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Painting An Accent Wall? Avoid These Common Mistakes

We understand how unappealing painting your home can be. It’s rarely a fun time, even when you have someone to help you. That’s why rushing through it is so appealing. However, when it comes to painting accent walls, more than specific methods are needed. Listed in this blog are common mistakes to avoid when painting accent walls.

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Avoid these common mistakes.

Leave One Of Your Accent Walls Alone

In your living room, you could have two accent walls. Although it is not common, it is something to consider when setting up your place to watch TV. Keep in mind that one of the accent walls should be left alone. This means you should avoid repainting it. Otherwise, you’ll dilute the desired visual effect. Wall painting is intended to help open up smaller spaces and make them appear larger than they are.

Avoid Short Walls

Are you familiar with a short wall? This confusion causes many accent wall painting mistakes. Short-painted walls detract from the appeal of the high-end furniture you’d like to highlight. Experts recommend that interior design and décor necessitate a delicate balancing act.

You Don’t Account For Natural Lighting

Lighting can make or break the mood of any room in your house. Refrain from dismissing the importance of both artificial and natural light. In more ways than one, bright sunlight can warm up intentionally darker colors. Furthermore, lighter colors will appear less appealing, so you can change your lightbulbs if you have to.

You Use Identical Colors

Yes, complementary colors can look nice together. Furthermore, they provide a different feel than contrasting colors. Nonetheless, you should proceed with caution and don’t use similar color blends. Accent wall painting necessitates deliberate choices that highlight the balance of the other design elements in your areas.


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