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13 Large Wall Decor Ideas for the Living Room

The living room is the communal spot of the entire home. It is ideal to spice up not just the colors and the materials but as well as the wall concept. This allows the concept to have a more personalized touch. Whether you want to put up frames, mirrors, or even a fireplace, these can contribute to the concept you want to build. We want to distribute the style throughout the entire living room giving all the surfaces covered acquiring all the attention they deserve. It can be a challenge to put up with the furniture of the entire living room. But, it will be more of a challenge to fill in the walls. 

Empty walls mean opportunities for different creative techniques to make it feel like a home. Regardless of the type of style, these inspirations might just give you enlightenment and will surely bring out the best of your personal touches and tastes. Besides, it feels great to be surrounded by what you want to see every day. Take time to refresh your living space with these 13 inspirations for large wall decor ideas to spice up your large wall. 

Mirrors on the Wall

One of the ideal aesthetics to help fill up a plain and boring wall is using reflective materials such as mirrors. By the looks of it, you can see how the mirrors of different sizes created a beautiful visual impact. The matte Prussian blue wall alone is already sophisticated, but it displayed a Victorian touch thanks to the different brass colors. There may not be many intricate touches when it comes to the elements used to accessorize the room but it is the mirrors that gave it away. The light and dark hues of the frames used for the mirror improved the sense of style. This is perfect if you want to introduce metallic touches to the design. Besides, a little sparkle can do a lot for a plain and boring large wall. 

Into the Light

Into the Light
Photo from Newsmeter

Wall sculpting is a trend in the 21st Century. What makes it more sophisticated is the use of lighting features. As you can see from the design inspiration from Newsmeter, the curvature is random in a plain white wall. The use of lighting brought to life the accent wall. This is perfect for those who are fans of abstract art. It is a customizable idea in terms of the color of the lighting and the style of the sculpture on the wall. The minimalist vibe of the living room is given identity by the design on the large wall. Its concept is straightforward not requiring any other accessories to boost its impact. 

Contemporary Art 

Contemporary Art
Photo from Interior Design Ideas

Often found in auctions, paintings are customizable in terms of color and style. The creases on the canvas painting added textures to the entire design considering the minimal touches of patterns. The paintings on the wall brought to life the plain white wall. It is approximately six to seven meters. Imagine how blank space looks without the pieces of art. The good thing about choosing to hang these creative pieces on the wall is that they match the living room’s color scheme. They blend in without even trying. Every artwork has a history behind it in terms of completion, procedure, and even the initial drafts. 

Monochromatic Art 

Apart from defining the accent wall with a different color, this concept from Architecture Art Designs focuses on color and fine intricate edges. Thanks to the bookshelves, it established the vertical measurement of the wall. Since the wall is painted in a shade of white, it makes the wall look bigger. The bookshelf has drawn the line to make it look more of a compact design. The bookshelf is best paired with monochromatic canvas art on large scale. The lack of textures in this concept is brought to life by the layering of the shadows. Since the canvas is not hung, its placement defined order and neatness. In addition, the designer chose to add floating cabinetry beneath the painting and the bookshelf. It complimented the color scheme and minimalist vibe of the design. 

Rustic Accent Wall 

Rustic Accent Wall
Photo from Pinterest

If your interest is in surrounding the living room with different warm and edgy textures, this design inspiration is top-notch. The French Chateau on the accent wall is sanded perfectly adding the tropical vibe to the design. It matched the color scheme and the textures of the textiles. The rustic look brought together the desert vibe. It is great to know how stone wall finishes does not only work for the exterior aesthetics but also for the interior. The accent wall sure did fill the empty void in the living area. Imagine spicing it up with warm lights that can help in inducing a cozy and comfortable ambiance for the household. Complementing with the entire design, the rustic accent wall brought together the beach and tropical vibe. 

Drop Deconstructed Wall 

Photo from Pinterest

If you want to keep it simple yet impactful, it is time to quit the ordinary and dig into choosing a drop deconstructed wall. In this design inspiration from Pinterest, the layering of wood planks established a pause from the large and rustic concrete wall. Since the living room is built with a high ceiling, the accent wall allowed defining the vertical features of the living room. It elaborated how large and light the ambiance is with high floor-to-ceiling height and window opportunities. It is the natural lighting that illuminated the accent wall. It highlighted the creases of the wood planks. The vertical, diagonal, and horizontal lines and the layering of the planks created this deconstructed concept. 

An Open Exhibit 

Photo from Barnebys

The goal of the living room is to exhibit the personality of the household in the most creative manner. Thanks to this amazing and eye-catching inspiration from Barnebys, they get to exhibit different forms of art. The design concept is a combination of Scandinavian, vintage, and industrial styles. It may be a mix of different styles but look at how it ended. There may be a splash of subtle and contrasting colors but it is just of the right amount. The rustic brick wall painted in white alone is already a defined accent. What came along with it is the different personalized artworks in different frames, establishing asymmetry in the most orderly manner. 

Brutalist Aesthetic

Brutalist Aesthetic
Photo from Pinterest

Large living rooms often give you space opportunities to fill with functional accessories. The objective is to keep it clean and in order, as much as possible. The image above is a design inspiration of a Brutalist aesthetic from Pinterest. What makes it a cool design is how it is not just a plain wall but it comes with plenty of functions. It works with a fireplace, lighting sconce, and it can even be used as a wall where you can hang the television. Based on the orientation of the furniture, it seems to be the place where you cater to guests and barely for entertainment. 

Bold and Borders

Bold and Borders
Photo from Insider

This design inspiration from the Insider is inspired by a bookworm. The entire space is established to be put to good use. More than just its aesthetic impact but as well as its functionality as a whole. The sleek leather upholstered couches gave away the retro vibe but it is the bookcases made out of nailed wood planks that created the rustic concept. More than just the aesthetic impact of having an ordinary wall, putting up a bookcase on the wall made it more useful. 

Sculpted Wall Accent 

Sculpted Wall Accent
Photo from Room Techno Lux Pro

If you are up for a modern farmhouse vibe, this inspiration from Room Techno Lux Pro might suit your taste. The objective here is to design a large wall that is out of the ordinary. The dominant material in this interior is mostly made up of pre-cut wood. Look at how the layered woodcuts were made for the coffee table. These can be wood scraps turned into art. As for the wall, the wood is thinly sliced horizontally to get a good look at its core. This is an iconic craft that is a perfect option for working on an accent wall. Polished or not, the accent wall added texture and pattern lacking from the design. 

Plastered Wallpaper 

Plastered Wallpaper
Photo from Modsy Blog

If you are rooting for inspiration for a DIY project, plastering the walls with adhesive wallpaper is the easiest way to do so. It can work by using a patterned wallpaper or paint it yourself. This way, you can add personalized touches to the entire design. You can have it changed whenever you want to and besides, there are limitless designs to choose from. This inspiration from Modsy Blog creates a Japanese interior vibe with all the plants and pink flowers. It blended beautifully with the color scheme of the living room. 

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