A new trend in interior decorating is to create an accent wall in any room in your home. This wall will become the focal point in your room, drawing your eye to the wall and giving the room a certain flair. An excellent way to set it apart is to paint this wall a different color. This does not have to be a drastically different color but a slightly deeper shade or a complimentary color. Painting it a different color will make it stand out and then you can begin to add interest to the wall and make it your own. One way to enhance an accent wall is with peel-and-stick wall decals. Not only do they add style but they are relatively inexpensive and lots of fun to work with. Make sure that they are removable and if they are able to be repositioned that’s a big plus. Decals are a great alternative to wall papering one wall because they can show your true style and your can arrange and design the wall exactly as you would like. They are not permanent or damaging to your walls and don’t have to be installed professionally. Using wall graphics or wall decals to accent one wall brings a unique element to the room without making it feel overdone.
This is an excellent solution for nurseries or children’s rooms. If your daughter insists that she wants flowers on her walls, one’s initial reaction is that it might be “too much” and something she would easily tire of. Now she can have those beautiful flowers she wanted in a very simple and easy installment. Paint the one wall a slightly different color and to give that wall pop and personality position the flower decals however you like. It will add style and an accent of color without feeling overstated. For a child, this takes a folding wall from boring and plain to one that expresses who they are. For a parent, they can be used tastefully and not overly expensive so that if her tastes change in a year or two you won’t feel as though you just paid a fortune to have it redone. It’s quick to install and can be played with until you have it just the way you like it.
Teenagers are always looking for the latest trends to put in their rooms. The possibilities are endless when looking for wall graphics. How about some large solid colored dots, animal skin dots, patterned motifs or silhouettes.? Wall decals are easy to install, affordable and there is a large assortment to choose from. If they are removable they can take them to college! Decals in dorms are a great way to make your space your own and show your true style without damage to walls.
Play rooms can come alive by adding trains, trucks, animals, alphabets or dinosaurs to your walls. Even if the room is large, concentrate on bringing the focal point to one wall. Children can treat that wall as their blank canvas and can help in the selection and designing of that wall. It’s not messy or complicated and if it’s not right you can change it around. What a great project to do with kids to make them feel like they helped decorate their own room. Again, try to make the emphasis on one wall and your entire room will come alive. It adds so much to a room without being overdone and you can duplicate that motifs or color schemes in other areas of the room such as pillows,rugs and other home accessories.
Removable decals are also great for apartments because if they are advertised as being removable, they shouldn’t damage your walls. Accentuating one wall, can enhance a small space or room and is a good way to tie the room together. If you don’t want to damage a rental wall, by putting up removable decals instead of wallpaper, you can achieve a similar effect to personalize your space without spending an enormous amount of time or money. They make quite an impact and can also be a wonderful conversation piece!
Decorating with wall decals is relatively inexpensive but remember, you get what you pay for when buying wall decals. Most decals are sold online and size and quality can be deceiving. Make sure that you read the fine print page for size and material used. They should be removable and even better if re-positionable. Also, cheaper decals have a paper like quality, usually have clear plastic around the design or are printed on white background. They can appear shiny and once placed on a wall can appear cheap or sticker like in quality. The higher quality decals are slightly more expensive but well worth the money. There are vinyl decals that are usually done in a color of your choice and there are decals made of a thin, matte material with high resolution printing. Once put up on a wall they blend and are a beautiful addition to your space. In addition, they won’t tear if you move them around until you have it just right.