10 Ideas on How To Decorate a TV Wall

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Knowing how to decorate a TV wall can be a pain. However, there are ways to fill that space that will be easy on the eyes. And bring life to your TV wall. Let’s take a look at 10 clever ideas that will fill that blank void, and compliment your entertainment wall at the same time.

Decorate the wall you hang your TV on

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Additional Lighting

Hanging lights such as lanterns, lamps, or even string lights will help illuminate the wall in a softer tone. This fits perfectly especially in comparison to the harsh blue light that most LCD TV’s have. It also adds to the cozy atmosphere you might want to create. If you want, you can also check more TV wall decor ideas from another post, for more tips and inspiration.

Idea on how to decorate a TV wall

Add Some Natural Life

Framing your TV in plants on either side of the TV stand, or on wall mounted shelving, will help bring some natural life to the wall. Also it will contrast the digital screen. Do not hesitate to try it as it is quite a good chance for bringing the natural world near you.

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brick wall behind TV


Adding stonework, or the imagery of stonework behind the TV will create a cozy and fireplace-esque atmosphere.

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shelves around TV


Adding shelving to display artwork will break from the already ‘boxy’ feel the TV adds by nature. You will want to avoid adding any more square patterns to get around this. And shelving can help break the square monotony.

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white wall and a TV

Frame the TV

In keeping with the theme of avoiding additional ‘square’ shapes, try adding a large frame around the TV itself to create a singular picture feel. When turned off, or on, the right picture frame around the TV can create a rather unique effect.

hiding TV

Cover it

Placing the TV inside a closing armoire or sliding door enclosure will offer you the chance to hide the TV away when off. In addition, it gives you the chance to give the room a more simplistic feel and create more space.

shelves near TV


Adding built-in cabinets with open-faced displays will allow you to showcase your style and decor around the TV. Moreover it will create storage. You can display books, sculptures, movie collections, art, and any other form of self-expression. While simultaneously creating space for storing things. Amazing, isn’t it?

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Surround Sound

If being discreet isn’t your style, try converting your TV wall into a full-on movie theater experience. Frame it in surround sound speakers to give guests and family a full on cinema experience.

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Add/Incorporate a Fireplace

In the spirit of keeping the living room social and cozy, display the TV above a fireplace. This can be a wall mounted digital fireplace, or a true-to-life fireplace beneath it. This will create a warm atmosphere that still remains social and entertaining.


painting behind TV

Paint The Wall With a Mural

If keeping the TV the only thing mounted on the wall is the goal, try converting the back wall into an artistic mural expression of your home. You can paint foliage, artwork, or quotes on the back of the wall to give it an artistic feel, without hanging anything additional.

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Decorating your TV wall can be a challenging task. You want to avoid creating a ‘boxy’ feel by over blowing the wall with square shapes. In the end, you are only limited by your creativity with ways that you can break from the monotony of the ‘square’ and add new life and style to your entertainment wall.

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Melina Divani

Melina Divani is the owner and creator of Decoholic.org. Interior Design is her infinite passion without stop. Follow Melina on Instagram

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    Do you have any idea where I can purchase the shelving unit in photo #5?

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    Melina Divani

    Hi there! The shelving unit is by Etna (Brazil) and unfortananelty is out of order.

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