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Our 5 Favorite Accent Wall Colors for Fall

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As temperatures starts to dip and leaves begin to change, our minds are full of fall decorating ideas. As you break out the fake cobwebs, the candy corn, and the pumpkin spice, consider heading down to your nearest Dunn-Edwards store to pick up a rich autumn hue. Choose a room or two that could use a sprucing up and take a look at our four favorite fall accent wall colors for fall! Autumn’s color palette may match your mood this time of year, but remember, fall colors also have year-round staying power.


Parisian Night (DEA184)
Just one look at the deep blue and we’re dreaming of starry starry night skies in Paris. Instead of opting for the edgy faded black accent wall, choose a deep blue like Dunn-Edwards Parisian Night this year and surround yourself with the romance and very essence of the city of love.


The Green Hour (DET544)
Fall may bring the bewitching hour, but it also brings our other favorite kind of hour: The Green Hour (DET544). Go green this fall with an accent wall in our just-announced 2018 Color of the Year. This color too draws inspiration from the French capital city. Specifically, turn-of-the-century Paris, when 5 o’clock became known as “The Green Hour” due to the popularity of absinthe. Our 2018 Color of the Year is a darker take, a gray blue-green hue that embodies the timeless sense of mystery and creative revelry of the era.


Rhinoceros (DE6327)
Want to add some major drama to your room this fall? That’s achievable when you make your room’s accent wall the ceiling. Rhinoceros (DE6327) on the ceiling are some gray skies we definitely don’t want to see clear up any time soon.


Honey Glow (DE5354)
Turn back to the clock to our Dunn-Edwards 2017 color of the year, Honey Glow (DE5354), for the perfect autumnal mustard yellow. This color pairs so well with all of Fall’s colors. It’s the ideal accent wall when it comes to coordinating with all the rest of a room’s autumn decor. Surround your fireplace with pumpkins and colored foliage - and watch the Honey Glow accent wall truly bring the season to life, indoors.


S’mores (DE6111)
In the true spirit of fall, Dunn-Edwards s’mores is a great option to execute a rustic fall look. Decorate with stained woods and rusted metals to complete the look. Alternatively, when S’mores (DE6111) is paired with a crisp off-white trim and modern furniture can help you to achieve a chic modern look in any room.

From moody greens, to rustic apple reds, or stormy grays, Dunn-Edwards has whatever autumn-inspired accent wall colors you’re looking for this season. We offer the highest-quality paint trusted by design experts and painting professionals. Use our InstaColor ® app to see what your walls will look like in your favorite Fall paint color right now! Just upload a picture or choose one from our library, click, and give your space an instant, virtual paint job.