One of the exciting parts about owning a home is having the freedom to make it your own. There are so many different things that you can do to turn your house into a home. Purchasing décor, painting, remodeling, adding or taking down walls, and so much more will all help your home become a reflection of you and your family. As people look at their house and decide what to do to their home many consider painting an accent wall in their home. Today L.W. Winslow Painting, Inc. is going to talk about all the things that you will want to think about as you ponder whether or not an accent wall is the right choice for you.
Painting One Wall a Different Color
First let’s start by talking about what exactly an accent wall is. An accent wall is a wall that stands out in your home because is has been painted differently than the other walls in the room. For example, if your living and family rooms are painted grey except for one wall that is painted purple. The purple wall would be the accent wall. Accent walls sometimes are a similar color to the other walls but just a different shade but frequently they are actually different colors. Typically, the accent wall is the first wall that you see when you come into the room.
Accent Walls Help Divide Rooms & Make a Room Look Larger
One of the benefits of adding an accent wall is that it helps separate in a room. Many homes have one or more large areas. These large areas can be hard to know what to do with. An accent wall can help you transform a large area into two or more spaces without having to do any remodeling. Once your space is transformed into two distinct areas your space can be easier to manage. Accent walls can also help a space look larger. If you have a room that is closed in it can seem smaller and darker than it actually is. Many times painting an accent wall helps open up the room and make it seem larger.
Accent Wall Color Combinations
When you are picking your paint for an accent wall you will want to consider the color of the other walls in the room. Where the walls adjoin you will want it to look nice. Many people balance a strong accent wall color with neutral colors on the other walls in the room. Grey, greige, and beige are all great colors to use on the neutral walls. Many homeowners will choose to do something extra cool on their accent wall. They may put stripes on the wall or use a stencil or use a specialty paint finish. Once you start looking at all of the different options available you will be amazed at all of the different options available for you to choose from.
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Once you have decided what you want to do for your accent wall give L.W. Winslow Painting, Inc. a call. We can come out and get your accent wall painted. Our experts will help ensure that your accent wall looks fantastic when it is done!