Wonder Wall: 8 Fresh New Ways to Decorate Your Walls

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* Trendy wall hangings to give your home a fresh new look
* Ideal alternatives to boring paintings and photographs
* Mirrors, tapestries and 3D wall art for every room of the house

If the walls of your house feel tired and uninspiring, it may be time for a fresh dose of decor. While more traditional answers like hanging photos and paintings may help to fill the space, these stylish wall hangings give your guests (and yourself) something a bit different to look at. With a mix of patterns, textures and shapes, this selection of alternative decorations offers something for every preference, whether you prefer to stay traditional or are ready for a super modern look.

1. Scratch Map

If you have a thirst for adventure, the Luckies of London Scratch Map allows you to tell your travel story. The scratch-off gold foil allows you to mark the places you’ve been or the trips you’ll take in the future. Each map measures 35.5 x 23.5 inches.

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2. Sea Wave Framed Wall Art

Proclaimed to be “marine-inspired sophistication,” this ocean print will either stimulate conversation among your dinner guests or allow you to delve deeper into your reveries. The satin finish is accented by a bamboo frame, and the whole piece measures 11 x 13 inches.

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3. ‘You Make Me Happy’ Wood Wall Plaque

Part of the ever growing reclaimed wood trend, this sign allows you to bring the rustic barn look into your living room. The plaque is crafted from 100-year-old tobacco-lath wood salvaged from Wisconsin farms. If that doesn’t make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside, then the reminiscent song lyrics are sure to bring up rosy memories.

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4. ‘Beachwood’ Peel & Stick Vinyl Wallpaper

If you’d rather not mess with wallpapering your room, but you really like the effect a good wallpaper provides, you’ll appreciate the Wallpops company. They produce peel-and-stick vinyl material that imitates the wallpaper style minus the hassle. Plus, this wall art is easy to remove and won’t damage your walls. In particular, the beachwood print would nicely compliment your beach house or just bring that breezy vibe into any room of the house.

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5. Vintage Chalkboard Peel & Stick Wallpaper

This wall sticker gives you the advantages of having a chalkboard wall without the necessity of lifting a paintbrush. Whether you can’t paint your walls because you rent–or you just don’t want to–the chalkboard sticker is ideal for making lists, calendars or writing down your favorite inspirational quotes. Plus, you’ll be able to unstick and move it to another place whenever you need to.

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6. Aya Handwoven Wall Hanging

In homage to the 70’s, macrame wall hangings are making a comeback (and for good reason). These 3D designs add texture to otherwise flat and boring walls. This wall hanging, in particular, is created with knots and lush fringe from ivory-hued cotton. It’s even accented with metallic sparkles to catch the eye.

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7. Sweet Blues Five-Piece Gallery Wall Art Print Set

Included in this five print set are a mix of geometry-inspired designs to keep your eyes distracted. This range of cotton fiber papers is adorned with patterns working their way from rigid geometric shapes to light relief leaf designs and mesmeric tie-dye-like expanses.

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8. 3D Effect 8-Panel Wall Mural

Transform your space with decor the Jetsons would be jealous of. This 8-panel mural includes shaded monochromatic features to create a wild 3D effect. The entire mural measures 100 x 144 inches, so it’s big enough to fill an entire wall. Furthermore, the vinyl-coated paper is easy to wipe clean, and paste is included for easy installation.

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