December 2nd, 2016

Moody Colors for Your Walls

Moody colors on your walls can create a dramatic or cozy ambience. While dark paint colors might make some rooms feel too dreary, in the right home and space and paired with the right accessories, they can bring sophistication and drama.

Black Walls Moody Rooms
1) Black walls in a living room. Try this paint color: Deep Onyx.

If you fear black walls in a living room would feel too intense, check out the above living room. The vaulted ceiling and beautiful glass doors in this more masculine space are perfectly suited to the strong dark paint color.

Moody Wall Colors - Brown
2) Brown walls in a bedroom. Try this paint color: Bittersweet Chocolate

Bedrooms are a perfect place to try out moody colors. A dark wall can create a more restful and quiet ambiance.

Moody Wall Colors - Dark Gray Taupe
Image via Better Homes & Gardens

3) Dark gray taupe bathroom paint color. Try this paint color: Mansard stone

While you might think of soft blues or greens as “spa colors” to use in a bathroom, a dark moody color scheme like this dark gray can be perfectly restful and soothing in a bathroom, too.

Moody Colors - Dark Purple Navy
Image via Better Homes & Gardens

4) Dark navy bathroom with fun patterned wallpaper. Try this paint color: Rich Navy

Pair a moody wall color with a patterned wallpaper for a fun and playful contrast.

Moody Walls- Dark Gray

Image via Better Homes & Gardens
5) Dark wall color in the living room. Try this paint color: Blue-grey slate.

Dark moody walls can be a paired with whites and statement patterns for a stylish space.


Dark Plum Bedroom Walls - The Inspired Room

Image via The Inspired Room

6) Plum master bedroom walls. Try this paint color: Black frosted plum

Diminuitve rooms don’t have to be painted in light colors! Embrace the coziness of a small space by envelping it in a moody palette.

Moody Wall Color
Image via House Beautiful

7) Dark walls bedroom design. Try this paint color: Forest Black

Paired with gold accents, moody colors can bring sophistication to any space!

Which moody color scheme is your favorite?

This post is sponsored by Glidden® paint, a PPG brand. All thoughts, opinions and paintbrushes are my own.

Categories: Color