Are you looking for a budget-friendly way to makeover rooms in your home? Feature walls are a fun way to showcase your personality and style. Here are 20+ easy DIY accent wall ideas for that blank wall in your home.
Why make an accent wall?
An accent wall becomes the focal point of a room. These walls are meant to stand out and add an extra design element to our space.
They can be the perfect solution for your dining room, nursery, home office or even your bathroom.
Accent walls can be made of a different material, bold color or just a subtle change in color to create a feature wall. Even smaller rooms can make a big impact with a fun wall.
Best Accent Wall Ideas
These unique DIY wall decor ideas are so budget-friendly really give your room that wow factor. Don't shy away from adding depth and color to your space.
From shiplap to barnwood, wood walls can make your space feel like home.
Instead of placing wood planks in a vertical pattern, consider placing these awesome gray faux wall panel planks horizontally for a rustic look in your bedroom. By finding wall panels to use, this accent wall project was done in 3 hours! We love when DIY projects can be done quickly and look so amazing.
This DIY accent wall is a mixture of some of our favorite designs. Just like us, they used the same painter's tape to achieve the chevron wall design on top. This muted pink combined with the painted wood is a perfect DIY nursery idea. (see some of our other DIY nursery ideas here).
Create a unique feature in your room with these board and batten wall. Add a contrasting paint color to really make this wall pop. This is totally a doable DIY accent wall idea and we love how much texture it adds to the space.
Wood trim can add a whole new dimension to a room. This diamond pattern is a twist on the classic board and batten walls we see. This wood accent wall design would be perfect in your living room or entryway.
We couldn't have a list of fabulous accent walls without showing a classic white shiplap example for your family room. The white in this space really brightens their living space and makes the space feel a lot larger than it really is. Their home looks amazing and we love that they added color with their furniture instead of the walls.
Easy Painted Walls
Get inspired whether painting one color or a whole painter's tape design.
Sometimes a different color can bring a whole space together. This DIY homeschool room became a very functional space with a charcoal blue accent wall, large word art, and DIY pegboards. Children love creating in this small DIY basement room.
Painter’s tape and your own color scheme can really change a small bathroom from blah to exciting! This herringbone or chevron pattern would be an excellent addition to any bathroom, kid’s room or laundry room!
This accent wall by Jessica Welling Interiors was created by doodling with a black Sharpie. It is so easy that anyone can do it! Every little artist would love to have a space like this or to display their artwork in this wonderful space!
This stone accent wall was created using stack quartz to bring together the midcentury vibe in their home. If you are looking to make this more budget-friendly you could always try a manufactured stacked stone.
Hello! My name is Erin and I am crazy about DIY. Our family is just a typical Midwestern family that loves creating memories together. My husband and I love making our house a home through DIY projects. I hope this site inspires you to become a DIY Nut, too!