If you’re lucky enough to have a fireplace and mantel in your living room, relish in the living room wall décor ideas at your fingertips. This designer chose a framed brushstroke art piece featuring cottonwood trees in bright whites, blues, yellows, and greens. It appears so organically next to candles and potted plants of all varieties.
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Choosing what to decorate your living walls with can feel a bit daunting, but we have you covered with various creative living room wall décor ideas to help you overcome your hesitancy. A living room is often the first space that a guest sees when they enter a home, and because of that, the wall décor should reflect your personality, style, and family.
For a living room or sitting area to feel more personalized, a gallery wall is a modern way to display your beautiful family photos and act as a great reminder of memories with family and friends. Plant displays are hip and transition well throughout the seasons for a more organic vibe. Lastly, shelves will forever be your best friend in filling large spaces because they allow for transitional decorations that can be rotated with ease. Dive in to explore what creative ideas lie in store for your living room wall decorations in this captivating collection.
02 of Historical Treasures Living Room Wall Décor
Take a journey back in time and relish in this limewash stone fireplace with historically-themed décor. A faded portrait of George Washington stands majestically next to an old clay plate and antique wine bottle. If hunting is your hobby, don’t be afraid to display your captures on the wall, like this handsome buck that stares prominently off into the distance.
03 of Framed Abstract Art With a Subtle Pop of Color
This neutral corner is complete with the lightest sprinkles of teal incorporated in a blue lamp and two abstract paintings on the wall. Whereas the majority of the room is composed of gray and beige, the paintings on the wall utilize those same colors, but with the faintest pop of color next to a floor plant and oversized corner tree.
04 of Custom Canvas Art Wall Decoration Idea
Living spaces should be a reflection of your family. Consider a custom canvas piece like the one shown here to bring personal energy into your room. The warm gray walls display family photos and rustic décor for a welcoming space.
05 of Gray Frame Gallery Wall Beside Flatscreen Television
It is often assumed that the television must hang in the center of the largest wall in an open-concept living room. To visually enhance the square footage of your space, a gallery wall of family portraits is a great option to balance the room and create division between the living and sitting areas.
06 of Delicate Sitting Room Wall Decorations
This sitting room houses not only one but two antique chandeliers. In an effort of coordination, the designer chose gold and brown framed sketches of various sizes and themes to hang around the room, three over the lounge chair, and three over the sofa to create a space that is delicate in all descriptions.
07 of Minimalist Living Room Family Portrait Wall
Family portraits are a classic piece of living room décor, and they can be incorporated in many ways. This family chose to hang their carefully curated portraits in a set of three above a large leather sectional. The colors of the photographs are very muted, which looks great against a simple white wall.
08 of Clay Potted Plants Living Room Wall Décor
In a living room with a bungalow vibe, clay potted plants are a nice touch, and they are relatively affordable. A few small pots sit on a white shelf with stacked framed décor. They look perfect for the Spring season next to a DIY bunny garland, and lounge chair featuring a bunny pillow.
09 of Cottage Charm Living Room Featuring Verdant Vines
10 of Living Room Shelf With Vintage Themes
There are many vintage ethereal themes happening on top of this distressed living room shelf. Black and white plant sketches stand in front of an antique mirror, framed by two thin hanging mirrors in gray. The shelf texture is complemented by two distressed candle holders that share the same theme, next to a set of worn books.
11 of Hanging Herb Baskets as Living Room Wall Décor
The coziest corner is complete with a vine plant, distressed lamp, and brown leather couch. The living room wall decoration featured is a stack of hanging baskets with inscribed herbs like parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme. They are hooked together by small metal hooks, and in each basket is a different faux plant.
12 of Blue Leaf Framed Artwork on Fireplace Wall
The sitting area in this living room is very balanced and symmetrical in design and color scheme. Four portraits of blue leaves frame a stone fireplace with accompanying black sconces. You’ll see touches of blue highlighted throughout the room in throw pillows on the armless accent chairs, and in a vase on the large oak mantel.
13 of DIY Farmhouse Wall Art for Living Room
Step into this living room filled with repurposed décor to admire this living room wall art composed of two canvases, distressed cabinet doors, and a gallery light. The cabinet doors are antiques, made of old metal, and the vibe they exude behind the cream-painted canvases is incredibly unique.
14 of Black and White Gallery Wall of Candids
Professional portraits are not a prerequisite to curating a gallery wall for your living room. If you look closely, the photos chosen for the nine black and white frames on this wall are candid shots of beloved family members, sprinkled with a few selfies. Florals bring the look to life behind a tan sectional with brown pillows.
15 of White Living Room With Farmhouse Décor
A white fireplace with a wooden cover stands on the wall displaying a large farmhouse clock, candles, and farmhouse decor. White curtains hang from a black rod next to a white wood bench with buckets of greenery. A wooden crate holds stacked pillows near the door. A beige couch has a beige throw draped over it and a wicker crate displays a white tray with a white vase and green plant. Farmhouse letters make a statement on the wall.
