Magnified photo mural wallpapers like this close up Hydrangea photo mural become almost abstract – super trendy!
Wallpaper Murals are growing in popularity for 2018
Blank solid colored walls are really a modern-day phenomenon, and a boring one at that. Murals have been around since the cave paintings and after last enjoying popularity in the 18th century, murals are finally back! This time they are in the form of wallpaper and they have their own contemporary twist. They can be scenic photos which transport your soul to breathtaking places, they can be faux materials like wood or stone, or they could be abstract graphics like color blocking or collages. The point is that over the last few years these wallpaper murals have been growing in popularity with interior designers everywhere and in 2018, they are expected to hit the mainstream home. So sit back, relax and enjoy our curated selection of favorite photo wallpaper murals for 2018. Get ready to be inspired!
Forget the masking tape and paint! Just hang a giant graphic color blocked wallpaper mural!
Graphic Color Blocking Murals
Think outside of the box and color outside the lines! Why should one wall just be one color? Color blocking is a hot trend right now that’s made easy by using wallpaper – forget about messing around with masking tape and paint to achieve this look. Color blocking is a great way to introduce an entire color palette that can then be carried through the whole space. Check out this set of color blocked murals that’s new in store:
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Make your flat look like an artist loft with this wallpaper mural of brush strokes in thick orange paint
Faux Surface Wallpaper Murals
Wallpaper murals make for great faux surfaces, tricking your eyes into thinking they see the real thing. This can be anything from a brick, marble or wood wall to something more abstract surfaces like leopard fur or a painted canvas. Imagine each of these designs on your walls:
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Bring the scenes and landscapes of your dreams right into your home with a wallpaper mural like this romantic Turkish landscape at dusk wallpaper mural
Scene and Landscape Murals
Not only can you fool viewers into thinking the material of the walls is something else, but you can nearly erase the walls themselves with a fantastical scene. This place your brought to can be anything from a futuristic cityscape or the middle of a misty forest to underwater with the tropical fish or high in the sky with some planes. Really, it’s hard to understand the atmosphere a scenic mural creates until you experience it first-hand. Check out these favorites:
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Murals like this Lion King’s Simon, Timon and Pumba wallpaper mural set your child’s imagination free
Kids Wallpaper Murals
Could there be any better way to decorate a kid’s room then with a wallpaper mural? Let them feel like best friends with their favorite characters and heroes, and give them the fantastical setting to set their imaginations free. The selection is endless with animals, stars, dinosaurs, and licenced characters from Disney, Marvel, Hello Kitty and so on. Which would your child absolutely love?
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Some murals like this boho watercolor feather wallpaper will repeat if you put more than one mural next to each other!
Repeating Pattern Murals
Sometimes the distinction between a mural wallpaper and a normal repeating wallpaper gets a bit blurry because with some murals, you can put them next to each other and they will repeat like normal wallpaper! Super trendy right now is the super large repeating motifs and this can best be achieved using multiple murals. Take a look at these massive florals and funky psychedelic kaleidoscope murals:
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This ombre floral wallpaper mural isn't your grandmothers floral wallpaper!
Floral Wallpaper Murals
Ok, we can’t talk about wallpaper varieties without at least touching on floral. Today’s murals can feature blown up photographs of the most beautiful flowers and arrangements that you’ve ever seen. Some murals are super close up pictures, making them borderline abstract and the perfect addition to the modern home of 2018. Check out these buds:
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Like this starry galaxy wallpaper mural the sky is the limit when it comes to murals!
- Murals are a huge up and coming trend in home decor
- For a modern look, consider a color blocking mural
- Murals can offer amazingly convincing faux surfaces like wood, stone or even fur!
- Murals with breath taking views and scenes erase the feeling of walls and set your imagination free
- Your child will never be lonely with their favorite character keeping them company with a life-sized wallpaper mural
- Choose a big dramatic pattern for your walls with repeating murals that function almost like regular wallpaper
- Big in 2018 will be photographic floral murals; we’re already seeing it everywhere!
This is just the tip of the iceberg; really, anything you can imagine is on a wallpaper mural! Check out our massive selection of murals and let us know which is your favorite in the comments below!