10 DIY Accent Wall Treatment Ideas

10 DIY Accent Wall Treatment Ideas

Sick of white walls? Want to add some texture and tone to your walls without dealing with sticky wallpaper paste? Well I have just the answer for you. Ten of them, actually. Read on to see how to spice up a room without dealing with the hassle and high cost of wallpaper.  

created at: 02/18/2013

1. Bring the outdoors in! Disks of birch wood add outdoorsy charm to a room. See the how-to here. [Photo: Martha Stewart Living

2. You'll never guess what this homeowner used to create this beautiful wall of circles. Find out here. [Photo: Shoshana Gosselin]

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3. Recycled book pages are an affordable and unique alternative to wallpaper. Read the tutorial here. [Photo: Fabulously Green

4. Tin tiles add brightness and texture to a backsplash... or a whole wall, if you're feeling daring! Watch a how-to video here. [Photo: Jacquelyn McGilvray]

5. Floral fabric adds charm to an otherwise boring wall. See how to hang fabric using starch here. [Photo: Daniela Shuffler

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6. Cork tiles lend functional beauty to a room. See a tutorial here. [Photo: Lisa Rubenstein

7. Use Martha Stewart's decorative painting kit to create a faux bois effect on an accent wall. [Photo: Home Depot]

8. Stencils add drama and color to a white wall... and a dresser! Check out this stenciling tutorial for more information. [Photo: Salvage Savvy]

9. Glue wooden medallions to the wall for added depth and texture. Check it out here. [Photo: Country Living]

10. Chalkboard paint gives you the flexibility to change the look of a room whenever you want! See how to make your own here. [Photo: Busy Door

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faith-towers on Feb 22, 2013:

Thanks Michael! I love the circles too... they add so much character to the room.

Michael Coline on Feb 22, 2013:

Great tips! My favorite are the circles onthe walls...give it really fresh and funny look. Great article again!

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