40 Garden decor ideas to change the mood
In this article we show you plenty of ideas for dressing an exterior wall . There are so many possibilities to energize a naked corner that lacks character. The starting point for your mission will be to evaluate the condition of the wall. This way you will be able to review the most appropriate means of deco for your specific case. The orientation of the wall is also important – each plant has specific characteristics and requires different amounts of light. The orientation of the wall to the south or north is important for choosing the right plants. Some species appreciate the shade, others – not at all. Climbing roses and fig trees will climb on a wall to the south with the greatest pleasure. And you can use a lot of recovery items – a trend that we like a lot. A very nice way to recycle your old kitchen utensils, your vases, your pots, your old picture frames, your door and window frames. And broken china pieces can be used to make interesting mosaics on your exterior walls. Your kitchen cupboard has parts that can serve as beautiful plant holders for your garden.
A plant wall with exuberant plants
Dress up an outdoor wall of greenness – a great idea
Wooden panels to decorate a garden wall
Use your boxes and crates
You can use them whole or in decomposed parts. This decoration will awaken a banal wall, painted in neutral color. You can paint the boxes in bright colors, depending on the effects you want to create. They will serve as original plant carriers. You can rotate them in various directions, to get a dynamic wall – in width, in length, with a raised angle of the right side or the left side.
Old brick walls become a surprise setting
If it is damaged, you can get even more interesting results. Combine various types of decorations – climbing plants and potted plants, to break the monotony. It is also a way of making the most deteriorated parts less visible. Brick walls can create classic decorations, or more contemporary, in industrial style. White bricks are a good base for experimenting with lighting bodies with softer or more pronounced effects.
Dress an outside wall of a large mirror
For a unique atmosphere, you can decorate your wall with a Baroque-style vintage mirror or witch-eye mirror, which reflects altered images of the landscape. Nothing better to make brighter a corner of garden that is in the shade. And the smaller the garden, the larger the size of the mirror will be, according to the outside landscaping specialists. Even if it seems very surprising to you, this is a way of creating lighting effects that will visually enlarge space. Small outdoor terraces can also benefit from the installation of a mirror, to create the illusion of a larger space. But you can also choose to place a small mirror among a beautiful area of flowers in your garden . Or position it next to a water source or a small lake. The luminous waters reflected there will create a magical atmosphere!
Dress an exterior wall of a wooden construction for flower pots
Have fun with painting
The main idea is to set the mood in your outdoor space. Painting even one wall outside could radically change the spirit of the place. Whether it is at the back of the garden, or it is clearly visible, you can dress it in a warmer shade, to make this area friendly or to organize around this color a deco characteristic of certain areas – southern or eastern. Recently fuchsia and orange are popular colors for painting exterior walls. They have an exotic effect, fuchsia being very characteristic of India. You can invent many colorful solutions for your garden walls, fences, wood blackout panels and patio partitions. Shades of blue, such as navy blue, pastel blue, or mint green or dark green, pink, anthracite gray, black – it all depends on the effects you want to create in this area. Our advice: book the dark colors on the walls more exposed to the sun, for a stylish and not depressing effect.
Dress an outside wall of light
A garden projector is pointing up or down from the wall, and then you can have the sconces garden along the wall to harmonious effect that will light your way. For arty effects and a more offbeat atmosphere in your garden, choose neon lights. The garlands are a more magical and discreet illumination, intended for romantic moods and souls. Lanterns placed on the width of the wall are another sublime way to light a wall outside. A more spectacular deco solution: floor lamps in funny shapes, which you can put at the base of the wall. These lamps work with solar LED energy. Among the models – large, bright balls, reminiscent of golf balls.
Dress an outside wall of a fabric flower-stand
Decorative metal (or wooden) panels for exterior walls
Metal panels are a big trend in wall cladding lately. Laser cut, they are found in a wide variety of designs and patterns. Their graphic structures are often used to support climbing plants. The panels separate and beautifully structure your outdoor space. In some cases they are ephemeral elements and it is for this reason that they are constructed of materials such as bamboo or hazel, but the most solid models are in aluminum, steel and wrought iron. Natural stone panels must be driven into the ground one-third of their height to provide stability.
Dress up your walls with salvage items
This is a clever way to unclutter your drawers. So, get out your old porcelain plates, your wicker baskets, your old hats for the beach (even better a sombrero!), Your carpets and rugs and decorate your outer wall, to give it some punch! Flea markets can give you many cool ideas for your outdoor decor. You can also decorate your garden wall with glass jars hung with rope on a piece of wood. Put fun objects in these pots and that’s it – your wall is undergoing a complete change of look!
Use the frame of an old window to make a decoration with a wreath on the wall
Spirals to make arty a wall too empty
A metal installation – lozenges that support creeping plants
Dressing an outer wall with a large mirror witch eye is a deco idea with great effect
Dressing up a wall in dark color, with graphic effects, is a very elegant solution
A wall covered with stones, to separate the pool area
A white brick wall with a lighting that illuminates exotic plants
The fuchsia wall is ideal for the oriental ambience
An orange wall and a mandala panel – and that’s a very exotic garden corner
A light wood panel makes a corner feel and gives it style
Use a garden wall to make a fountain
The wall is fully covered with a black metal panel with stylized flower patterns
A white brick wall with a luminous decoration in industrial style
A corner of freshness
A place of contrasts – a black wall, green plants and white pebbles
Old frames painted in bright colors can serve as a very original and economical decoration for the walls
Rows of white pots all the way up the wall
An asymmetrical fence in ivory colored PVC wood
A wall with wooden pallet carriers
Shelves across the width of the wall
A mosaic in blue and yellow on an orange brick wall
A very thick vegetal wall
You can put a wooden or metal plate with the name of the family
Dress an outside wall with pads with nice messages
A corner of relax in neutral colors, with accents in turquoise blue
Two walls with different patterns next to each other
Bamboo canes to dress an outside wall
A vegetal decoration in classic style
An old window frame that serves as decoration and support for creeping plants on this wall in pearl gray
Three black grilles, illuminated by three black metal luminaries, to highlight the creeping plants
A plant wall with plants of various colors
A mosaic fountain in blue and yellow
A wall corner that provides freshness
A simple decoration
Dress an exterior wall in painted wooden boxes – an economical and pragmatic decor
Turquoise blue mandals make this ivory-colored wall shine
A solution to give a green stroke to this aged wood
A romantic atmosphere, thanks to this wall in purple colors
Tea candles and green plants in cubes – there is magic in the air!
Embossed silhouettes in brown and orange
Dress an exterior wall with salvage items – it’s easy!
Other cool ideas for decorating your exterior walls:
Multiple pots with red and pink flowers on a large bright white wall