Tips on Designing with Murals

Incorporating a mural into your home can be a great way to add a unique and eye-catching feature to your space.

Here are five tips on how to style your room when you have a mural as a feature wall:

  1. Keep the rest of the room simple:
    A mural can be a bold statement piece, so it’s important not to overwhelm the space with too many other patterns or colors. Keep the rest of the room’s decor simple and understated to let the mural shine

“A mural can be a great way to add personality and character to your space. It can be a conversation starter and a reflection of your personal style” ~ Homes & Gardens

2. Use complementary colors:
When choosing decor to go with your mural, consider using colors that complement the colors in the mural. This will help tie the room together and create a cohesive look .

Adding colors that are complimentary your mural will bring cohesion into your design.
  1. Add texture to your walls with Grasscloth
    Grasscloth printed murals are a great way to add texture to walls and create a luxurious look to an interior. It has a unique, natural look, which can add a touch of sophistication to any home. Whether you choose a bold, modern design or a classic pattern like this Chinoiserie Mural on a silver grasscloth, it will create an elegant, timeless look that can stand the test of time. It is also a great way to inject personality and originality into a space. With a printed grasscloth mural, you can make a designer statement and be more cost effective as they have the look and feel of a hand painted mural, yet are printed. Grasscloth always uplevels the look.
Adding a grasscloth mural will add texture and will uplevel your design

4. Use lighting to highlight the mural:
Proper lighting can make all the difference when it comes to showcasing your mural. Consider using spotlights or other accent lighting to draw attention to the mural and create a dramatic effect. Of course, like here, natural lighting is one of the most effective ways to highlight a mural.

Natural light adds interest and draws attention to the mural

5. Don’t be afraid to mix styles:
A mural can be a great way to mix different design styles in a room. For example, a modern mural can look great when paired with vintage furniture, or a whimsical mural can add a playful touch to a more traditional space.

Adding vintage furniture to your room will add a beautiful feature when paired with a mural.

“A mural can be a great way to create a focal point in your room. It can draw the eye and create a sense of drama and excitement.” – The Spruce


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