6 Murals interior decorating ideas

Gold Stenciling

Gorgeous gold stenciling by Joseph Shoskovitch for Mary McFadden's NYC apartment. Image from "Walls: The Best of Decorative Treatments" by Florence de Dampierre. Photo by Pieter Estersohn

Hollyhock by Paulin Paris

This red painted whimsical faux paneling in "Walls: The Best of Decorative Treatments" by Florence de Dampierre is actually a backdrop for Suzanne Rheinstein's store Hollyhock and was painted by French painter Paulin Paris. Photo by Tim Street-Porter.

Mural at Sandemar Manor in Sweden

Painted landscapes on wood paneling at Sandemar Manor in Sweden. c. 1680. The colors! Pearl grey and that blue with a touch of green. Image from "Walls: The Best of Decorative Treatments" by Florence de Dampierre. Photo by Ingalill Snitt.