It's About the Walls

Sure, paint is the quickest way to update a room and make it look fresh again, but do you ever find yourself wanting someting more exciting than paint on a wall? Well, no matter your budget, you can with wallcoverings and I don't just mean wall paper.


However, wallpaper is the first thing to come to mind, and it can be a very fun way to make a space pop like these wallcoverings from Harlequin and Schumacher.


Use drapery! Even if you dont have windows on a wall, adding drapery to each end of the wall will add visual interest.


Put stone on a wall for a more modern look. Even if it's not covering the entire wall, it will break up a wall so you aren't just looking at paint.


If you can't afford stone, or wallpaper, or even just want something will take less time to do, you can buy wall decals to put on your wall. It's quick, fun, and affordable.


Do you live in a older home? Well there's chance that there's brick thats waiting to be exposed. Talk to a contracter and see if you can remove that plaster and expose some natural brick! It will give any home character.


Then there's wainscoating. You have a good amout of flexibility when it comes to wainscoating as well. You can put in almost anywhere, decide how wigh you want it, what design it'll have, and you can pair it with paint, or wallcovering.


Wood will give your home a nice natural feel and look. Adding wood paneling on a wall, or several walls will make a space feel warm and comforting.


Lastly, there's the chair rail. This can go above wainscoating, or it can be by itself on a wall. It is a very subtle way to seperate the paint colors, or can be a great divide for paint and a wallcovering, adding volume to the room.


Don't stop at a painted wall if you want more. There are so many possibilities out there that can enhance the look of any home on any budget, so be bold and do something new.

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