Modern Bedroom Décor: Accent Walls that Will Effectively Liven Up Your Bedroom

Modern Bedroom Décor: Accent Walls that Will Effectively Liven Up Your Bedroom

Looking for inspiration for adding visual interest to your bedroom and brighten up the space?

An accent wall is one of the easiest and most effective ways to liven up your bedroom. It also does a wonderful job of creating an illusion of space.

Let’s look at some amazing bedrooms that offer great inspiration when it comes to choosing the perfect accent wall for your space.

A Few More on Bedroom Wall Accents

Warm Colors Make A Small Appear Smaller

Warm colors such as orange and yellow normally pull the wall towards the eye. This makes the space look smaller. What does this mean?

If you’re looking to use any warm color on your bedroom accent wall, consider choosing a wall that can survive being foreshortened. For instance, you can paint the end wall of a long, narrow bedroom to make the space feel more balanced.

Cool Colors Create an Illusion of Space

By pulling the wall from the eye, cool colors such as green and blue makes a small space look bigger. You can use a cool color on a side wall in your bedroom. This will make the room look bigger. Likewise, by painting a low ceiling a cool color, it will appear higher than it actually is.

Choose a Wall the Stands Out

A wall that stands out in your bedroom will make the best accent wall. It’s the wall that greets your eye when you enter the room. This should be a wall at the head of the bed.

That doesn’t mean that you can’t use a different wall. You can always find another wall that stands out. You can ask someone to walk into the room and help you identify the wall that seems to catch their eye.

Modern bedroom decor
Image Source: Behance | Auhors: Yuliya Kaliankovich and Aleh Kaliankovich

 

Artistic bedroom interior
Image Source: Behance | Auhors: Yuliya Kaliankovich and Aleh Kaliankovich

 

Small vanity table in modern bedroom decor
Image Source: Behance | Auhors: Yuliya Kaliankovich and Aleh Kaliankovich

 

Grey accent wall in bedroom
Image Source: Behance | Author: Mai Elhossiny

 

Beautiful bedroom interior
Image Source: Behance | Author: Mai Elhossiny

 

Modern bedroom with open closet space
Image Source: Behance | Author: Mai Elhossiny

 

Bedroom interior from above
Image Source: Behance | Author: Mai Elhossiny

 

Wooden desk in bedroom
Image Source: Behance | Author: Mai Elhossiny

 

Geometrical wall design in bedroom
Image Source: Behance | Author: Ngoc Bau

 

Bedside table with candles
Image Source: Behance | Author: Ngoc Bau

 

Comfy reading chair
Image Source: Behance | Author: Ngoc Bau

 

Resources & Credits:

Yuliya Kaliankovich and Aleh Kaliankovich (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Mai Elhossiny (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Ngoc Bau (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)



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