Awesome accent walls ideas for your Bedroom

Designing a bedroom can be challenging, whether you have a big room or a small one, the bed will always be a bulky and necessary item in the center of the space.

You can complement the room with other furniture as much as you like, a couple of nightstands, table lamps or wall sconces, a desk, a comfy chair or seating area, if you are lucky to have space enough. But even then sometimes the room still missing something.

Let’s play with the walls to complete the room decoration. Choose the wall of the room that stands out; usually, this would be the wall that catches your eye when you enter the room. Most often, this will be the wall at the head of your bed, but it can be also a different one. This will be your accent wall.

Now that you have it, be careful to avoid obscuring it with a large object, is it there any element covering the surface like a big headboard, a curtain or big closet?

Finally be sure the material and color you choose for your accent is balanced with the rest of the room; are there too many pop elements?, is this wall the unique element drawing attention in the space. A balanced decoration is vital to ensure the best results.

Now let’s find out the best way to make it pop.

1. Paint

If you are in a budget, the paint is your best friends. Just adding some color to your walls can be a great improvement.

modern bed with dark blue walls

2. Wood Paneling

Wood paneling will bring a warm and natural element to the room. It can be as simple as planks, or millwork.

bedroom with wood accent wall

3. Wallpaper

Wallpaper as headboard will save you from looking for an art piece. It can be as bold or subtle as you want it to be, there are literally thousands of options in the market.


4. Niche

A headboard wall don’t need to be flat. You can create a niche or a platform that will work as decorative element and give you some extra space for storage.

5. Decorative molding

Transform your walls with decorative molding. It can be as classic or as modern and original as you like. The decorative molding is a very strong visual element, even if it’s painted on the same wall color.

6. Upholstery

Upholstered wall, playing with geometrical shapes and fabrics to create shadows and add texture to the walls. It will also save you from looking for a headboard.

7. Decorative art

You can always keep the wall finish simple and play with some art pieces, like an oversized painting, or a nice photography.

8. Tile

Tile, marble, mosaic, and other materials we usually see on bathrooms and kitchen can also give to your walls the extra punch to make your room awesome.

bedroom wall covered with a glass mosaic