Top 8 ways to upgrade and decorate your walls in 2022
If spring cleaning makes you want to spruce up your interior design, you’re not alone. Upgrading your wall decor, like filling that empty spot with a gallery, is a great way to boost your creativity and give your home the new feel it needs.
Real Simple Senior Editor Katie Holdefehr stopped by the 3 hour of TODAY to share three tips on how to upgrade your wall space. From displaying children’s artwork to hanging planters, there’s an option for everyone with these decor hacks.
Keep reading to see all the unique ways to revamp your space. You may have some of these items in your home already!
Ways to upgrade your walls
One way to add to negative space is to build a gallery wall. Before you install any perforations, Holdefer suggests building the concept onto your floor as a visual pictorial guide. Choose your favorite printed memories and fill these frames with a personal touch.
Custom Fine Art Mint
Add an artistic image with these customizable prints from Minted. There are hundreds of unique pieces of art by artists around the world. You can choose a frame or canvas of different sizes, featuring floral pieces and subdued landscapes to name a few.
Single photo gallery frame made by Design
Elevate your gallery wall with meaningful items already in your home. Make your child feel truly special by displaying their creativity and framing their artwork in these individual picture frames. Holdefer says she likes the idea of an office or playroom.
Umbra container store hide bookshelves
Books don’t have to stay on a bookshelf, Holdefer says. These floating shelves from The Container Store give the impression that your books are floating on the wall. According to the brand, each mounted shelf holds up to 20 pounds of books.
Studio decor dish hanger
Take your favorite decorative plates or grandma’s heirloom plates from your cabinets and hang them on the wall with this dish rack from Michael’s. With plastic handles for a secure fit, options are available in white or brass and three different sizes.
MyGift Wall Hat Rack
Whether you want to showcase your personal boho hat collection or your dad’s favorite baseball cap, this wall hat rack gives your gallery wall an extra personal touch. According to the brand, the “rustic” hangers come in a pack of two and accommodate hats of all sizes.
Room Essentials Indoor/Outdoor Wall Planters (Set of 2)
Whether real or fake, plants make beautiful wall decor. Don’t worry if you forget to water one day – these target wall planters feature reservoirs that help keep plants hydrated. They come in three different colors, are lightweight and work indoors, outdoors or on fences.
Pillowfort Modular Structured Pegboard Pad
If you want a truly luxurious look, a pegboard is a unique way to display your succulents and hanging plants. Holdefer says she loves this piece because it’s versatile and allows you to move around the shelves and swap out your favorite pieces.
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