One of the best ways to create a focal point in a room is with an accent wall! Accent walls add texture, color, and even joy to a space.
These reclaimed real wood planks are very thin and are applied using a glue adhesive.
Jenna recommends this method only if you’re planning on leaving it on the walls for a few years as the adhesive is very strong.
Brooke gave her parents’ bedroom wall a makeover with these thin, horizontal slats. Textured wallpaper that gives the illusion of brick, molding, tile, or fabric is a fabulous option for your accent wall!
You can find the full tutorial for their accent wall here: Rain Gutter Bookshelves & Beadboard Wallpaper. Sprucing Up Mamahood used black triangle decals to recreate this boho accent wall.
Accent walls behind the bed frame always looks great and adds texture without added clutter. This is not the most inexpensive way to achieve this look, but it is sturdy and will patch and paint easier than some other methods.
DIY Brick Veneer Accent Wall by Christina Maria Christina installed brick veneers on her dining room wall and also in her bathroom.
Dining Room Shelves Accent Wall by Wood Grain Cottage The dark green accent wall and warm woods shelving creates the perfect functional, focal point in the dining room!
Two thin vertical strips of wood are spaced close together to create a trendy double batten. A classic board and batten accent wall is always perfect if you’re looking for an achievable DIY with dramatic results. We gave our media room a complete makeover and created built-in storage. Wood Media Center Accent Wall by Domestic Imperfection
Ashley gave her brother’s new construction home a rustic look by adding these wood slats from floor to ceiling. She used mdf boards nailed directly into the drywall, painted a beautiful blue.
Wood slat walls continue to trend this year, so if you love this look be sure to check out her tutorial! A small bathroom looks larger with well-chosen wallpaper, and a split wall design.
Simply wallpapering or tiling one focal wall in your bathroom is a beautiful way to add pizazz to your space! Rebecca’s Boho Bathroom Makeover is so cute with her hand-painted accent wall.
Tiled Accent Wall by White Cottage Home & Living This blog is no longer around, but this laundry room makeover is always so popular on 25 Small Bathroom Ideas. Laundry Room Accent Wall by Thrifty Decor Chick
Sarah added shiplap to her laundry room and painted all of the walls the same color.
Lindi added vertical shiplap behind her desk to ground her space underneath the stairs. The painted shiplap wall adds beautiful color, dimension, and texture to the stairwell.
Creating a built-in mudroom bench around a window is a fun and functional way of utilizing a wall! This custom bench in our mudroom and laundry room was built by the previous homeowners and we love it!