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13 Dining Room Mural Ideas

By Soraia Martins August 6, 2021, 6:06 pm

As you have probably guessed by now, we are kind of wallpaper enthusiasts and love it in any room of the house. The dining room, however, is one of our favorites, as it is made to bring people together — and there is nothing more inviting than a colorful wall as a backdrop during a family meal to brighten our day.

From modern murals to hand-painted walls, we’ll show you the array of dining room mural ideas we’ve got in store for you.

Hand-Painted Dining Room Mural Ideas

Into The Woods

dining room mural misty jungle Source: Max Vakhtbovych at Pexels

Most murals are meant to tell a story and this one goes way beyond that, immediately transporting us to a different scenario. Nature in all its glory is the perfect dining room mural idea for you to try — and making it hand-painted will give it an organic look.

Artistic & Vibrant

Dining room mural of a hand painted face Source: Shashwat Thakur at Unsplash

Hand-painted dining room murals come in several styles, from botanical to subtly patterned, but they all have one thing in common: their uniqueness. This mural is a clever way to bring art into your dining room — and make a statement among your guests.

Nature Is All Around Us

Dining room mural of large leaves Source: Thanos Pal at Unsplash

Animal and nature lovers will love to have a hand-painted mural in their dining room. All the details and intrinsic traits that go into this kind of mural will elevate every dinner party or family meal, and no one will be able to keep their eyes from it.

Vintage Dining Room Mural Ideas

Romantic & Light-Hearted

dining room mirror on vintage mural wall Source: Autoestima Cidada at Unsplash

One of the most distinguished choices of dining room murals is definitely the vintage-style wallpaper. The intricate motifs on a colorful background give the space an elegant look and feel, and you can even add a few modern furniture pieces to the most classic ones to provide it with a whole new life.

Garden Love

Dining room mural of lightly colored flowers Source: Spacejoy at Unsplash

In keeping with the botanical theme, this one will make a splash among vintage flower lovers. There’s something beautiful about repeating floral patterns that ties the entire room together, so don’t be afraid to go all the way and choose the dining room mural of your dreams.

Delicate Patterns

dining room mural of delicate pattern Source: Jean-Philippe Delberghe at Unsplash

In a completely different style, this vintage wallpaper is also a sight for sore eyes. The delicate repeating patterns are the perfect option for a more classic and romantic dining room mural.

Other Wallpaper Mural Ideas

Fearless Shapes

Dining room mural with bold shapes Source: Spacejoy at Unsplash

Bring your dining room walls to life with this boldly patterned wallpaper mural. This floor-to-ceiling piece is definitely a showstopper and the perfect addition to your dining area, especially if you’re into geometric shapes.

Picturesque Walls

dining room mural with floral wallpaper Source: Mo Khalil at Unsplash

Create a botanical oasis in your dining room with this floral wallpaper mural. The vintage look is one of the favorite choices among wallpaper mural lovers, as it gives the room a serene yet relaxed feeling.

Keep it Green

Dining room mural with large green palm leaves Source: Dan Gold at Unsplash

Green is the freshest color, or at least that’s what we think so. This wallpaper mural idea is always a win and makes for a bright and dazzling dining room. Impress your guests with this kind of repeated, organic pattern all over your walls.

Should I Put a Mural In My Dining Room?

Here’s the million-dollar question: should I put a mural in my dining room? The answer is… It depends! We’ll give you a few takes on why you should put a mural in your dining room and leave it up to you to decide.

Dining room mural with hand painted flower Source: Natalya Shmeleva at Unsplash

First Step

Start by deciding on what kind of mural your dining room deserves. Check your walls and figure out what type of treatment they need to solve structural issues, such as cracks, mold, dirt, or other damage. It’s crucial to clean your dining room walls thoroughly before painting or applying a mural.

Dining room mural of large black and gold leaves Source: Cody Chan at Unsplash

Hand-Painted or Wallpaper Mural?

Although these options are very different, both have their own benefits. If you opt for a hand-painted mural, make sure you either plan your project or hire a professional visual artist to take care of your dining room walls.

Paint is often cheaper than wallpaper, and it allows you to paint over a design in case you no longer want it on your dining room walls. With the perfect foundation, your hand-painted mural will be the star of your home.

On the other hand, wallpaper allows you to choose from unlimited patterns and designs for your dining room. If the walls are already smooth and in good condition, wallpaper will take you no time to apply.

A person painting a design on a wall Source: Ksenia Chernaya at Unsplash

Choose Your Favorite Mural Design

After you decide on what type of application you’re going with, there comes the most challenging part: choosing your favorite mural design. From vintage patterns to floral motifs, it all comes down to the decoration of your dining room. The dining room mural will definitely play the leading role, so you can either decorate around it and choose furniture and colors according to it or let it tie the whole room together and blend it perfectly into the rest of the room.

A large wall mural with a matching lamp Source: DESIGNECOLOGIST at Unsplash

Conclusion

One of the best ways to change up the appearance of your dining room walls is to give them a makeover, and a mural is always a great idea. Whether we’re talking hand-painted murals or wallpaper murals, there is an almost infinite number of designs and styles to choose from.

Choosing the kind of dining room mural you’re going for and how you’re going to do it are the first steps to accomplish the best result, and we hope these ideas will help you step forward into it.

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