating the wall.  Textile art

Photography Etsy

It is fashionable, and can be seen decorating the most cutting-edge spaces. The best thing is that you can do it yourself, and if you don't feel like it, you can buy it already made, since you have at your disposal many beautiful models to decorate the wall, like the one we see above these lines, found on Etsy.

with paper chains

A wall decorated with garlands or chains of colored paper

Photography by Marissa Stratton

It is clear that this idea to decorate the wall seems too childish, but it is also true that it is because of the colors used, and that you can take the idea to your field in a more adult and decorative way, don't you think?

With flowers

A wall decorated with pink and red flowers

Green Wedding Shoes Photography

If the flowers are fresh, they will last a few days at least, but you can always use artificial flowers, if you like this idea, to make them last as long as you want. Buy artificial flowers on Amazon.

With painted spoons

A wall decorated with painted spoons

Photography by Ajoyfulriot

It sounds a bit crazy if I tell you that you can decorate a wall with painted or half-painted metal spoons, but you see, the result is good, to say the least.

with paper hearts

A wall decorated with a tapestry of hearts

Photography All Things Simple and Sweet Projects

Going back to paper, you can also make colored or monochrome hearts to decorate a wall, a children's bedroom, or an adult cut. And who says hearts, says pinwheels or any other figure you can imagine.

With toilet paper rolls

A wall decorated with toilet paper rolls

With the cardboard, the roll that remains after spending the toilet paper, is the one with which this mural has been made on the wall. Who would have thought, right?

with birdhouses

A wall decorated with a painted tree and birdhouses

Not just with birdhouses. The idea is complemented if a tree is painted, either freehand or using a template or vinyl.

with paper flowers

A wall decorated with paper flowers

Photography Etsy

Paper flowers aren't hard to make either, and if you're not that good at it, you can always buy them pre-made, ready to hang on the wall.

with shelves

A wall decorated with shelves

Etsy shelf

Shelves not only decorate, but also offer valuable storage and organizational space in any home. In addition, with the large number of models and designs that there are, we can find the perfect model, for sure. And if not, we can always do it ourselves.

With decorated pizza boxes

A wall decorated with decorative paper-lined pizza boxes

If we cover some pizza boxes, or the lid of some cardboard boxes whatever they have the design we are looking for, we can decorate a wall as if it were decorative sheets or pictures.

With 3D plastic butterflies

A wall decorated with white butterflies

If you like these that you see on the wall, you can buy them at Curiosite

with paint

A wall decorated with paint

IKEA Photography

What would the walls be without the paint. With it we can decorate them in a thousand ways, in fact, here you can see 40 ideas to paint walls.

With a boho tapestry

A multicolored boho tapestry to decorate the wall.  Textile art

Tapestry found on Etsy

You can either make it yourself, with wool, macramé or another fabric, or you can buy it already made. Textile art is a trend and is increasingly seen decorating walls.

with mirrors

A wall decorated with hexagonal mirrors

Etsy Mirrors

Round, square, with large or thin frames, hexagonal, wooden, metal or gold. There are plenty of mirrors to decorate the walls and also make the house brighter.

with crystals

Walls decorated with broken glass

Photography Play Back Recording

They say it's bad luck to break a mirror, but since it breaks, we can use it as an idea to decorate the walls, and at least we'll receive bad luck with style.

With old doors and shutters

A wall decorated with old wooden shutters

Photography B Vintage Style

It is a somewhat radical idea, beyond using these elements as headboards, but it must be recognized that the result is surprising.

with thumbtacks

A wall decorated with thumbtacks

Photography Jessica Hische

If you like the idea to decorate the wall with thumbtacks, here you can see 15 more ideas to decorate with thumbtacks.

with post it

A wall decorated with post it

Photography Russellelbert

It is a meticulous and very elaborate work but it is an art that this artist has managed to bring to fruition.

With wooden boards from recycled pallets

A wall decorated with recycled pallet boards

Photography Bowerpowerblog

We can find pallets in many places, or buy them, although I think you already know where to get a few, right? Once you have them, you can carefully disassemble them and line a rustic wall with reclaimed wood.

with curtains

amazon tapestry

Curtains, rugs, rugs, large scarves… You know what I mean. Any large-format fabric, or the size you want, can be used to decorate a wall, either in the living room, or as a headboard, among other options.

With letters

Idea to decorate a wall with letters

Photography Tracy's Trinkets

As if it were the famous Apalabrados game, you can easily create some letters to form a chain of intersecting words, decorating a wall in a very original way.

With crockery and ceramics. Plates, fountains, etc.

