Jessica Klewicki Glynn
Sometimes, painting your space in one color or outfitting an entire room with wallpaper just doesn’t get the job done. If you’re currently struggling with this design dilemma, an accent wall may suit your aesthetic. It’s a brilliant trick top designers swear by to bring more character into a space without it being too overwhelming.
Curious about how to pick the best spot for your accent wall? Simply pinpoint where your eyes land when you first enter a room. It’s a great option for home offices, bedrooms, living rooms, and just about any space that is lacking visual interest. Click through for 15 creative accent wall ideas to inspire your own home upgrade.
1 of 15
If you like the look of collages and need ample space to keep your to-do list on full display in your home office, deck out a wall in cork square panels. It’s the perfect blend of style and function.
2 of 15
If there’s one room that can benefit from a dose of drama, it’s the bathroom. A wallpaper boasting bold blooms is a no-fail option for a quick refresh.
3 of 15
Why settle for one paint color when you can choose two, right? This green two-tone wall, featuring different color weights, adds personality to this bedroom.
4 of 15
Play up a bedroom’s rustic flair with a wood paneled wall in varying shades of gray.
5 of 15
Thanks to a neon yellow accent wall, this cozy living room is far from boring.
6 of 15
Looking for an easy way to add character to white walls? Display a collection of mirrors for a collected feel.
7 of 15
Pop of Emerald
Give a basic bathroom a bohemian-inspired upgrade with an emerald green accent wall. Add an oversized piece of art, like this map, to make even more of an impact.
8 of 15
Your bedroom should reflect your style. If you love nothing more than making a statement, an eye-catching floral wallpaper is for you.
9 of 15
Every living room can benefit from a conversation-starter, like a striped accent wall showcasing elegant neutrals.
10 of 15
Whether you choose a rich accent wall color like hunter green or navy, you’re sure to make your space more warm and inviting.
11 of 15
When it comes to accent walls, there’s room for creativity. Show off a well-styled console table by installing a large panel of floral wallpaper directly behind it.
12 of 15
Paint your home’s exposed brick wall in bright white to make it an instant focal point.
13 of 15
Show off your style with a gallery wall full of matching frames, featuring your best mementos, artwork, and photos.
14 of 15
Don’t be afraid to go bold with striking wallpaper. Try a peel-and-stick design if you’re not ready to make the full commitment.
15 of 15
Tired of your room’s wood panels? Give them an entirely new look with a fresh coat of paint in a deep hue.
Advertisement – Continue Reading Below
This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at piano.io