Painterly Decor Worthy of a Canvas

Paint's not just for canvas anymore. The painterly trend mimics brushstrokes on different surfaces and creates a modern, textured look. We found painterly inspired decor -- like colorful curtains, pretty table settings, and gorgeous accent walls -- that will help you try the trend in your own home.

Beautiful Bedding

Sleep in style with a bedroom filled with soft, painterly touches. The subtle brushstrokes add color and character to white features while filling the room with a chic, DIY-inspired vibe. Get the look by replacing one or two neutral pieces -- like a duvet, lampshade, or curtain panel -- with a painterly pattern.

Color Pop

Who says painterly decor has to feature wide, angling brushstrokes? Mimic pointillism with a colorful dotted wall. Opt for a wallpaper, like in this little girl's room, or try freehanding an accent wall. Complete the look with a large piece of painterly wall art.

Can't Get Enough? Pretty Painterly DIYs

Impress Your Guests

A wow-worthy entertaining table is easy when you opt for ombre painterly pieces. A collection of dip-dyed dishware, napkins, and place cards pairs perfectly with an ombre tablecloth. Tie the look together with fresh flowers that complement your painterly color scheme.

Sleep Style

Pretty and practical, bed frame curtains provide a colorful accent while blocking out light. These painterly curtains pick up hues of pink, orange, and gray to match the room's color scheme. Big blotches let the colors and their painted texture stand out.

Wow-Worthy Entry

Need to make a statement? Welcome guests to your home with a chic, painterly inspired entryway. Infuse the look on furniture, wall art, or accessories, and experiment with different patterns and brush widths. This entry sticks to a one-color scheme, but each painterly piece has a different look.

Painted Pretty

A cheery accent wall is a great way to warm up a small space. This sunset-inspired look lets the brushstrokes of each shade blend together, giving the wall a perfect painterly look. If you're not a DIY-er, mimic the style by installing an ombre wallpaper instead of painting the pattern yourself. Either way, you'll have a stunning textured wall that's guaranteed to turn heads.

More Wow-Worthy Wall Treatments

Party Chic

Whether you're throwing a backyard barbecue or a birthday bash, colorful painterly accents bring life and brightness to the party. The star of this table spread is a splotched tablecloth brightened with a bunch of different hues. 

Statement Wall

Liven up a porch or sunroom with a mismatched wall mural. Simple shapes like these flowers are easy to mimic, and subtle paint splatters give the wall rustic charm. If you're not artistically inclined, consider hiring a local artist to complete your masterpiece.


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