All About Faux Wall Murals

Three reasons to choose a faux wall mural

Wallpaper murals are a trend that’s taking over the interior design world. Like its regular wallpaper counterpart, one category that’s really popular is faux finish – wood, concrete, brick, and so on. In this article, we’ll give you our top three reasons why you should choose a faux finish wall mural!

Weathered Arabesque Faux Mural M9217 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals
Weathered Arabesque Faux Mural M9217 | Walls Republic

 

1. TRANSFORMATIVE POWER

Faux wall murals can transform and create beautiful and trendy spaces for all home owners and businesses alike. Every mural speaks in power and volumes. You can easily change-up the style of your space from one finish to the next without the intensive process of breaking down and installing a new one.

2. EASE OF INSTALLATION AND REMOVAL

Faux Wall murals are just a whole lot easier than the real thing! They provide budget friendly solution with a rich result. Wood, brick, or concrete can split, crack, or leave messy unwanted debris, but faux wallpaper murals create the illusion of natural textures without maintenance and constant clean up. Faux finishes, such as white brick or raw wood can express ambient atmospheres without the permanence and commitment to real materials.

3. UNIQUE AND CUSTOMIZABLE SOLUTION

Faux wall murals express exquisite photorealistic details in every panel. Just like every space and personality, wall murals are completely unique; as they should be. No two are the same. You can easily change the scale to fit your living space or change the hue, saturation, brightness, and contrast to fit your mood. You can even manipulate the mural by adding images or inspiring quotes. Your home or business can be highly expressive and create an overall memorable space for everyone.

CONCRETE WALL MURALS

Concrete Slab Faux MUral M8992 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals Crackled Concrete Faux Mural M9225 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals

Cool structures concrete slabs (left) vs Warm crackled concrete (right)

Concrete has become popular for the wide availability of temperatures and textures to enrich any business or home interior. A weathered or rough concrete mural can mimic a rustic exterior wall and all its natural cracks. You can also achieve an industrial feel with the smooth solidity of faux concrete slabs.

Concrete Slab Faux Mural M8992 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals
Concrete Slab Faux Mural M8992 | Walls Republic

BRICK WALL MURALS

Red Brick Faux Wall Mural | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals Contemporary White Brick Faux Wall Mural | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals

The demand for faux brick murals is ever increasing with historic and classic red to contemporary and minimalistic style of white brick. A faux interior brick mural provides a trendy city loft vibe. A weathered brick mural is perfect when looking to add character and charm to a space.

Faux Brick Heart Wall Mural M9240 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals
Faux Brick Heart Wall Mural M9240 | Walls Republic

WOOD WALL MURALS

Burnished Wood Faux Wall Mural M9228 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals Raw Wood Planks Faux Wall Mural M9158 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals Tiger Wood Faux Wall Mural M9203 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals

Faux wood is a great choice to convert any space into a cozy warm environment. Wood can be rough and weathered, light or dark, stained or raw. But whichever you choose, you are guaranteed rich unique textures that emulate the sense of that cottage you’ve always longed for.

Ocean Planks Faux Wall Mural M9235 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals
Ocean Planks Faux Wall Mural M9235 | Walls Republic

STONE WALL MURALS

Rough Stone Faux Wall Mural M8971 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals Mixed Marble Stone Faux Wall Mural M8976 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals

Faux stone murals can come in a variety of contrasting finishes. A coarse aged stone finish provides a rough texture and reflects time and antiquity. They can even be tiled with the illusion of original craft. Stone finishes also include mixed marble or delicate stone for a rich and clean interior.

Aged Stone Faux Wall Mural M8997 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals
Aged Stone Faux Wall Mural M8997 | Walls Republic

TILE WALL MURALS

Turquoise Checkered Faux Tile Wall Mural M8828 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals Maroon Quadrant Faux Tile Wall Mural M8833 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals

There are many different types of patterns for faux tile murals; like rich embellishments and deco styles to geometric and checkered patterns. To embody and encapsulate a vibrant and cultural spirit for your space, try a faux tile mural.

Ochre Embroidered Faux Tile Wall Mural M8841 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals
Ochre Embroidered Faux Tile Wall Mural M8841 | Walls Republic

NATURE WALL MURALS

Nest Faux Nature Wall Mural M8933 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals Reed Faux Nature Wall Mural M8935 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals

Nothing captures real life quite like nature. You can explore new vistas and blur the lines between interior and exterior with faux murals of reeds, twigs, nests, and unique textiles. Bring the outside in and create an earthy outdoor environment with these faux nature murals.

Copper Oak Faux Nature Wall Mural M8934 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals
Copper Oak Faux Nature Wall Mural M8934 | Walls Republic

5 FAUX WALL MURAL IDEAS FOR THE HOME

1. KITCHEN

A backsplash is a great way to incorporate a faux mural into your kitchen. You can also apply a mural on any wall in the kitchen or even on the face of an island to highlight your shiny new kitchenware appliances. For example, a dynamic faux tile mural can really go a long way in making your cabinets really pop out and get your culinary juices flowing, literally.

