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 : April 25th, 2021

In the past few years, burgundy color is gaining more and more popularity in the home and interior design world. The color that takes its name from the region of France that produces an iconic Burgundy wine mostly used by homeowner who wants to create an 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 often used as a fabric furniture finish, 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 using 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 use for ideas and inspiration to build your own. And here they are :

Burgundy Accent Wall in Bedroom

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Glam Bedroom Burgundy Accent Wall with Gold Stripe

Gold stripe and burgundy accent wall in bedroom ideas
Gold and burgundy accent wall
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Gallery Of Light Sleek Stylish Modern White Table Lamp

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 makes 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

Simple classic plain burgundy accent wall with gold decor for bedroom ideas
Plain burgundy accent wall
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Urban Habitat 3 Piece Set Gold Foil Geometric Inspired Wall Art
Limelights Rose Gold/White Table Lamp with Charging Outlet
Safavieh Couture Collection Laila White Lacquer Nightstand

This burgundy bedroom using a similar approach to 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 Style Bedroom with Burgundy Accent Wall

Vintage bedroom with burgundy accent wall ideas
Vintage bedroom with burgundy wall
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Vintage Desert Photography Wall Art Decor Prints – Set of 3
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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 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

Modern burgundy accent wall ideas
Modern burgundy accent wall
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Stonebriar Sunburst Gold Wall mirror – 24 Inch
George Kovacs Honey Gold Tube Light Wall Sconce – 120 Watt Xenon
Safavieh Home Collection Retro Mid Century White Nightstand with Gold Accent

This accent wall once again showed that 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 sconce also helps to bring more modern touch to the bedroom.


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Classic Rustic Style Bedroom with Burgundy Wall

Classic rustic style bedroom with burgundy accent wall ideas
Classic rustic bedroom with burgundy wall
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Hamilton Hills Antique Gold Transitional Rectangle Wall Mirror
Stone & Beam Cyan Blue Round Ceramic Table Lamp With Light Bulb and White Shade

This bedroom had 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.


Burgundy Accent Wall in Living Room

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Contemporary Living Room with Burgundy Accent Wall and Large Frameless Clock

Contemporary living room with burgundy accent wall and large frameless wall clock
Contemporary living room with burgundy accent wall
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Creastion Store Frameless Decorative 3D Mirror Surface Wall Clock

For an accent wall that using 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 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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Living Room Burgundy Accent Wall with Fireplace

Marble and burgundy accent wall with fireplace
Burgundy accent wall with fireplace
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MOTINI Abstract Grey Silver Tones Canvas Oil Painting Wall Art
Archiology White Floor Lamp White with 3 Globe Head and Interwining Tripod

This design is taken from our modern contemporary villas project, where we create a living room with an 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

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

The next living room ideas with accent wall is this simple minimalist style living room. The main idea 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’s attention without too much excessive decoration.

As the burgundy accent wall alone is quite beautiful, then we don’t need to add much other decor elements 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 in Classic Living Room

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Burgundy accent wall behind TV

One of the most common place 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 choose 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 avoid the living room feel monotonous.


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Cozy Living Room with Burgundy Wall

Cozy and comfy living room with burgundy wall ideas
Cozy living room with burgundy wall
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Simple Designs Home Organizer Storage Shelf with Linen Shade Floor Lamp
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SOTTAE Modern Ceramic White Irregular Geometric Table Lamp

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 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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