Wall Ideas & Inspiration
Explore inspiring wall ideas that will drastically make your home more efficient & appealing.
Posters are popular wall decorations in bedrooms, living rooms, basements, and other spaces. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best poster frames on Amazon to help you find the one that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various retail stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Forget Grandma’s rumpus room with the floor-to-ceiling faux wood, circa 1970. While today’s version of wood paneling takes a cue from the decade that made it famous, there’s much more to it than just wood grain and knots. This guide to modern wood paneling will shine some light on this once-taboo DIY topic.
Learn the basics of this burgeoning botanical trend and install a vertical garden for décor and more, indoors or out.
If you’re looking to change up the look of the rooms in your home, there’s no easier way than adding wallpaper. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best wallpapers on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Ideal for DIY projects and temporary home decorating, peel and stick wallpaper lets you transform your bedroom or home office without committing to a permanent design. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best peel and stick wallpapers on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Give your home a little more rustic character with these creative ways to add shiplap to your home.
Looking to go beyond plain-old smooth drywall? With a bit of effort, you can achieve a distinctive, textured look for your walls and ceilings that’s eye-catching, mood-setting, and personalized to your decorating tastes.
Do you love the look of wall murals, but are too hesitant to commit to the permanence of paint or wallpaper? This project will give you the look of a mural, without the commitment.
Do you want to change the look and feel of your room with paint, but are faced with the challenge of wallpaper? You don’t always need to remove wallpaper first. Read this guide to learn when and how to paint over wallpaper.
A pony wall is nothing more than a short wall, and the term is often used interchangeably with "knee wall" or "cripple wall." Read this guide to learn what pony walls are and how to build one yourself.
Learn how ZIP System’s integrated panel and tape system for roof and wall assemblies kept the This Old House Idea House on Cape Cod construction moving swiftly and efficiently—and how it will continue to help the home achieve higher efficiency and protection for years to come.
Add style and a pop of color to any room with a beautiful accent wall featuring an easy DIY ombre effect.
Here’s how to create the effect of shiplap by installing plywood panels to walls inside your home.
Not willing to commit to traditional wall coverings? These bold patterns are temporary, removable options printed on high-quality woven material
A large Scandi-inspired stencil pattern and a soft two-tone paint palette offer a fresh take on the wallpaper look
Sunny yellows, soothing blues, revved-up reds...every color has an innate character. That may be why the hues we’re most at home with reflect traits of our own
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a couple frame an opening between their kitchen and living room in a load-bearing wall.
If you’ve got a space that needs a quick makeover, there’s a growing array of innovative stick-on wall decor and window treatments that offer major visual impact in minimal time—no commitment needed
Plain walls take on the fresh look of a gingham print with three shades of blue on a field of white
Perplexed by palettes? Fan decks got you flummoxed? Choosing color schemes to refresh your rooms needn’t be daunting. Consider the no-fail, four-color combos we’ve gathered here—from muted pastels to bold brights, they’re sure to turn any space into a work of art
With more shapes, shades, and finishes available than ever before, this glamorous, light-catching cousin to ceramic can transform any space
Give this small room big personality with a standout print
Fill empty walls by using these art tips that won't break the bank
These finalists in our annual Search for America's Best Remodel Contest share some impressively appalling paper from their projects
Get an allover pattern for less than the cost of a single roll of wall covering. It's easier than you'd think
With a little practice and a dry brush, you can create the look of textured wall coverings