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How to Dress Up Your Textured Walls - 5 Styles You'll Love

Posted on by Danielle Hixenbaugh

How to Dress Up Your Textured Walls - 5 Styles You'll Love

The walls in your living room are textured, whether popcorn, corn or orange peel.

Many homeowners believe that you can’t apply wallpapers to textured walls, and they have to forego the opportunity of adding any décor whatsoever.
There is no reason to give up style for logistics.

Textured walls can certainly carry as much elegance as smooth walls. It is possible!

Not only do textured walls add a charming feel and dimension to your home, but you can also easily beautify your textured wall with art decals, wallpapers and wall stickers.

In this post, we'll look at textured walls from all angles: what textured walls are, exactly; how to decorate them; and five textured wall décor ideas that we know you'll love.

By the end of this guide, with the help of fresh and exciting wall decals and murals, you can turn even the drabbest walls into a work of art in a matter of seconds!

What is a Textured Wall?

Before we dive into our favorite textured wall decals and designs, let's take a moment to explain what a textured wall is, precisely.

A textured wall is a rough, bumpy wall where different materials and techniques are utilized to achieve this effect.

It's usually a result of applying plaster or drywall compound on walls.

There are 7 different wall textures that you can create:

  • Comb
  • Popcorn
  • Orange peel
  • Knockdown
  • Sand swirl
  • Slap Brush
  • Slap Brush Knockdown

They create a special grainy touch and can offer visual depth. Many homeowners fall in love with the textured look, because it adds character to the space.

However, there has always been a perceived downside to textured walls. Many believe that textured walls cannot be wallpapered, severely limiting their decorating endeavors.

Thankfully, we found a solution to this problem.

We've worked tirelessly in our labs to create an innovative self-adhesive removable vinyl tech that can easily transform any textured wall. Now, you don't have to forego the opportunity to create your textured accent walls with beautifully creative wall decals and designs.

5 Ideas For Textured Wall Decals and Stickers You'll LOVE

Wall decals and murals are a great way to freshen up your textured walls. They are made from high-quality vinyl, so they'll last for years to come and the installation process is a breeze.

The best part is that our collections are endless. You can choose from a massive collection of different designs, sizes, and colors. Plus, textured wallpaper and decals are peel-and-stick which means you can switch it up as often as you’d like.

Now, you can smoothly add a little character to textured walls and stand out from the crowd. With so many choices, we have now arrived at our favorite part - five ideas for textured wall decals and stickers that you’ll absolutely LOVE!

Halo Wall Decal

Halo Wall Decal

This textured wall decal is a great way to express yourself and add some character. The halo of light emits from your wall, promising to light up your home.

Halo is an unforgettable piece of art that will take you to a hazy summer sunrise over windswept dunes.

The great thing about this wall decal is that it comes in different sizes, so you don't have to worry about it not fitting on your wall. This decal will surely bring some unique flair to your home in an instant!

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Misty Mountain Mural

Misty Mountain Mural

If you're a nature-lover, then Misty Mountain Mural is the perfect textured theme for you. The natural splendor of the mountains comes to life in this mural.

Misty Mountain Mural is a great way to add depth and dimension while creating your textured accent wall without much effort at all.

The Misty Mountain Mural is a breathtaking piece of art that will take you to the heart of an inclined forest, surrounded by misty clouds. Transform your space and embark on this adventure now!

Just imagine waking up to the serene forest every morning!

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Field Of Flowers Mural

Field Of Flowers Mural

The Field of Flowers is a colorful and complex mural, made with intertwining flowers and petals. The shades are vibrant and breathtaking, as they play together on your walls!

This piece would make any room feel like it has been given new life; from its lush texture to every intricate detail you'll find when viewing this work-of-art up close or far away.

The bright colors of this textured wall decal almost seem like they are about to pop out at you and off of the wall. We love this art piece because it’s reminiscent of an impressionist painting.

However, the best part of this wall decal is that it can transform any textured wall into a blank canvas. Be as artistic as you want and feel free to explore the multiple design possibilities!

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Hot Air Balloons Wall Decals

Hot Air Balloons Wall Decals

Float through the clouds in your lovely pastel-colored balloon! These blissful creations hang from the wall like soft puffy paint strokes against a white backdrop. This gently toned mural provides all of the perks of painting, without any mess, effort, or permanent results. Instead, it offers an even more calming feeling with its airborne designs.

