Large Wall Decor Ideas For Living Room

Large Wall Decor Ideas For Living Room

Stylish Silhouettes To put a culinary-inspired twist on the classic silhouette, use cutouts of cooking utensils and appliances as the subject matter for kitchen wall decor. These cutouts are backed with photocopied pages from an old cookbook, allowing them to blend easily with the kitchen’s country style. The pieces stand out against the wall with crisp black frames in varying widths and are arranged in a neat, balanced composition. See More Kitchen Wall Decor Ideas Find more easy ways to makeover your home! Shop wall art on sale now!
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Large Wall Decor Ideas For Living Room

You guys know I’m always on the hunt for great wall art ideas. I feel as though in a rental, especially if you don’t paint, wall art is crucial to making it feel like home. One of the biggest challenges can be decorating those large blank walls. You know the ones, where your 11×14 family portrait looks like the size of a post it. Here’s what it comes down to – scale. It’s really all about scale. If you have a huge blank wall, it won’t look right if you put a few 8×10 picture frames up. You will have to go big, and by big I mean oversized. And by oversized, I mean the perfect size.
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Large Wall Decor Ideas For Living Room

In the room here, most of the ambient light comes from a large wall of glass to the right (not shown), with some support from the wall washers located in the ceiling. The mood is sheltering with a steep gradient between the bright exterior wall and the dimly lit, cooler interior. Task lighting. The pendant task lighting above the desk illuminates the work area.
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Large Wall Decor Ideas For Living Room

Don’t forget about the staircase wall. If you’re living in a small space, you can make a workspace underneath the stairs by installing a floating desk against the staircase wall. Designer Brian Patrick Flynn installed corkboard to the wall for a convenient spot to attach memos, cards and photos.
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Large Wall Decor Ideas For Living Room

To put a culinary-inspired twist on the classic silhouette, use cutouts of cooking utensils and appliances as the subject matter for kitchen wall decor. These cutouts are backed with photocopied pages from an old cookbook, allowing them to blend easily with the kitchen’s country style. The pieces stand out against the wall with crisp black frames in varying widths and are arranged in a neat, balanced composition.
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Large Wall Decor Ideas For Living Room

Have you found the perfect piece of artwork but discovered it doesn’t fill the wall space the way you’d like it to? Pair it with smaller paintings to make the arrangement feel more robust. By itself, this larger print was a little too small to adequately fill the expanse of wall in this entryway. By placing two smaller paintings on each side of the print, the arrangement is in proportion to the wall space surrounding it.
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Large Wall Decor Ideas For Living Room

Filling the Space Have you found the perfect piece of artwork but discovered it doesn’t fill the wall space the way you’d like it to? Pair it with smaller paintings to make the arrangement feel more robust. By itself, this larger print was a little too small to adequately fill the expanse of wall in this entryway. By placing two smaller paintings on each side of the print, the arrangement is in proportion to the wall space surrounding it.
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Large Wall Decor Ideas For Living Room

Living in an apartment or dorm room can prevent you from painting the walls. If you’d like to dress up the walls without damaging them, use washi tape. Michelle Edgemont attached tape to the wall in a tree shape, and pinned thumbtacks to the ends of each branch for a cute, space-saving way to display necklaces.
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This Mexican treehouse has a living room with worldly charm, distinguished most notably by a tapestry created from a traditional Bhutanese man’s robe and hung on the wall. The sofa and ottoman are by Ligne Roset, the Saarinen side table is by Knoll and the chairs are by Hans Wegner.
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6 of 20 Hang A Tapestry This Mexican treehouse has a living room with worldly charm, distinguished most notably by a tapestry created from a traditional Bhutanese man’s robe and hung on the wall. The sofa and ottoman are by Ligne Roset, the Saarinen side table is by Knoll and the chairs are by Hans Wegner. Richard Powers
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Hang A Tapestry This Mexican treehouse has a living room with worldly charm, distinguished most notably by a tapestry created from a traditional Bhutanese man’s robe and hung on the wall. The sofa and ottoman are by Ligne Roset, the Saarinen side table is by Knoll and the chairs are by Hans Wegner. Richard Powers
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Displaying artwork isn’t your only option for livening up a blank white wall. This stunning home in India showcases a large branch for a natural, earthy aesthetic in the sitting room. The traditional daybed is from Rajasthan, and the ebonized-teak side table is by Mathieu for Stephanie Odegard.
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14 of 20 Branch Out Displaying artwork isn’t your only option for livening up a blank white wall. This stunning home in India showcases a large branch for a natural, earthy aesthetic in the sitting room. The traditional daybed is from Rajasthan, and the ebonized-teak side table is by Mathieu for Stephanie Odegard. Jignesh Jhaveri
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Branch Out Displaying artwork isn’t your only option for livening up a blank white wall. This stunning home in India showcases a large branch for a natural, earthy aesthetic in the sitting room. The traditional daybed is from Rajasthan, and the ebonized-teak side table is by Mathieu for Stephanie Odegard. Jignesh Jhaveri

