11 Dark Green Bedroom Accent Wall Ideas

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11 Dark Green Bedroom Accent Wall Ideas
Tom Greenspan
December 21, 2022

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Many of you are becoming adventurous when painting dark accent walls, and it's not surprising because dark accent walls bring something overtly different to a bedroom. It may be a mystery or openness you have recently discovered where you can bare your soul through design.  Whatever the reason, you have expired and discovered the depth and beauty of dark accent walls.

However, how do you develop the concept of the dark accent wall and make it more meaningful or exciting as a focal point of the bedroom? It's easy to get enveloped in the jargon of interior designers who come up with the occasional great idea and the rest of the time are inspired by images the same as you.

This article will give a comprehensive overview of how you can use accessories and other items to make your dark green bedroom accent wall tell a story or create an ambiance.

Let's jump in and find out how to and find how to make your dark green accent wall even better and more such as:

What can be done to make a dark green accent wall better?

Dark green accent walls are fantastic in a bedroom and are known for their calming effect, creating a tranquil bedroom. But there can be something missing on the large accent wall painted dark green, so it is a good idea to add to the accent wall, but what can you add, you ask yourself?

Here are a few ideas to whet your appetite:

  • Dark green is the ideal color to showcase monochrome photos. Old style black and white images make a big splash in the home decor industry with some beautiful images. It's easy to think you would need a light background color to accentuate the monochrome tones, but the converse is true. Dark green is the color that brings these monochrome images to life. Add a black frame, and the bedroom will take on a sophistication all of its own.
  • Go simple. Hang some hats. Yes, it sounds eccentric, but it's a design style that works well. You can add a great wood hat rail or hang hats randomly. Here is why it works so well, hats tell a story, they can be old or new, but there is a story behind a hat and the person who would wear the hat. Have you ever seen someone wearing a hat regardless of the weather? They are gregarious and full of life.
  • Place a couple of blackboards above the bed, his and hers style, and leave messages for your bed partner. The messages can be sweet. I miss you. Have a great day or less amiable depending on your mood, but it's a great way to add some character to a dark green bedroom wall.
  • Explore the BOHO vibe, bohemian designs have been upgraded to BOHO, and you can come up with some awesome things to do with your dark green accent wall, Add a beautiful wood shelf, wood tones, and green match perfectly. Buy plants with trailing vines and green foliage to contrast to the dark green accent wall. It works wonderfully well.

Let's get into it.

1. Monochrome prints

Monochrome prints have resented the design industry for many reasons. The main reason is they are awesome for adding interest to bedroom walls but none more than dark green. You may have thought the black and white photos would be best with a light backdrop to show their intricacies, but the truth is dark green is possibly the best color to use to show the monochrome images to their full capacity for visual expression.

If you are not into black and white images, how about the back-on-white text with sweet messages such as in the above image, it's the same effect, and you can wish your sleeping partner a sweet dream every night before they sleep.

Monochrome doesn't mean it has to be black or white. It uses one color and its varying tones on a white background. The beautiful eucalyptus leaves are shades of silvery green and stand out against the dark green accent wall.

Add a tall house plant, and the dark green accent wall is complete. The plant's foliage will contrast with the dark green, adding extra depth to the bedroom.

How to create this look?

Find the monochrome image that you like, something that resonates with you personally is the preferable image, but there are lots of choices that look wonderful with a dark green accent wall.

The image frames can be light wood or black, creating a sophisticated vibe in the bedroom.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most complex level to accomplish, this bedroom is a 4.

This is the simplest way to add interest to the accent wall in your bedroom. Choose unusual images. Everyone has the empire state-building images!

2. Hats

They can be your hats, your boyfriend's hats, your father's hats, or hats you purchased from the flea market. The important thing is they are hats that have some added character that can add to a story.

People who wear hats are normal people with a story, and the story is often reflected in the type of hat they would wear. The Panama hat is cool and sophisticated worn by the up-and-coming entrepreneur, or was it the possession of a would-be gangster who would stop at nothing to achieve his goals?

Or a selection of cool stetsons that have seen better days on the ranch. The important element is to have hats with a character or a story. They could be baseball caps if you're a sports fan.

How to create this look?

If you wish, you can use female hats, it has the same vibe, and a story that adds to your dark green accent wall, and if they are neutral tones, they will match perfectly. Black hats would look awesome with dark green, be adventurous and try different methods to make your accent wall even better.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most complex level to accomplish, this bedroom is a 5.

Take time to find distressed hats. You can find these at Sunday flea markets or garage sales for almost give-away prices. Use your own hats with memories attached, like the game when your team was annihilated!

3. Boho

How do you define  BOHO? Beyond rattan and fringe accents, this eclectic aesthetic calls for a mix of contrasting textures, vibrant wallpapers, and global-inspired patterns. While this carefree aesthetic works well in living rooms and other gathering places in your home, boho bedrooms tend to be more challenging to put together.

