Be Seduced by the Dark Side With These Bold Walls

Gabrielle Blair
Home & Garden

Have you ever considered painting one of your walls a really dark shade? Dark as in the charcoal to black range?

I've seen so many cool examples of dark walls lately, like this faux library by Abigail Ahern -- I'm totally craving something bold like this in my house. I've seen dark-walled nurseries, dark-walled dining rooms, dark-walled bathrooms. Dark walls clearly have potential anywhere and everywhere.

Take a look at these eight examples. I'd love to hear what you think. Too dark for your taste? Need something brighter in the winter? Or do you feel like it makes the rooms cozy?

A dark wood-paneled nursery wall via Habitually Chic.

The gorgeous dining room in sfgirlbybay's home.

This image is on the cover of the latest West Elm catalog. It's my inspiration shot of the week.

Jenna Lyon's (Creative Director at J.Crew) famous nursery via Minigaga.

A gorgeous vignette against a dark wall via Sunset Magazine.

Chalkboard wall from a hometour featured here on Inspiration Scout.

A dark master bedroom via Oh Brooke.

Well. What do you think? Are you converted to the dark side, too?

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