Interior design

How to turn a drab wall into a fab one!

June 9, 2014

Whether you live in a mansion or shoebox like we do, I bet you have at least one wall inside your home that could use some serious cheering up and the reason you haven’t yet thought of touching it is simple – you haven’t a clue what to do with it and up until today, you didn’t even know you NEEDED to do anything to it at all. Weeeell maybe you don’t, but I’ll give you a few reasons why it’s time you breathed some new life into your home and impress your entire family. As with many things in life, there’s a fine line between too little and too much, but fear not! I have found some lovely ideas for you to start with and you can do it all by yourself! Go fabmom!! πŸ˜‰

1. Aaah! here’s an age-old one. How do I hang all these photos of my family without turning my home into a museum? here’s how…

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That’s all great, but easier said than done. Right? Right indeed! Here’s some easy guidelines to follow when creating your collage wall

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Not a big fan of photos all over your wall? Empty frames in different shapes and sizes, even colours, also looks wonderful!

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2. Mirror, mirror on the wall…
Besides it being a great way to attract more light to a room, it also creates the illusion of space!

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For more on how to create this layered 3D effect, visit In My Own Style
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See how this mirror instantly doubles this room in size? Awesome!!
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3. Now you can also make your own Canvas!

Visit SUGERDOODLE and DIY!
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4. I love Vinyl Art!!!

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Combining art with your fave pictures!
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5. Stripes! If all else fails, stripes will save the day! πŸ™‚
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It does not have to cost you many years of saving or stressful planning to give your home a fancier look and feel. It just takes some enthusiasm and creativity, mixed with love and willingness ( all the things us moms already posses anyway!) and you’re set to go.

Fabmom

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