Ok, we know black might not be the first color that comes to mind when thinking of what color to paint an accent wall in your home. But hear us out — against black, other colors and neutrals become even more bright. Plus, it's an instant conversation piece and a unique way to elevate your favorite pieces of decor. And don't worry — it's super easy to make sure your space stays airy and light with the right styling tools.No matter how you decide to incorporate black into your home, it's important to start with a high-quality paint that's going to provide just the right matte finish. So, look no further than Sherwin-Williams for a range of gorgeous colors and finishes, and then get to experimenting!
Test the Color in Your Space
Gather Your Materials
What you'll need:
- 2 gallons of Sherwin-Williams Emerald® Interior in Black Magic SW 6991, in Flat Sheen
- Drop cloth
- Painter's tape
- 1 paint roller with roller head
- 1 paint tray
- 1 small paintbrush for edging
Paint Your Accent Wall
Keep These 3 Styling Essentials in Mind
Put It All Together!
Credits: Photography: Matthew Kelly; Art Direction: Meg Konigsburg; Prop Styling: Aja Coon