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3 Feature Walls That Can Bring Any Space To Life

The smallest upgrades make the biggest impact!


If you're wondering what the difference is between accent and feature walls, the first one is simply adding a pop of color while the latter instills a sense of the extraordinary in a dull space. 

Not only that, feature walls have a ton of design benefits too—it's a great way to break up a large room or expand a small one, and a subtle way to draw attention into certain elements you want to emphasize. To inspire you to get creative with your panelling, we listed down three ideas that might work well for your home: 

Main photos from: The Inspired Room and 305 Florida Handyman.  

Build a monochrome gallery 

If you have an existing accent wall that you want to spruce up, the easiest way to do it would be to curate a collection of stunning black and white photos. Decide on a theme to keep your display cohesive but feel free to experiment with different-sized frames if you want a more playful look. 

READ: 4 Fun and Unexpected Ways To Dress Up Your Walls 

Photo from The Inspired Room

Add a nature-inspired mural 

Gone are the days of simple wall art, nowadays it's about going all out with design. Add a striking touch to your bedroom with a painted picture of realistic scenery. Dreaming of visiting the Alps? Consider hiring someone to create a detailed mural complete with crisp white snow and glinting sunshine to make your haven extra special. 

READ: 5 Breathtaking Wall Murals To Liven Up Your Space 

Photo from Scionre

Experiment with a painted dado effect

If pattern is a little too overwhelming for your taste, a dado effect is a great compromise between a solid-colored and a printed wall. Breaking the color the room into parts uplifts the mood and adds a touch of fun, too. Take it to the next level by adding an ombre effect to keep things interesting. 

READ: 4 Faux Finishes For Your Home 

Photo from 305 Florida Handyman.  

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