Trend Tuesday: Dark Walls

Dark walls are divisive – they’re hard to pull off and can be gloomy without the right precautions – but they’re so beautiful when done right. So here’s some tips on how to implement your own dark walls.

via Making Home Base
via Making Home Base

Use white accents, like art and rugs, to lighten up the space. Decorating with white curtains also helps to keep things airy.

via 4 Men 1 Lady
via 4 Men 1 Lady

This can further be done with white furniture, like this gorgeous white couch. Additionally they used shades of black, grey, and white pillows to tie the colors together.

via Curbly
via Curbly

In this bathroom, they use a gallery wall to counter the effects of the black tint. In fact, you can almost see more light than dark because the wall is so covered with interesting pieces. Additionally, the black backdrop gives the art a way to pop!

via Architectural Digest
via Architectural Digest

Dark walls might seem only fit so chic, minimalist spaces but they can fit in a variety of styles and moods. This kitchen has a vintage, antiquated feel that incorporates blue and white antiquated china.

via Design Sponge
via Design Sponge

Dark walls can also fit in younger, boho spaces. This kilim rug complements the navy walls and gives the abstract room a sense of sophistication.

via Eenig Wonen
via Eenig Wonen

If you can’t paint your walls completely, a great solution would be to put up panels painted with a variety of moody darks. Embrace the dark side!

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