If you live in a modern homes, you have several nice spots to show off. A living room is only one of them. Now you have the bedrooms, bathroom, patio, and even the kitchens to hangout. That’s why now you meet almost unlimited choices of kitchen wall decor.
Hand in hand with the increasing sophisticated tastes of the modern people, the choices of decoration for kitchen walls are also increasing. You’re not only offered with simple decor like tapestries or indoor plants now. There’re more and getting awesomer.
That’s if we talk about the decor itself. We don’t talk about the theme of each decor yet. As from this point the choices get varied.
Get confused in deciding the right decor for your kitchens? In this listicle we offer you some 25+ impressive kitchen wall decor to inspire. Let’s see them.
1. A warmth farmhouse kitchen wall décor idea
Your kitchen should look and feel warmth with this small kitchen update, this farmhouse wall decor.
Farmhouse styles always offer warmth and pleasant atmosphere into any home interiors, including the kitchens. If you wish to inject sweet rural home atmosphere, this style also works well for you.
A simple farmhouse decor you might need to consider is these wooden features. Here you have wooden shelves and framed texts, all are in rustic themes.
2. Charming vintage wall kitchen cabinet for decor
The flexible modern interior theme lets you experiment with wide range of themes of different eras.
In this kitchen setup, you have a modern kitchen with charming vintage-themed decor. Vintage term, not only for precious old cars or wine, also applies to the interior design features.
As well as its function as kitchen cabinets, the elegant facade design of the wall cabinets also serve as charming decor for the wall.
3. Copper wall lamp fixture for the kitchen wall
Like steampunk themes? Then you’ll need to consider of finding copper-based decor for your kitchen.
Along with minimalisme, rustic, and vintage, you also meet the increasingly popular steampunk themes. It brings back the heyday of steam technology eras and blend them with the modern days’ conveniences.
Brass, copper, and wrought iron are staple of steampunk styles. This copper lamp fixture is only one of the example.
4. An impressive rustic tapestry wall decor for kitchen
If you need the more affordable wall decor for the kitchen, a sheet tapestry is a good choice. It also is flexible enough to coordinate with any of your kitchen styles.
If you need to light up or adding rustic accent into the kitchens, tapestries are also worth to try.
For a start, this following example may inspire you. The intricate designs blend well with the kitchen’s minimalist theme.
5. Wall Stickers or decals for the kitchen wall
Need other affordable wall decor ideas for the kitchen? Wallpaper or wall stickers are some of the cheapest alternatives.
If you want something contemporary for the kitchen wall, instead of regular wallpaper, you may hang decals or wall stickers.
As they’re made of vinyl, they offers much shinier look than the wallpapers. They’re also easy to peel. Most of all, they easily give you the contemporary look to your kitchen.
6. Antic jars and shelves for rustic kitchen’s wall decor
Along with the handy web browsers, scouring a social site platform like Pinterest is also worth to try when it comes to finding interior ideas.
This inspiration also came from the site. Showed here is rows of antique jars lined the wall, supported by rustic wooden shelves.
As the center point of this wall decor, the jars, look visually cohesive with the classic kitchen cabinet beneath.
7. Decor for kitchens in farmhouse styles
Again, we bring you farmhouse decor for your kitchen walls. This time you can repurpose the unused wooden boards (be they from the salvaged chairs, wood pallets, barn doors, or else) and turn them into these cute wall decor.
Seeing the setup, we sure you could build it yourself –with only basic carpentry tools and your deft hands.
Not only with natural black-white background colors, you can experiment with other colors. So you’ll get a more vibrant kitchen atmosphere.
8. Country kitchen wall decor with vintage paintings
Country styles (or the alternative name, farmhouse styles) always lure our imagination of a scenic and slow-paced but pleasant living mode. And that’s not all wrong.
With their soft-toned colors, simple but spacious room arrangements and the neat wooden furniture, the styles wants you to enjoy the outdoor living to the utmost.
This country kitchen is no exception. It also gives you the warmth and the comfortable air of a country living. The vintage wall decor paintings complete the setup.
9. Backsplash to show off
You also can use functional features of the kitchens as kitchen decor. We have several shelves which, not only for storage systems, are also for wall decor.
Here you have a backsplash for wall decor. Once used as a practical way to shield the wall from the dirt or oil splashes during cooking, now you can use it as a kitchen wall decor as well.
In this example, a modern kitchen in rustic modern setup uses a slab of granite as its backsplash. It deflects the stain away off the wall and doing the wall decoration as well.
