Ideas For Great Accent Walls

Dated: 04/12/2018

Views: 208

An accent wall can totally transform a room, taking it from boring and drab to bold and exciting. Accent walls create a new focal point for your space, add liveliness and contrast, and are typically a very inexpensive DIY project.

The starter accent wall

You can easily add an accent wall to your room in one afternoon by applying a new paint color. Deep blues and bright oranges are common choices for accent walls, but choose a color that will complement your existing decor and overall design aesthetic.

Interesting textures

Bright, contrasting paint is a good starting point, but there are other options for accent walls that are even more eye-catching and distinct. Floor-to-ceiling wood planks can make your home seem both rustic and modern all at once and provide a natural, outdoors-inspired feel. It’s more work than simply painting a wall, but it’s still relatively inexpensive. You can source the wood from pallets on Craigslist and stain it yourself before attaching it to your wall. It takes a little extra elbow grease, b

Patterns, murals, and more

Paint and wood are bold enough on their own to transform a room, but they’re still pretty subtle compared to other accent wall options. A chalk paint accent wall is a creative idea for any room and makes for some fun moments when you’re entertaining. There are also endless options for wallpaper and stenciling if you want some patterns or you can get really bold with a mural or oversized art print.

ut it’s worth the effort.

Blog author image

Andrew Johnstun CalBRE 01961193

Drew was born and raised in Placer County. He is considered a specialist in the area and has lived in multiple cities within Placer County. He is family oriented and currently resides in the city of....

Latest Blog Posts

Hot Home Trend Bringing Back The Brass

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® MagazineWe’ve seen brass fixtures gradually coming back over the last few years, and the trend is only getting bigger.Golden brass tones can warm up some of

Read More

Winning The Real Life Game Of Monopoly

Winning The Real Life Game of Monopoly!For most people, Monopoly is not an enjoyable board game in any sense of the word. Almost every family breaks out the game at some point in time,

Read More

Why We Remember And Honor Memorial Day

Many Americans see Memorial Day as an opportunity to relax in the yard, gather with friends, or plan a weekend getaway — and it very much is. But at the same time, it's important that we never

Read More

Our First Home

It blows me away how quickly the years seem to fly on by. Seems like just a couple weeks ago, my family and I were ringing in the new year. Now, we are pulling out our summer clothes!If you are

Read More