Consider using one of these ultra-versatile paint colors to give your space a quick pick-me-up.
Whether you’ve painted an accent wall in your home before or you’re looking to experiment and make an impact, few design choices are as easy and as transformative as an accent wall. At some point or another, we’ve all been there; how to choose the best paint colors and how to use those to your advantage can be quite the riddle to solve. Color is the backbone of design and indeed it is as it can instantly transform any space.
When picking an accent wall color, look for a complementary shade darker or bolder than the rest of the room. If you’re hunting for some ideas to start, here are some of the best paint colors that fit for an accent wall.
Blue is a great choice for an accent wall because it adds a soothing element to the room. A pop of bright blue is also a great way to add a coastal feel to a space without a full-on renovation.
The captivating, upbeat power of red brings energy into every room. Red completely transforms any space, whether covering an entire room or used as a simple accent. This color never fails to make a statement and you can show off your color-confidence with this classic, dramatic hue.
A black accent wall is a chic way to elevate other colors, and it makes a strong style statement. It is a warm, modern, rich tone that that pairs well with any hue, but especially whites, deep greens, pinks, and metallic tones.
Shade in this picture in particular is a sunny shade of yellow that’s not too bright but adds just enough pigment to brighten up a space. Try it in a dining room or a living space and pair it with browns, beiges or whites.
We’ve been seeing a revival of decadent purple accents lately, and love the dimension they add to any space, whether it’s dark and moody or classic and refined.
While this bedroom features modern decor, a mint accent wall looks at home scaled up with eclectic streamlined decor or paired with minimalist eastern-inspired elements.
This hot pink adds endless color and becomes an instant focal point in your home. Try it behind a couch in a minimalistic room to add a spice of personality or on a foyer wall to welcome guests.
A lighter accent wall is a great option if you’d like to keep your surrounding walls white or painted in a lighter neutral tone but still want to add a splash of color. This is a fresh aqua paint color that can brighten any room.
The orange accent wall feels polished in this home‘s dining room. Add graphic elements that pop, or introduce natural fibers and a warm color palette for a southwestern spin.
When you want to add some color or dimension to your home interior, painting accent walls can be an easy and effective way to freshen up any room. An accent wall is simply painted a different color than the other walls in a room to create a focal point, showcase artwork, add an element of surprise, or create much-needed texture.