Need to up your bedroom’s pizzazz? An accent wall is the feature for you. Whether you’re using slats to form a tropical rainforest, oscillating colors to create a pastel rainbow or using rough stone materials to convey the aura of the ancients, there’s an accent wall to fit every sleeping space’s needs. Don’t have the luxury of changing your façade? Use clever wall sconces or a standing light to create the mood of your dreams. On a tight budget? Use a piece of art to bring your décor to the next level. Take a peek through our top 44 accent walls.
Pastel rainbows aren’t only for the kids’ room. This geometric wall doubles as a headboard, while a soft lilac bedspread, taupe-coloured curtains and striking geometric plant shelves complete the look.
Visualizer: Thao Nguyen
Install a veritable rainforest inside your bedroom. This larger-than-life wallpaper juxtaposes with a monochrome study, tartan bed linen and dangling caged light.
Visualizer: Saeed Sheybani
Make your bedroom ultra-modern. This black panelled accent wall is lined with LEDs, creating dangerously-cool shadows above its quilted bed.
Visualizer: Trung-Chung Nguyễn
Want your LEDs striping the opposite way? This wall makes vertical lines above a long bedside table, a perfect match for a white bed frame. A moon artwork and Vibia Cosmos Cluster Pendants add a touch of the circular.
Visualizer: Alime Karimova
Make texturing your central theme. This black and gold wall inserts shine and groove in unexpected places, creating a focal piece that stuns over a black wood floor.
Visualizer: Vladimir Prichina
For some extra room to store your books, this black accent wall is the perfect fit. Using the rule of two-thirds, its black glass covers until the edge of the bed, leaving a bookshelf in mushroom to match the bed’s header.
Visualizer: Julia Sultanova
Make more of a statement. This gray accent wall creates star patterns within a grid. Two dangling camera lights add shine to their middle, a couched enclave a headboard with a difference.
Visualizer: Evgeniy Zhdanov
Attract bees to your feature wall design. This dark grey beehive pops in and out to create its texture, afforded warmth by two pendants either side.
Visualizer: Alexander Makhno
Grooved wood adds difference to a light and breezy look. This accent wall catches light from the window to accentuate its lines, while a concrete lamp keeps watch.
Visualizer: Denis Kozhar
Love all things circular? This bedroom wall creates special enclaves to mark the bed and showcase finer things. Traditional porcelain plates play with an open wardrobe and scarf-laden chair.
Visualizer: Riyas Mohammed
Dare to be different. Extending across the wall and ceiling, this striking shock of blue lined with LEDs creates a number of shelves, a bedside table and a Japanese garden at the bed’s end.
Visualizer: Joseph Tucny
Introduce an aura of mystery into your bedroom. Using a sheet of semi-tinted, patterned glass, this feature wall makes a concrete bedroom seem dainty. Two clusters of idea bulbs add the finishing touches.
Visualizer: Mai Elhossiny
Have a large bedroom you’d like to play ode to? This central wall panel in grey offers a modern texture, without obscuring the space’s two mirrors. A line of camera lights provide a place to focus the eye.
Visualizer: Pavel Pisanko
Give your next guest interior hallucinations. The spotted wall in this white bedroom, paired with Scandinavian furnishings, makes a bedroom in monochrome seem more interesting than ever.
Visualizer: Elena Anikina
Shying away from bold statements? Lightly pattern your central wall, like this grey wall-papered design.
Visualizer: Kateryna Konovalova
Take a step back to Victorian times. This gorgeous floral wallpaper holds a canvassed chandelier, while fleur de lis curtaining and a porcelain trophy do the honours.
Visualizer: Z Design Architecture
The right lighting can make a wall stand out. This minimalist bedroom is the perfect example, with a subtle line of LEDs glowing beside a white light.
Visualizer: Shireen Abbas
Take a trip to more tribal lands, with a rustic ethnic accent wall. This multi-coloured square with similarly-patterned floor ottomans could foreshadow your next travel destination.
