DIYG Accent Wall

Cristy Gies

Cristy Gies

Designer and Founder - DIYGirlfriend

Accent walls allow you to have fun and with styling your home.

You can use bright colors, patterns, or printed wallpaper to make that accent wall a one of a kind. The best part? You can create this in any room.

Some accent walls are a single color to create depth. Choosing a bold or darker color where the rest of the walls are neutral can make the room feel bigger. A patterned accent wall can add some needed design element to a space, making the chosen wall the star of the show.

In this tutorial we are going to tape and paint a fun geometric design on our bedroom wall. This is an inexpensive way to create your accent wall. While you will have to be patient, allowing the paint to dry we are sure you will find it worth it

Let’s Get Started.

Here is What you will need:



You can find these items in any local home improvement store. At the bottom of this article we have provided some links to make locating these items easier.

Watch the video below to get started on your accent wall.

Or you can follow the step-by-step instructions below.

Step 1: Plan your design

Step 2: Create Design

DIYG Tip: you can add tape or remove tape until you’re happy with your design

Step 3: Straighten Design

DIYG Tip: Place tape around the edges of the wall and the trim before painting to avoid getting any paint outside of the lines

Step 4: Paint

Step 5: Remove Tape

DIYG Tip: If a little bit of paint topcoat paint seeped through the tape you can use a small paint brush and touch it up with your base coat paint

Step 6: admire your new Accent Wall


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