10 Gorgeous Accent Wall Ideas Behind TV for Your Living Room

10 unique accent wall ideas behind Tv to turn any boring entertainment wall into a more interesting ones. Written by : Roomdsign.com Editors | Last Updated : December 2nd, 2020
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One of the most important feature that every living room should have is an entertainment wall. This wall is used to place a Tv with all of it’s accessories, and sometimes it’s the best choice among all of the walls inside the living room to be used as an accent wall so it can be a main focal point that will easily attract everyone’s attention.

Turning this entertainment wall into an accent wall isn’t a difficult job. It’s as simple as repaint the wall with different paint color from the others. But, to make it into the next level, you need to use your own creativity and imaginations to produce a stunning accent wall behind your Tv.

One of the most important aspect to get the best results is to choose the perfect wall paint color. In most cases, dark color tend to works best. With a dark backdrop color behind TV will make our eyes focus more on the Tv screen and won’t get distracted . But sometimes, any lighter ones still can works well – in case your current living room decor doesn’t suit with a dark painted wall.

Usually, a plain accent wall without any additional decorations is already looks great. But under certain circumstances, you need to add some additional decoration items or effects to make it look pleasant. For example, if you had a large wall, than it’s better to add some additional wall decor such as some wall sconces to avoid the wall looks empty.

If you are need some fresh ideas to turn your entertainment wall into an accent wall, our team created 10 unique accent wall ideas behind Tv that you can use for your inspirations, and here they are :

1. Vertical Charcoal Accent Wall Behind Tv

vertical charcoal accent wall behind Tv ideas
Charcoal accent wall ideas

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George Kovacs Honey Gold 120 Watt Tube Light Wall Sconce

If you are not being confident to paint your entire wall behind the Tv with any dark or bold colors, than you can just use small part of it as an accent wall and leave the entire part of the wall as it is. As you can see in our design above, we only created a narrow vertical accent wall that is sufficient enough to highlight the main area of the entertainment wall.

This approach also will produce a vertical effects that will be very beneficial if you had a low ceiling to make your space feels a bit higher.

For this wall, we used a charcoal color – a dark shade of gray that looks elegant and luxurious, and generate a lot of contrast with other white walls that painted in white. Oftentimes, lot of homeowners are afraid of using this color as this color is very dark – very close to black – as it will make the entire room feels dark and gloomy. But if you are only created a small and narrow accent wall like this than you can safely use this color without worrying that it will make your space looks dark.

2. Horizontal Gray and White Accent Wall

horizontal dark gray accent wall ideas behind Tv
Horizontal dark gray accent wall

This approach is similar with the previous ones, but this time we created the horizontal effects rather than a vertical ones. The middle part of the wall is painted with dark gray, while the top and bottom area painted with white.

This kind of wall can create any room feels more larger and spacious, so this approach can works great if you had a small living room.

You can use your own creativity to play with any different colors combination that will suit your current living room interior style.

3. Full Navy Blue Accent Wall

Navy blue accent wall ideas behind wall mounted tv
Navy blue accent wall

In the previous two ideas, we created an accent wall partially. But you can also created the accent wall for the entire entertainment wall such as this one. It’s simple, straightforward, easy to made, but still looks gorgeous, thanks to the elegant navy blue color.

For this kind of accent wall, choosing the right paint color is the most important part. And any bold and deep colors is the perfect choice for this wall. You can choose any of this colors that match with your current living room decor or furniture to make it looks flawless and integrated beautifully.

4. Dark Green Accent Wall

Dark green accent wall ideas
Dark green accent wall behind mounted Tv

Another great color for an accent wall behind Tv is dark green. This shade still bring a great depth while at the same time still looks fresh and natural. This dark green accent wall also is a versatile options where you can easily blend it with any different color scheme.

This dark green accent wall is perfect to use in a farmhouse, vintage, or contemporary living room style.

5. Glamorous Burgundy Accent Wall

Glamorous burgundy accent wall ideas behind flat screen tv
Glam burgundy accent wall

If your living room interior using an elegant and glamorous decor style than you can consider using burgundy color as your accent wall. As you can see on the image above, the burgundy accent wall behind the Tv that we created looks flawless with the current glam and luxurious decor.

This stunning color can easily turn any wall into a centerpiece.

6. Framed Gray Accent Wall with Red Clock

Framed gray accent wall with red clock behind a tv
Framed gray accent wall behind Tv

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Metal Art Studio Contemporary Decorative Red Wall Clock

If you think a gray accent wall is boring and monotonous, than you can use two simple tricks that we apply on this design to make it looks much more attractive and interesting. First, we created a trim that separate the accent wall. This trim produce a beautiful framed effects that make the wall feels more modern.

Secondly, we add a vibrant wall accessories to make the wall looks richer – a bright red wall clock. This one item can make a big difference to turn a boring gray accent wall into a stunning ones.

7. Blue and White Accent Wall

Blue accent wall behind a tv
Blue accent wall

An accent wall is not always only using one color. Instead, you can use two color combinations to create a more exciting ones, such as what we did in this project. We created an accent wall behind Tv using blue and white, where for the white part we use a wood panel to make this accent wall feels a bit more vintage.

8. White Shiplap Accent Wall Behind Tv

White shiplap accent wall ideas
White shiplap wooden accent wall

Any wood panel can be a great options for an accent wall behind your Tv. This approach not only will make the accent wall more unique and interesting, but also will bring some fresh natural effects into your space.

One of the wood that you can use for creating this kind of accent wall is a shiplap. In this design, we arrange the shiplap in horizontal position and painted it slightly with white wood paint to create a more simple and modern looks while still keep the texture and grain to bring the natural effects that we need.

9. Wood Panel Accent Wall

Modern style wooden panel accent wall ideas
Modern wood panel accent wall

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Walker Edison Modern Farmhouse Wooden TV Stand

Here is another wood accent wall that we created. This accent wall behind Tv created for a farmhouse style living room, so using wood is a perfect match for this kind of decor style. To add more modern effects to the wall, we add some clean vertical lines that make a big difference.

As this wall created in a farmhouse style decor, so we keep the wood within it’s natural color to make it blend flawlessly with another furniture items that use similar natural wood element.

10. Horizontal Brown and Gold Accent Wall

Brown and gold horizontal striped wallpaper accent wall
Horizontal wallpaper brown and gold accent wall

Another material that you can use to create an accent wall instead of wood is a wallpaper. Wallpaper come with various pattern, texture and grain that will make the wall much more richer and interesting rather than typical plain wall. You can also easily choose which wallpaper color and texture that will match with your current living room decor.

For this design, we use a horizontal striped brown and gold wallpaper. One of the reason why we choose this pattern is because we want it to help make the horizontal illusion that make the wall feel much more wider. And it’s very useful especially in any small spaces. The brown and gold color are chosen to bring a glamorous and elegant effects that’s in line with the entire living room decor.