44 Home Decor Schemes Incorporating Dark Walls ...


How many articles about home decor design do you read that talk about light bright colors and how many do you read advising dark walls? We all understand the concept that lighter colors open up spaces - especially small spaces - but you might be surprised at how effective dark walls can be. Ready to see if you will be dipping your paint brush in magnolia or dark grey?

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Dark walls don't have to be one plain color. As a base for stencils a dark color can be fabulous. It looks classy and sumptuous.


Master Bedroom

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There's plenty of light flooding this room so the dark walls and dark floor don't feel oppressive.


Contemporary with a Touch of Rustic

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Gray really seems to be a major favorite with interior designers right now. All the UK home design shows feature gray. Is it the same in the USA too?


Vintage Kitchen

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The dark grey manages to give off a slightly industrial feel, yet the whole look says a homely kitchen where you love to cook.


London Flat

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Even small dark walls can be dramatic.


Dark Blue Bathroom

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Dark blue brings some vintage elegance to a bathroom.


Feature Wall

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A very dark wall next to a white wall makes the lighter area really stand out.


Silver, Gray and Black

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Silver, gray and black is a classic color palette, but did you ever think about it for the bedroom?


Gray Dining Room

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Soften a dark color scheme with linen and fresh flowers.


Dark Closet

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If you love dark colors but feel they won't work in your space, use them in closed off rooms or your closet.


Moody Blue

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When working with dark colors, there should still be an element of softness or "powderiness" to the finish.


Accent Wall

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Dark colors make great accent walls.


Wall Art Collage!

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Tone down the block of dark color with an eclectic art collage


Black Nursery

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Wow - did you ever think of a black baby's room? Personally I think it needs more color in soft furnishings and accessories. What do you think about such a dark scheme for a nursery?


Warm Blue

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It is often said that blue can be a cold color. I think it all depends on the shade and how it is dressed up.


Masculine Interior

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There's no doubt you can work with a dark paint palette to achieve a masculine feel.


Glamorous Dining Room

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When everything in a room is a "feature", dark walls become a seamless element of the scheme.


This glamorous dining room features dark walls that blend seamlessly into the rest of the decor. The walls are adorned with a series of artworks that bring a bright and bold touch to the room. The floor is made of hardwood and the furniture is upholstered in a luxurious fabric. The room is illuminated by a large chandelier, adding a touch of elegance and sophistication to the space. The overall effect is one of luxury and glamour, making this dining room a perfect spot for entertaining guests.


Dressing Room

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Another example where dark blue walls work.


Animal Print

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Is there anything animal print doesn't go with?


Dark Walls with Neutral Furnishings

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When you've got huge windows like these, there's no issue with dark walls stealing the light.


Chic Feminine Office

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White framed photographs and brightly colored accents pop off the black walls.


Chocolate Bathroom

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There's definitely something about dark bathrooms. Is it because the dark walls make the white bath suite gleam?


Kids Room

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Another example of how dark colors can add a touch of drama to a kid's room.


Face the Light

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Natural light makes all the difference in a room. Turn your furniture to face the light and enjoy it.


Green Room

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Use a dark wall to express your personality.



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All beautiful !

That first nursery looked like a place where babies get murdered- loved the others though

I like no8 and 32 the rest looks kinda scary to me

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