While we did spend most of January showcasing some of the top design trends that are expected to rule the year ahead, accent walls is one exception that seems like a perpetual favorite! With contemporary themes and neutral color schemes taking over most interiors, it is only apt that accent walls find greater prominence in the interior design universe. And it is the bedroom that often is the starting point for most of our experiments with the vivacious accent wall. The privacy of your bedroom offers you a freedom in trying out unabashed hues, patterns and styles that you might otherwise shy away from.
Gorgeous dark blue accent wall enlivens the room
Today we take a look at some fabulous bedrooms that offer ample inspiration when it comes to choosing the right accent wall for your own home. Since featuring every single color is a touch monotonous, we have showcased several different themes and options on offer so that you think of an accent wall that goes beyond just offering color contrast!
Wallpapers allow you to switch between accent shades with ease
A perfect accent wall idea for this years Valentine’;s Day!
Add interesting geometric patterns to the bedroom with accent walls
by Sticks and Stones Design Group
Who knew black could make a great accent wall color?
Exquisite layered pattern & textures bring the bedroom alive!
by Leanne McKeachie Design
Sparkling and posh bedroom for the modern diva!
Grey accent wall in a white bedroom
by Space Harmony
Bring Back Some Color!
For most of us, the accent wall is the perfect way to add some much needed color to interior. Having a bedroom that is largely neutral with a single accent wall allows you to switch between the hot color trends with ease. Couple the wall with a few accent pillows and maybe even matching bed covers and you are pretty much set. But the advantages of an accent wall become even more apparent while designing a small bedroom. It creates an instant focal point in the compact room without causing visual fragmentation of space.
Purple accent walls are pretty popular in contemporary bedrooms
by Window Works
Hot pink and lovely decal work give the bedroom a cool personality
by Bowery Interior Architecture
Top color trends for 2014 predict that both grey and purple will continue to dominate the accent wall world. While grey is often associated with a neutral backdrop, modern designers are using warmer and bolder shades of grey as accent hues while the rest of the bedroom is kept predominantly white. This lends a sense of flair and sophistication to the space that is hard to replicate with other colors. Purple is obviously a perennial favorite thanks to its opulence and effervescence.
Grey accent walls in the bedroom is predicted to be a hot design trend this year
by Chr DAUER Architects
Refreshing splash of sea blue in the bedroom
by Irvin Serrano
A hint of surf green adds tropical charm to the room
by NINOS CONSULTANCY CONSTRUCTION
Accent walls need not always be the ones behind the bed!
by Goforth Gill Architects
Cool bedroom exudes a mid-century modern vibe!
by Shirley Meisels
Tantalizing Textures and Posh Patterns
But adding an accent wall is not just about color alone. Think of your room as a composition of not just various hues, but also different textures and shapes. Add some imaginative textural contrast to the room with an accent wall that also comes with 3D art additions. The additional dimension brings the space alive and you will immediately notice the vast difference in the ambiance of the room. For the less adventurous, beautiful paisley motifs and exposed brick walls present some elegant and less mundane alternatives.
3D wall art additions help fashion a truly amazing accent wall
by Sohu Designs
Textured wall tiles draw your attention instantly
by Chris Jovanelly Interior Design
Since it is the bedroom we are talking about, think of accent wall ideas that are unique to this particular part of the house. A fully tufted wall is an exquisite idea that oozes, class, comfort and luxury which promises to pamper your senses. It can double up as a giant headboard and if you are planning to usher in a chic, Hollywood Regency style, then this is surely the ideal option.
Paisley or buta pattern for the bedroom accent wall
by Kropat Interior Design
Cool accent wall stands out with ease
by A.GRUPPO Architects – San Marcos
Play a little trick on your mind with this interesting accent wall
by Britto Charette
Luxurious tufted accent wall in soft suede graces this contemporary bedroom
by Enviable Designs
Tin tiles that have been faux painted to make an inimitable backdrop
by Contour Interior Design
Unravel some Wallpaper Magic!
So, you want to add an interesting accent wall but are not very sure about opening that can of paint? Then it is time to turn your focus towards wallpaper. Wallpaper brings the best of both worlds together as you get to add both colors and patterns with relative ease. With most wallpapers today, putting them on or removing them once you wish to switch to a new, bolder print is not hard at all. From sweeping floral patterns to intricate and complex designs; wallpapers can be used to usher in any new motif of your liking. It is also a pretty inexpensive and affordable alternative compared to other makeover options.
The library wallpaper sure add an erudite look to the bedroom!
Give your bedroom the woodsy winter look with wallpaper
by Leclair Decor
The accent wallpaper you pick can be even used to accentuate any intricate patterns and designs that you have used around the bedroom. Once again, throw pillows and duvets with similar print will lend further beauty to the room and should also give it a far more organized look. But when you are choosing wallpaper laced with complex and bold patterns, make sure that the rest of the room is as neutral and uncomplicated in its design as possible. Otherwise, the room could seem far too cluttered and overwhelming.
Patterned wallpaper in the white bedroom adds both color and style
by LUX Design
Accent wall idea for those who love their greens!
by Todd Davis Architecture
Splash of yellow for the accent wall in the kids’; bedroom
by Flegel’;s Construction
Wallpapered Accent Wall in the modern bedroom
by Montgomery Roth architect
Pink patterned wallpaper for the bedroom accent wall
A Warm, Woodsy Approach
With winter here, wood is one of our favorites as it brings snug warmth to any interior it adorns. Your bedroom accent wall is no exception as a gorgeous wooden surface has its own undeniable charm! A wooden accent wall takes a bit more work than simple paint job, but the result is well worth the extra time and effort. If your contemporary or minimalist home is dominated by concrete, glass and stone, then an accent wall with wooden paneling is arguably the best choice. It lends softness to the bedroom and makes it a far more inviting setting.
Wood slats give the bedroom accent wall an inviting warmth
by Soelberg Industries
Stunning weathered wood and stone accent wall
by DKOR Interiors
Recycled timber and soft greys in the modern bedroom
by Capital Building
Rustic bedroom idea with wooden accent wall
by Design Associates – Lynette Zambon
Solid rosewood paneling for the bedroom accent wall
by Caden Design Group
Wood wall paneling adds both visual and textural contrast
Show Your True Stripes
Stripes have a truly amazing quality of turning even the most ungainly looking space into one that exudes sheer brilliance! Stripes define a space, give it order and often can be used to visually trick our brain into believing that a room is bigger than it is in reality. Using stripes for the bedroom accent wall often uses combining a darker shade of the color used for the other 3 walls with a lighter shade. This is a look that you simply cannot go wrong with stripe and often the results will tempt you to adopt the stripes in the living and dining rooms as well.
Chevron wallpaper for the bedroom accent wall always lends a touch of sophistication
by Lauren Mikus
Horizontal stripes add flair to the bedroom in an understated fashion
by Julie Sumile Interior Design
Subtle addition of stripes to create a classy accent wall
by CHROMA design lab + interiors
Vertical pink stripes add chic glam to the room
by Cornerstone Architects
Silver and brown stripes blend in with the color scheme of the bedroom
by Alfonso DiLauro
Adding an accent wall to the bedroom is not all that hard. But try to think beyond just color and you will open up a whole new world of possibilities. So, what is your bedroom accent wall style?
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