Decorative Letters for Walls

By on May 16, 2013 in Painting with 0 Comments

Some of the sources that serve to inspire decorative wall lettering are book passages, quotes, significant phrases and personal names. The various materials suitable for applying decorative lettering to your walls include wallpaper, vinyl lettering, hanging letters and even paint. Decorative letters may as function as accent pieces, such as on either side of a fireplace, or be the focal point of a room, such as the space above your bed’s headboard. However, ensuring a quality result, by the correct  layout of the letters, should be planned properly before they are applied.

Decorative Initial Letters Wall Decor

Decorative Initial Letters Wall Decor

Vinyl Lettering

Similar to a sticker,however Vinyl decal lettering is made for a wall. This product may be  found at craft stores and even department stores but the choices available are limited and tend toward inspirational quotes. On the other hand, the internet has a wide range of decorative letters for walls that you are able to choose from, the  font and colors that you want for a completely customized product.Peel off its backing and smooth it gently onto the wall from one end of the decal to the other, the vinyl decal should be applied to a dry and clean wall,  pressing out any air bubbles as you go.

Decorative Wall Words


Including word patterns, any pattern or design may be converted into wallpaper. An accent wall or an entire room could be covered with word wallpaper or with pages from a favorite book. Use wallpaper with small print and a similar color palette for the text and background for a subtle textured look, such as cream text on a hold background. Wallpaper could be chosen, for a bold statement, with large wording and significant contrast between the background text and color, such as white words on a navy background.

Decorative Wall Hanging Letters


The most inexpensive is painting decorative letters on a wall, which allows for total freedom of choice regarding color, size and font. Use a ruler and a pencil, once a word or group of letter for your wall has been chosen, to make evenly spaced marks for the letter placement. Use as a reference, an alphabet chart should be printed out in your desired font, and then the letters  painted freehand by using a paintbrush and acrylic paint or even wall paint.

Large Letters for Wall Decorative

Hanging Letters

Decorative wall hanging letters are easy-to-use art that convey a purpose or emotional message. Individual hanging decorative letters come in a variety of fonts and materials, such as plastic, metal and wood. For an easy hanging, small screw eyes need to be installed on the back of wood letters and use sticky hangers for plastic and metal letters. They may also  be displayed in baby nurseries, kitchens, children’s bedrooms, over a mantle or to capture a mood or function. One might display wall hanging letters associated with cooking or family in a breakfast nook, for instance.

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