Visualizer: Elena Shpak
A purple accent wall is the meaning of luxury. Using its deep colour as a focal point, this smaller bedroom can fit a table and desk chair beside a bed, side table and artwork.
Visualizer: Luu Nhut Khuong
Wooden slats steal the show, in this relaxed accent wall with leaning art canvas. A thick white panel, rounded mirrors and low-key mattress help tie the look in.
Visualizer: Igor Grigoriev
Looking for a more distinct slat accent? You can’t go past our slat accent walls post for a world of wooden patterns, like this minimalist pinwheel.
Visualizer: Kando Architects
Make your modern wood accent walls green. Six growing hedges stretch to lines of light, in this full-wooden bedroom that lets nature in.
Want to make your bed the room’s focal feature? Build a wooden accent wall that zeroes into the space for sleeping.
Visualizer: Elena Zhulikova
Visualizer: Nevi Studio
A wood panel accent wall need not be in brown. This grey, black and bright blue-coloured feature invokes the feeling of a beach house beside industrial-style lighting.
Visualizer: Wladimir Sapyan
Take your modern bedroom back to the Jurassic age. This feature wall breaks up the earth with inbuilt LEDs, while a seemingly-levitating bed lies coyly underneath. Check out our wood accent walls post for more unusual feature ideas.
Visualizer: Monochrome Bureau
Fuse French décor and a feel for modern art. Mint green panelling and bronzed gong lights personalise this space with a man in paint.
Visualizer: Yovo Bozhinovski
This art accent wall makes the most of both worlds, keeping its concrete whilst adding personality. An unusual starburst light acts as a headboard.
Visualizer: Marina Vanteeva
Believe that luck is on your side? So does this textured grey wall, with a neon-lit sign.
Designer: 2B Group
Your bedroom’s feature need not be behind the bed. This bookshelf accent wall winds around the windows and below the rafters, meeting the eye of three bronze-inner pendants. Need more inspiration for bedrooms that hoard books? Do check out our post: 22 Inspirational Examples For Those Who Love To Sleep Near Their Books.
Visualizer: Dima Ol’gin
Have an old wall you’d like to make the most of? The grey walls and sepia lighting of this modern bedroom create a beautiful frame for old mud-brick.
Visualizer: Monochrome Bureau
Visualizer: Alena Taeva
Visualizer: Basel Durgham
You can’t go past some classic quilting. Make your bed and accent wall soft, like this large, rectangular bedroom feature.
Visualizer: Andrey Kabanov
Mix rough and smooth elements in your bedroom. This white wall’s cavity provides a perfect segue for a rough piece of wood. Two-way modern wall sconces help put it in lights.
Visualizer: Leyla Salayeva
Everyone loves a bedroom in marble. This marble accent wall is paired with a beige upholstered headboard, silvered pendants and a striking red cushion.
Want a more Scandinavian flavour? Use your exposed brick accent wall against furniture in white. Check out our brick accent walls post, for more ways to get the most out of your brick.
Visualizer: Boom Project
Get the feeling of a lodge, with a stone accent wall at your side. A stunning round mirror, Oda lamps on the floor and an upholstered futon bed make this a space to settle into.
Have more hefty stones to play with? Cutting stone in rectangular blocks affords this accent wall a few shelves in the middle.
Can you find cosiness in industrial bedrooms? This alternating concrete accent wall and sumptuous turquoise bed make a good case for it.
Visualizer: Penint Design Studio
Super stylish and dotted with bronze pendants, this mix-and-match grey accent wall makes us all envious.
Wondering how this accent wall acquired its sheen? The right wall’s translucent concrete holds embedded optical fibres. Find more concrete accent walls in our latest post.
Visualizer: Alesya Kasianenko
Think outside the square. Light embroidered patterns on a sheet of glass reflect the outside city, in this unique accent wall.
Designer: Svoya Studio
What’s this accent wall made out of? Builder’s nails! Find a cheap and cheerful option for industrial bedrooms by following this creative bedroom’s grid.
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