2020-02-23 Selah Painting St. Louis MO Accent Walls

5 Dos and Don’ts When Painting Accent Walls in St. Louis, MO

5 Dos and Don’ts When Painting Accent Walls in St. Louis, MO

Accent walls are one way that you can express yourself creatively in the world of remodeling in that you can have a wall that has all of one color and then make a fourth wall stand out with a different color.

The question, of course, is how to best make sure that you have a good accent wall that you will be appreciating for many years to come.

With this being the case, let us now consider and discuss five dos and don’ts when painting accent walls in St. Louis, MO.

1. Don’t Limit Yourself To Just Painting A Wall One Color

It’s true that the general way that people make an accent wall is to paint it one color in particular that stands out from the other walls in the space where it is painted.

Though it’s true that you can paint an accent wall one color, you don’t have to stick to the one color — there are other choices in the world of painting an accent wall.

Stripes, for example, are one good way that you can make an accent wall that stands out from the other walls in your space.

Polka dots could also be something that you could do for an accent wall without it being a solid color wall.

2. Do Consider Using Bold Colors When Painting An Accent Wall

When you’re painting an accent wall, you might be thinking about painting it a traditional color that you would see at a paint store, but you can absolutely go outside of this limited color realm.

There are so many rich shades of purple, for example, that you can dip into and make a fantastic accent wall.

You can even consider taking into consideration the first tip from this article and use bold colors when you are painting a pattern and not necessarily use the bold color to paint a solid color accent wall.

3. Do Take Into Consideration The Other Walls In Your Space

When you are painting your accent wall, you need to remember that your accent wall does not exist in a void and is, in fact, an accent to go with the rest of the walls in the space.

It therefore is important that you consider, for example, the base color or colors of the other walls before you decide how you are going to paint the accent wall.

4. Do Use The Accent Color(s) For Other Thing(s) In The Same Space

The color or colors on the accent wall don’t have to be limited to just the wall itself — you can add things to the space that use the same color(s) and make the space even more interesting.

If you have a particularly orange accent wall in a bedroom, you can have a few throw pillows that also are that same shade of orange.

5. Don’t Be Afraid To Go Neutral In Color If You Wish

Just as a contrast with the second point, you absolutely can go neutral in color when you are thinking about how you want to paint your accent wall.

Just because your other walls are neutral, it doesn’t mean that your accent wall has to necessarily be such a strong contrast — it can be a slightly different neutral color and still have it look quite nice.

You can have walls that are entirely eggshell in color, for example, and then have an accent wall that is perhaps a mild beige or even striped dark gray — two different shades of gray, that is.

At Selah Painting, we help you choose the best type of paint and color for your project at no extra cost.

We also take the proper steps to ensure that your interior lasts as long as possible.

There are unique steps and processes that we take, which most other painting contractors don’t want to take the time to perform.

We would love the opportunity to be your go-to interior painter in St. Louis, MO. Call us at 314-582-5272 to book a FREE estimate, and let us help you enhance the interior of your home so you can focus on other things.

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