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by Michelle Gage

If you are looking for a fun and exciting way to instantly update your space, may we suggest testing the waters with an accent wall? An accent wall can add a stunning pattern, color or technique to a space without overcrowding it. A small dose of a long desired element can really provide a popping focal point to any room.

This brilliant blue tone makes this bedroom even more beautiful. Try this painted technique on your basic white walls.

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Photography by GOLDFISHKISS

This striking black and white tiled wall is making us insanely jealous. The bold pattern is certainly one that catches your eye.

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Photography by DECOIST

Try this DIY! Play with painters tape and create this wonderfully colorful wall. This wall captures all of the colorful of the rainbow, leaving the rest of the room fairly neutral.

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Photography by DOMINO

Wallpaper is one of the easiest ways to splash on a little style. Select an over the top mural to create an instant accent.

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Photography by LISANNEVANDEKLIFT/NL/INTERIEUR/BLOG/LISANNE

Painting one of your walls a bold forest green certainly makes a statement. Chose a gender neutral color for your shared sleeping space.

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Photography by BHG

Consider trying one of Pantone’s picks for color of the year on your wall. This on trend rose quartz colors is super “in” right now!

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Photography by FRESHOME

A black accent wall makes a bold statement. Balance this harsh color with softer ones to achieve a cohesive look.

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If you are lucky enough to have a home that features a brick wall, embrace it! Make sure to trick out the wall with equally stunning styled shelving.

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Photography by VINTAGEREVIVALS

This honeycomb wall is totally unique. Feature some of the room’s boldest colors in this art installation.

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Photography by HOMEPOLISH

A bold golden wallpaper selection is so stunning in this otherwise white bathroom.

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Photography by HONEYWEREHOME

A sweet floral printed wallpaper makes for a charming touch in this child’s bedroom. Skip the print on the bedding and throw some up on the walls.

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Photography by STYLEBYEMILYHENDERSON

A fresh palm print brings this wallpaper to another level. Colors are pulled from it into the upholstery to create a cohesive feel.

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Songbirds soar on the walls of this tranquil bedroom. This statement making pattern is a top pick!

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Photography by PROJECTNURSERY

Count the constellations on the walls of your wee one’s nursery. Stars dance on their midnight blue walls.

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Photography by IEMO

A deep teal tone helps to divide this eating and cooking space. An accent wall has the power to create zones in your small space.

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Photography by REFINERY29

A metallic gold wallpaper is a bold choice for any space. Line your wall with this wonderful wallpaper.

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Photography by DESIGNSPONGE

This charcoal wall highlights other dark accents of this living space. This accent wall acts as if it is leading you to the second floor.

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Photography by BOLIGMAGASINET

A deep emerald tone lets these rich brown accents pop. Play off of this color’s que by adding in some sprinkles of plant life.

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This fun print needs no more than one wall to make its mark. Embrace color, in a controlled amount, if you wish to only test the waters with this idea.

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Photography by NZHOUSEANDGARDEN

A crisp navy shade is one anybody would like to wake up to!

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Photography by ARCHITECTURALDIGEST

Try a two toned map on your walls. Placing this pattern on many would crowd the space, so lining it on just one accent wall is certainly the way to go!

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Photography by THEBOOANDTHEBOY

Paint a landscape mural on your little one’s nursery wall. One wall is all you need to make an impact.

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Photography by DESIGNSPONGE

Go beyond black and add in some golden elements. Tiny triangles climb the wall of this painted accent.

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Photography by ELLEDECORATION

Make your guests jealous of your beautiful brick wall. Rather than attempt to hide it, place your sofa along it to make it shine.

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Photography by CHASINGPAPER

This colorless wallpaper is completely quirky. We love how this tiny print provides such a great accent to this home office.

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Photography by DOMINO

Even a subtle print can create a statement. Accent your bedroom wall with a printed neutral tone.

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Photography by DESIGNSPONGE

A jewel toned blue hue is an unexpected living room color. This saturated shade is perfect for just one wall of the room.

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A black background highlights the blooming florals in this sleeping space. Draw colors out from this accent wall into the pillows.

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Photography by ADVICEFROMATWENTYSOMETHING

Balance your brick wall out with ones that are white. This creates a striking, yet clean space.

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Photography by MYDOMAINE

Accent the wall of your nursery’s crib with a deep blue coat of paint.

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Photography by APARTMENTTHERAPY

Add a little stripe to your space. If your room is playing double duty, an accent wall can help to create boundaries.

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This cool cowboy pattern is certainly unexpected in this office space. Give your space a little personality – no need to take your accent wall too seriously!

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Photography by STYLEBYEMILYHENDERSON

A lively tree top mural makes this the child’s space of your dreams. Leave all the pattern play work to the walls!

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Photography by AMBERINTERIORDESIGN

This black bathroom is accented with an even bolder black patterned wall. The combination of patterns plays well off of each other.

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Photography by JACQUELYNCLARK

A bold black and white floral wallpaper is one that simply cannot be ignored! Highlight your office’s inspiration wall with a little pattern play!

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