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7 Ideas to soup-up those plain ol’ walls

Tired of looking at those plain walls at home but not sure about how to deck them up? It can get tricky when you don’t know how much is too much or too less. And that’s why we’re here to help. In this article, we’re going to give you 7 quick tips on how to spruce up those plain ol’ walls, in a classy fashion.

1. Wall Lights

Installing wall lights is one way to add an interesting visual element on a plain wall. Wall lights come in different shapes, sizes and colors which makes them a great choice for such purposes. Choose a wall lamp that serves as a wall furnishing for both the daytime and the evening. Want to check out some awesome wall-light options? Drop by at The Purple Turtles.

2. Wall Art

Jazz up your walls with your favorite photographs, posters or a piece of art that you picked up from the local art gallery/exhibition/Kitsch Mandi. Put photographs or posters in simple clean frames and hang them up on the wall to give it a classy personal touch. Symmetry is not always good, so hang them at varying heights for a creative art gallery look.

3. Mirrors

Mirrors are a great way to add some character to a plain wall. They never fail to stand out as a statement piece on a bare wall. A collage of mirrors breaks monotony and even enhances the lighting composition of the room. Choose differently styled mirrors in the same color for a cohesive look or simply opt for a big single flamboyant piece to serve as the highlight of the wall. You can choose between a rustic vintage one or go with a contemporary looking mirror, depending on the overall theme of your home.

4. Wall Décor

Wall decor is a fanciful way to overcome the blandness of a plain wall. You have a wide range to choose from when it comes to wall decor. You could hang an eclectic collection of silver trays to serve as eye-catching ornaments or stick to exquisite wall hanging pieces like lamp holders or wooden frames, depending on your personal preference.

5. Wall Hooks and Key Holders

You could also perk up a bare wall with smaller décor pieces like wall hooks and key holders. You can change them when you want, and it’s an easy and inexpensive way to add some vibrancy to a plain wall. Wall hooks are pretty versatile as they provide functionality and also add an ornamental touch to the wall. Some of them even come with candle holders as an additional functionality.

6. Rugs as Wall Hangings

Rugs can not only be used as floor coverings, they make for fantastic wall décor as well that help add texture to a plain wall. Since rugs have so much going on in terms of the prints and colors, it gives your wall extra warmth, depth and vibrancy. The best part is that they’re a very affordable option to cover up a large portion of a bare wall. Small rugs or runners are again great alternatives to wall art, since they are graphic and colorful and even fit into the same size range as that of paintings and posters.

Got any more ideas like these to deck up a bare wall? Let us know via comments :)

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