10 Beautiful Burgundy Accent Wall Ideas for Bedroom and Living Room

Glamorous and elegant burgundy accent wall ideas for living room and bedroom. Get ideas on how to use burgundy color properly for your interior wall. Written by : Roomdsign.com Editors | Last Updated : December 22nd, 2020
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In the past few years, burgundy color is gain more and more popularity in home and interior design world. The color that takes its name from the region of France that produce an iconic Burgundy wine mostly used by homeowner who want to create an elegant and glamorous interior decor.

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

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

Another way to use burgundy is by use it as an accent wall paint colors. 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 used for ideas and inspiration to build your own. And here they are :

Burgundy Accent Wall in Bedroom

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Gold stripe and burgundy accent wall in bedroom ideas
Gold and burgundy accent wall

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

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Simple classic plain burgundy accent wall with gold decor for bedroom ideas
Plain burgundy accent wall

Simple Classic Plain Burgundy Accent Wall with Gold Decor

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

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

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Vintage bedroom with burgundy accent wall ideas
Vintage bedroom with burgundy wall

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. Like in this project, where we created a burgundy accent wall in a vintage style bedroom.

To make the accent wall had a vintage feels, we add white painted decorative wainscoting trim that not only bring the vintage vibe that we need, but also make the wall more visually appealing.

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Modern burgundy accent wall ideas
Modern burgundy accent wall

Modern Classy Burgundy Accent Wall in Bedroom

This accent wall once again showed that the combination of burgundy and gold resulting 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 sconce also help to bring more modern touch for the bedroom.

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Classic rustic style bedroom with burgundy accent wall ideas
Classic rustic bedroom with burgundy wall

Classic Rustic Style Bedroom with Burgundy Wall

This bedroom had a slanted ceiling that make 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 make those wall looks more fascinating.

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Burgundy Accent Wall in Living Room

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Contemporary living room with burgundy accent wall and large frameless wall clock
Contemporary living room with burgundy accent wall

Contemporary Living Room with Burgundy Accent Wall and Large Frameless Clock

For an accent wall that using a bold color such as burgundy, there is no need to add a lot 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 is more than enough to wrap up the accent wall.

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

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Marble and burgundy accent wall with fireplace
Burgundy accent wall with fireplace

Living Room Burgundy Accent Wall with Fireplace

This design is taken from our modern contemporary villas project, where we create a living room with amazing view and use burgundy for the accent wall with fireplace.

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

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Minimalist living room with burgundy accent wall ideas
Minimalist burgundy living room wall

Minimalist Living Room with Burgundy Accent Wall

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

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

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Burgundy accent wall behind TV ideas
Burgundy accent wall behind TV

Burgundy Accent Wall Behind TV in Classic Living Room

One of the most common place to put an accent wall in 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 use a classic art deco interior decor style.

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

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Cozy and comfy living room with burgundy wall ideas
Cozy living room with burgundy wall

Cozy Living Room with Burgundy Wall

While burgundy mostly used to create an elegant and luxurious vibe into the room, actually 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 wall as the accent wall and painted it with burgundy. And the results is quite interesting, as the living room looks much more alive than before, but still looks and feel cozy and comfortable.

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