12 Large Wall Decor Ideas for Any Room in Your House

Transform that awkward empty wall into a fresh focal point with our favorite oversized wall decor ideas.

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September 23, 2022

Ah, the large empty wall. Everyone has encountered these unassuming design obstacles at one point or another. The expansive (read: awkward) blank canvas can be overwhelming to decorate while designing your space. We’re taking the guesswork out of your large empty walls by sharing 12 stunning wall decor ideas fitting for any room in your house.

Read on to get the scoop on our favorite paintings, prints, sculptures and tapestries to dress your walls at home, and shop them all in the links below.

From $67.21

Fill the awkward blank space on the wall behind your sofa with a sweeping landscape view with this elegant canvas artwork. Autumnal green, gray and brown hues intertwine to create a striking hillside scene that brings year-round warmth to any room. Each canvas print comes ready to display in a gold, black or silver frame in your choice of three unique sizes.

From $82

A blueprint-style map makes a foolproof addition to any bare wall as it adds interest to the space without distracting from the overall design. This Chicago map boasts a crisp, blue backdrop and minimalist inky lines, serving as a chic, subtle focal point above any bed, sofa or console table.

Skip the framed prints and canvases and bring old-world elegance to your large, empty wall with this etched arcadia mural from Anthropologie. The top-rated mural by York Wallcoverings brings romance to your walls with charcoal trees and boundless skies. Each eight-panel mural comes ready to install sans paste with removable SureStrip backing.

$459 (Set of 3)

Snag the vertical triptych from Framebridge to fill the empty wall behind your sofa or dining table with three of your most treasured art prints or family photos. The customizable gallery wall frame set comes with three frames in two sizes to tailor to any space you’re outfitting. Plus, the three-frame set comes in six chic finishes.


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$568.10 (Set of 2)

The Rowan Layered Paper Diptych duo is airy and understated. Sold solo or as a set of two, the natural paper mâché artwork brings pleasing dimension to otherwise blank white walls and adds interest to contemporary and modern spaces. Each piece comes ready to hang in a wooden frame and measures 42.5”-by-42.5”.


Curved furniture silhouettes are all the rage this year, and we think the trend is just as chic on your walls, too. Achieve the same soft appeal to your foyer or hallway with this oversized draped geometric tapestry from Amazon. The ombre design fades from white into a deep midnight navy to yield a striking, statement-making focal point for any corner of your home.

From $34

Embrace bold shapes and vibrant hues with an artful abstract print like this number from Minted. This captivating art print melts pale blue with terracotta, ochre, black and deep forest green tones to create a focal point for any available wall space in your home. Choose between 10 sizes, with the largest measuring 70”-by-48”. Oh, and be sure to capitalize on Minted’s custom framing options to create a tailor-made statement piece for your space.

$202.99 (Set of 3)

Shape up the wall behind your sectional with this top-rated framed canvas art set. The three-canvas bundle comes ready to hang side-by-side together, with each canvas featuring a bold, black-and-white geometric design that flows seamlessly into the next. Choose between brown, black or white frames to complement your existing contemporary decor.


Think outside the boxy frames and canvases and bring unexpected depth to your wall with a modern wall sculpture instead. This romantic steel wall sculpture is an industrial interpretation of flower petals that appear to jump off the wall. Each petal is hand-cut and finished with an inky bronze hue that shines against white and shadowy backdrops.

From $34

Embrace abstract thinking in your family room or primary suite with this free-spirited abstract print from Minted. The textural print enlivens walls with a linen-like backdrop embellished with cobalt splatters alongside black, taupe and mushroom scribbles. Choose from seven sizes, three frame options and 12 unique frame finishes.


Are you searching for modern artwork for a large, lacking wall in your house? Allow us to help you connect the dots (literally!) with this abstract iron-and-wood wall art from West Elm. Secure the line-and-dot wall sculpture over a console table, headboard or fireplace mantel to bring movement and mod vibes to the design.

$78.80 $67

Bring on the bohemian vibes with this head-turning macrame tapestry. The handmade design features white cotton dip-dyed coffee brown, espresso brown and black for an earthy, warm appeal. Enhance the boho appeal by styling the tapestry with stoneware, wicker and burlwood accents.

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