Are you painting your new home, or have decided to re-paint? When you’re completing some internal painting there are many creative choices to make, and if you’re deciding on things with other people, the process can be quite tiring. If you want to add some extra spark to a boring or subtle colour scheme, why not look into your options when it comes to a feature wall?
A feature wall can be created in many ways and more people are choosing to add it into their homes as a way to add a unique style statement. Make sure that you have a clear vision and the resources you require to complete the job, as this is a wall that stands out, it needs to be be precise.
Perhaps you want to create a feature wall that isn’t purely a specific colour? If you want to go further lengths to create something truly unique and special, how about creating a picture gallery creation? Firstly you’ll need to decide what sort of pictures you want your guests to see, is it your family memories, paintings, or professional photography?
You can pretty much create whatever you like when it comes to creating a wall based around pictures, from the size of the photos, to the colour behind the photos (backdrop). In order to design something truly spectacular you need to look at some thorough planning.
Painting a feature wall is probably the most common choice. When you decide that you want to add a bit more edge to your interior a vibrant feature wall can bring your home new life. If you choose to use paint to create a feature wall you need to consider which wall you’re going to paint, whether it will suit a new colour in comparison to rest of your walls. You can either go for something really bold , or use a colour that already exist in your colour scheme, and make it the feature colour. Most people will use tones that compliment each other, and are usually light tones, however it’s completely an individual choice. Dark colours will make the wall appear closer, so take this into consideration when deciding your tones.
You can even implement some stencil work if you have confidence and the right resources. Find a stencil pattern that will suit your theme, then choose your background colour and stencil colour.
A lot of fun can be had creating a feature wall, just think it through in relation to your surroundings and you can enhance your interior.
Another choice for your feature wall could be the inclusion of some unique wallpaper? Painting is usually easier for most beginners when it comes to creating a feature wall, however if you’re brave, and research all the techniques, wallpaper can produce amazing results. You will also find there are a lot of different types of wallpaper you can choose from, including fabric wallpaper, or your own vintage style wallpaper.
If you want to find wallpaper that perfectly suits your home then make sure you look online, in shops and places you least expect. Wallpaper isn’t one type of material, you can make it whatever you desire.
These ideas are only a few of the things to think about when deciding on a feature wall, however you can look far and wide to find more in depth information. Start with the basics and with your raw ideas, then make sure you delve deeper to find something truly unique. Decorating can be a fun task, but if you want to attain your vision you must be prepared for some work.
If you decide that perhaps you don’t want to take on painting or wallpaper yourself, try talking or booking a professional. It’s your choice, get that mind into overdrive!