Black Nested Faux Tile Wall Mural M8842 in a kitchen | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals
Black Nested Faux Tile Wall Mural M8842 | Walls Republic

2. BEDROOM

Bedrooms are not always just for sleeping; you should be able to come home to a place that brings joy and peace. You can design an area of interest behind a headboard or behind a frame wall display by adding a faux wall mural like a rustic brick or paint peeling wood for a personal touch.

Weathered Brick Faux Wall Mural M9239 for a bedroom | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals
Weathered Brick Faux Wall Mural M9239 for a bedroom | Walls Republic

3. LIVING AND DINING ROOMS

A living or dining room greatly reflects your personal lifestyle. Show off your savvy designer knowledge by drawing attention to a focal point behind a couch, a dining table, or an armoire. A brick wall paired with faux tile is an excellent choice for a warm enjoyable living environment for the entire family.

Goldenrod Diamond Faux Tile Wall Mural M8843 for a living room and dining room | Pair a bright tile with bold solid colour | Faux Wall Murals
Goldenrod Diamond Faux Tile Wall Mural M8843 for a living room and dining room | Pair a bright tile with bold solid colour

4. HOME OFFICE

Working doesn’t have to be crazy or stressful. A faux mural can instantly change your mood and stimulate your brain for a healthy and delightful work environment. Invent your own work space by adding your own choice of faux wallpaper mural behind your desk or book case. You can decide to customize your mural with a quote or saturate your murals for an instant boost of motivation during a hard day’s work.

Red Barn Faux Wood Wall Mural M9220 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals
Add a personal quote to get you going

5. BASEMENTS AND HALLWAYS

Often dull and dark spaces have potential to be exciting and bright. Liven up your basements and hallways with a faux concrete mural to add depth and interest to these design hindering spaces. Try bright colours that reflect and play with light to illuminate the area.

Blonde Planks Faux Wood Wall Mural M8966 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals
Contrast of light in a hidden space

5 FAUX WALLPAPER IDEAS FOR BUSINESSES

1. RESTAURANTS

The use of faux wall murals is extremely popular and limitless in restaurants. Faux wall murals can be placed on the backdrop of an open kitchen concept, or on the face of a bar or food counter. You can constitute culture, build reputation and create a memorable dining experience with a rich faux marble wall reflecting the columns of Greece.

Blue-Grey Alabaster Faux Marble Wall Mural M8927 for a business or restaurant | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals
Blue-Grey Alabaster Faux Marble Wall Mural M8927 for a business or restaurant | Walls Republic

2. COFFEE SHOPS

The coffee culture has become a very significant urban experience. Coffee shops buzz with traffic but can also be a place for customers to read or catch up on some work. With so many different brewers out there, a faux wall mural presents eye catching visuals that build brand persona and attract the hip and trendy coffee drinkers of the 20th century. A dark stained wood mural can feel just like a warm freshly brewed cup of coffee or even coffee beans themselves.

Coffee Beans Faux Wall Mural for a coffee shop M8956 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals
Coffee Beans Faux Wall Mural for a coffee shop M8956 | Walls Republic

3. FASHION RETAILS

Retail displays are platforms of creating and drawing inspiration that express a language between the designer and the consumer. Try a mixed media mural behind clothing displays, a cashier counter, or in fitting rooms for an individualized atmosphere.

Scraped Brick Faux Brick Wall Mural for a Fashion Retail M9222 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals
Painted Grey Brick with Customized Typography M9222 | Walls Republic

4. RECEPTION AREAS

We all know the importance of first impressions. With reception areas being the hub for interaction, create a fresh and welcoming environment by using a vivid nature texture playing with different scales on a wall behind a reception desk, in an entry way, or in waiting areas.

Neolith Faux Nature Wall Mural M8932 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals
Large Scale Fossilized Twig & Leaf Mural M8932 | Walls Republic

5. BOARDROOMS AND OFFICE SPACES

A happy workplace is a productive workplace. A brilliant pop of texture and colour using a vivid and exciting faux mural can instantly free you from confining white walls even hours past the end time of your meetings.

Orange Alloy Faux Stone Metal Wall Mural M8928 | Walls Republic Faux Wall Murals
Orange Alloy Faux Stone Metal Wall Mural M8928 | Walls Republic

Whether you’re a home owner or a business owner , these are simply a few samples of the possibilities Faux Wallpaper murals can create. Faux wallpaper murals present a new innovative technology and solution. Faux murals express the richness and textures of real materials with a budget friendly alternative that eliminates the huss and fuss or cleanup and labour.

For more inspiration and a great selection of powerfully customizable and scalable murals, find your perfect fit on the Faux Murals page.

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