[ecis2016.org] We look at how home owners can use wall decals or wall stickers, to add sophistication and a new look to the home, without having to incur significant expenses
Home owners who wish to spruce up their home décor, may not always be willing to make big purchases to achieve this, by investing a lot of time and energy. This is where wall decals – popularly referred to as wall stickers or wall murals – come into the picture. Not only can these elements add sophistication and a new look to the home, without having to incur significant expenses, it also requires no expert know-how and allows you the liberty to do it yourself. Moreover, this wall decoration can be easily removed and home owners can change it, as and when they please. Hence, it has become a preferred choice for the millennials and people living on rent.
You are reading: How to use wall stickers for an inexpensive home décor makeover
Why use wall decals?
Wall decals or wall decals should be your go-to option if you are:
- Planning to give a room a short-term makeover.
- Living in a rented accommodation.
- Want a small space to appear bigger.
- Do not want to drill any nails into the walls.
- Want to decorate your home on your own.
Wall stickers for the living room
You need not invest in fancy and expensive accessories, to give a dramatic look to your living room, as walls decals can do the trick. While doing so, be mindful of the overall décor scheme and pick a sticker that goes best with the other accessories, furniture and wall colours.
Wall stickers are not meant for the walls alone. It can also be used to adorn your windows and make them twinkle.
Wall decals for the corners
Wall decals also allow you the liberty to adorn corners, without causing any hindrance in movement.
Wall murals for the kitchen
The wall space between the kitchen counter and the chimney often lies blank. Wall stickers not only give you the liberty to fill this blank space with vibrant colours but also keep the cooking mess off the wall, as these stickers are easy to clean. However, you will have to replace the wall stickers used in the kitchen more frequently than other spaces.
Wall stickers for the kids’ room
Read also : Your brief guide to hanging lights for bedroom
Those who are expecting to have a family, may have to quickly convert a part of their home into a children’s space. Wall decals are a quick way to achieve this. More importantly, the kids’ room can be returned to its original form, as and when you want to, with no problem whatsoever.
How to pick the right wall decal/wall sticker for your home?
Choose a statement piece for large spaces: Wall stickers are typically sold in sets. These work well for small decorations in the kitchen, bathrooms and the corners. Opt for large statement pieces for the bedrooms and living rooms that make the rooms appear bigger and fancier.
Pick what you need, not what you want: Depending on its colour, texture and design, wall decals can make the space look bigger or smaller. Be mindful of this fact.
Do not go overboard: Just like any other item, a bit too much and your wall stickers would end up making the space appear cluttered. Hence, use it sparingly.
Do not spend too much: These are pocket-friendly options to decorate your home. So, do not invest too much money in it, because these would also need to be changed frequently.
Copyright belongs to: ecis2016.org