10. Modern vibrant wall decor with natural elements
You’ve had hung tapestries, decals, and pictures on your kitchen walls. Now we move into another level with this cute natural decor.
Fruits, one of the most ubiquitous stuff in the kitchens, should be great to charm the kitchen wall as their decor.
But, for the purpose, you don’t even need the real one. You only need the fake plastic fruits for the reasons of affordability and dependability (they won’t rot). Frame them in minimalist boxes and hung them on the wall –and see the result.
11. Rustic wall cabinets for the kitchen wall
Sometimes we mix up the term rustic and country themes. Country styles bring you the pleasant and warm countryside atmosphere into your homes (think about a farmhouse).
Meanwhile, rustic themes wants to show you how rougher side of things unfinished, the oldie stuff, or even repurposed things can generate certain idylic and romantic air.
This time, we bring some old industrial-themed wall kitchen cabinets to light up your kitchens. Add the setup with (also) old signboards to thicken the rustic feel.
12. Green decor for Small kitchen wall
For a greener atmosphere, you need to add green elements into the house. This time you need try to put some on the kitchen as well.
In this example, you even can put indoor plants and vegetables in a small kitchen area. You won’t need shelves for the plants.
Instead, you set metal plant hangers and plants your veggies in buckets. See the example for details. They’re cute, right?
13. Metal hanging baskets for simple storage system
Still with the classic industrial metal wall hangers, along with the plants, you also can use them as metal basket hangers. They’re functional and visually cute.
As those hangers remind you of old industrial stuff, then try to find baskets of similar themes. And those wire basket are the right choice.
They’re so versatile that you can use them as alternative storage spaces for your kitchen stuff and, even, potted indoor plants.
14. Oversize fork and spoon for the kitchen wall
What better than fork and spoon to decor your kitchen wall? You add both of them with a knife, the work better.
Try to play with the size and put them on the wall. Here you find one of their finest setup: a row of big aluminum fork, knife, and spoon.
To balance the greyish materials, wooden handles are used. And you can see the result here: chic and cute wall decor for the kitchen.
15. Butcher paper to decor the kitchen wall
The easiest way to decor the walls is giving them framed pictures, like what you’ve seen in several lists previously.
Instead of pictures, you also can use other materials for the walls. Just like this list, be creative with stuff around you.
A roll of butcher paper also works well as a wall decor. Hung one on the wall and use it as weekly or daily menu board and as your wall decor.
16. The warmth of Mediterranean kitchen wall décor
The Mediterranean sides are always giving you the warmest stuff, from the people’s hospitality to their home designs.
Their kitchens are no exception. They’re warm and full of beautiful stuff, mainly the traditional kitchens.
They offer wider ideas if you want to find some ideas on wall decor. In this example, you can find marine themes also works excellently for an Italian kitchen.
17. 3D red cherry backsplash for a black and white kitchen
After a while we bring you back into a traditional Italian kitchen, now we get you back into the most contemporary kitchen.
This time we offer you this eye-popping 3D backsplash. The latest technology enable you have print those appetizing carries on your backsplash in all their real colors and lightings.
The result is this simple but breathtaking kitchen backsplash, which also serve as the kitchen showstopper.
18. Kitchen hood for functional wall decor of a kitchen
Back again to the pastoral Italian landscape, now we bring you to Tuscany. The people of the region also have fantastic kitchen to inspire you.
The most characteristic of the kitchen are the uniquely-designed kitchen hoods. They always come in big and elaborative designs.
Now if you want to find a country style functional wall decor, you might consider those Tuscan kitchen hoods.
19. A plaited basket idea for a rustic modern kitchen
Plaited baskets should come into your consideration when you want to update the kitchen walls. With all the functionalities, they also are terrific in giving you the rustic and natural look.
Find plait baskets of natural materials like bamboos or wickers for you kitchen wall décor. After all, the real stuff are always better than the fake one.
They also has unmatched capacities in giving the room natural warmth and color. You won’t need some fancy-designed baskets. Even the simplest basket is enough to charm your kitchen.
20. Vintage-contemporary industrial kitchen with bare wall
Having bare walls also gives you visual benefits. They the decor effect, mainly if you combine them with the right stuff.
The naked upper wall of the kitchen looks enticing in combination with the vintage contemporary industrial kitchen.
The raw wall finishes blend well with the neat Nordic style kitchen setup. The naked beams add unique rustic touches to the room.
