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Simple & Creative Ways to Decorate A Blank Wall

You’ve been meaning to liven up that blank wall in your house for a while, but you can’t seem to find the motivation! Decorating a blank wall doesn’t have to be difficult. Check out these simple and creative ways to add some decorations to an empty wall, and get ready to be inspired!

Add in Artwork

Knowing how to choose wall art for your home can be intimidating. What kind of blank wall ideas look best? Where can you find pretty blank wall decor? Figure out what colors work together in the room, and then decide what kind of artwork matches your style. You’ll want a piece that is both meaningful and fits the aesthetic of your home. And what better way to ensure both than by creating the artwork yourself!

If you want to go the classic route, book a Painting with a Twist paint party and create a beautiful sunset or a portrait of your pet. But if you want something more abstract, try paint pouring instead! In paint pouring, acrylic paint is combined with other thinning ingredients and poured onto a canvas to create a gorgeous marbling effect. No two paint pours are alike, so you’ll leave with a one-of-a-kind piece for your home.

Create a Gallery Wall

One of the most common empty wall decor ideas is a gallery wall. Gallery walls are great because they can take up as much or as little space as you need. Whether you display only photos or opt for a mix of photos and art, you can create a beautiful wallspace brimming with personality.

For a classic look, print all your photos in black and white and incorporate all metallic, all black, or all white picture frames. To create a bright and eclectic wall, use colorful images, mismatched frames, and sprinkle in some funky art for extra flair. There’s a gallery wall for every style — don’t be afraid to play around when creating one of your own.

Incorporate Posters, Playbills, & More

Are you a music lover, movie buff, or into Broadway shows? Don’t let the fear of turning your home into a college dorm room keep you from showcasing meaningful moments and great memories. Concert and movie posters, album covers, and playbills can liven up a blank wall when done right.

Choose three or four posters of the same size and hang them in a row in matching frames for a clean and classy display. Or, add a twist to the typical gallery wall by hanging a variety of posters, album covers, ticket stubs, or other memorabilia in frames that coordinate but aren’t identical.

Install Floating Shelves

Floating shelves open the door to many decorating options for empty walls! They showcase the things you love and bring lots of personality to a space.

Wondering how to decorate an empty wall of shelves? The possibilities are endless! You can top them with house plants, vases of flowers and greenery, picture frames, artwork, decorative objects and figurines, candles, books — you name it! Layer and stagger objects to create a beautiful vignette.

Opt For Banners & Wall Tapestries

If you’re looking for more unique things to put on a wall, look no further than DIY wall hangings. Do a quick online search, and you’ll find instructions for how to make wall hangings with anything from macrame to yarn to string and dried flowers.

Another great option is a natural canvas banner from Painting with a Twist. (And speaking of painting on canvas — add some extra flair to the room with hand-painted pillow covers that complement any of your blank wall ideas.)

Go the Shiplap & Wood Route

Two more things to add to your list of DIY wall decor ideas are a painted wood board or wooden pallet. The rustic feel of these options suits most interiors — from farmhouse to industrial-style homes — making this one of the best simple wall decoration ideas. Use your painted boards or pallets to cheer up a plain wall or lean them on a shelf or mantel to add to an existing vignette.

Make Your Blank Wall POP with Painting with a Twist

Now that you know what to do with an empty wall, it’s time to DIY! Sure, you can go get supplies and try to find a place in your garage to set up shop, but there’s a better way to carry out these wall art ideas! Invite your friends, grab a bottle of wine, and find a Painting with a Twist event near you that sparks your interest. You’ll be given the supplies you need and step-by-step instructions to create your piece of fun wall art (and you won’t have to clean up the mess).

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