DIY accent wall paint ideas with step-by-step tutorials that you can easily recreate in your own home…
Accent walls can be made very complex, like the popular wood geometric, modern ones of late, to board and batten styles, wallpapered or wainscoted options as well. But one of the easiest ways to add an accent wall to your home is to simply use paint.
Paint is inexpensive and so versatile that it can create an incredible variety of visual delights in a room. You can certainly go with a solid paint color…a tried and true, traditional concept. But there are loads of more trendy, creative, out-of-the-box, or “out-of-the-can” ideas you could adopt as well!
Here’s a video compilation of a collection of these amazing painted accent walls…
Gorgeous Accent Walls You Can Create…with Paint!
These 23 DIY accent wall paint ideas are next-level gorgeous! Get ready to be wowed by the unique and creative painted accent walls in this collection. Enjoy! And get your paintbrush prepped!
DIY Accent Wall Paint Ideas
These DIY accent wall paint ideas are not only beautiful, but they are also inexpensive to create. You can paint a modern look, or go for a farmhouse style. Here are 20+ incredible ideas for and and every style home.
Create a Rainbow DIY Accent Wall with Paint
One way to add color and fun to a playroom, or kids room, is to paint an accent wall. This DIY rainbow corner accent wall is beautiful! It's done in soft shades of pink for a more neutral rainbow.
We chose to paint the entire room with this faux paint technique, but you don't need to. This paint technique, made to look like your favorite pair of worn, comfy jeans would make an awesome accent wall.
DIY Accent Wall With A Painted Terrazzo Wall Mural
What a statement this DIY terrazzo accent wall makes in this space! It's like the entire wall is a modern piece of art.
How To Paint A DIY Accent Wall
Simple and bright lines in a punchy color make for a surprisingly powerful accent wall statement!
DIY Sponge Painted Entryway Accent Wall
Cecilia turns this foyer into a stunner with this insanely simple accent wall technique. I used an in-process shot here to show you how simple this technique is. She literally just presses the side of a kitchen sponge onto the wall to hand-stamp it. The end product is AMAZING!
Easy DIY Sponge Paint Accent Wall
Here's another version of the sponge painting technique above. Not at all like the 1980s version of sponge painting, right? Not only is this technique simple, you can go bold with your color choices, or keep it neutral.
DIY Brushstroke Accent Wall
Not only is this brushstroke accent wall really interesting, but it's not too difficult to recreate. Perfection is not only unnecessary, it's frowned upon! So just have fun with it!
DIY Herringbone Accent Wall Paint Idea
Adding a wallpaper accent wall can be expensive. You can achieve a similar look by painting the design you want on your wall, and you'll save a ton of money too.
Washed Out Stripes Bathroom Accent Wall
You don't have to go bold with a striped accent wall. Here is a great option for washed out stripes to create a gorgeous blue DIY painted accent wall. You can recreate this same look with your favorite colors in any room of your house!
Confetti DIY Accent Wall with Paint
Is there anything more fun than confetti? How about a wall paint confetti accent wall?! You can't help but smile when you see this bright and cheerful space.
DIY Color Block Painted Accent Wall
Go bold with a color block painted accent wall. Completely transform a room with your favorite colors. Such a great way to frame a television, or art work.
DIY Accent Wall - Ombre Paint Treatment
If you are looking for something a little less modern or bold, consider a cool gradient technique for an accent wall. This navy color is perfection!
DIY Faux Brick Accent Wall Whitewash Paint Idea
This gorgeous whitewashed brick accent wall is a show stopper! It has a farmhouse style to it, but is also neutral enough to be used in any style home.
We love a good chalkboard wall, and this one that we painted in our basement playroom is a favorite with the kids!
DIY Painted Accent Wall
If you are not quite ready to paint a main room accent wall, consider starting with a closet, or bathroom. This is a great way to dip your toes into the world of painted accent walls!
DIY Accent Wall Painted Arch
Add a gorgeous statement accent wall to your home with a painted arch. This little detail completely changes the look of the room!
Glam Stenciled DIY Accent Wall
If you are looking to add a little glitz and glam to a room, this stenciled DIY damask-style accent wall could be your perfect solution!
Hexagon DIY Accent Wall
Create a beautiful DIY accent wall by simply using painter's tape and paint. You can create a modern geometric look for a super fun statement wall.
Paint A DIY Accent Wall With A Mural
Add a personal touch to your home with a handpainted DIY accent wall. This botanical mural is absolutely stunning! Follow the tutorial to create your own.
Painting a DIY Accent Wall
You may think stenciling an accent wall is difficult, but it really isn't. It is a little time consuming, but so worth the effort, as you can see in this beautiful room.
DIY Accent Wall With Hand Painted Stripes
Looking for a quick project with great impact? You have to check out this DIY accent wall that was hand painted with stripes. It's budget-friendly too!
DIY Accent Wall With Stencils
Add a pretty DIY accent wall to your home using stencils. Think about the options for a home office, especially if you have Zoom meetings. You can really create an original backdrop in no time at all.
Faux Concrete DIY Accent Wall
Learn how to create a DIY faux concrete accent wall in just 5 easy steps.
Geometric Color Blocks and Rainbows
It was literally impossible to select one image to feature here from Racheal's Instagram to highlight here. If you love color, then you'll want to emulate one of her accent walls FOR SURE. Check her out STAT @banyanbridges on Insta.
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