Are you up for the challenge? Well, it's not a daunting task if you start with the basics, ratans are everywhere and budget-friendly, so plant where you can use them in your bedroom.

The rustic lumbar shelve works well with the dark green and adds to the Boho vibe of the bedroom. Here is the thing about the Boho look in your bedroom, it doesn't need to be completed overnight. In many watts, it's a journey where you add things to your bedroom that are unusual and sometimes quirky to develop the look and feel of the bedroom.

If Boho is your vibe, then a dark green accent wall is perfect for your bedroom. You can chill out and view your collection of gorgeous items.

How to create this look?

Boho is a designer lifestyle that translates from your clothes to your friends and bedroom, it is a work in progress. The foundation of the boho look in this bedroom is the dark green accent wall.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most complex level to accomplish, this bedroom is a 7.

To recreate overnight would be a challenge. It's a work in progress that may take months or a year or two to complete, but it's worth being selective with your items to find some truly authentic creative accessories for your bedroom.

4. Keep it simple

Keep it simple to create spectacular results in your bedroom with a dark green accent wall. If you have a large headboard that contrasts the dark green accent wall then your input should be minimal, after all, you want to enjoy the dark green wall and not totally cover it with the artwork.

In this bedroom, a simple abstract painting in dark and neutral shades with a white border and frame is sufficient enough to break the strength of the dark olive green.

Adjustable lamps hanging are a modern twist to a somewhat traditional style bedroom and with a book strategically placed across the headboard and an initial is all that is needed to add some interest to the bedroom wall.

The contrasting bedding with light green pillows and shades of gray show the depth of the accent wall perfectly.

How to create this look?

It's an easy look to achieve, find a painting that is meaningful and resonates with you and add it to the wall, adding nicknacks across the headboard also adds interest to the dark green accent wall.

The huge headboard with its neutral tones is too much for this shade of green and in some way clashes.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most complex level to accomplish, this bedroom is a 3.

It's a great look to achieve if you are bored and lazy one weekend, go and buy a contemporary print and hang it on the wall. The nicknacks could be a hazard but it's an adult's bedroom who should know best.

5. It's a little bit funny!

Just carrying about the theme! Greens are not normally associated with the nursery but it is a wonderful color and is known to calm down brain waves in humans when exposed to this color so why not children?

This concept is interesting, the parents could have added dark green to the bedroom wall in the same proportion but to add some interest and scale to the bedroom the wall has faux boxing, it's an easy process that makes for an awesome bedroom in a period property.

If you have a new property it's not going to work, stick with the green accent wall and remain trendy.

How to create this look?

It's not as hard as it looks but does create extra work in the nursery that may seem unneeded for a newborn. You just need a framework of 2x1’’ wood, fix the wall, and paint it dark green.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most complex level to accomplish, this bedroom is a 7.

In a new home, this will look awful so don't be tempted, it's a period decor style that requires walls to be boxed because they were unsightly. If you do decide to make the frame make accurate measurements and measure twice and cut once. Ask a pro it’s a couple of hours of work from start to finish.

6. Back to Africa

The dark tones of African wood and coconut husks make the ideal wall dressing for a dark green accent wall in your bedroom, the intricate patterns and natural wood tones are the perfect match for the dark green in the bedroom and combine with a beehive rattan lampshade a black steel frame bed will transport you back to the African continent every time you step in your bedroom.

Dark brown tones and black work exceptionally well with dark green, the black picture frame is iconic and should be applauded.

It's not all dark, if you have dark accents and accessories it's important to lighten the mood with some softer tones for the bedding.

The mustard brown pillows bring levity to the bedroom and the feminine tones of the pink open up the bedroom to a more sensitive vibe that is chic and daring.

How to create this look?

The African look is timeless and brings so much depth to the bedroom with the cultural elements of the ornaments and wood tones. The touch of gold for the bedside lamps is a welcoming accent in a dark bedroom but the bedroom is extremely serene and peaceful.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most complex level to accomplish, this bedroom is a 5.

Bringing the essence of Africa into your bedroom is a wonderful idea, the richness of the culture and their decorative pieces are suited to the dark tones of the dark green accent wall.

Take care with the beehive lampshades, they look precarious and somewhat of a potential fire hazard.

7. Emerald green

There are some dark green accent walls that should not be tampered with, you should lay back and admire the depth and beauty of the color. In this bedroom there is a large silver-gray headboard that brings contrast to the dark green wall in a sufficient way not to need any more accessories.

You can make bold statements with bedding accessories such as the beautiful black furry cushions that bring a tone of refinement and urbanity. The pure white pillows with black accents are sophisticated and bring additional contrasts to the bedroom.

The pendant light will bring warmth to the bedroom as it illuminates the circular mirror and white wall.

It's a beautifully styled bedroom where less is more in the case of the decor.

How to create this look?

