Waking up every day to the noise of chirping birds in the convenience of a warm red bedroom or retiring and rewinding after a long and stressful day in a bedroom with a calming blue beds vibe, it all starts with the bedroom colours and a theme that you will fall in love with, every day!
And painting is one of the most cost-effective and versatile ways to upgrade a room into a new haven. Maybe you are not going along with your current bedroom vibe, or maybe you want to give yourself a new bedroom for New Year's Eve…
A few brushes, rollers, and a cool theme (cosy yet cheerful, bright yet muted, or fully dramatic) can make your room where you would love to create memories, make love, or find positive loneliness.
But before choosing the right colour and theme, you need to be careful about your bedroom's current status:
Do you get a lot of natural light? Are you going to add a lot of artificial light? Do you want your bedroom to look larger than it is right now? Would you like to add more mirrors to the room? Or maybe you want to decorate your room with more plants…
Take all these things into consideration. And then dive straight into the guide. We have 10 fantastic colour recommendations in the guide, and we know you will choose the right one for your bedroom by the end of the blog.
1. A Black And White Design
Can black be too daunting and damaging? Can white be too delicate yet cheerful? Keep all your doubts aside, bring the best of both worlds, and make your interiors confidently reflect the shades of black and white.
As you may assume, black and white bedrooms are not dull colours that might take you back in time! Instead, these high contrast, opposite colours can become the most versatile theme when combined with some hot trends.
How can you combine these colours to bring the best hue to your bedroom? Here are some tips from CraftedBeds experts -
The gorgeous bedroom above is the perfect example of incorporating the right amount of black and white into your bedroom. The curtains, duvet, wall art, and furniture is black, while the bedding and the floor mat are oozing white. Enticing, isn't it?
This second bedroom uses the perfect shades of black and white to make the bedroom come together. While it may seem that black dominates the picture, white also has its fair share of dominance. The most attractive part of the bedroom is the wall decor, what do you think?
Hope the above bedrooms inspired you enough to go bold and reach the limits of aesthetics. But if you want to decide on other colours, keep reading!
2. A Navy Blue And White Bedroom
When you paint your bedroom in navy blue and white - Let the bold blue make the statement and white create the laid-back look.
Annie Sloan, one of the colour experts, puts it this way - 'Blue is a little difficult to use because it's generally cool-toned, and the lighter shades can almost make a space feel too big and open (first world problems, eh)!'
So, if you are ready to go ahead with these colours, here are a few ideas -
Blue background, white bedding, and rustic wood furniture…what more does a bedroom need to look calm and collected? This bedroom gives the best navy blue and white vibes through simplicity and elegance.
The second best example for a mixed hue of navy blue and white. All you need here is a set of white beddings and white paint with a subtle touch of blue through the floor mat and the lamp. A great mind had done this for sure!
3. Olive Green And White
A bedroom is the best place to get that shut-eye. And you might want a colour that provides tranquillity, rest, and peace throughout the night. You may get that quality sleep when you sleep in the arms of nature.
But can you bring the outside nature indoors? Of course, you can! Spill the colours of olive green and white into your bedroom and make your room a botanical garden. A place you will cherish for the rest of your life.
Ready to start with the olive green and white shades of colours? Let's look at some of the most inspiring bedroom ideas so that you can start with your bedroom.
If there is something that this bedroom proves, it is that plants and olive green paint never go bland and old! With the plant right next to your bed and olive duvets covering the bed, this botanical bedroom gives the perfect garden vibes.
The first thing the eye notices in this bedroom are the painting that lies next to the plant and the wall splashed in olive green. The brown floor, the white floor mat, and the plants all easily add more beauty and aesthetics to the bedroom.
4. Grey And Grey
Shades of grey: Do they make you sound too boring? We cannot explain it with just words. So, let's get right into the action part.
Awe! Not too dramatic, not too dull, but at the sweet spot! This bedroom uses most shades of grey to bring the best out of the bedroom. The bedroom is a beautiful, cosy place for study and sleep, from the chandelier to the throw pillows. Also, the plants make the place come alive.
The grey headboard is the show-stealer here, for sure! Along with the headboard, the pillows, and the hanging lights, everything shows off the luxury of styling a bedroom in grey. Despite being neutral, the grey exuberates a perfect bedroom's luxury and brightness. This bedroom urges everyone to create a grey-toned bedroom for sure.
Does your bedroom get more natural light? Go grey with confidence. Once again, the mix of grey and white combined with the natural light and the wall art in the above room makes it more alive and recharged. A cosy way to snuggle into bed and wake up for the following energetic day.
5. Green And Gold Yellow
Combine green and gold yellow - It takes a bit of artistic side and some love for the colours. There is no way around it but to feel extraordinarily soothing and luxurious in a green and gold-yellow bedroom. These colours are perfect for a bright morning and a calm and relaxing sleep during the night.
While green shades bring more natural vibes to the room, gold yellow is a cheerful and luxurious colour that makes any place brighten with its presence. Moreover, it is straightforward to make green and gold-yellow work for anyone. These are the perfect colours that can easily show off a person's personality.
So, now, let's look at some ideas below for inspiration.
Do you like to add more artificial lights to your bedroom? Or are you somewhere devoid of natural lighting, even during the day? If yes, you can take a lot of inspiration from the above bedroom aesthetics. The artwork makes a statement; golden yellow is used for lamps, and bluish-green makes up for the background.
The above bedroom is easy to decorate and is also cost-effective when it comes to the interiors and furniture. Simple yet majestic!
