You don’t have to be Michelangelo to create your own stunning and artistic wall murals.
Years ago, I worked briefly as an assistant to a curator in a museum. Chief amongst my responsibilities was assisting in the planning and creation of exhibits. I even got to curate, from start to finish, my own mini and temporary exhibits. Long story short, for one of these exhibits I had a friend paint a wall mural that was the highlight of the exhibit. Every since, I have been fascinated with wall murals and have wanted to paint one in my home.
Our home is much too small for the type of expansive wall mural that I am envisioning, but we are contemplating a move in the next year or two. Putting the cart before the horse (house), as is my style, I went looking for tips and inspiration on creating wall murals.
I found that there’s infinite possibilities for those who want to create wall murals in their homes and one does not need to be an experienced artist to paint an amazing mural.
* Tip About Transfer Methods - Even the most accomplished artists use a transfer method to get their idea from paper to the wall. The two tried and true methods are to use a projector or use a grid pattern. Learn more here.
Here’s a roundup of some wall mural how-tos, inspiration and alternatives to painted wall murals.
21 Ideas for Wall Murals
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- Pier Mondrian Color Block Wall Mural DIY
- Chalkboard Paint and Moon Inspiration Mural
- Mountain Mural How-to
- Cheat With a Paint By Numbers Kit!
- Cheat Even More and Purchase a Wallpaper Wall Mural
- Pretty Peacock Wall Mural
- Underwater Kelp Garden Wall Mural
- Hand Painted Black and White Flower Garden
- Freehand Painted Abstract Pattern Mural
- Watercolor Landscape Mural
- Hand Painted Watercolor Kilim Wall
- DIY Photo Mural
- Napoleon Dynamite Wall Mural
- Corkboard and Paint Mural
- Gold Moon Wall Mural
- Ron Swanson Nursery Mural
- Gold Pen Flower Doodle Wall Mural
- Hand Painted Dandelion Mural
- DIY Woodland Mural With Template
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