Last Updated: Aug 30, 2017
After a long day of hard work, everyone needs a place to rest and recover. Your bedroom is a sanctuary where you can finally recharge. Since it’s rarely exposed to guests, it’s easy to disregard the importance of designing a space that’s not only cozy, but also suits your personality.
Believe it or not, your bedroom color scheme has a big impact on your mood when going to sleep and waking up in the morning. Whether you’ve moved into a new home or are simply looking to renovate, we’ve pulled a variety of bedroom color schemes for you to consider. To replicate these color schemes in your bedroom, coordinate your wall color, bedding and decor to create a succinct layout. In order to take your bedroom to the next level, add a personalized frame or custom bedding.
If you’re thinking about remodeling other rooms throughout your home, check out some additional resources we have created like our kitchen color schemes.
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Improve a boho-inspired bedroom by introducing new colors and updated furniture to the space. While bohemian styles are typically full of vibrant colors, this room designed by Decorist features deeper tones while staying true to an unconventional look. To recreate this bedroom, use white as the foundation. White walls, curtains and bedding will illuminate the room, while an accent wall, settee bench and patterned carpet will incorporate the bohemian theme.
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If you stick with a simple color scheme, you’ll have the flexibility to change your theme without dipping into your budget. This sea mist and true ivory room is the perfect base for ever changing decor. Just by swapping out the accent pillow, you can set a new mood for your bedroom. This hint of yellow adds a sweet spring feel in the bedroom, which can be changed based on season, holiday or mood.
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Your furniture can truly tie your entire color scheme together. This custom-made bed frame made with Rebecca Atwood fabric, makes your bed a centerpiece in a room full of soft, neutral colors. When you have a dominating statement piece, it’s important to incorporate subtle colors to tone down the effect it makes. White, pale peach, cream and wood accents pull the room together in a truly unique and contemporary way.
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Color schemes can go beyond standard paint color; wallpaper will take it a step further. This gold sheen accent wall creates a magnificent feeling as soon as you step into the room. In order to successfully pull together an elegant and regal master bedroom, it’s important to introduce muted tones so you don’t overwhelm the space. The off-white bedding and cloudy tan walls are the neutral colors that this bedroom needs to allow for the royal red and gold sheen accent wall to accurately emit a regal feel.
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Combining neutral tones generates an understated look that will impress. This guest bedroom uses various hues of gray to create a clean and welcoming space. If you plan to use minimal colors, incorporate patterns to spice up the design. The versatility of the stripes in the bedding, rug and pillows are what bring the decor in this bedroom to the next level. It’s important to introduce a statement piece like this leather brown trunk to command the space without looking too overwhelming.
Casual and Chic
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Keep it casual yet chic by creating a neutral color scheme with shades of grays and browns. Although neutral shades are often mistaken for dull colors, with some style they can be transformed into something truly special. To take your bedroom to the next level, add a textured accent wall like this natural wood design.
Into the Woods
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Pull earthy colors into your bedroom to create a natural look. If you’re main colors are darker hues, integrate a few lighter pieces to brighten up the space. The white shelves, curtains and light fixture in this bedroom offset the darker colors, while still staying true to the earthy aura. If you use mostly solid colors around the room, don’t be afraid to introduce pattern in the bedding, rug or pillows. This antique wool rug adds texture and color to the bedroom.
White and Green Daydream
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Opting for a white and soft green color scheme in your bedroom will emit a fresh and pure look. Using all-white bedding in not only on trend, but it’s also timeless. Give life to the room by choosing your favorite wallpaper for an accent wall, like this green intertwining trellis pattern. By incorporating such subtle colors, you’ll have the opportunity to introduce an accented light fixture such as this coco bead camel chandelier.
Design tip! Swap out blooming flowers on your bedside table to introduce a seasonal color to the space, and more importantly, to deliver an intriguing fresh scent.
Burnt Orange Muse
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Orange is a bold bedroom color choice that emits an energetic, creative feeling. Various shades of orange fused with neutral colors will create a warm look without appearing too overwhelming. If you’re looking to host a variety of orange hues, accent pillows will enhance the color scheme in a tamed way.
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This sophisticated bedroom was accomplished by introducing a pink and tan color scheme to the space. For a modern twist, incorporate hints of color that offset the pink such as the light teal sheen chair does in this room.
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Let your decor do all of the talking. Matching white walls and furniture will give you the flexibility to choose bedding and decor that fits your personality without looking too loud. This multicolor comforter with matching pillows have tones of mint green, navy, orange and white—colors that are known to work well together. The best part about the color scheme in this bedroom is that it can easily be replaced without dipping too heavily in your budget.
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Minimal color versatility will help create a calming master bedroom. A black and white color scheme can either create a dynamic space with major contrast, or an understated cozy space like this one. If you’re looking to replicate a room like this, make shades of white and tan your base color and add touches of black in the decor. Looking to add a pop of color? Use plants to incorporate bright colors without compromising on your color scheme.
Design tip! Incorporating an oversized mirror will not only open up a smaller bedroom, but will also brighten up the space.
Create a vibrant space to unwind by decorating your bedroom with bright yellow and pops of turquoise. The accent walls, curtains and bedding help illuminate the room while the wood floor, black side tables and tan and turquoise pillows keep it all in balance. If you decide to incorporate yellow into your bedroom, make sure to introduce contrasting colors to the space so the eye isn’t overwhelmed.
Liven up a space with exposed walls by adding pops of color! This alternative space has versatile wall textures, which can look too overpowering without a combination of bold colors. The maroon, olive, butter and indigo colors help freshen up the industrial-style bedroom.
It’s All About Spring
Pull together a bedroom that incorporates your favorite color and season! This green and orange color scheme is accomplished through picking bright bedding, lighting and decor, which makes it easy to upgrade without painting the walls. If you decide to use bold colors, balance it out with muted colors such as tan, beige or white, so the bedroom doesn’t appear too loud.
Lighter, less dominant colors help create a calming escape. This cozy space was accomplished by using simple colors and versatile patterns. Although the accent wall and bedding contrast in their material and pattern, they seamlessly complement each other due to the gray, seafoam green and white color scheme.
Classic Meets Modern
If you’re interested in using patterned wallpaper on an accent wall in your bedroom, stick with solid colors throughout the rest of the decor to avoid it becoming too busy. The shades of gray in this bedroom were elevated with pops of color in the pillows and bedroom bench.
Royal Blue Takeover
This seating arrangement takes this white space to a new level. If you want a low commitment way of adding color to your bedroom, find furniture that adds color and style to your bedroom. These sofa seats play off of the hints of blue in the framed picture—a perfect way to balance out the room’s color scheme.
Electrifying yet Cozy
Purple is an uplifting color known for encouraging creativity. If you decide to paint your room with a bright color, make sure to balance it out by using darker colors such as the deep purple and black in this room.
Fields of Lavender
Use nature as your inspiration! Replicate the colors of a lavender field by using shades of green and purple in your bedroom. If you want the flexibility to change your color scheme, paint the walls a neutral color.