Hello! An introduction to transforming your home

If you’re here you have probably decided you want to paint your own mural in your home but don’t know where to start! Many sites cover parts of painting your own mural but hopefully this site will be your own one stop shop for everything you need to know. That includes where to find your [...]

Mural bathroom, kitchen, dining room and more inspiration gallery

You can use a mural to brighten up more rooms than just nurseries and the living room. Why not bathroom, kitchen, dining rooms, offices and even your own bedroom? Kitchen Murals Dining Room Murals   Bathroom Murals Bathrooms are small rooms which are the ideal place to paint your first mural if you’re unsure or [...]

Mural showcase inspiration- living room mural ideas!

Most living room murals tend to be more subtle and focus on nature, birds and trees but that doesn’t mean you should do the same! Here are a variety of ideas for you and remember- there’s no reason you can’t recreate them yourself!                         [...]

Nursery mural wall painting showcase part II

A one color and bold mural monster by

Even after the first showcase (Nursery mural wall cartoon themed painting showcase), you can never have too much inspiration so here are some more nursery mural ideas: (Remember they are all done by non professionals!) A simple two color nature themed mural for a child’s room. Using silhouettes in murals is an effective way to [...]

Nursery mural wall cartoon themed painting showcase!

If you’re a bit stuck for inspiration for your baby’s nursery of child’s bedroom murals take a look for some amazing mural ideas! Find out how to paint a Calvin and Hobbes mural-   Dr. Seuss wall mural paintings are ever popular for nurseries-   Another Dr. Seuss nursery mural-   Disney themed murals- Disney [...]

Step 5- How to paint your mural

This design is straight from the Dr. Seuss books- try finding inspiration in your children's favorite books

With your mural design outlined on your wall you can finally get started painting your mural! First step is to place dust sheets or newspaper around your working area and have a damp cloth handy for any mistakes or dabs of paint in the wrong place. The best areas to start painting are the biggest [...]

Step 4- Supplies and materials you need to paint your mural

A graphic mural is great for brightening up an office. By

Now to get the materials you need to paint your mural. Some materials will depend on what design you’ve chosen to paint. Transfering your mural’s design on to the wall As mentioned in step 3, you will need these items to transfer your mural’s image on to the wall: Freehand drawing- Just a steady hand! [...]

Step 3: Ways of getting your image on to your mural’s wall

Now that you’ve chosen your image for your mural you have a few options as to how to transfer it on to your wall. These are the 2 (and a half) best ways I’ve found: Drawing- if you’re quite good at drawing and your design isn’t too complicated then you can take a pencil (or [...]

Step 2: How to prepare the wall for your mural

Here’s the good news: painting an indoor mural is a lot easier than painting an outdoor mural! Preparing a wall for painting a mural on doesn’t take much work as long as it is in good condition and chances are you can start painting straight on it. Just make sure the wall: is wallpaper free. [...]

Step 1.5: Ideas Part II – painting a mural in a bedroom, living room, dining room, kitchen or bathroom

Painting a mural in rooms other than nurseries or children’s bedrooms is becoming more and more popular. Popular mural paintings for these rooms tend to be floral or nature themed but that doesn’t mean you have to do these too. Here are a few placement ideas for where to paint a mural: Fill a wall [...]

A quick warning: Paint your own mural- don’t use decals!

Just a quick post with a word of advice- DON’T USE DECALS. Decals like this one here aren’t that great and lack real imagination. Decals are cheap (or sometimes not so cheap..) vinyl stickers. Some decals can be good quality but there are many reasons painting your own mural will always end up with better [...]

Step 1.5: Ideas- painting a mural in a nursery or child’s bedroom

Indoor murals painted in kid’s bedrooms or babies nurseries are probably the easiest murals of all to do! Children’s cartoons and characters are bold and simple so you will have no trouble painting a room your children will love for years to come. And unlike wallpaper, a quick brush of paint later and you can [...]

Step 1: Let’s get started- planning your mural

You might already have an idea of what you want your mural to be but it is always worth taking a look out there and seeing if there are different styles or executions you might like. Have a search on Google Images, Flickr, Pinterest, catalogs or even the websites of professional mural painter. Remember a [...]