21. Copper backsplash and wall
An alternative to light up the kitchen wall is this copper wall. You might think that copper is only good for lamp fixtures, plumbing, door knobs, or any trimmings.
The contemporary interior designers see the materials differently. Now you can also see cooper being used as wall decor.
This wall, arranged like brick wall, offer fantastic visual interest along with its other purpose as the kitchen’s backsplash.
22. Rustic Stone kitchen wall décor
Stone walls also work well for kitchen decor. In combination with other rustic element in the houses, like unfinished wooden structures, kitchen cabinets, shelves, and kitchen island, the stones offer a strong personality into the room.
This kitchen setup is only one of the example, where you can see here naked stone walls work with (also) naked beams and ceiling to make this rustic kitchen.
If you have ample kitchen room, you might need to try this cute idea.
23. Wall sticker for an affordable backsplash and wall decor
Again, here we offer you a cute sticker (decals) for kitchen wall. This way of wall coating give you some advantages.
It’s affordable, you even can hang it yourself in a DIY project. Unlike wallpaper, this sticker also is easy to peel when you get bored of it.
Furthermore, decal of certain materials also tough enough to substitute regular backsplash. It also gives you freedom in choosing the patterns and giving more vibrant colors compared to regular wallpaper.
24. Farmhouse kitchen, European style with wooden wall decor
In American sides or European one, you always feel cozy in their farmhouse style kitchens. The cozy style, simple setup, and woody atmosphere, are always luring as to sit and enjoy the moments.
Add farmhouse elements in your kitchen and feel that way. You won’t need to tear down the existing kitchen. Just layer a side of the wall with wooden boards and you can see the rustic vibes right away.
For the more affordable approaches, you can hang decal with wooden board patterns on the wall, instead of real wooden boards.
25. Barn style pantry door as wall decor
Barn style, along with the country styles, also is increasingly popular among the urban folk. Like the country style, it offer warmth and rustic atmosphere as well.
Like to have pantry door which also serves as your wall decor? You need to consider of installing barn door.
In this example, the barn door is of black metal plate. It also serves as chalkboard where you can put your tasteful hand drawn images of characters on it.
26. Simple DIY wall décor for the kitchen
Finding the right decor for the kitchen might present challenges for some of us beginners. They’re too many choices to start with. And if we want to make it ourselves in a DIY project, the problems probably feels insurmountable.
But you can always start from the most basic wall feature, like the shelves, for a starting point. For the shelves, you can install the simple structure yourself.
Once installed, now it’s time to find the right stuff for the shelves. Put your most favorite stuff in them and see that your kitchen is far more impressive now.
27. Modern kitchen wall décor with chalkboard theme
This time we use contemporary theme to decor the kitchen wall, we use chalkboard theme that we see often in modern coffee bar interior designs.
In this setup you may layer the kitchen wall with coal black paint, plywood (with the same paint color), or some wall stickers/decals.
The color add fresh contrast into the kitchen. It also easily turns your kitchen into the more contemporary kitchen.
28. Coal Black minimalist wall wine rack
Still with coal black color, you can use the color theme as background for your wine collection.
In this idea, you install several wire bottle racks on the wall and let it be your wine rack. On the other side, wine menu is added in chalk –giving a cozy contemporary style into the kitchen.
Those racks are complement for the larger wine racks above the sink. They’re a kind of transit spots for the wine before you have them.
29. Wall lamp for the kitchen wall
No matter how small a decor is, if you choose it carefully, your kitchen will look cool. This time we turn to kitchen’s lighting systems.
In modern kitchen, you have several lighting systems: the main lamps (usually hung above), the wall lamps, and ambient lights.
If ambient lighting always hid behind kitchen structures (as they serves to give the visual depth to the kitchen), the wall lamps give additional light. They also works well for wall decor, like two of the examples here.
30. Cookware to hang and impress
Now it’s time to show off your cookware collections and let your friends get impressed. All you need is one or two metal hangers for the stuff.
Hang your collection of cooking pans (of copper, stainless, or cast iron) on them and see a row of them lining up on the wall.
The setup enable you to reach the pots easily. They also look good on the wall, even you can make them another functional wall decor.
We’ve briefly mentioned before that finding kitchen wall decor might present challenge for some. For the reasons we bring you some ideas, the most rustic up to modern designs.
Like to have farmhouse or vintage wall decor? You also have it here, and we do hope all of them can inspire you.