Stunning Living Room Accent Wall Ideas To Add Interest

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I’m a sucker for a good accent wall. A living room accent wall especially.

I think that the reason I love sort of bright, boisterous spaces is because I am quiet. A fantastic accent wall is an easy conversation starter.

It takes some of the pressure off of me, you know?

Whether you are introverted or extroverted, these living room accent wall ideas are a great way to add a lot of interest to your home. There are simple ways to do an accent wall (paint) and there are a much more dramatic, slightly less simple ways to do a living room accent wall.

5 Living Room Accent Wall Ideas

Dramatic Paint Color

black living room walls with brown leather armchairs

Ok, listen. If we’re going to call it an “accent wall”, then you better be serious about.

You gotta pick a bold color. It doesn’t have to be black, but boy it’s impressive, isn’t it?

You could do something bright (like yellow) or something sort of daring (like purple? green?) but it’s gotta be bold to call it an accent wall.

You can’t paint your whole room gray and then paint one wall dark gray and call it an accent wall. Those are my rules.

Art3D Panels

an entire wall has navy blue 3d paneling

I’ve had my eye on these 3d panels for my living room for a while. I love the modern/contemporary look and I love that they are three dimensional.

And now I love them even more because they come in BLUE!

They used to just come in white. Now they have a few different colors. This would be a beautiful living room accent wall. I can picture it behind our giant tv so that it’s not too crazy, but enough to make that wall interesting.

Reclaimed Wood Shiplap

Shiplap is super popular right now and this pretty reclaimed wood version is beautiful. Especially if you’re into that Farmhouse look.

This particular kind is peel and stick so it’s super simple to install, too.

This adds instant character and warmth to a bland room.

You can find the Peel & Stick Shiplap on Amazon.

Wallpaper Mural

gorgeous bold and modern living room with wall paper that has giant blooms on them

Do you have the guts to go for something like this wallpaper.

It’s stunning, but other than the grand scale, the colors are actually very neutral. So it’s not really that daring, right?

I think you can pull it off. What’s the worst that could happen? You don’t like it, so you take it down.

And the best that could happen is you LOVE it and it creates a creative chain reaction around your house.

You can find the Floral Wallpaper Mural on Amazon.

Super Simple Wall Decals

wallpaper that has modern black and white line design used on the stairwell wall

It really actually couldn’t get a whole lot easier than these fresh wall decals.

Peel and stick and either a little measuring or some really good eyeballs and you’ve got yourself a great living room accent wall.

This is probably renter friendly for most renters, too. Unless your landlord is extra mean.

You can find the peel and stick Wall Decals on Etsy.

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