Feature walls – AKA accent walls – are not yet passe, so don’t skip this one! One striking wall has the ability to transform a room from just-right to spectacular. And by feature wall, we mean real focal-point feature walls – not just a wall painted in a different color than the others.
Try to imagine these eleven bathrooms without the feature wall. They’d be nice, maybe even beautiful, but not at this level of jaw-dropping amazingness.
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It’s impossible to define a single characteristic that makes a wall into a feature. Sometimes it’s the luxuriousness, elegance, and drama of the material, like these work-of-art solid-slab stone walls:
Sometimes it’s the subtle, touchable texture:
Sometimes it’s the strategic use of materials:
(That wall is stamped aluminum! Those homeowners had better make sure to waterproof that completely…)
And sometimes it’s just a well-executed pattern that takes the room from blah to bazinga!
(Plus, this bathroom proves that you don’t need a full-sized wall to make a statement!)
But the wall material isn’t always what makes it eye-catching; sometimes it’s the shape, like this dramatically curved masterpiece:
How awesome is that?
What’s the most memorable feature wall you’ve ever seen (in any room of the house)?