If you have a bedroom that has a level of chic to it don't add anything else and accept that less is more in this style of bedroom. Accessorize carefully and sparingly.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most complex level to accomplish, this bedroom is a 9.

This bedroom is exceptional in its design and quality of bedding materials, it would be sheer folly to try and add to something that is almost perfect in every way.

8. Kids kids kids

If you decide your dark green bedroom wall needs a little something else to raise the bar to new heights then what better way than to adorn the accent wall with pictures of your kids?

It's actually the same young man in the images, just printed in a different way, it's all monochromatic and is very effective and it shows perfectly against the backdrop of the dark green accent wall.

The gold lamp with a glass ball is bringing a new feel to the bedroom, one of traditional and modern. And the beautiful wood tones of the bed headboard are glorious against the dark green accent wall.

The bedding is sublime, with its neutral tones and textured cushions to add fun to the bedroom. The emerald green bed throw is perfectly placed to compliment the dark green accent wall.

How to create this look?

The photos are photo lab specific so you would need to shop around to find the same imaging techniques. The bedroom itself is glorious, it's plush and fun at the same time. Your focal point is going to be emerald green.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most complex level to accomplish, this bedroom is a 5.

The bedroom with or without photos of the kids is a perfect example of how rich and decisive a bedroom can be with a dark green accent wall.

9. Game of Thrones

The marvelous enveloping dark olive green accent wall has a mystery of its own and then adding a monochrome painting or image with a path leading to nowhere adds to the drama and mystery of the bedroom. The ominous storm clouds gathering before a mystical horizon could mean anything or something very deep and tangible to someone.

But let's not second guess the minds of others and focus on the majesty of the deep olive green accent wall. The color magnifies the intensity of the darker tones of the grays drawing them into the bedroom as if under a spell

The contrast of the white and sheer drapes diffuses the day light entering the bedroom.

The interruption of the green foliage works in combination with the depths of the wall and the accents of gold from the bedside lamps make the bedroom a cohesive triumph of design.

How to create this look?

Focus on the dark shades of olive green, the saturation is a marvel resulting in this moody vibe to the bedroom. Use darker shades of gray for drapes and bedspread interspersed with white pillows for contrast.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most complex level to accomplish, this bedroom is a 4.

It's a relatively easy look to achieve. It's a dark green olive accent wall, and dark gray drapes and bedspread, with white pillows, it couldn't be easier.

10. Highlands

You may not have considered using dark green in a boy's bedroom but if you know the benefits of using this color it would have been your first choice a long time ago.

Psychologists say Emerald is a shade of green, a color that symbolizes balance and harmony. Green has strong associations with nature and the environment and is seen as the color of luck, freshness, and renewal. In color psychology, green is thought to help balance emotions and promote a sense of calm and clarity. How did you live without this color in your life?

Because of the depths and the richness of emerald green, using it as a chalk wall is a fantastic idea that adds a dusty element to the color making it the perfect boys' bedroom color.

The design cues have been maintained to keep the bedroom balanced, the checkered bean bag adds contrast to the wall and the black drawings of a stag's head and mountain peaks are an incredibly creative addition to the bedroom.

The stag picture brings the essence of the highlands to the bedroom.

How to create this look?

Paint the wall emerald green and use it as a chalk wall, it will provide endless hours of fun and creativity for your child and their friends. Maintaining the basic concepts and colors that work with emerald green so as not to lose the cohesion of the decor.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most complex level to accomplish, this bedroom is a 6.

There is some next-level artwork going on with the proportions of the stag's head and the peaks of the highlands. It's a great idea to introduce chalk onto the wall, it's dark enough but still retains its majestic appearance.

11. Burnt lumbar

On occasions, a spectacular headboard is needed to change the ambiance of a bedroom, and don't feel as if you need to spend a small fortune on a headboard when you could DIY this headboard for pocket change.

The burnt tones of the headboard work perfectly with the dark green accent wall, what's special about this approach is the headboard has natural wood tones, some grays, and even black that contrasts incredibly well with dark green.

Sumptuous light color bedding is all that is needed to give this bedroom the feeling of sleeping in an Alaskan log cabin.

How to create this look?

You could make this headboard yourself or get a carpenter to make it on your behalf, the burnt look is essential to develop the darker grays and blacks in the headboard to contrast with the dark green accent wall.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most complex level to accomplish, this bedroom is an 8.

If you have the skills and tools go ahead and create this rustic headboard and burn it off to create this unique and special ambiance for the bedroom. It's not difficult if you have the will and the tools.

Dark Green Bedroom Accent Wall Ideas

There are many ways you can bring interest and depth to dark green, but keep in mind that some walls need nothing more than a great headboard to make the magnificent color bring a calming mood to the bedroom.

If you enjoy the Boho vibe, then dark green accents walls are your starting point for this journey of collecting wonderful keepsakes.

Don't shy away from using a dark green accent wall in a kid's bedroom. Let them chalk away until their heart's content. The dusty walls have a cool vibe.