Is an accent wall in a 1/2 bath is nice or should I paint/ wallpaper?

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Do you think an accent wall in a 1/2 bath is nice or should all the walls be the same? If accent wall is good should I paint or use wallpaper?
Thank you for your time.
Mary

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  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Sep 18, 2017
    I prefer to Vinyl paper myself, but it is pure choice - by putting up a wallpaper that has a raised design on You could do both.......

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Sep 18, 2017
    That is personal choice,I prefer paint and not wallpaper

  • 62q10370829 62q10370829 on Sep 18, 2017
    If you do I would go with smallest wall to me it would make bathroom fill smaller using biggest wall. I have a half bath with 2 windows & I use 2 different kinds of curtains both with blue.

  • 2dogal 2dogal on Sep 18, 2017
    I like accent walls. They can be so creative. You can either paint it a contrasting color or wallpaper it. If you can wallpaper it, that is an "in" look today and can be very striking.

  • Holly Kinchlea-Brown Holly Kinchlea-Brown on Sep 18, 2017
    inalways think that an ideal spot to go 'funky' is in the 1/2 bath...it's a small space that isn't used often and so you won't get tired of a different design to quickly...so go for it!

  • Sally Young Sally Young on Sep 18, 2017
    I guess it depends on the size. I have a large 1/2 bath, but no windows. The walls are painted a dusty lavender and I put a small 2 shelf table in there painted the same color of blue as the walls outside, which ties it in with the surrounding area. I also have 3 colorful pictures on the walls. I have had unhappy experiences with wallpaper in the past, so prefer to go with accents that aren't necessarily permanent.

  • Grandma Q Grandma Q on Sep 18, 2017
    i think either is nice, but i agree with Sally, it depends, because if you 1/2 bath is small, I would want to do something that would make it seem bigger. You could do an accent wall with the same color only a little litter or darker as the rest of the room. Then blend the colors on that wall with your decor and add a third color for pop!

  • Maura White Maura White on Oct 19, 2019

    I love the idea of an accent wall! How about a wood plank one like this: https://threeclementines.com/diy-wood-plank-wall-on-a-budget/