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Interior wall inspiration your home won't be complete without

Good style is one part taste, one part design and one part personality - your personality, that is. Home remodels turn out best when your home looks like you at the end, not like a picture out of a magazine. With that in mind, we've come up with a few ideas for you to personalize your home that go beyond the traditional painting/wallpapering options.

Faux Painting

Faux painting is basically anything besides paint – whether it’s your artsy’s friend’s wall-length chalkboard, fresco or geometric stickers. You can purchase peel-and-stick wall decorations that can be removed and rehung multiple times, or you can use materials such as washi tape, glitter or stains to give your wall a personalized look.

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Crown Molding

It’s been a minute since the days when it was common for crown molding to feature elaborate filigrees and cherubs, but there are still many beautiful options to cover the space where your walls meet the ceiling, hide where your staircase meets the walls or even just to add a more luxurious appearance to your walls. Crown molding doesn’t usually offer any additional structural integrity, but it creates a more polished appearance and can complement your existing design elements. We won’t say it’s as important as your home as peanut butter is to jelly, but we won’t not say it, either.

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Sponge Texture

Sponge texture is exactly what it sounds like – using a sponge to give your wall paint an uneven, textured look that resembles fine art and ceramics. To achieve this look, you can mix one part glaze with one part pain and one part particle mixture. After you’ve blended these mixtures together, dab your mixture onto the wall with a sea sponge. Make sure your sponge is only slightly damp, not dripping – you don’t want thick paint droplets to be part of your texture.

Pro Tip: You can use this technique to create a aged-looking mural. The subject matter, of course, is entirely up to you.

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Murals

People have enjoyed murals for ages – there’s something about large, sprawling artwork that spans the imagination and adds an element of otherworldliness to a room. Murals can feel incredibly luxurious or stylish and playful, depending on the style and content of the art.

Murals come in a variety of sizes and materials, whether it’s paint, wallpaper or photo paper, etc. Covering all four walls might be a bit overwhelming in some cases, but using one wall as a focal area will create a statement without making you feel like you’re living in a forest or a Van Gough painting.

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Builder Boy has been servicing home and business owners in the greater Los Angeles and Orange County area for over 20 years. We are regarded as the leader in the remodeling business and are recognized as the best construction company and general contractor in Southern California. We offer interior/exterior painting services, stucco, kitchen and bath remodel, custom cabinets, cabinet refinishing, cabinet refacing, interlock paving systems, stone walkways, concrete driveways, custom barbecue islands, custom fire pits, room additions, and storage solutions.