Measuring for a Wall Mural
Once you have decided on the wall you want to enhance with a mural, you will need to decide what portion of the wall you want covered. Keep in mind that a full wall mural is going to offer you the greatest impact and is ultimately the best value for your money. This is one instance where size truly does matter. A partial wall mural will add color, texture, interest and, if you wish, provide a theme to your space. However a full wall mural will provide extraordinary drama and help you transform a room from ho-hum to incredibly chic.
To help you envision how a mural might appear on your wall, see our room settings under each gallery image.
Once you have decided on the perfect size, measure the wall several times to ensure accuracy.
What sizes are available?
- Our images: Minimum 4 feet x 6 feet, with no maximum
- Your images (custom murals): Minimum size of 3 feet x 5 feet, with no maximum
Measuring tips (full wall)
Width—measure the horizontal distance from corner to corner.
Height—we recommend that you measure the vertical height at each corner as walls are never perfectly square. If different, select the greater of the two height measurements.
Measuring tips (partial wall)
Submit your exact measurements of your desired mural space.
We create all custom size murals based on the specific dimensions you provide.
For single panel murals, we print the exact dimensions you provide plus approximately 1/16” bleed.
For larger, multi-panel murals, we add an extra inch of bleed to the height and width of the full mural to accommodate for slightly uneven wall dimensions.
Extra material can be easily trimmed away once the mural application is complete; do not trim before installation.
Do You Have An Unusual Wall?
Feel free to call us about unusual walls/rooms or creative ways to work with a stairwell, closet, or ceiling. Speak to one of our design consultants by calling 1.888.558.0279