Can’t decide what to do with that blank wall? This list of wall decoration ideas is just the thing you need to add some personality to your home. 

Figuring out what to do with blank walls is a common dilemma faced by many homeowners. Should you repaint them, put up artwork, hang accessories or use those budget-friendly DIY tricks? We’ve  got some answers and a whole lot of inspiring wall design ideas for you.

Here are eight uber-cool wall decoration ideas you can steal to jazz up your empty walls and pump new life into your space.
Wall lights

You can use decorative wall light fixtures to adorn your blank walls and add some ambient lighting to the space. There are so many beautiful types of wall lights out there for you to pick from, and each of them can create different effects. Choose from elaborately designed wall sconces and beautiful candle-holders to trendy wall mounted lamps, depending on your sense of style is and what would compliment your home décor.



Art on display

Putting up artwork is a quick and easy wall decorating idea. Hanging large paintings on the walls instantly escalates the ambiance of the room and adds interest to your walls. But art can be anything from framed pieces of an interesting print to your favorite quote or even a geographical map of your favorite vacation island. Every piece of art has its own unique way of giving your walls a character, but how you display those is an art in itself. Instead of hanging them on the wall, art pieces can also be placed on a console table or even on the floor. You can display them in a group to make up your own little art gallery or put up striking individual pieces to create dramatic effects.

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Wallpapers, wall decals and wall panels

Wallpapers are one of the most popular wall treatment options available and the way they can revamp a plain wall is incredible. You can also use vinyl wall decals, which can be quickly and easily installed to pep up any room in the house. Wall panels are another versatile option which also happen to be uniquely suited for Indian homes. The variety you get in these three in terms of colors, themes and motifs is practically endless. Read up on how you can install wall decals here.


DIY ideas

Probably the most versatile of all the wall decoration ideas, DIY wall design is the best way to showcase your creativity. You can easily create your own Instagram wall by putting up your favorite Instagram shots or polaroid pictures out on display. These can be pasted directly on the wall with tape or you can use pegs to hang them from a string.

instagram wall


A blank wall can also be the perfect canvas for showcasing your creativity and creating your own masterpiece using something as simple as washi tape. Use washi tape to create geometric patterns, faux photo frames or any interesting patterns you can think of.

Wall accessories

Wall decor accessories are a fun way of decorating your walls. Accessories can be store bought or you might already have some pretty interesting ones hidden away in your drawers. Some of the accessorizing items that you can use as your wall decoration are faux taxidermy heads, china plates, glassware or pottery collections, 3D letters or anything that strikes your fancy and looks great with the overall décor.

taxidermy head


Mirrors and empty picture frames

An excellent wall decoration idea, mirrors add a visual interest in the room and also create an illusion of space and light. Hang up a cluster of small decorative mirrors, or put up a single oversize mirror for creating a dramatic effect. Much like mirrors, empty frames also make great wall decoration accessories and can instantly elevate the aesthetics of your space and add some quirkiness.

photo frames


Quirky memorabilia you own

You can bring forth your own personality into your home and decorate your walls with what you love. Travel, sports and music memorabilia are fabulous attention grabbers that can give your empty walls a unique character. Putting up your guitar, your cycle, skateboard or any other possession. You can also put your favorite hats out on display.




Shelves are a brilliant wall decoration idea as they can easily transform a wall from plain to stunning while simultaneously providing you an additional storage as well. There are so many interesting shapes and styles available that you will be easily spoilt for choice. Floating shelves and shelves in triangular, hexagonal or other geometrical shapes are trending right now and you can use these to jazz up your walls and to store your collectibles.

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With all these wall decoration ideas to help you out, now you’re all set to add a refreshing new twist to your interiors.