10 Simple yet Chic Ways to Spruce up Boring Walls

There’s more than one way to skin a cat, and this logic can apply to boring walls as well.

Accent walls have been known in the interior styling/design world to improve more than the overall look of a room but also have an effect on your mood as well. This has something to do with how our brains react to new, beautiful and unique things. So let us look at ways to spruce up our walls because, beautiful wall = happy soul.

  1. Paint

Painting your walls has got to be one of the easiest and most affordable way to achieve accent wall goals. Almost anyone can paint a wall (it’s not rocket science) or hire a painter to paint your wall for you. What makes this option even easier is that there are a variety of colors and paint brands to choose from. The choice is yours.

2. Plants

Plants not only aid in purifying the air in your home, they also help make your space look aesthetically pleasing. They are also very affordable and it scientifically proven that introducing houseplants into your home will make you happier and healthier.

3. Wallpaper / Wall decals

Wallpapers are another cost effective way to spruce up your space/wall and the best thing is that there is a wide variety of unique wallpapers to choose from.

Applying a wall decal on your wall is even easier and cheaper than wallpapers. Just peel and stick away. The best thing about them is that you can always peel it off easily and stick it on another wall in a moment’s notice.

4. Painted Wall murals

Wall murals might need a confident artist to do the job. If you are one then good for you. Paint away! And enjoy and have fun. Only tip would be to choose the right mural for you and your space before you get painting.

5. Gallery Wall

Gallery walls have been featuring on our walls since forever. Frames (especially matching ones) can be a little costly but the good thing about this accent wall style is that you can always switch up the art work from time to time and you can also mix up art work pieces and sentimental photographs.

6. Wall baskets

Wall baskets are a refreshing way to spruce up your walls. It is a style that was first popular in Africa and has now been adopted the world over especially with the folks who are into Bohemian style. Baskets , (whether used indoors or outdoors) offer a quick way to make your walls look like the baskets were meant to be on them… Super chic!

7.Antique Mirrors

Antique mirrors have a way of making your home look and feel like it has a story to tell. Adding antique mirrors to your wall is also a smart way to make your home look bigger as mirrors have a thing for welcoming maximum light into your space.

8. Bookshelves/ Shelving units /built-in shelves

Shelves and how you style them make you look like you know what you want out of life. I mean, you can get it wrong or right and that right there is the difference between those who know and those who know nought. All in all, styling your shelves and knowing what to do with them is always fun.

9. Paneling

It’s as simple as this: If you want your home/ space to look like money… paneling is your friend.

Employ the workmanship of a professional and you will not regret it.

10. Macrame

Macrames offer beautiful bohemian styling for your wall. The best part about them is that they are so easy to hang and you can move them from room to room. And if you’re on the artistic side you can make yourself one or just learn how to.

So, which accent wall style speaks to you more?

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