For a casual cottage look, hang shallow wicker baskets along a wall as artwork. Here, the woven baskets add texture to the wall, and the natural material pops against cool blue walls.
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Create a Gallery Wall Turn a blank run of wall space into a gallery of favorite prints, photos, and objects. Watch and learn the tricks for creating the perfect ensemble.
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Basket Art For a casual cottage look, hang shallow wicker baskets along a wall as artwork. Here, the woven baskets add texture to the wall, and the natural material pops against cool blue walls. Find more easy ways to makeover your home!
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In a serene Martha’s Vineyard vacation house, a ladder from Lostine propped up against a wall and paired with artwork bring instantly breezy personality to an otherwise drab wall. The dining table is a family heirloom, the chairs are by Arne Jacobsen and the stool is from 1stdibs.
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9 of 20 Prop Up A Ladder In a serene Martha’s Vineyard vacation house, a ladder from Lostine propped up against a wall and paired with artwork bring instantly breezy personality to an otherwise drab wall. The dining table is a family heirloom, the chairs are by Arne Jacobsen and the stool is from 1stdibs. Gabriela Herman
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Prop Up A Ladder In a serene Martha’s Vineyard vacation house, a ladder from Lostine propped up against a wall and paired with artwork bring instantly breezy personality to an otherwise drab wall. The dining table is a family heirloom, the chairs are by Arne Jacobsen and the stool is from 1stdibs. Gabriela Herman
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A unique combination of art elements breaks up the wall on the left here. Inset paintings hang above glass panels with trickling water. A central organic piece links the two levels visually. Too many rectangles here would have been, well, too many rectangles, which could have made the wall feel like it went on forever. The combination of more organic shapes helps relate the upper portion to the lower, bringing everything down a notch.

Wall Letters Hop on the typography trend and use letters to create an artsy arrangement. Use a variety of sizes, colors, and materials. Try combining prints with three-dimensional letters arranged in shadow boxes. For an extra dose of style, include one striking large letter to balance several smaller pieces.
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Picture frame wall that won't break the budget. Large, brass, high quality frames perfectly spaced out to create a beautiful space in your home.
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Use an entire wall to show off your work in spaces such as these. Whether you have worked with fine paper, done a ceramics course or simply feel inspired to experiment with materials such as sticks, cardboard or driftwood, these three-dimensional pieces can bring a unique and textural feel to a large space.
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If you live in a dorm or apartment, it may be against the rules to permanently affix decor onto the walls. Cue the washi tape. Use a variety of colors and patterns to get a custom look you love, and simply switch it out when you want a new look. Design by Michelle Edgemont
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Dress up even the smallest of areas, like a nook or entryway, with a little bling. Designer Jamie Herzlinger flanked a French-style settee with ornamental sconces to add some sparkle to the plain wall.
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Scour bookstores and thrift shops for vintage books you can use as art. To get this look, Design Star All Stars contestant Kellie folded book pages halfway in contrasting directions, and attached the books to the wall using screws.