How you adorn the walls of your home will – to a large extent- define the décor, so it’s an important decision that will shape your home’s look and atmosphere.
When we think about finishing the walls, we tend to think paint or wallpaper, but these are not our only options!
In fact, there’s a wealth of creative ways to finish walls and leave them looking fabulous. So, without further ado, here are seventeen fabulous finishes for your walls.
The simplest and most common solution for finishing your walls is plaster followed by paint, but it can be spruced up with moulding to adorn different areas.
This elegant, antique-looking, rough and rustic material is a very popular in Italy. It can be polished, but maintains a distinctive texture.
From the ancient Greeks and Romans to the present day, marble has retained its appeal as a beautiful and luxurious building material. Furthermore, there’s a multitude of colours, veins and combinations to choose from.
Brick itself is not a coating, rather it’s a construction material, but we can texture and paint an area so that it looks as if it were exposed brick.
An acrylic mould can be placed over a mixture of cement, and when dry, can be coloured and painted.
The smooth texture of melamine can create an elegant, modern look. Its flexibility allows you to adapt it to any shape and size permitting precise and accurate cuts.
Another great option for interiors is decorative stone, which comes in the form of thin blocks or tiles for ease of installation. Its texture is less rustic and occupies less space than natural stone, but is just as beautiful.
Wood is beautiful, insulated, warm and versatile, and it can be both rustic and sophisticated.
You can change the appearance of wood by colouring it, but maintain the feeling of warmth and harmony that it generates in the home.
We’re accustom to seeing mirrors that cover interior walls in the bathroom or bedroom, but what about mirrors on the home’s exterior?
Embrace your artistic side and incorporate a three-dimensional ceramic piece into your décor.
A wall covered in ceramic or granite tiles can become an attractive mural if you choose a colourful design.
Heavy, non-uniform stone is not exclusively for exteriors. A small wall of rustic stone inside the home can bring a dramatic element to your décor.
Whitewashing your home involves painting with pure lime in water; it's both economical and environmentally friendly.
You can layer insulation such as styrofoam or fiberglass between steel sheets, as long as they’re painted with corrosion-resistant exterior paint, for a modern, bold look.
Light and versatile, compressed wood has different forms and can be part of a casual, contemporary style.
Microcement is an extremely thin, coloured cement coating, and it can be installed over virtually any existing surface. Its appearance is versatile too, as it can be left with a rough look or polished for a smoother, more refined aesthetic.