Wall decorated with ceramic plates

Do you remember the plates that your grandmother had decorating a kitchen wall? Well, there you have another good idea to decorate the walls.

with wires

A wall decorated with cables

Photography by Tin & Ed for Apartment Therapy

If you can not beat them, join him. And it is that at the moment, the cables are necessary, and we have to manage to hide them or, if we cannot, decorate with them, recreating a drawing such as the skyline of a city, or some decorative pattern. here you can see 10 ideas to decorate the walls with cablesor the technique called cabledrawing.

with maps

A wall decorated with a giant map

Map found on Amazon

We have them in different sizes, as well as designs, even fictitious maps, or in wood, cork, scratch, tapestry, sheets and more, to be able to decorate the walls with them. Here on Amazon you can see hundreds of them.

With pictures and photographs

A wall decorated with photographs

Photography Houseofroseblog

If you like the idea of ​​decorating the walls with frames and photographs, check out these 10 photos and ideas to decorate the walls with paintings and photographs.

With letters or neon lights

Gummergal Photography

Undoubtedly one of the options of the moment, since neons have resurfaced from their eighties but with a more sophisticated style to decorate the walls. You can make them yourself, or you can buy them already made.

with books


Photography Divaani blog it

On floating shelves, as we see above these lines, or filling a large bookcase that always offers a welcoming and cultured look. Books are wonderful in every way.

With phrases

A wall decorated with phrases

Photography Numbered Street Designs

We can use some vinyl with phrases, or also wallpaper, since it is simpler and more decorative, or we can write freehand phrases on the wall, if we have acceptable calligraphy and patience to cover the entire wall.

with wallpaper

Wallpaper found on Amazon

Speaking of wallpaper, this option could not be missing as an idea in this list of ideas to decorate the walls. One of the most used resources in the world for interiors.

with wall murals

A wall decorated with a mural

Wall mural found on Amazon

Wall murals can get us to add an extra dimension to a space in our home. Making it bigger, transporting us to dream places, and creating a very original decoration. Here on Amazon you can see hundreds of them.

With baskets and baskets

Photography by Bre Purposed

Baskets, baskets, bowls, bowls, made of wicker, rattan or other vegetable fibers are the order of the day and we can create a nice corner using them to decorate a wall with them.

With luminous letters made by you

Brit + Co Photography

If you like this idea to decorate any of your walls, you can see how to do it here.

with screens

A wall decorated with a vintage folding screen

Screen found on Amazon

Another of the decorative resources for walls that are widely used today, even by the most renowned interior designers, are screens. And not precisely to separate spaces, but to decorate with them as if it were just a decorative element.

with plants

A wall decorated with pots and plants

Wall planters found on Amazon

Whether to create a vertical garden or to hang pots from the ceiling creating a floral display on the wall, or also with wall pots, plants are another resource that we can use to decorate the walls and any other space. Here you can see the trendy plants.

with drawers

A wall decorated with drawers

As we are seeing, almost anything goes to decorate a wall, even some nice vintage drawers.

with stickers

A wall decorated with circle stickers

Stickers found on Amazon

With stickers of circles or any other geometric figure, creating a rain of figures that decorate the entire wall, with a single color, or using several.

With exposed brick or with imitation brick panels

Imitation brick panels to decorate the wall

Exposed brick is another option to create an accent wall, or, if we can't, we also have imitation brick panels at our disposal like these from Amazon, which are easy to install, cover and glue over the gotelé and are highly decorative.

With real tree branches

A wall decorated with branches

Photography Apartment Therapy

Branches, twigs, trunks, natural, artificial, painted or natural, decorating with branches can become another great solution for your walls.

With 3D modular panels

A wall decorated with 3D decorative panels

3D decorative panel found on Amazon

3D decorative panels are another resource that is easy to install and low cost, or relatively low cost, with which we can transform not only the wall, but also the room where we install them. We can find models and designs of all kinds today. Here on Amazon, you can see several models.


A striped painted wall

Photography by Ann Kelle

It may look like it's washi tape but it's actually stripes painted on the wall. A technique that we can use, creating all kinds of stripes with all kinds of colors to decorate the wall. Here you can see ideas to paint the wall in stripes to inspire you.

with vinyl

A wall decorated with vinyl

Vinyl found on Amazon

The classic vinyls to decorate the walls could not be missing from this list. If we have smooth walls, we can transform them efficiently, quickly and economically with decorative vinyl. See vinyl on Amazon.

Have you come this far? Bravo! If you have known these ideas little by little, don't worry, here you can see 50 more ideas to decorate the walls of the house. And you, how do you like to decorate the walls? I read you in the comments.

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