Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Holiday Inspired Custom Wallpaper

Whether you like it or not, the Holidays are in high swing again. And while the holidays can mean many things to different people, one of the most salient features of this time of the year is snow. Though the weather has been relatively mild here in metro Detroit, we know it's just a matter of time before we're buried under a mound of snow yet again. For those of you who enjoy winter sports and shoveling your sidewalks, we offer a custom wall mural featuring winter in all its glory.

Our inspiration room is already on the austere side, and this chilly wall mural only helps the room's cool factor. The frozen river bank winding off into the horizon gives the mural a great sense of depth. The snow covered rocks have a wonderfully light, soft texture which mixes nicely with the sharp, angular branches of the tree lining the river.

This wall mural is available at our main website here, as well as a number of other wall murals featuring frozen lands from all across the globe. If your tastes sway to warmer climes, we have plenty of tropical wall murals for you to consider. From all of us at Great Wall Custom Coverings, Have a happy and safe holiday!

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Custom Wallpaper from TapeStack

Providing custom wallpaper murals for clients over the last 5+ years has been a thrill. But a little while back we decided we'd take some time for a personal project and design a line of wallcoverings that we would like in our homes. Patterns and murals appealing to a younger, graphic design oriented set. With that said, a lot of our wallpaper designs for Wallgazer have a nostalgic nod to the 80's.

The wall mural from our inspiration room is one such design available at Wallgazer. It's called TapeStack; it was designed by Andi Kubacki and is available for purchase here. The blending of today's incredibly sleek computers and modern furnishings with a truly analog inspired wallcovering creates a quirky doubletake moment. The juxtaposition is an effective design element, perfectly showcasing our affinity for the decade we grew up in.

Wallgazer has just over 50 designs from tire tread patterns to Japanese toy inspired wall murals. If you're looking for a more tradional photo wall mural, check out our main site Great Wall Online, which has numerous wall mural image categories. You may also submit your own photo for a custom wall mural based on your image. If you'd like to create your own cusotm wallpaper pattern, we can assist you with that as well.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Custom Wallpaper Imagery: Natural Patterns

We love the look of photographic wall murals. From the campy mass produced scenic murals of the 70's to the modern looks of today, photographic wall murals are always intriguing to the viewer. Some of our favorite images to dress up your walls are our Natural Pattern designs, located on our main site Great Wall.

The Natural Pattern wall murals are really versatile. A single image can be reproduced large in it's entirety to create a photo wall mural. Or, the imagery can be repeated to create a custom wallpaper pattern. This is the case of the wallpaper in our inspiration room. The twigs in the natural pattern have been mirrored multiple times to create a highly organic backdrop for these very modern shelves, a nice juxtaposition.

In addition to this image, we have many other Natural Pattern murals to offer. Textures of sand and wood as well as stones, flowers, and assorted foliage will give your space a brand new atmosphere without blowing your budget. Larger and smaller sized wall murals are available to accommodate a myriad of needs, and custom sizing is available for those hard to fit spaces.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Custom Wallpaper Imagery: Keep it Simple

It's hard to believe that three months have elapsed since our last post regarding our adventures in the world of custom wallpaper. Yet here we are, hanging our heads in shame, typing away wildly to make up for lost time. So what have we been up to? Whereas 2009 has been a rough year for a lot of businesses, including a lot of friends locally, we've been able to slog through these hard times, all the while growing. We've doubled our output capacity and increased our payroll. We're happy to say that most of our employees including ourselves live in our town of Ferndale, MI, so we're doing as much as we can to help out the local economy.

But enough about us, let's talk about you and your limitless options for a custom wall mural. An over the top image or wild color palette can dress up a blasé room, but if your space is already fleshed out with attention grabbing art and furnishings, a simpler wall mural can be a wise solution.

The image in our inspiration room illustrates this. A busy rug and bold geometric art lend themselves nicely to the coordinating wall mural. The simplistic industrial shapes in the custom wall mural in no way detract from the bold accents. The mural simply reinforces the theme of an understated geometric aesthetic, and the splash of perfect blue sky keeps the color moving around the room. Just another example of how unique and interesting imagery can create a wall mural to accentuate your space. Contact us to begin your project today!