55 Decorating Ideas on Walls

Run out of ideas to decorate your blank wall?  Perhaps, you’re looking for something that will make it stands out or maybe, you’re wanting to make a statement?  Whatever your goal is, I’m here to help you.

Decorating seems to be time consuming and costly.  Looking for that perfect wall art and decor that will complement your style, is sometimes not easy to find.  I can relate to that as I’ve done many online searching and store browsing to find the right decor that will suit my style after my recent home updates.  I put together these awesome decorating ideas on walls.  Browse through and find one that will suit your style and your budget.  You’re just one wall closer to creating that beautiful space in your home that you and your family will enjoy.

1. Greenery

An easy way to add interest to your wall is by

decorating it with plants. You can display a

variety of potted plants with nice green foliage

on a shelf.  Aside from being aesthetically

pleasing to the eyes, they are beneficial to your

health as they purify the air.

Photo by Dan Gold from Pexels




2. Want to have the last Word?

You got it!  Just spruce up your wall with it :).

I found these unfinished wooden letters, painted in white and stuck them on my wall. It can also be an initial or a phrase, your choice.  Paint them with whatever color your heart desires.

The pantry below, they came ready to hang.






3. Time will Tell

Define your space by hanging an oversized clock .

I hung this huge clock by our family room.














4. Get Inspired

Uplift the room ambiance by adding a stickable quote that is easy to apply.

A quote that I stuck in our workout room.











5. Corner Wall Shelf

A floating shelf in the corner to spice it up. 

I thought of placing a corner shelf instead of wall framed pictures.  I filled it with a family photo and knickknacks.





















6. Letters, a number & a symbol

Letters, a number & a  symbol on sliced, wooden log.

I stuck these on my laundry room wall along with the laundry sign.  Just to add humor and fun to a dry and wash room :).










7. String Along

Show the artistic side of you by displaying your acoustic instruments.

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels




8. Grid

Place this wall grid in your kid’s craft room to display their art work or in your home office to create a work of art.

I hung one in my kids’ craft room.




9. Intersecting Cubes Shelf

Interesting intersecting cubes shelf to liven up your wall.

                                                                                In my living room wall.



10. Brown Wooden Ladder

To add a rustic touch to your modern style, hang a blanket on this wooden ladder propped up against the wall.

Photo by Element5 Digital from Pexels










11. Framed Mirrors

Not only will these framed geometric mirrors add style to your wall but will also brighten up your space.

Photo by Pixabay








Hexagonal pieces of mirror that I arranged in our exercise room.








                                                   A set of wave mirror as we go down our basement

12. the great Crates

Add interest to your wall by stacking crates. You can fill them with plants and accessories.

Photo by Lisa Fotios from Pexels


13. Decorative Sticker

Create a whimsical and fun room for your kids by adding a decorative sticker that is easy to apply.

Photo by Victoria Borodinova from Pexels


14. Wall paper

Enjoy the tropics all year-round by using wall paper.

Photo by Dan Gold on Unsplash 


15. Message in a Board

Use changeable letter board to get your message across with


Photo by Dominika Gregušová from Pexels

16. a Rustic Headboard

Use a rustic style headboard in your room to add more appeal to your space.

Photo by Donald Tong from Pexels

17. Geometric Shaped Decor

Infuse your wall with several pieces of geometric shaped decor.


Photo by Milly Eaton from Pexels

18. Gold Display

Add interest to your space by adding different shapes and textures of your gold finds.

Photo by Sammsara Luxury Modern Home from Pexels




19. Love Birds?

Show off your love for your feathered creatures by displaying them.

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels

20. LED Sign

Add LED sign that will certainly catch everyone’s attention.  Along with that geometric styled wall, how can anybody miss it?

Photo by Tim Mossholder from Pexels

21. Pictures on Ledges

Display your photos with style using these ledges

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22. a Big Mirror

Hang a big mirror on the wall.  Not only will it be a focal point, but will reflect nearby picturesque or background to make the room appear spacious.

Photo by Studio 7042 from Pexels

23. You got Framed

Create a stunning gallery wall of your beautiful black and white pictures by framing and hanging them at your entryway

Photo by Pixabay

24. Starburst

I couldn’t think of what  to put on this wall.  I just want something

simple but catchy.  Then I found these. 

What about these two beautiful pieces of starburst wall accent?


The wall that used to be plain and boring, suddenly came to life.




25. a Clock Display

Decorate with clocks. A good idea for keeping track of time in cities where your family and friends reside.

Photo by Pixabay

26. Wall Planter Boxes

Bring the outdoor indoor by creating a green wall in your living room.

