A blank, big wall will look boring when you see it, especially if it’s in white paint. But surely nothing you much can do if it is a rented house. Your landlord may be okay with the changing of the wall paint, but it will spend a lot of money. Just try today tips which enable you fill your blank wall with some affordable ways. Besides, they are temporary and rented-house friendly.
8 Cheap but Creative Tips for Blank Wall
1. Gallery Wall
This one is always adorable. The pictures or paintings always give the beautiful mixture of colours, textures and patterns will change the negative blank space. Take this idea: hang two big pictures diagonally and fill the empty space with the smaller pictures. Stick to the similar objects and colours.
2. Textile-hung Decoration
Do not underestimate the power of textiles work. Instead of just fold and keep them somewhere, you can hang one or two of them. The ideas of textiles brings uniqueness and texture to your wall. The easiest way to do is to hang your vintage quilt, antique blanket, or tapestry and hang with clip-style rings. Choose the textile which has the similar colour to the existing decoration. Another benefit of this textile filling is to mute your apartment neighbor’s noise.
3. Apply Framed Wallpaper
It is not applying wallpapers to the whole wall. You just need to pick the clean area of the used wallpaper and frame it. So, you won’t be bothered due to the mess installation. You may creatively pick several wallpapers and if they unify the colour and pattern well together, they will create great look for your wall.
4. Shelves for Your Self
Floating shelves could be the good alternative for a blank wall if you are worried to have multiple pieces hanging or the artistic gallery wall. You may take the art and objects which you love and channge the frames everytie you are updating the decoration. If you aren’t artistic enough, you can reuse calendars for ready-to-frame pieces. Cheap and easy, right?
5. Mirrors Hanging On the Wall
Use a classic huge mirror or several small ones for reflecting the light so that it looks beautiful. You can find the various of walls at thrift stores or pawn stores for the cheaper bargain.
6. Home Mural
If you are confident enough, a dramatic mural will be great for a large blank wall when it has ultrahigh ceilings. There are a painted mural and a temporary mural which you can use. The temporary mural is like a removable wallpaper with adhesive-backed.
7. Washi Tape Wall Art
Introduce to washi tape as a removable and colorful favorite craft material. You can design your own shape for your wall such as geometric, animals, flowers, etc. Even you can only have a few random stripes.
8. Triptych Art
Since an original artwork is too expensive to buy, you can have another thing which wallet-friendly. Forget the paint and scout out some lengths of pretty fabric. Just wrap a piece around an inexpensive canvas and staple in place. Voila! You make your own artwork.
That’s it! Try those creative solutions which renter-friendly and temporary. Be a designer as well as an artist for your home!