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Tips for colourful walls

Alissa Ugolini—homify UK Alissa Ugolini—homify UK
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We want home furnishings with character! White, bare walls can sometimes be a little boring and common place, so something like a wall tattoo or mural could be exactly what you need to break the monotony of some modern designs; and this is exactly what we have in store for you today!

Walls with wow factor


Le Tabouret Orange (Trompe-l'oeil)


Even if you aren't the biggest art fan out there, you can’t fail to admit that this wall painting offers us something special. Through the artistic generated 3-D effect, it actually seems as if a piece of the wallpaper is actually falling down, revealing a fantasy living space. This design would look right at home in a café, bar or commercial setting too. 

Kid's rooms murals


Mural pintado en habitación infantil, con los personajes de Tarzán y El Rey León


Especially in children's rooms, colourful walls can be very popular. One advantage of a wall painting is: creativity knows no bounds and you can create something exceptional. A beautiful wall painting is not only an eye-catcher for the little ones, but it is something that one can still admire for years to come. 

Wall tattoos

 Walls & flooring by K&L Wall Art
K&L Wall Art

Wandtattoo—Eulenzweig mit Platz für Fotos

K&L Wall Art

A simple wall tattoo can add a spark of fun to any room. Look at how this one, from K & L Wall-Art, help to bring a bit more life into this room design; like a bolt of lightning across a landscape scene. 

Wall tattoo clock

 Household by K&L Wall Art
K&L Wall Art

Julie Wanduhr

K&L Wall Art

Wall tattoos look nice but often serve pure decorative purpose. With a design like this, you could match style and practicality in one. A designer clock stuck to the wall, adding style, charm and individuality to your room design

Door stickers

 Windows & doors  by creatisto GmbH
creatisto GmbH

Türfolie—Starting Plane

creatisto GmbH

You tired of seeing a white door all the time? To this end, the experts at Creatisto have the ideal solution: self-adhesive door stickers! The films can even even stuck on by inexperienced hands, without blistering, and are also scratch and water resistant. In addition to colourful door stickers, you can also find, at Creatisto, adhesive films for the fridge or tiles.

Optical illusion wallpaper

Slightly more complicated than gluing is the attachment of a wallpaper. Nevertheless, wallpapers are still a very popular way to add colour and variety to a room. And doesn't this one look great? What a nice effect. 

Cityscape photographic wallpaper

A particularly individual type of wallpaper is photo wallpaper; with its immaculate print quality and option for sizes. Personal photos or pre-made designs are printed, in high quality, on wallpaper and thus become an extravagant, large-scale decoration of our walls. Our tip: these look great in offices and cellars, where adding life to the design is essential.

For more wall art ideas, consult the following ideabooks:

Wallpaper ideas

Wall murals

Whitton Drive:  Terrace house by GK Architects Ltd

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