Color Tip: Paint an Unexpected Accent Area

Color Tip: Paint an Unexpected Accent Area

Sarah Coffey
Oct 6, 2008

Accent walls are a well-known way to punch up a room, but what about accent shelves, trim, ceilings, and doors? Painting an unexpected space in a bold color can punch up a room without too much elbow grease (unless you choose to paint the ceiling, which admittedly is a little harder.) Click below for a few uncommon places to use accent colors...

• Back of a bookshelf
• Interior of a cabinet
• Inside of a closet
• On an interior door
• Inside drawers
• On the ceiling
• On the trim

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