Monday, February 22, 2016

A few words about wall murals. . . . . . . . . .

Here's a follow up to my previous post about the new bold wallpapers
 used to make a feature wall in a room.
If you like wallpaper, or even if you don't, perhaps a mural
will get you excited. I found the first two at Anthropologie and love them.
The enlarged antique maps of Paris and London, each one used to cover
 a wall, are available at Restoration Maps and are really amazing.
Again, I have no walls here in the cottage where these large 
installations could fit - but I know some people who do!

fig. 1


fig. 3


I did find something new for a wall over the weekend - but it found
 a home some place else! I'll show you next time.
Have a wonderful week.

~ fig. 1 & 2 ~ Here at Anthropologie
~ fig. 3 & 4 ~ Here at  Restoration Maps



  1. If I had a spare wall I would love a map of Paris for sure. They are beautiful!

  2. I like the idea of the map but it might have to be on a huge wall or it would be too busy ... I think the Eiffel Tower is brilliant .. this is so fun, the ideas you can come up with for your own special wall . I will remember this for my new home to be ...

  3. I know someone with a wall covered in a map of London - an appartment actually in London, and I must admit that with their style and flair it does look stunning.

  4. Very interesting. I remember the wall murals from the 70s and 80s - we put one in my husband's office - really changes a room. We have no space for one now.

  5. I would love a wall map of Paris on my wall. Alas, I don't have the space for it either. Looking forward to seeing what you did find.

  6. I really enjoy maps, though I'd not want a map of Paris. Guess that I'd get out the handy projector and draw it directly on the wall. I look forward to seeing what you do with your project.

  7. I saw just such a map of Paris on a restaurant wall recently. It is certainly a conversation piece!

  8. Ooh, I so love those, especially the marvelous London one! As we rent, I don't think our landlord would be too pleased but how wonderful would that be to feel like you could walk into a scene right under the Eiffel Tower or such. Great photos. Thanks for showing us those pages.

  9. Thanks for sharing the important points of view with us.It is really very nice blog which describes hoe to decor our home.


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