Feature walls are a fantastic way of revamping a room without having to decorate all four walls. Not only does it save a lot of time and effort, it also saves money and can look super stylish when done the right way.
There are various methods that can be applied when creating a feature wall. For example, many people opt for the quick and effective way to brighten up a room, simply by applying a statement colour to one wall. Look for ideas and examples of how to mix different colours to create a bright and stylish room.
If you are trying to create a feature wall that is perhaps a little more out-of-the-box, there are some fantastic ideas out there that can achieve a top quality designer finish and add that all-important focal point that every room should have.
Although painting a wall in one block colour can be effective, look to sites such as Bright Bazaar for bold and exciting ways to use paint to brighten up a room. This picture shows how colour can work in a child’s bedroom as it is playful, bold and bright, you can even involve your child in the decorating.
Equally as effective is using a patterned wallpaper, Photowall have a fantastic range of designs that would work perfectly in a child’s bedroom. As pictured, this solar system and Disney princess wallpaper would make for the perfect feature wall for any little boy or girl’s bedroom and there are plenty more designs where these came from, your child will be spoilt for choice. An alternative to wallpaper is stickers. Wall stickers are easy to find and feature most of your child’s favourite cartoon characters. Again, this is a great way to encourage your child’s artistic side.
Storage in a child’s bedroom is always an issue; all those toys and clothes need to be kept somewhere. A stylish and effective way to incorporate storage with a feature wall is to use shelves as your focal point. The perfect example can be seen here. Although this is not a child’s bedroom, you can adapt the idea to suit your own requirements and personal design tastes.
With a little imagination and creativity, you can create a feature wall that is ideal for your child’s bedroom. You can even encourage them to join in and show them how decorating can be fun.
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