10 Ways to Decorate Your Bed Wall

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A unique and creative display in the bedroom
A unique and creative display in the bedroom (home-designing)

You know that blank space behind your bed?  That wall is crying out for something bold and creative.  Here are 10 ways to decorate your bed wall to enhance your space and bring character and style to your bedroom.

A grouping of prints across the bed wall add character and style to the bedroom
A grouping of prints across the bed wall add character and style to the bedroom (tocofi)
A dimensional wall panel adds character to this bedroom
A dimensional wall panel adds character to this bedroom (homedesign123)
Simple baskets add charm to this bed wall
Simple baskets add charm to this bed wall (simplysuzannes.BlogSpot)

1.  Repurposed doors, windows or any architectural elements can add charm and character to your bedroom wall. Think of creative ways to install these elements, even letting them expand onto the ceiling.  These pieces give your bedroom a sense of history.

Repurposed wood gets a new home in the bedroom
Repurposed wood gets a new home in the bedroom (demilked)
Repurposed items highlight the bed wall
Repurposed items highlight the bed wall (Pinterest)

2.  Bookshelves are a great way to frame a bed and provide functional space for the avid bedtime reader. Bookshelves also give you space to display favorite accessories and collectibles.

Bookshelves frame the bed
Bookshelves frame the bed (Pinterest)
Bookcases flank a bed
Bookcases flank a bed (elementsofstyleblog)

3.  Dimensional panels look great in a modern space. Made of wood, padded fabric or metal, panels bring life to a dull wall and make a bold and stylish statement.

Dimensional panels highlight this bedroom wall
Dimensional panels highlight this bedroom wall (home-designing)
The bed wall is the focal point of this room
The bed wall is the focal point of this room (home-designing)
Textured wall panels create a great backdrop for the bed
Textured wall panels create a great backdrop for the bed (architectureartdesigns)

4.  Positioning your bed in front of a window is sometimes the best option if your space is limited. Not only that, but placing the bed between two windows frames the bed.  Hanging curtain panels on each side furthers the effect and looks attractive for a traditional space.

The window frames the bed
The window frames the bed (HGTV)
A bed is framed by window curtains
A bed is framed by window curtains (decorpad)

5.  Creating a wall that separates the bed is an option that takes things to a whole new level. It creates a special place for the bed and can provide a divider in a room with a sitting area.

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Putting up walls around the bed separates other spaces
Putting up walls around the bed separates other spaces (swiftorchids)
Placing a wall between the bed and room for added effect
Placing a wall between the bed and room for added effect (inverted-world)
Creating a layered effect between windows and the bed
Creating a layered effect between windows and the bed (hgdecoration)

6.  A bed wall is a great place to display artwork. Hang a grouping of black and white photographs or prints along the wall.  Paint or order a pre-painted mural.

A display of photographs on the bed wall
A display of photographs on the bed wall (laurawinslowphotography)
A large painting brings color and interest to the bed wall
A large painting brings color and interest to the bed wall
(examiner)
Create your own artwork with letters
Create your own artwork with letters (caricatureasrj.blogspot)
Display photographs behind the bed
Display photographs behind the bed (home-designing)

7.  Shelves and architectural elements create dimension and interest. Display shelves and storage cabinets along the wall are an interesting feature and can hide speakers or wiring as well.

Shelves and architectural elements bring character and dimension to the bed wall
Shelves and architectural elements bring character and dimension to the bed wall (home-designing)
A stunning panel of light
A stunning panel of light (home-designing)

8.  Curtains behind the bed frame the bed and can cover a multitude of sins, like faded paint or cracked plaster. They provide a soft touch to the room and can be changed often for a variety of looks.

Curtains behind the bed add flair
Curtains behind the bed add flair (decoratingfiles)
A curtain behind the bed accents the wall
A curtain behind the bed accents the wall (decoist)
Curtains frame the bed and the artwork
Curtains frame the bed and the artwork (stylidesign.pl)

9.  Mirrors can broaden a space and provide dimension and visual depth. Mirror tiles can be artistically arranged on the wall and you can even mount other artwork from the mirrors for a very stylish display.

A mirror adds depth and dimension to the bedroom
A mirror adds depth and dimension to the bedroom (skroutzondeck)

10.  A feature wall of wallpaper, different color paint or special wall treatment is a great focal point for the bedroom.

A feature wall is perfect to bring focus to the bed
A feature wall is perfect to bring focus to the bed (nicehomedecor)
A creative touch for the bed wall
A creative touch for the bed wall (decoholic)

Give your bedroom a boost and frame it nicely with one of these options.  Bring color, interest and dimension to your bedroom by simply adding a little something to the wall behind your bed.  Art, wallpaper, shelves, mirrors or any number of other creative methods are sure to take your bed wall from awfully boring to awesome.

 

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