Simple elements like paint and molding can transform a wall or a space into a stunning showpiece. Today we’ve gathered some creative DIY wall treatments that make eye-catching accent walls or fabulous whole rooms. From striped and plaid painted walls, to beautifully stenciled walls, to walls adorned with unique millwork and molding, these gorgeous walls are sure to inspire you!
Striped and Plaid Wall Treatments
You can transform the look of a room quickly and easily with paint. Painting a wall a solid color is fairly simple; although painting stripes and even plaids requires a bit more planning and effort, the result is so worth it!
These striped venetian plaster walls are chic, sophisticated, and dramatic.
These wide seafoam green and white stripes feel so fresh and clean and add a spalike touch to this bathroom.
This black and white striped accent wall is the perfect backdrop for a stylish home office.
via Style Me Pretty
The blue and white stripes on the landing walls create a pretty and unique design in this stairwell.
The pretty green and white stripes on this accent wall enhance the small space in this bathroom without overwhelming it.
via Tysha and Jacob
Wall stripes can run vertically, too, as these black and white stripes lining this entryway show.
via House Beautiful
The black and white stripes in this bathroom might be a bit too much if they ran all the way from the floor to the ceiling, so adding them only to the upper half of the wall makes them striking without being overpowering.
Or if you want to paint stripes on the bottom half of the wall only, that works, too.
via Belinda Graham
With some careful planning and white, gray, and black paint, you can re-create this chic plaid/gingham look.
Here’s another pretty plaid look that’s ideal in this nursery.
Stenciled Wall Treatments
Stencils were created to make painting unique patterns and designs easier. With the right design and paint choices, you can create some lovely stenciled spaces in your home.
This striking geometric trellis pattern adds an elegant monochromatic design.
Soothing yet sophisticated, this tone-on-tone stencil treatment is perfect for a master bedroom.
Damask is a great stencil template design, and this use is fresh and pretty.
via Driven by Decor
Creative Wall Millwork and Molding
With the variety of millwork and molding available today, you can create very stylish and sophisticated wall designs.
There’s a lot to love in this beautiful dining room, but the gray millwork wall is the star of the show for me.
via Jillian Harris
In this white-on-white design, molding adds a classic, elegant touch.
Your eye can’t help but be drawn to this gorgeous blue wall of millwork.
This wainscoting is so clean, crisp, and pretty.
With some imagination, some inspiration, and some basic DIY skills, you, too, can design creative wall treatments for your home!
Thanks for stopping by!
Kathryn Griffin says
Love it all, but I can’t get enough of molding! Thanks for sharing. Happy weekend! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse
elise fowler says
Nice roundup! I thought I was over striped walls, but the wide sea foam and white pattern in the bathrooms looks so fresh!