10 Bold Burgundy Accent Wall Inspirations

Written by : Andre A & Roomdsign.com Editors | Last Updated : April 19th, 2024

In the past few years, burgundy has been gaining more and more popularity in the home and interior design world. The color takes its name from the region of France that produces an iconic Burgundy wine mostly used by homeowners who want to create elegant and glamorous interior decor.

This color is slightly similar to maroon, but a little bit more purple while maroon is having more red tones.

This dark reddish-purple color is often used as a fabric furniture finish, such as sofa or couch. This will help create a bit of glamorous touch in the interior spaces.

Another way to use burgundy is by using it as an accent wall paint color. This approach will create an astonishing glamorous accent wall that can be a main focal point and centerpiece for the entire room.

In this article, we will give you 10 elegant burgundy accent wall ideas that you can use for ideas and inspiration to build your own. And here they are :

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Glam Bedroom Burgundy Accent Wall with Gold Stripe

Simple is a new elegant, and it’s the approach that we want to achieve in this bedroom design. As you can see, this bedroom design is really straightforward with the combinations of white as the main paint colors and burgundy for the accent wall.

To add a more glam touch in the most simple ways, we use one gold metallic horizontal stripe that instantly makes this bedroom look much more luxurious. For the finishing touch, we added one big grayscale canvas wall art in the accent wall.


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Simple Classic Plain Burgundy Accent Wall With Gold Decor

This burgundy bedroom uses a similar approach to the previous design, where we want to keep the bedroom simple yet still feel elegant and luxurious.

This goal is achieved thanks to the use of some gold decoration items that blend perfectly with the burgundy accent wall.


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Vintage Style Bedroom with Burgundy Accent Wall

Burgundy color not only works great for any luxurious or elegant style decor but it also can be used for any different decor style as well. For this project, we created a burgundy accent wall in a vintage-style bedroom.

To make the accent wall have a vintage feel, we add white-painted decorative wainscoting trim that not only brings the vintage vibe that we need but also makes the wall more visually appealing.


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Modern Classy Burgundy Accent Wall in Bedroom

This accent wall once again showed the combination of burgundy and gold resulting in a breathtaking and wonderful interior decor.

As a focal point of the accent wall, we put an eye-catching sunburst style gold round wall mirror that instantly will lift up the entire bedroom ambient. The use of two gold metallic wall sconces also helps to bring a more modern touch to the bedroom.


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Classic Rustic Style Bedroom with Burgundy Wall

This burgundy bedroom has a slanted ceiling that makes the wall behind the bed is quite low, for this kind of wall, an accent wall with a bold color such as burgundy can be a good solution for making those wall looks more fascinating.


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Contemporary Living Room with Burgundy Accent Wall and Large Frameless Clock

For an accent wall that uses a bold color such as burgundy, there is no need to add a lot of wall decor items as the wall paint alone is great enough to make the wall stand out as a centerpiece. Oftentimes, just one or two wall decor items are more than enough to wrap up the accent wall.

As you can see in this living room design, we only put a big frameless wall clock as the final touch for this burgundy accent wall.


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Living Room Burgundy Accent Wall with Fireplace

This design is taken from our modern contemporary villa project, where we created a living room with an amazing view and used burgundy for the accent wall with fireplace.

The combination of burgundy wall paint with glossy white marble elements creates an elegant and luxurious wall that is in line with the entire home concept. To perfecting the accent wall, we add a simple wide wall art with the gold metallic frame to wrap up this gorgeous accent wall design.


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Minimalist Living Room with Burgundy Accent Wall

The next burgundy living room idea with an accent wall is this simple minimalist-style living room. The main idea for this project is to keep the living room looking simple while at the same time, it shouldn’t look boring and monotonous. That is the reason why we added the burgundy accent wall there, as we need something that can catch the visitor’s attention without too much excessive decoration.

As the burgundy accent wall alone is quite beautiful, we don’t need to add many other decor elements there. Just one piece of simple wall art can do the job of making this gorgeous wall look completed.


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Burgundy Accent Wall Behind TV in Classic Living Room

One of the most common places to put an accent wall in the living room is behind the TV, such as in this living room design. Here, we used burgundy color as the accent wall color in a living room that uses a classic Art Deco interior decor style.

The reason why we chose burgundy for the accent wall is that we need to create some contrast between the white wall and the accent wall, but we avoid colors like black or dark gray to make the living room feel monotonous.


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Cozy Living Room with Burgundy Wall

While burgundy is mostly used to create an elegant and luxurious vibe in the room, it also can be used to create something more cozy and calming ambient as you can see in this project.

This is a typical contemporary-style living room, where we used one of the walls as the accent wall and painted it with burgundy. And the result is quite interesting, as the living room looks much more alive than before, but still looks and feels cozy and comfortable.


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