The bedroom is where we seek respite at the end of a tiring day, and each one of us wants our bedroom to be the perfect place to unwind and relax. Some want their bedrooms to reflect their personality, while others just want their personal space to be anything but boring! So, what do you do to bring in a touch of zing to your bedroom? While there are many ways to achieve this, the easiest is to add a touch of creativity to the walls.
Are you bored of the same old monochromatic walls, and wish to give your bedroom that much-needed makeover? Well, then you’ll be surprised at the number of options out there when it comes to renovating the walls of your bedroom. You can go for creative, unusual designs, or stick to a classic look.
Wall Design Ideas for the Bedroom
If you’re a lover of abstract art, then what’s better than an abstract art wallpaper! You can choose any pattern depending on the color scheme of the interiors. However, if you’re going for a bold pattern, remember to restrict it to only one wall, to keep it from appearing too overwhelming.
If abstract patterns are not your thing, then you can try symmetric geometric patterns. As the name suggests, they comprise series of squares, triangles, circles, polygons, or just any geometric shape that you can think of. The most remarkable aspect of geometric patterns is that they bring the beauty of symmetry to your walls, and this can be a welcome change from the monotony of solid colors. Such patterns can take the style quotient of this modern bedroom a few notches higher!
If a pretty yet elegant look is what you desire for your bedroom, then nothing can get better than floral designs on the walls! While it may appear that flowers are meant for a teenage girl’s room, this design can be used equally well to create a romantic ambiance. What’s more, there are plenty of options to choose from, and you can pick a wallpaper of your favorite flower. If covering the entire wall with floral patterns is not your thing, you can use stencils to paint colorful, vibrant flowers, as and where you want them!
This idea is all about painting leaves on your walls. If you are someone who feels that the ideal way to relax and unwind is to spend time amidst nature, then this design is “the one” for you! There are stencils available in the market that help you paint designs easily. You can also opt for professional help for intricate patterns. However, leafy patterns can only be used on green walls; use it on any other color, and the effect will not be the same!
3D is really a hot trend right now, so why not add a touch of 3D to your bedroom? What’s more, there are a host of 3D wall panels out there to make your walls “come alive”! All you need to do is get one and fix it to the appropriate spot on the wall. 3D wall panels that depict the deep sea, deserts, and other interesting habitats and landscapes, can also add a new dimension to your room (literally!).
This idea might sound out-of-the-box, but can be perfect if an unconventional wall is what you want for your bedroom. A step is built on the wall to accommodate a miniature garden. Now, you can design this garden using flower pots of different sizes, or you can even keep a flower bed with bright and colorful flowers in it. What matters most is that the garden should look attractive and render a fresh feel to your room. However, you should avoid creepers and other hanging plants that reach up to the bed. An interesting twist to this idea can be using artificial flowering plants to create a colorful canopy above your bed.
If you’re fond of personalized coffee mugs and key chains, then a personalized wall is just right for you! Putting up an enlarged photograph of yourself on your bedroom wall, can be a signature style in itself. Do you have a particular photograph that is really close to your heart? It can be a photograph of you with your spouse, your parents, or your circle of friends. There are many websites that offer to create customized wallpapers for you. Just upload your image in high resolution, provide the dimensions of the wall and voila! Your wallpaper will be delivered to your doorstep!
If you wish to keep your walls simple yet classy, then stripes are the way to go! You can choose two or more colors that complement each other. The best thing about stripes is that you can use the brightest of hues without going overboard. Also, you can add a touch of metallic shades. What’s more, you get ready-made wallpapers that are easy to put up, and also easy to remove. This gives you the option to change the designs every once in a while. Need more reasons to go for stripes? Well, horizontal stripes make your room appear more spacious, while vertical stripes make the walls appear taller than they actually are!
Wall Design Ideas for Kids’ Bedrooms
Is there an animal your kid is fascinated with? Well then, this very animal can be your inspiration for wall décor! What’s more, there’s no end to the range of possible designs. For starters, you can get colorful animal stickers, or use stencils to draw outlines of lions, tigers, birds, fish, and other animals. Parrots, cute kittens, penguins, elephants, giraffes, and tigers, can make great subjects for wall art. If you wish to make things a little more interesting, you can take scenes from children’s stories, such as the ‘Aesop’s Fables’, and depict them on the walls. Even cartoon animals can add an element of fun to your kids’ bedroom.
If you’re looking for cool, soothing designs for the walls of your kids’ bedroom, then go for one that has clouds floating on a clear blue sky. You can get cloud wall decals and stick them on, or use stencils to draw cloud shapes and then paint them white. If you wish to be a little more creative, you can place birds, airplanes, parachutes, etc., around the clouds. You can even cut out colorful paper in the shape of water droplets, and stick them below the clouds to create the effect of rainfall! You can use a yellow clock creatively to represent the sun. Similarly, you can use elements of home décor to add to the effect of the wall art.
Whenever we look at a butterfly, words like beauty and grace come to our mind. So, a butterfly wall art can be the perfect one for your little angel’s bedroom. Butterfly motifs can be amply used to lend a pretty look to the room. Instead of pink butterflies, you can also have an array of multi-colored butterflies, all scattered on a white background. Another great idea is to place a single large butterfly motif in the center of the wall, its wings splashed with the colors of the rainbow. No matter which way you intend to use it, the butterfly design is sure to lend a soft charm to the room.
Twinkle twinkle little star, how I wonder what you are … ” Every child’s fascination with those twinkling objects in the sky, perhaps begins with these lines. There are many ways in which you can incorporate stars in your wall design, to add a touch of sparkle to your kid’s room. You can either use silver stars on a dark wall to create a replica of the night sky, or scatter multi-colored stars to bring in a splash of color. An interesting idea is to look for a beautiful quote on stars, pen it on the wall using a beautiful font, and then place cute little star decals around it. Stars are also associated with magic, so you can paint the silhouette of a fairy with stars emerging from her magic wand!
If stars can add life to your little one’s room, how can planets be far behind? In the image given alongside, a panel depicting the solar system is placed above the bed. While this is just a simple illustration, you can go all the way and get a 3D wall decal that will bring the solar system (asteroids and meteors included!) right to your room! Not only will it look grand, but also help your kid(s) visualize the position of the planets, their increasing distance from the sun, and other important facts. It will also instill in your kid, a love for the subject. Can it get better than this?
What’s the easiest way to add an instant touch of personalization to the walls? Well, it is by writing your name on it! And the various styles that you can use, further adds to the fun factor. Ask your little one to choose a font he/she loves, and also a color. Once you have the name neatly placed on the wall, you can add smiling emoticons, stars, butterflies, flowers, fairies, etc., around it to make it appear prettier. You can even ask your kids to write their names in their own handwriting!
Wall designs are the simplest, easiest, and the most cost-effective ways to add that sparkle to your bedroom décor. If you are imaginative enough, then think of your bedroom wall as a canvas, and go ahead and paint it. I’m sure it will turn out to be exciting and full of fun. After all, decorating your bedroom may be a creative task, but not a tough one to accomplish!