Plain white walls can be the most common choice, but we can all admit that they can look pretty boring. So, the solution to this may not be to paint all the walls in some bold colour or add wallpapers, but instead to create one accent wall that will give a totally different look to the room.
And when it comes to the living room decor, an accent wall will often be the where the TV stands, or maybe the one behind the sofa. It will all depend on the room design as well as on the owner’s taste. There are many possible ways to create an accent wall in the living room and the following ones are just some of the most common.
Different Shade or Color
The easiest way to create an accent wall is of course to paint the wall in a different shade than the other walls, often a darker one. Or you can even choose a different colour and thus create a pop of colour.
Besides colour, a better accent can be created with a textured wall. You can choose from different textures, including stones, bricks, a different type of wood etc. If your living room is decorated in an industrial style, you should go for a brick accent wall, and if it’s more of a rustic style then a stone accent wall is the best choice. The different type of wooden accent walls will fit better in modern room designs.
Another way to bring dull walls into life or to create an accent wall is with some shelves. This can be your mini library and you can arrange the books according to size or their colour. Or besides books, you can also add some decorative centrepieces that will decorate the wall.
Wall murals are also a common choice to create an accent wall. You can choose from versatile designs, including landscapes, portraits or even some 3D designs. Make sure that you choose the one that will fit in your living room decor.
A wall gallery is yet another way to turn a dull wall into an accent wall. The possibilities are quite versatile. Create an artwork and display it in a fun way. Find the proper frames and hang them on the wall you want to be an accent one.
As you can see, there are many possible ways to create an accent wall in your home. There are no certain rules of which type you should choose or which particular wall it should be. Just make sure to add to the aesthetic appeal of the room.