When considering a wooden accent wall for the bedroom, choose between dark and cosy or light and airy feel. Use one of our 80 different designs below to build your idea boudoir. Pick the right shades and colour to achieve the look you want.
Natural wood surface absorbs a lot of light so unless your bedroom gets plenty of natural light you want to consider light coloured wood. On the other hand, if you prefer to wind down in a dark and cosy bedroom, pair dark wood with even darker shades like granite or concrete, gray or black painted wall and dark furnishings.
Here in this article, we curate some of the best bedroom designs with wood accent wall from the web and group them under light and dark themes. Use reclaimed wood for character while making your project sustainable. One the other hand, pick new wooden board, engineered wood or laminate flooring for a quick and cheap way to build your dream wall.
Wood Feature Wall in Bright Bedroom: Light Theme
In this section we look at bedrooms with timber feature wall that are bright and airy. This involves using light coloured wood and materials. White painted walls are a must. Curtains must be drawn to let more light in and plenty of light source such as chandelier, pendant lamps, down lights and table lamps to brighten things up in the evening.
When choosing reclaimed wood, use reclaimed wood from the same source or multiple sources. Sizes can be uniform or varied but arranged together to add a random yet orderly design.
The wooden feature wall may not cover the entire wall on one side of the room. Each piece of wood is carefully arranged and fitted to create a column or completely cover one aspect of the wall. These wall accent are typically ceiling height and is usually the wall where the bed is put against.
More Than Just A Wall
These feature walls serve as both the headboard for the bed frame and feature wall rolled into one. Usually, desk lamp, downlights, pendant lights, mounted reading light, shelves and built-in small wooden side tables are applied to complete the look.
For more lighting in the evening, use an elaborate modern pendant light or chandelier with multiple light sources such as one show in the photo below. Remember to allow plenty of light into the room during the day by drawing the curtains.
Here is a small and narrow room with an accent wall on one side. The wooden feature wall is made using the same material used for flooring. This helps keep the colour consistent and creates continuity in the room. Also on the wall are a pair of angle poised lights mounted as bedside reading lights. A pair of polygonal side tables works offers a place for glasses, photo frames, drinks or books. Had it not been for the tall window, we would have classed this room as dark.
Creative reclaimed wood full height headboard for a contemporary bedroom design. The same material is used to build the bed frame.
Wooden Feature Wall in Dark Bedrooms: Dark Theme
The opposite of light, these bedrooms have dark surfaces, darker, sometimes black bed frames and deep coloured soft furnishings. The floor and ceiling are usually also finished in darker tones. Heavy drapes or black-out blinds are used to keep the light out.
The wooden feature wall just absorbs all the light making the room darker. A matter of personal preference, darkened bedrooms offer a soothing effect. You know you are there to wind down and sleep so soft lighting is more than sufficient the room.
Choose the right of lighting be ceiling or wall mounted lights, table lamps and bed frame to suit. Always keep in mind that to achieve this dark themed bedroom, always choose black or close to black furnitures, accessories and softs furnishings.