16 of Living Room Wall Décor Ideas for the Christmas Season
Make a big statement regarding your love for the Christmas season by hanging a fabric scroll with your favorite Holiday quote or phrase. The sign easily coordinates with the wall décor color schemes of cream, tan, and brown, and is accompanied by whimsical architectural windows and framed florals.
17 of Black and White Gallery Wall
Gallery walls are a fantastic way to display candid or posed family portraits. The photos displayed here are minimalist in nature, as they take up a small section of their very large frame. The black and white pictures hang beautifully under a gold gallery light, that illuminates living room wall decorations so well.
18 of Floating Plant Baskets Living Room Décor
A living room wall décor idea that you cannot pass up if you like a country theme is floating plant baskets. Whether you choose to incorporate real or faux plants, they add a great deal of color to the wall while keeping a very organic and bright look in the space. The baskets featured in this room are oval and square-shaped.
19 of Mirror and Floating Shelf Wall Collage
A wall collage is a collection of framed pictures, ornaments, shelves, and mirrors that typically fill a space on a designated wall. This farmhouse cottage living room displays all of the above in a balanced array of fall décor. It is a fabulous living room wall décor idea for those of us with lots of things to hang, and sufficient space to do so.
20 of Neutral Living Room With Tufted Ottoman
A distressed brown cross hangs on the left wall above a tan lounge chair in this living toom. The brown wood material complements the various candle stands that light up the fireplace, and the framed artwork above. A large tufted ottoman is placed in the center of the room under a vintage light fixture.
21 of Gray Sofa and Antique Dress Forms
A rustic cabinet with glass panels is tucked in the corner between white shiplap walls in this farmhouse-inspired living room. Antique dress forms stand beside a light gray sofa with studded embellishments. A rustic coffee table is painted white and topped with decorative items.
22 of Bold Wall Décor Ideas for Living Room
Don’t be afraid to express your individuality when choosing your wall décor. Above the sofa in this room is an oversized portrait of wings composed of intricate tan and black feathers. It hangs next to an old wooden mirror that has elements of Christmas tied in through standing trees and garland.
23 of Blue Farmhouse Living Room Design
A gallery wall of family photos hangs behind a light gray couch that is embellished with blue and white pillows. A gray wall with a small window has a white cabinet beneath it and it is adorned with farmhouse signs, lanterns, frames, and glass vases of red flowers. A nearby white shiplap fireplace with a white mantel holds a TV and black candlesticks with white candles. A round coffee table is placed on a blue geometric rug and displays white wooden candlesticks and a blue glass vase with pink hydrangeas.
24 of Canvas Wall Decoration Ideas for Living Room
Wall decorations do not need to be complicated. If one-and-done is more your style, consider purchasing a canvas that draws in all of the colors in your living room palette. The canvas hanging above the couch is a bit abstract, but features blues, grays, tans, white, and yellows; all colors that are present somewhere in the remaining living room décor.
25 of Frameless Wall Clock Living Room Decoration
Very original to this modern living room is a frameless wall clock. Simple molding frames two alcoves of gallery-style picture frames, and in the center is a large set of black clock hands above a contemporary entertainment stand, radiating a very minimalist and modern vibe.
26 of Gallery Wall With a Holiday Flair
In a living room with warmer tones, colored pictures that are saturated with the room’s color scheme are gorgeous within a gallery wall. See how well they look against the backdrop of a brown leather sofa and exposed ceiling beams. For a seasonal touch, there is a dollop of Christmas garland and ribbon hanging from the top row of pictures to match the mantel garland.
27 of Living Room Wall Décor Ideas With Floating Shelves
It’s hard to go wrong with a set of floating shelves as an idea for living room wall decorations. They come in all colors and lengths. This particular set on display features family portraits, plants, and a touch of seasonal décor for Fall.
28 of Built-in Shelves With Blue Pottery
In a living room that has built-in shelves framing the fireplace, the bookshelf design can be very intentional. In the case of this photograph, gorgeous blue and white pottery is meticulously placed next to books, plants, and sketches. A breathtaking portrait of mossy trees sits on the fireplace mantel to complete the sophisticated décor.
29 of Simple Living Room Wall Décor
A gallery wall hangs behind a large gray sectional in a living room. The sectional is adorned with beige and brown cushions. A purple, red, and beige rug covers the floor and a wooden table with black legs is centered on it. It is adorned with a small tray holding a stack of books and a white vase with pink flowers.
30 of White Hutch Cabinet With Family Library
Displaying family books doesn’t require a built-in bookshelf. If you have empty wall space, consider a white hutch cabinet with glass doors to display your collection. This family has color-coordinated their books, and they look delightful next to a gallery and shiplap accent wall.