Discover Your Best Bedroom Color Palettes and Styles and Get Coordinating!
We spend a lot of time in the bedroom, so while you want to make sure you get a good night’s sleep, you also want it to be the place where you can go to relax, recharge and find refuge from the rest of the house. Whether it’s your master suite or the guest bedroom, these bedroom interior design ideas for making the most of color coordinating and décor will help you transform your bedroom into an amazing new space. And you don’t have to do a complete re-do. It’s the little touches that can often make the most difference. Try just one or two of the ideas below and see how it changes the mood of the room. You can even find inspiration in the spring season and let that help guide you in a design direction.
Today’s modern decorating styles combine a distinctive pattern against a clean neutral background such as a soft gray. Think floral medallions, bold chevron stripes or inviting paisleys, Choose from quilt sets in a bold hue, such as a vibrant purple, then complement them with a toned-down shade, such as lavender.
Simple serenity can easily be achieved when you use a mix of neutral shades to your advantage. Let your bedroom décor be defined by a mix of soft whites, grays or tans along with delicate textures. Choose a headboard in a natural wood or rattan to continue the look. A series of botanical prints in canvas wall art adds a finishing touch.
Give It a Solid
Transitional bedroom styles can use solid-colored quilts with a gorgeous subtle texture to help set the right mood and support your overall bedroom color palette. When color coordinating your room, it’s nice to have these decorative touches ground your overall look.
There’s nothing like a touch of paisley to bring a sophisticated tone to a room. Use the colors within the paisley print to inspire a coordinated the look. A tufted headboard and sheer bedroom curtains keep the look soft and romantic. The addition of a distinctive piece of bedroom wall art, such a pair of metallic angel wings, pulls it all together.
Sing the Blues
A deep rich shade of indigo paired against a soft white bring the calming feature of the blue color palette to your bedroom while embracing a global flavor that adds interest and style. Decorative accents that support the international feel are key; think hanging pendant lights and distinctive wall art.
Turn on the Charm
When you want your bedroom to feel like you’ve walked into a country bed and breakfast, take the farmhouse chic route. Hand-pieced, patchwork quilts in a welcoming palette of greens, reds and whites look quaint and charming. Accent it with decidedly feminine touches, like a lacy bedskirt, a scrollwork garden gate turned wall art and rustic weathered cabinets.
Decorating Tip: Think Small
Decorating small spaces can be a challenge if you have a small bedroom give the bed a sense of presence with extra‐tall decorative wall accents as the headboard to take advantage of unused vertical space and draw the eye upward. To achieve the most spacious feeling in a room, paint the ceiling white. Choose an accent color for a cozier feel. Make a small window look bigger by surrounding it with gathered tiebacks or flowing curtains that hang outside the frame. Raise the apparent height of a ceiling by mounting your curtain rod above the top of the window frame.
Do you have other ideas for decorating the bedroom? Please share yours in the comments below.