This is a perfect design choice to transform your nursery or kids' room. The soft tones are soothing and the clouds look soft to the touch.

There is no way your textured walls won't stand out with this wall sticker. These balloons will turn any room into a happy, multicolored place. Now, who doesn't love that?

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Laguna Wall Mural

Laguna Wall Mural

The beauty of ocean waves is captured in our Laguna series. Capturing the essence, we use soothing textures to capture that moment when waves crash at sea and leave behind dissolving bubbles or swirls of foam as they retreat into themselves before being lost under tumultuous waters once more.

The colors are rich with marine life: vibrant blues over tranquil aquamarine depths. The Laguna Wall Mural is the perfect textured wallpaper for your outdoor space or any room with a neutral color palette. The simple yet bold design of this mural never fails to come off as classic and sophisticated.

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10 Steps on How To Dress Up Your Textured Walls

Feeling inspired? We sure hope so! Here are 10 steps on how to bring your textured wall design ideas to life.

Step 1: Research and get inspired.

Start by discovering new textured wall design ideas that will look best in your home. To make sure you've found the perfect look, create a mood board first, to collaborate with friends and family or simply by yourself. This is also helpful if you're working on a renovation project and need different ideas on how to refresh your textured walls.

Step 2: Measure your space before ordering.

Take accurate measurements of the room and get size specifications for any selected design. Once you've found your ideal textured wall décor, it will be hard to go wrong with your final choice but do check on the overall dimensions just in case.

Step 3: Make these textured wall design ideas yours!

Add some personality and color to your textured walls by adding those little touches to any of our designs. Think about the colors you identify with, the things that make you happy, and what patterns you like. We love to see how our clients make their space truly theirs!

Step 4: Order what you love.

Now, all that's left to do is order your textured wallpaper and decals and watch as your space transforms into a unique work of art. You can even request a sample before ordering a full-sized item to make sure it suits your needs.

Step 5: Prepare the surface of textured walls.

Remove dust, dirt, or any other contaminants that might interfere with the adhesive of the decal. It’s important to know how to prepare textured walls for wallpaper or before applying wall decals to your walls. A simple towel with some rubbing alcohol will work just fine to give it a clean start.

Step 6: Double-check the dimensions.

Remove the decal from its packaging and hold it against a corner of the wall to double-check that you have the right size.

Step 7: Remove the wall sticker backing.

Peel back a couple of inches of paper backing to reveal an adhesive strip. Be careful not to damage the paper backing! This strip is essential for transferring the wall decals to your walls.

Step 8: Stick the wall art to your textured walls.

Carefully align your design with a corner of your textured wall and begin pushing the adhesive strip onto the wall in a gentle, but firm motion. Be sure to smooth out any air bubbles or wrinkles with a debit or credit card. And make sure it’s firmly pressed onto the adhesive during this process.

Step 9: Remove the paper backing.

Once you've finished smoothing out your design, remove the rest of the paper backing very slowly. Don't rush this step or you might tear it! Also, be careful when removing any excess adhesive from the corners of your textured wallpaper or decal.

Step 10: Enjoy your new textured wall designs!

Now that you've successfully decorated your textured wall, sit back and relax. You deserve it!

We hope our tips can help you create the space of your dreams.

To make sure you have everything you need we have compiled a guide on how our textured peel-and-stick wallpaper and wall decals are the perfect solutions for refreshing your textured walls.

Add Some Spice to Your Textured Walls with Eye-catching Designs

There you have it!

As you can see, textured walls are a great feature in any home. You can choose from our wide collection to decorate, transform and reinvent the feel of your room. It all depends on the style that you prefer.

Once you have them up, your textured walls will be sure to stand out and draw attention from anyone that enters your home. Browse our collection and inspire your creativity with our collection of textured wall design ideas.
With these simple guidelines in mind, you'll create an attractive space with a unique character in no time at all.

Let us know if there's anything else we can do for you. Our team would love to help make your home an inviting place where you feel welcome at every stage of life! So, feel free to speak with a virtual design assistant.

Cherish your textured walls and give them a chance to shine!