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Bathroom Accent Wall Ideas

Bold, eye-catching, and dramatic, a bathroom accent wall is a perfect opportunity to experiment and add some unexpected flair to a home space that's often overlooked in terms of design.

You don't just have to choose paint because the options are endless. Depending on the look you're trying to achieve, you could opt for a vivid floral or patterned wallpaper that can be accented by a cool antique mirror or wall sconces. There are also more long-term options, such as a textured wall featuring stone, tiles, or rustic wood that works to incorporate a relaxing element that still adds visual interest.

Whether you want to get creative with a hand-painted mural or a bold metallic wall, our design experts have included all the must-have details on bathroom accent walls, including which wall makes the best choice and how an accent wall in a small bathroom might work.

Install a Bold Wallpaper

Install a Bold Wallpaper
Credits: The Way We Live London

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Vintage floral tole chandelier with roses and leaves ~ six-light floral chandelier ~ 29 inches dia ~ light-green rose chandelier

Install a Bold Wallpaper

Wavery Gold Leaf Wall Mirror

Install a Bold Wallpaper

"15\" ROUND TALAVERA SINK (Semi-Recessed) drop in  mexican handmade ceramic"

Install a Bold Wallpaper

Pols Potten - Gear Vas 46 cm Vit

Install a Bold Wallpaper

Add a Textured Wall

Add a Textured Wal
Credits: Bogdanova Bureau

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1pc Simulation Plant, Hanging Orchid Wall Hanging Home Office Plant, Wall Decoration Hanging Orchid Vine Green Plant, Aesthetic Room Decor, Home Decor

Add a Textured Wal

Paint a Geometric Design

Paint a Geometric Design
Credits: Little house on the corner

Try a Metallic Finish

Try a Metallic Finish
Credits: Mart Architects

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Wall Stickers Led Lighted Makeup Full Body Mirror Bathroom Decorative Multifunct Dressing Large Bedroom Nordic Espejo Aumento Decor 230731

Try a Metallic Finish

Use Mirrors

Use Mirrors
Credits: Noha Saad

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Quadros Decorativos Reflexo PB I Moldura Sem Vidro - Preta

Use Mirrors

Go for a Dark Color

Go for a Dark Color
Credits: Herbst Architects

Create a Rustic Look

Create a Rustic Look
Credits: Nicole Cohen

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Doccia walk in L 140, H 200 cm, vetro 8 mm serigrafato nero

Create a Rustic Look

Seagrass Waste Basket, Savannah

Create a Rustic Look

Add Some Artwork

Add Some Artwork
Credits: Terry O’Neill

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Large modern stylish pendant lamp, moroccan design hanging lamp, handmade minimalist decorative ceiling lamp, dining room brass lamp

Add Some Artwork

Kate Moss Poster, Digital Download, Black and White, Kate Moss Print, Vintage Photo, Fashion Wall Art, Feminist Poster, Teen Girl Room Decor

Add Some Artwork

Use a Bold Tile

Use a Bold Tile
Credits: Daniela Exley

Add Some Shelves

Add Some Shelves
Credits: Ngọc Thủy

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Black Modern Bathroom Mirror with Side Cabinet & Glass Door Wall-mounted

Add Some Shelves

Astro Lighting Nagoya Lighted Vanity Mirror in Silver

Add Some Shelves

mondawe Complete Shower System w/ Rough-in Valve in Black, Size 12.0 W in | Wayfair MOEB113-12MB

Add Some Shelves

Spoonflower Wallpaper - Blue Victorian Cotton Whimsical Ivory Sew Sewing Thread Advertisement

Add Some Shelves

nearly natural Silk Pothos Plant

Add Some Shelves

Incorporate a Living Wall

Incorporate a Living Wall
Credits: Studio Marcio Michaluá

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Anthurium Veitchii - King Anthurium - 2.5 Pot

Incorporate a Living Wall

Kathy Kuo Home Pluto Industrial Loft White Marble Top Gunmetal Grey Iron 2 Door Sideboard |

Incorporate a Living Wall

Ledmyplace 24 Inch Round Led Bathroom Mirror With Gold Shelf Frame Touch

Incorporate a Living Wall

Create a 3D Effect

Create a 3D Effect
Credits: atlasconcorde

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Piso Eliane Artico Alpe Acetinado

Create a 3D Effect

Solid White Oak Bench

Create a 3D Effect

Tabouret en bambou

Create a 3D Effect

Aparador Buffet Astro com Espelho Freij/ Off White para Sala de Estar Recepo

Create a 3D Effect

2 nichos para banheiro quarto cozinha decoraao

Create a 3D Effect

Waschtischunterschrank SUN Rovere Nature 60x56x45cm (B/H/T)

Create a 3D Effect

Faence mur forte bton blanc mat l.25 x L.70 cm, Interior

Create a 3D Effect

1pc Plateau De Bouteille De Dsinfectant Pour Les Mains, Plateau De Salle De Bain, Plateau De Toilette Pour Les Articles De Toilette, Dcoration De La Chambre Modle, Plaque De Rangement De Salle De Bain, Plateau De Lavage,

