Brick Wall Wonders
People often fall into dilemma about whether to paint their walls or leave them bare bricked. Bricked walls bring a charm to the room. Nowadays, bricked walls when matched with modern furniture give a very classy touch to the room. Mixing the modern and ancient look together can be a perfect way to create a beautiful home. Bare bricks might appear boring to some people but they when complemented with other decorating ideas can create a mystical outlook and makes you wonder as if you are living in some wonder land. There are different brick wall design ideas that you can utilize to breathe a new life into dull bricks.
Adding tones to the bricks is an effective way to match to the surrounding room furniture. For instance, red bricks when adjoined with white walls and wooden textured flooring give the bricked wall an accent look and to the room, a classy touch. Adding tones that are best contrasted with the surrounding walls and furniture and that will comply with the general theme of the room. Painting Murals on exposed bricks is an effective way to decorate a kid’s room. They provide colorful ambiance and an interesting look the child’s room.
Another beautiful brick wall design is to install decorative shelves in the wall and choose lighting effects that attract the attention to the wall. For instance installing track lighting will direct the beam downward, highlighting the texture of the wall and track lights can also be installed at angles to highlight the shadows within the brick wall. Standing lamps could also be placed against bricked walls. The color of the lamp must complement the brick for instance a fresh green lamp placed against a gray toned brick.
Hanging decorative items is another way to design brick walls. Putting up family photos in identical square shaped frames in the form of a grid on a bricked wall provides a great sight especially when frames are best complemented against the bricked wall’s tone.