How to measure for a mural

Measuring your walls (or ceiling) for a mural is much easier than you might think. Here's our quick and easy guide on how to do it...

oasis natural mural
Image features Oasis Natural mural

All of our murals are made bespoke to your wall measurements and then printed to order. We recommend to always add 5-10cm to both the width and height measurements to make sure we've got your walls (quite literally) covered. This will be of benefit especially if your wall(s) are uneven.

Measuring a standard wall
Measure the full height and width and height of the wall exclude the skirting boards and or coving.  

Measuring a sloped Wall
If you have a sloped ceiling or wall, ignore any slopes and measure the longest and widest part of the wall. The mural will be printed as a rectangle or square so during installation, you would cut away the section where the slope is.

Pitched Wall
Like when measuring a sloped wall, measure the longest and widest part of the wall and cut away the sloping sections during installation.

garden of eden mural
Image @wowwallcoverings featuring Garden of Eden mural

Walls with obstacles
When a door, window or additional obstacle is on the wall, please still measure the width and height of the wall you want to cover. As the mural is produced as a rectangle or square, that area would be cut away during installation. 

We can create and move elements of the designs and fuse designs together to create a four wall seamless design too, as well as tweak designs to work around obstacles. Just get in touch with us at and we'll be more than happy to help!

To make installation of our murals as easy as possible, they're all:

1. Quick and easy to install on the wall, as they use the 'Paste The Wall' application method

2. Easy to remove and simply peel off in one strip (no scraper or steamer required)

3. Easy to install with numbered panels starting with panel 1, and hang left to right

4. Are all a Straight Pattern Repeat

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