A DIY color block accent wall can be such a fun expression of your style and personality! I think painting is a very budget-friendly way to transform a space! It’s easy and so impactful!
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Initially, I loved the crisp white look of our home office but I began to feel something was missing. I wanted an artistic and interesting feature and found a color block vinyl sticker on Pinterest. I didn’t necessarily want to pay $95 for it, so we decided to DIY our own color block accent wall and it only cost us $20!
- Paint (I used sample sizes in the following Behr colors: Moroccan Spice, Dark Secret, Imperial Gray, Silverstone, and Drizzle)
Step 1 – Draw your color block design on the wall and choose a starting point.
A DIY color block accent wall will need to be worked on in sections, depending on the design complexity. Draw your design on the wall to better visualize the project, including size, placement, and painting order. Tape your first section. I recommend using an applicator if you have textured walls because it’ll help to better secure the tape to the wall. We applied 2 coats of paint, allowing adequate drying time in between each coat.
Step 2 – Paint, let dry, and tape the next section(s) of your color block design.
At this point, I already loved the gradient these 3 colors had created! We again applied 2 coats of paint to each of the two taped sections and allowed ample drying time in between coats.
Step 3 – Repeat step 2 as many times as necessary to complete the DIY color block accent wall.
Behr Drizzle added the perfect cool tone against the warmer gray shades and Behr Moroccan Spice added the perfect warm pop of brown to complete the look.
Step 4 – Remove all tape and admire your DIY color block accent wall.
This DIY color block accent is exactly what our home office needed! I’m so happy with how well the colors complement each other! The affordability is one of the best parts of this DIY project – $20 is pretty incredible!
Step 5 – Style around your DIY color block accent wall.
We managed to maintain the clean, crisp look of our home office while also adding character and dimension to the room. Is a color block accent wall something you’d ever consider for a space in your own home? If you’re a color block fan, be sure to check out our Master Bedroom Color Block Wall as well. I know this may be too bold for some, but remember, paint can easily be changed with the stroke of a brush! Until next time friends!
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