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Accent Wall: Cheap, Easy Total Room Transformation

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Your Classic Fireplace Accent Wall
Accent Wall - Fireplace

Accent Wall - Fireplace

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Remember, accent walls need to be clustered around some kind of dominant focal point. And there is nothing more dominant than a fireplace. After all, beds move, bookcases move, TVs move--but fireplaces are there to stay.

This designer did an excellent job of tying the room into the accent wall, with coordinated pillows, drapes, and upholstery. The red-against-white color scheme, even without the added touches, is an amazingly effective.

Additionally, the iron grate in front of the fireplace helps to call attention to the wall.

If you really want to give a wall some added punch, you can lay manufactured veneer stone around the fireplace.

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