5 Mistakes to Avoid When Creating Your Peel and Stick Accent Wall

July 19, 2019 2 min read

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Creating Your Peel and Stick Accent Wall - Wallplanks

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Did you know that according to a Houzz survey performed that around 48% of homeowners thought about decorating their homes in the upcoming year? That’s a lot of decorating and can run into a lot of money. Luckily, if you are a DIY, do it yourselfer, you can create things such as a peel and stick accent wall and save yourself money and time.

However, it’s also important to make sure that you avoid making some crucial mistakes along the way. While you can take your peel and stick wood planks for walls or even shiplap planks and create a gorgeous peel and stick accent wall easily, there are a few mistakes that need to be avoided. Read on below for a few of those mistakes to be revealed so you can avoid them easily with your project.

Choosing the Wrong Color

As with anything else, it is possible to choose the wrong color for your peel and stick accent wall. Whether it’s a peel and stick wood accent wall or peel and stick paneling, you want to make sure that the result isn’t too dark. Take your time and make sure the planks you choose brighten your room, not make it too dark because you’ll be unhappy with your choice in the end. In most cases, the color you choose should brighten the room you’re changing.

 

You Wall Clashes with Your Decorations

The last thing you want is for your peel and stick accent wall to clash with the decorations you already have in place. While most of the wood choices for accent walls will work with just about anything, you still have to be careful that it’s not detracting from the room you’re decorating. If you’re not careful with your choices, you could end up with a wall that doesn’t match anything else in the room. Take your time and choose wisely, unless you want to change the décor in your room to match the accent wall you just created. That could end up being costly and time-consuming, so choose wisely.


Getting in too Much of a Hurry

While these walls are easy to create, getting in too much of a hurry and just slapping on your peel and stick wood panels is going to end in disaster. It’s best to take your time, plan your creation, and then take your time putting it all together. You’ll be glad you did and happy with the results in the long run.

These are just a few of the mistakes that you will want to avoid when creating your gorgeous peal and stick accent wall in whatever room you choose to create it in. Remember, take your time, do your research, and the result will be nothing short of cozy and amazing.

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