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#TrendAlert: Accent Walls

Be Bold with Paint

Use a big-impact colour on an accent wall to draw the eye or to highlight an architectural feature. Turn it up a notch by adding geometric patterns or lettering.

Blue Danube 2062-30


Black Satin 2131-10 and Simply White OC-117


Go Glam with Glitter  

Glitter interior wall paint is the ultimate addition to any glamour-inspired space. It comes in silver, gold, and iridescent and works best when applied over a base coat in a matching tone (grey base under silver glitter, for example). Try it on smaller areas like a powder room for an instant-wow factor. See our how-to guide and make it a weekend project!

Glitter Interior Wall Paint in Gold


Glitter Interior Wall Paint in Silver


Get Creative with Chalkboard Paint 

Black is one of the go-to colours in the design world and, when paired with whites and neutrals, it creates a contemporary look in almost any space. Now, add functionality and a touch of whimsy to that classic look using black chalkboard paint.

Image Source: The Weathered Fox


If you love the idea of adding a functional and creative element to your space but aren’t sure black is your thing, you’re in luck: Benjamin Moore’s ben® Chalkboard paint is available in 3,500 Benjamin Moore colours, so your options are virtually limitless!

Million Dollar Red 2003-10


Go All-Out with Removable Wallpaper

Wallpaper is back — big time — and for good reason. It offers thousands of looks that are otherwise unattainable for the average DIY painter. But what if you’re in a space that won’t let you make permanent changes to your walls or you’re worried about that big floral print becoming outdated? Meet Peel & Stick Wallpaper. It wants to be your new BFF and you should let it.

Easily transform a space and try out new trends while keeping your landlord (and future you) happy. It goes up in minutes, and comes down in seconds with no sticky residue left behind. Add a pop of pattern to any room, or get creative and dress up an old bookshelf or a staircase.

See us in-store for similar patterns in removal wallpaper options. Image Source: Design By: Michelle Gage


Grey and White Brick Peel And Stick Wallpaper

Get Customizable Texture with Paintable Wallpaper 

Most deign pros recommend adding textured elements throughout your space to create visual interest. Applying this rule to your walls offers additional benefits, as textured paper will help to disguise imperfections or problem areas on your wall’s surface. Textured wallpaper offers customization, too: paint it in your favourite colour (see our favourite jewel tones here) or leave it as-is for a more subtle look.

Textured Wallpaper, Painted in Benjamin Moore Solitude AF-545



Subway Tile Textured Wallpaper, Unpainted


Cozy Up to Faux Wood Plank

Wood plank accent walls are one of the fastest growing trends and showing no sign of slowing down. Skip the expense of the real thing and opt for a Peel and Stick wallpaper or lightweight textured cladding.

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Reclaimed Wood Plank Natural Peel And Stick Wallpaper