How to decorate using posters

Decorating with posters is something that reminds most people about college. But just because you did that back then it doesn’t mean you can’t do it again in your own home. Using posters to decorate your home is a very simple, creative and inexpensive solution. It’s a great alternative for those who don’t want to spend money on expensive artwork.

Traditional living room with bookcases illuminated by track fixtures and with a framed poster

This trick also allows you to take the posters to a whole new level. Another great thing about posters is that, for example, if you’re a recent graduate, it allows you to bring something familiar into your new home. So take your dorm room posters with you and make the transition easier. Posters are also great for creating a theme in a large room. For example, you can opt for a sports theme, music theme or anything else you like.

Contemporary media room with framed movie-themed posters

Simple bright bedroom with colorful framed posters on the walls

Contemporary living room featuring vintage film posters

Cozy, contemporary kitchen with a colorful framed poster as a focal point

Basement media room with movie poster niches on the walls

Eclectic living room featuring a wall covered with vintage posters

Contemporary dining with a poster gallery on the wall

Modern dining room featuring an oversized framed poster

Cozy media room with vintage framed posters displayed on the walls

There’s also another nice advantage, not related to price. Posters are great for creating a casual, relaxing atmosphere. They’re also great for modern and contemporary interior and they don’t have that glamour and preciousness that artwork and wall paintings have. Finally, posters can be used to add a fun touch to your décor. For example, if your home lacks a fireplace, a poster can make a nice alternative. It’s a fun way of avoiding feeling sad for not having a fireplace. Moreover, a poster with your dream vacation destination can be a great motivation for saving money and working hard.

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Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on November 15th, 2012


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