Once again, the love triangle of three colours (White, green, and golden yellow) makes the bedroom look more alive and gives off more cosy, professional, and organised feelings. We love the mock stairs behind the bed instead of using a headboard, and also the one single artwork that steals the attention.
The bedding is exceptionally well done, using green and golden yellow colours, and the chair beside the bed adds a 'clean and clear' mood to the air. Go ahead and take enough inspiration from the above bedroom - We are sure you will pull off the green and gold yellow better than you can imagine!
6. Light Blue And Yellow
The bedroom is exceptionally well thought out and executed! Not only do the yellow pendant lights and the yellow beddings look so cheerful and bright, but the light blue added to the single wall of the room goes hand in hand with the bright yellow and makes the room look tidy.
The outside view with the roller blinds makes the environment much more unique and eye-catching, and the white nightstands on either side of the bedroom make it harder to ignore them at any cost! This is an excellent example of why one should go for light blue and yellow. Also, this bedroom is the reason we jumped straight into the picture!
We know there are a lot of colours in the above bedroom. But stay calm because you can bring the same look into your bedroom with light blue and yellow. Although, the example above is imposing and shows off how diverse and versatile one can get with just two to three colours.
The main show-off piece in the bedroom is the two artworks, and the main attention snatchers are the yellow and blue colours, with the bed making a statement. You can also swatch the plan, make your background reflect one colour (Yellow), and buy the bedding in light blue.
Do not confine yourself to one thing. Experiment more and visualise more. They will help you bring together the room you have always dreamed of.
7. Maroon, Red And Gold Yellow
People think that maroon red can go wrong in many ways and can be too daunting to be in a bedroom, a place for relaxation. But that's not the entire picture. Combined with gold yellow, maroon red can take your bedroom to places unimaginable! Also, maroon red can go right in many ways and be perfectly soothing.
Some expert suggestions are bringing maroon-red bedding for your bed and decorating other bedroom accessories with gold-yellow or vice versa. If you do not want to add too much maroon red to your bedroom, just add a statement piece like artwork, or paint one wall with maroon red and other aspects of the bedroom with gold, yellow and white colours.
8. White And Wood Brown
This bedroom explains how one can use white and brown wood to create a rustic look better than any word can do! The brown wood headboard and nightstands add more weight and meaning to the theme, while white brings more calm and relaxing features.
Have a look at this bedroom. While the first bedroom we introduced is more of a mid-century design and decor, this room uses the same white and wood-brown colours to bring a modern and luxurious look into the bedroom.
9. Red And Brown
Red and brown: Will they not look too obvious and not so contrasting? Or will they not give off vibes? Well, let the bedroom below speak for itself!
Well, isn't the above bedroom perfect? The light brown shades in the curtains and the dark red/maroon used for bedding and chairs make the place look like a 'sleep empire.' That could be something we just made up, but the bedroom shows that red and brown are great colours for a bedroom and can bring positive radiance with ease.
10. Pink And Gold Yellow
And this is the best way to end our colour guide blog. Pink and yellow are colours of love and cheerfulness and when brought together, can create subtle magic that evokes positive feelings and motivates a person to do more (Shop for pink headboards). Go ahead and use them in your bedroom to get things right charmingly.
And with that, we have come to the end of today's guide. For more inspiration, you can visit Pinterest. There are many designs and decor inspirations online, so make sure to use them.
Popular Bedroom Paint
Knowing which bedroom colour schemes fit your style is one thing, but knowing the options you have for the type of paint you'll be painting your room with is just as important. Your bedroom paint should be determined by many different factors, such as ease to paint, drying speed, and overall health. You don't want to fill your house with toxic fumes, so spray pain, and lead-based paints are not recommended. and are better suited for an outdoor space.
Popular bedroom paints include latex-based paints With a satin or eggshell sheen. 100-percent acrylic latex paint is water-based and extremely durable. Make sure to wear gloves when painting your room, as the paint is long-lasting and waterproof, so it will stay on your hands for several days. On the right side, this means it won't need repainting for quite some time.
Now that you know all about the best bedroom colour ideas, let's look at some frequently asked questions about bedroom design.
Is It Okay To Have A Room Without A Headboard?
Headboard, an optional furniture piece, is typically used for decorations. It is entirely optional. So, you can decorate your bedroom without a headboard. Having a headboard certainly gives your space more depth, as well as keeping your pillows from pressing against your walls, which is why many people use them.
Can You Use Pillows Instead Of A Headboard?
Not having a headboard is entirely okay, but your bed may look incomplete without a headboard. Therefore, placing a bunch of pillows next to your sleeping space makes it appear complete.
What's The Point Of A Headboard?
Typically, a headboard is used to give support to your bed. A headboard also makes your sleeping space appear complete and fully decorated.
To summarise, we have presented you with our favourite colour schemes to decorate your bedroom. You can choose any of the schemes we have provided or come up with something entirely different. Be it pink, green or darker, what matters is that you find your sleeping space beautiful and expressive of you. Of course, a bedroom designed using our colour scheme is bound to make your house look more like a home.
Finding the ideal paint for your room design is one thing, but assessing the layout of your room is equally important. Adding additional statement pieces like premium furniture, a bedside table, a table lamp, wall lights, or even your favourite artwork can also help to enhance the look of your bedroom.
So, if you're looking for furniture and bedding accessories that make a difference, head over to Crafted Beds, handmade in Yorkshire, we offer the best furniture, beds, mattresses, headboards and more to help you make a statement. Your room design might as well be in expert hands, with the variety of customisation we offer, there's nothing you can't do. After helping thousands of happy customers all over the country we're confident we can do the same for you. If you enjoyed this post about bedroom colours, continue reading our blog for even more bedroom advice.