Create a 3D Effect

Add Some Drama with Lighting

Add Some Drama with Lighting
Credits: Vladyslava Torhonska

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1pc, Funny Metal Tin Sign, Boston Terrier Sign Soak Your Cares Away Signs Man Cave Wall Art Plaque For Bathroom Restroom Decor For Home Hotel Restaurant Inn Pub 8x12 Inches

Add Some Drama with Lighting

MIRODEMI Creative Glass Wall Lamp in Innovative Style for Living Room, Bedroom - Cool Light

Add Some Drama with Lighting

Modern Luxury Glass Ball Pendant Lights Living Room Loft Lamp Nordic Designer Bedroom Bedside Decoration Hanging Lamp Lighting - Gold 40CM

Add Some Drama with Lighting

Ceramic Cylinder in Peachycotta with Stand - The Six / Natural Teak

Add Some Drama with Lighting

Hudson Valley 1781-AGB Nathan One-Light Wall Sconce in Aged Brass, Contemporary & Modern | Bellacor

Add Some Drama with Lighting

Go for a Monochrome Look

Go for a Monochrome Look
Credits: Madeleine Blanchfield

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Half Moon Oval Mirror Decorative Two Pieces Handmade Mirror Design Minimalist Geometric Aesthetic Wall Hanging Mirror Wall Decor

Go for a Monochrome Look

Alba Wall Light

Go for a Monochrome Look

Bath & Body Works Chocolate Amber Eau De Toilette 90% Full 1.7 Fl Oz 50 Ml Rare

Go for a Monochrome Look

1pc Nordic Decorative Wall Lamps, Colorful And Festive Lamps, Romantic And Warm Country Ball Lamps, Modern Minimalist Ball Lamps

Go for a Monochrome Look

Add Some Contrast

Add Some Contrast
Credits: 2LG STUDIO

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Newport Freestanding Console - White

Add Some Contrast

Crown Easyclean Bathroom Mid-Sheen Paint Teal - 2.5L

Add Some Contrast

Create a Nautical Theme

Create a Nautical Theme
Credits: kasamia interiors

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Everly Quinn 32" Wall Circle Mirror Large Round Farmhouse Circular Mirror For Wall Decor Big Bathroom Make Up Vanity Mirror Entryway Mirror Metal

Create a Nautical Theme

3-Light Heidi Modern Bathroom Vanity Light Fixture Brass Metal Black - Nathan James

Create a Nautical Theme

One Light Outdoor Wall Lantern from the Newburyport collection in Charcoal finish

Create a Nautical Theme

nuLOOM Brockton 27" Ceramic Table Lamp

Create a Nautical Theme

Use a Gradient Effect

Use a Gradient Effect
Credits: Nom bureau

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Kraus Gv-651-so Copper 16-1/2" Ares Glass Vessel Bathroom Sink Only

Use a Gradient Effect

Add Some Texture with Fabric

Add Some Texture with Fabric
Credits: zoe feldman design

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Wall Mounted Oil Rubbed Bronze Bathroom Accessories Soap Dish Holder Soap Basket

Add Some Texture with Fabric

Use a Bold Paint Color

Use a Bold Paint Color
Credits: Kati Curtis Design

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Incantation - Roll

Use a Bold Paint Color

Crystal Chandelier Lighting Modern Colorful Ceiling Chandelier For Living Room Bedroom Green Purple Red Blue Suspension Luminair - G series / 6heads

Use a Bold Paint Color

24"x60" Arch Floor Mirror with Gold Metal Frame

Use a Bold Paint Color

Charlton Home Roger 1-Light Wallchiere Metal/Fabric in Gray/White, Size 40.0 H x 12.0 W x 12.0 D in | Wayfair

Use a Bold Paint Color

Radley Sconce - English Bronze

Use a Bold Paint Color

Add Some Glam with Marble

Add Some Glam with Marble
Credits: Barker Associates Architecture Office (BAAO)

Create a Mural

Create a Mural
Credits: Carmen Rebuelta

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White and Black Honed Marble Newyork 6x6 - Checkerboard Collection - 6x6 / Honed / Marble

Create a Mural

Tubular Murano glass wall lamp, Italy 70s

Create a Mural

Contemporary Style Spherical Table Light Glass Bedroom Night Table Lamp - Black / Plug In Electric / Globe / Ball

Create a Mural

Carisa Vanity Light - Brushed Nickel

Create a Mural

Progress Lighting Carisa 2 - Light Vanity , Vintage Gold with Opal Glass Shade

Create a Mural

Go for a Minimalist Look

Go for a Minimalist Look
Credits: Zephyr and stone

Add Some Sparkle

Add Some Sparkle
Credits: Thyme & Place Design

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Link Mini Pendant Light - Soft Gold