Photo by Pixabay

27. a Wooden Bookshelf

Show off your favorite books, your family photos and your faves by placing them on a bookshelf in your living space.

Photo by Element5 Digital from Pexels

28. Paint

Make a statement by painting your walls with this cool painting idea.

Photo by HomeLane .com from Pexels

29. Christmas Twigs

Be creative and use twigs and branches for a coastal rustic look. A great idea for small spaces.

I love this idea so much that I have to include it.  I’m afraid that if I put this on my wall that I might not take them down after the holidays 🙂

Photo by pascal claivaz from Pexels

30. a Twine display

An awesome idea in your teenager’s bedroom by displaying their photos using clothespins on twine or string.

Photo by Vladyslav Dukhin from Pexels

31. a Blanket Coverage

Another great idea in your kid’s bedroom is to use blanket as a headboard by hanging them in a rod.

Photo by NastyaSensei Sens from Pexels


32. a Chalkboard

Chalkboard is not just for classroom anymore. It is a double purpose board, a decor with function. Use it for grocery list, write your notes, messages or let your kids have fun doodling on it.  

Photo by Milly Eaton from Pexels




33. Terracotta jugs & vases

Accentuate your wall with a display of your gorgeous pieces of terracotta vases and jugs.

Photo by Lara Santos from Pexels



34. Antique Plates

Show off your collection of vintage plates on your wall

Photo by Chance Anderson on Unsplash

35. Hats off

Hanging your hats on a reclaimed branch or a twig will catch everyone’s attention.

Photo by Dane Deaner on Unsplash

36. Floating Bookshelves

If you have a huge collection of books that are just gathering dust in your closet or in your garage and don’t want to part with them at this time, this is an awesome idea. Display them on floating shelves to add colors and textures in any room in your home.

Photo by Chris Knight on Unsplash


37. Photo Collage

Stylishly display your favorite photos in a collage. A great way to enhance a wall in your home office or your teenager’s room.

Photo by Andy Art on Unsplash

38. Clipboards

A unique way of showcasing your gorgeous photos with a flair.

Photo by Jason Briscoe on Unsplash

39. Tribal Oar

Hang a tribal painted oar at your entrance way to add a whimsical touch in the space.

Photo by Drew Beamer on Unsplash



40. Geometric Wall Paint

Make a statement by painting your wall with geometric design.

Photo by Sophia Baboolal on Unsplash

41. Book Pages

Show your fascination and love for books by paging your wall.  You can find books at a thrift store nearby if you don’t want to part with your old ones at home.

Photo by Joyce McCown on Unsplash 

42. Hanging Planters

Liven up your space with these geometric hanging planters with greenery.

Photo by Liana Mikah on Unsplash

43. Geometric Shapes

Spruce up your wall by arranging your geometric shaped pieces

Photo by Ioana Cristiana on Unsplash


44. Mirror Propped up on the Wall

Instead of hanging your mirror, lean it on the wall. No nail holes, no measuring, no hammering. Simple and yet sophisticated.

Photo by Maëliss Demaison on Unsplash




45. a Black Canvas

A black canvas on the wall, simple and chic

Photo by avery klein on Unsplash



46. Snow shoes

a pair of snowshoes will give a rustic touch to any space

Photo by Jacalyn Beales on Unsplash

47. Quote Boards

Add some interests to your wall by displaying quote boards.

Photo by Mikechie Esparagoza from Pexels

48. Flower Sketches

Show off your handsome sketches for everyone to see.  You can also add dried flowers to go along with it.

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels



49. String of Lights

A brilliant idea to add interest to any room in your home.

Photo by Dmitry Zvolskiy from Pexels



50.Wood Paneling

Wood paneling will complement any room in your home. A decor in its own right.

Photo by Anete Lusina from Pexels

51. Map it

A great way to fill an empty wall is to hang a map.

Photo by JayMantri from Pixabay




52. Abstract Metal Wall Decor

To add color and texture, I placed this metal decor in a corner nook in our open concept home.



53. Butterfly Wall

Stunningly transform your wall with these lovely butterfly wall decals that are easy to apply.

Photo by 3dman_eu from pixabay







54. a Painted Canvas

If you have a budding artist at home, give him or her a canvas,  some brushes and paints and let her doodle on it.  I did just that and hang it in my kids’ craft room. 

I called it her masterpiece :).

55.  Frame your own

If you want framed pictures but could not find the right colors and 

pictures from your decor stores, just print and frame them yourself.

You can download free photos of anything and everything you want online.

I used the color printer at my workplace.  I don’t think your boss will mind if you are just printing a few.  I’m sure that it won’t break his/her bank 🙂

I hung these framed abstract photos in our home office.


These are some of the sites I love to use for downloading/printing free photos.





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