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Have you ever had a conversation with the big blank wall in your room?
Everyone has one. A big, blank, empty, design-challenged space.
Waiting for inspiration.
Waiting for ideas to decorate all that big empty overwhelming blankness.
Well....wait no more.
Today is the day. The beginning of a whole new conversation.
Let's talk walls!
1. Wall to wall pictures
One picture is fun.
Ten pictures are pretty.
But dozens and dozens of pictures? That is amazing.
Group decorative photo frames on a wooden ledge to maximize impact. Mix silver and wood and even twig picture frames to create this look.
2. Mirror mirror on the wall
Nothing makes a wall shine more than a grouping of designer mirrors.
Mix gold mirrors with silver mirrors with starburst mirrors with round mirrors with convex mirrors.
Shiny. Matte. Sparkly. Bold. Simple.
Any mirror works when grouped together.
3. Frame the unusual
Think outside the box. Who would have ever thought that a bicycle could make amazing wall art.
Frame a number. Or a piece of architectural salvage.
Or an exit sign. Or a clock. Or a thermometer.
If you can hang it on the wall, you can frame it!
4. Plate it up
Plates are a fun way to fill up a blank wall.
Mix it up. Simple white plates with pops of gray or black.
Like color? Bring the sunshine in with a wall of color full of colorful dinnerware in a variety of patterns, sizes and textures.
The options for decorating a blank wall are endless.
It's all about you and your home and your design style.
What are you waiting for....let's get talking! (And for more blank wall inspiration, take a peek at how I creatively decorated a blank wall in my own home!)
Photo credits: photo 1: Caribbean BELLE Magazine photo 2: Shorely Chic Interiors photo 3: Traditional Home photo 4: Home Designing photo 5: Apartment Therapy
KariAnne writes the lifestyle blog, Thistlewood Farm from the back porch of her turn-of-the-century farmhouse in the beautiful rolling hills of Kentucky. Thistlewood Farm was awarded Country Living Decorating blog of the year as well as named one of the top 10 decorating blogs by Better Homes and Gardens. KariAnne loves to paint mismatched chairs, listen to the crickets singing in the back pasture, walk hand-in-hand with her knight-in-shining armor as the sun sets over the river and drink sweet tea with lime during a thunderstorm. And she has never met a decorating project she didn't like. Follow KariAnne on Google+
love all the ideas but that bicycle has my wheels spinning!
I am in LOVE with the wall of photographs!!!!
I'm loving the bicycle but in reality -- and practicality -- I think see some colorful plates in my wall's future ...
Oh my! These wall decorating tips are absolutely amazing! I love everything in here!
The hanging bike is a cute and practical idea (if you need bike storage)!