ISSUE 14  |  Parisian Color

Paints & Palettes: Half-Painted Walls in Bold Colors

April 08, 2011 8:30 PM

BY Julie Carlson

For the commitment-phobe, half-painted walls are a good way to experiment with adding color to a room (especially more daring colors like purple and teal). Here's a roundup of some rooms we admire that make use of the technique.

Above: We like the use of deep violet in this room (in particular, the half-painted door); via French by Design.

Above: We like the combination of deep blue and green in this high-ceilinged room; via Solid Frog.

Above: A half-painted deep blue wall in an artist's studio, via Geninne.

Above: A wide stripe of gray blue anchors this bedroom; via My French Country Home.

Above: A bedroom in France, via French by Design.