Add Some Sparkle

VONN Lighting Milano 16 in. 1-Light ETL Certified Integrated LED Sconce Lighting Fixture in Antique Brass

Add Some Sparkle

Use a Bold Pattern

Use a Bold Pattern
Credits: Regan Baker Design

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SAMPLE. Puzzle Terracotta Sheet Vinyl Flooring

Use a Bold Pattern

Add Some Vintage Charm

Add Some Vintage Charm
Credits: Heidi Caillier

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17 Stories Tile Decal in Pink, Size 5.12 H x 11.81 W in | Wayfair | Home Decor

Add Some Vintage Charm

KOHLER Occasion 1-Light Brushed Moderne Brass Wall Sconce

Add Some Vintage Charm

Larkspur Single Sconce - Raffia Wave - Brass Beige - Serena & Lily

Add Some Vintage Charm

Create a Faux Brick Wall

Create a Faux Brick Wall
Credits: NARRATION

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Kinkiet GoodHome Fajana GU10 czarny

Create a Faux Brick Wall

Jacco Maris The Outsider Floor Lamp

Create a Faux Brick Wall

COGOOD Rustic Industrial Pipe Mirror - 36 x 24 Farmhouse Metal Rectangular Decorative Wall Mirror for Bathroom, Living Room, Bedroom, Entrance Wood Mirror, Vertical or Horizontal (Copper)

Create a Faux Brick Wall

Industrial Wall Sconce - Pendant Edison - Smoked Glass Shade - Edison Bulb - Wall Light - Model No. 6501

Create a Faux Brick Wall

Incorporate a Pop of Color

Incorporate a Pop of Color
Credits: Noé Prades Studio

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RHINESTONE COWBOY - POPPY - Memo / 10 X 17 / Sample

Incorporate a Pop of Color

Modern Style Rectangle Floor Tile Pure Color Scratch Resistant Straight Edge Floor Tile - Pink / 24L x 12W x 0H / 88 Pieces

Incorporate a Pop of Color

Wall Mount Basket 16" x 6" x 3"

Incorporate a Pop of Color

1pc Light Luxury Makeup Mirror, Modern Minimalist Style Makeup Mirror, Vanity Beauty Mirror, Makeup Mirror For Dorm, Bedroom

Incorporate a Pop of Color

Harmonica - Large Vase-14.5 Inches Tall and 7.25 Inches Wide   White Finish

Incorporate a Pop of Color

Fleming Bath Wall Light - Polished Nickel / One Light

Incorporate a Pop of Color

Create a Spa-like Retreat

Create a Spa like Retreat
Credits: Salvatori

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Large White Carrara Marble Deck Table by OxDenmarq

Create a Spa like Retreat

RIM Accent Mirror - Smoke - 31 inch - RIM Accent Mirror - White

Create a Spa like Retreat

Luxus Onyks Natural 600X600Mm Porcelain Floor Tile

Create a Spa like Retreat

Use a Chalkboard Wall

Use a Chalkboard Wall
Credits: Caroline Williamson

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Chalkboard Wall Sticker - Large Chalk Board Decal For Kitchen Classroom Door Menu Decor - Adhesive Blackboard Roll - Kids Black Stick Vinyl

Use a Chalkboard Wall

Water-Resistant Blackboard Wall Art Minimalist Wall Covering for Cafe Decoration - 123 x 87 / Black

Use a Chalkboard Wall

Holly Jolly -Gallery Wrapped Canvas

Use a Chalkboard Wall

Ein abstraktes Schwarz-Wei Gemlde, dass den Lauf der Zeit einfngt - Im Laufe des Tages 120 x 120 cm / s/w

Use a Chalkboard Wall

Carpet Gothic Octopus tentacles Entrance Doormats Home Bedroom Decorative Living Room Bathroom Rug Kitchen 230721

Use a Chalkboard Wall

Backyard Bar & Grill Sign Vinyl Banner - Customizable Patio Brewery Bar Decor -  Home Bar Decor Weatherproof Patio Art - 36 x 48 Vinyl Banner

Use a Chalkboard Wall

Spoonflower Fabric - Black And White Sketch Food Kitchen Typography Italian Chalkboard Recipe Tuscan Deli

Use a Chalkboard Wall

Add Some Texture with Wainscoting

Add Some Texture with Wainscoting
Credits: Quadroroom

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Tubular Kitchen Chandelier Acrylic 20-Head Modern Stylish LED Hanging Ceiling Lamp in Gold - Gold

Add Some Texture with Wainscoting

Modern Led Wall Lamp Nordic Sconces Lighting Fixtures Living Bedroom Bedside Kitchen Indoor Decor Minimalist Luminaire Lights329K

Add Some Texture with Wainscoting

Nordic Style Brass Wall Sconce Cylinder 2 Lights Wall Light with Glass Shade for Bedroom

Add Some Texture with Wainscoting

Post modern simple gold wall lamp designer living room bedroom light luxury clothing store American Creative simple wall lamps

Add Some Texture with Wainscoting

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