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DIY Wood Wall Accent – Creative Ideas

DIY Wood Wall Accent - Stain the wall

We’d bet that few are surprised that natural design elements like wood wall accents are currently a hit among homeowners and designers alike. Wood is the undoubted leader in the category with modern homes embracing the warmth and natural elegance of the material.

Whether you use it in the bedroom, bathroom, or living areas, this wood accent wall project will give your home a fantastic rustic feel.

DIY Wood Wall Accent - Complete wall

What are the materials needed to create a wood wall accent?

The best part is that by using reclaimed timber and building it yourself, you won’t spend a fortune to get this wood wall accent project done. Preparation, installation, and finishing touches will only take a few hours during a weekend or two.

Which room in your home would you like to have an accent wall?

You’ll need the materials below to create your unique wood wall accent design for your bedroom, living room, dining area, bathroom, or even outside.


  • 1×8 Pine Timber
  • Wood Stain
  • Toggle Screws
  • Old Rags
  • Rubber Gloves
  • Electrical Tape
  • Wire Caps


  • Measuring Tape
  • Level
  • Table Saw
  • Jigsaw
  • Power Drill
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Nail Gun

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Thanks to The Cavender Diary for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here

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