Hallways need decorating love too. These thoroughfares of the home are perfect opportunities for design. You can be a little bit playful or bold in a hallway since it is not a space that you’ll spend a lot of time. Like foyers and powder rooms, hallways can become jewel boxes of design in your home.
If you have a hallway that opens into a room, make certain you have something of interest on the far wall that is visible from the hall. In this hallway, there is a bookcase at the far end of the room that creates a visual interest for the hall. If the hall ends in a wall, place a work of art or interesting wallpaper on that wall to create a focal point.
Hallways are wonderful places for a bold wallpaper or stenciled paint design. You can also paint the hall a bolder or deeper color than you would in a room. Pick a color palette for the hall that relates to the rooms off of it for a more coordinate look.
The walls in a hallway are the perfect place for a gallery style grouping of art or family photos. These gallery walls will give you something to look at as you move down the hall. Hall lighting can be a chandelier or a row of track lighting down the hall that highlights the art on the walls. Finish the hallway with a carpet runner if you have hardwood floors. This will make the space feel more polished.