It’s no secret a well-decorated bedroom can help you get a good night’s sleep. If you’re looking for some inspiration, look no further than this roundup of amazing bedroom décor ideas. From cozy textiles to clever storage solutions, there’s something for everyone here.
We scour the almighty Internet for ideas, and bring to you the latest trends and designs. A general tip we discovered is to start by choosing the color theme of the room. This will set the overall tone, before adding in furnishings and texture for mood. Bonus tip: The best way to relax is to infuse YOU or your loved ones into the character of the room.
So take a look and get motivated to create the perfect bedroom space for you and your family!
- Warm Gray
- Cocoon Effect
- Two Tone
- Pops Of Color
- Paint The Ceiling
- Love Your Wallpaper
- Window Treatment
- Statement Bed
- Bunk Up
- Headboard Art
- Repurposed Wood Headboard
- Vintage Map
- Art Gallery
- Painted Accent
- Quirky Recesses
- Essential Vanity
- Seated Extension
- Multifunctional Bench
- Trunk Treasure
- Versatile Daybeds
- Window Treatment
- Luxe Mood
- Throw It In
- Playful Patterns
- Rug It Right
- Naughty Mirrors
- Statement Pendant
- Ambient Scones
- Freshen Up
1. Warm Gray
Paint your walls warm gray instead of a boring white to prevent your room from feeling outdated. Not only is it easy to match with neutral or colorful tones, it leaves the room with a calming atmosphere. Exactly what is needed for a refreshed bedroom!
2. Cocoon Effect
Your bedroom is a sanctuary where you feel secure and safe, opt for a darker bedroom color palette to create a cocoon effect. Add some warm lighting for a ‘hygge’ effect and soothe your soul.
3. Two Tone
If you find one paint color bland, or can’t decide between colors, why not go for a two tone room? Apart from infusing your favorite colors, it instantly creates contrasts and visual interest. Bonus tip: To add dimensional illusion and make the bedroom look bigger, paint the two longer walls a lighter shade as compared to the two shorter walls.
4. Pops Of Color
If crisp white or neutral colors are your thing, pepper in a few pops of color to break the monotony and direct visual interest. This could be through your furnishings such as colorful throw pillows or green plants. A piece of statement art above the bed also does the trick. Less is more.
5. Paint The Ceiling
Huh? The ceiling? Yes, painting the ceiling is often not on our minds. However, it can make the bedroom look more spacious and brings out architectural detail. Bonus tip: Matching darker ceiling colors with lighter walls will add depth. Install or project star lights on the ceiling and enjoy a starry starry night indoors!
6. Love Your Wallpaper
Where should I begin? With so many choices and texture types, it is no wonder wallpaper is a go to choice for many designers. Whether used for all the bedroom walls, accent wall or ceiling, wallpaper is primed for getting your bedroom décor right. And you can always have a quick do-over if you get tired of it!
7. Window Treatment
Think of the windows as an extension of the walls. You wouldn’t want to spend precious time and effort perfecting the color of your walls only to be undermined by hideous curtains. Coming in 4 main categories – blinds, shades, shutters, drapes, each come with differing pros and cons.
Blinds and shutters might be harder to maintain or replace as compared to drapes. Apart from style, consider the bedroom’s needs. maintenance and climate. For example, if sleeping in is a priority, go for dark drapes. If your bedroom has gorgeous views, shutters wouldn’t be an ideal option.
8. Statement Bed
After choosing the tone of the room, the next headliner is the bed. Nothing captures attention more than the bed in the bedroom, where it pulls the space together. If you want something cozy yet dramatic, consider a 4 poster or canopy bed. Bonus tip: If you are into feng-shui, never place your bed directly in line of or adjacent to the door. Instead, experts recommend having a door and window either side of your bed, otherwise known as the ‘commanding position’.
9. Bunk Up
Can your child’s bedroom be a comfortable resting space and a fantasy playground at the same time? Absolutely! Not only do bunk beds expand vertical space, it helps to contain the dreaded ‘too many toys!’ scenario. The lower bunk can serve as a storage or play area, whilst the upper deck is a snug sleeping space, or vice versa. Bonus tip: Bunk beds can come in modular designs with different heights (low, mid, high). Choose what’s appropriate according to the child’s age.
10. Headboard Art
Another way to make a visual statement with a simpler bed is with a headboard. Apart from taking up little to no space, you can go as loud or soft in designing a piece that reflects you. You can also Do-It-Yourself (DIY) on a budget. Here are some headboard ideas starting with this vibrant floral headboard which energizes the bedroom while blending with the beige walls.
11. Repurposed Wood Headboard
Using repurposed wood or shiplap is a great way to bring warmth and nature into the bedroom. Apart from being sustainable, it is easy to maintain and brings a unique story to any bedroom.
12. Vintage Map Headboard
An easy to implement and budget friendly idea is to hang a vintage map over your bed. Hit the thrift store or bring your kids to the local markets for a map seeking adventure! Live out your pirate dreams and sail the seven seas!
13. Art Gallery
Use art to anchor the design and feel of the room. Whether a gallery wall or a motif above your bed, use it to infuse your persona into the room’s aesthetic.
14. Painted Accent Wall
If getting a headboard is giving you a headache, you can simply paint (or stick on) an accent wall where your bed is placed. Choose a different color from the other three walls to define the space.
15. Quirky Traits
Having trouble with an oddly shaped wall or alcove in the bedroom? Tap on built-in floating shelves or furnishings carve out space and bring out the best of the quirky traits in your room. For example, fancy a cloffice with a built-in bookcase?
16. Multipurpose Space
For bedrooms blessed with extra space, turn it into a purposeful space instead of leaving it empty. Create a reading nook, work or display area, it will make the bedroom more interesting and less fragmented.
17. Essential Vanity
And staying with the theme of floating shelves, ladies I got you! Rather than a standalone night stand or vanity table, why not use floating shelves to combine both. It saves floor space and taps on ‘free’ space to expand usable areas.
18. Seated Extension
One quick way to add function and stylish elements to your bedroom is through an accent chair. It helps to define a space and character into the bedroom without standing out. Place by the bed to act as an extra foot rest or reading area.
19. Multifunction Bench
Another way to expand and utilize space in the bedroom is to place a wooden bench at the end of the bed or by the window. A well designed wooden bench can act as extra storage or aid in the morning dress up routine.
20. Trunk Treasure
Blanket chests or trunks act as a surefire way of incorporating extra storage in the bedroom. It’s easy to reach and a great place to store bulkier items like extra blankets or bedding accessories. Place at the end of your bed to act as a visual centerpiece.
21. Versatile Day Beds
Day beds are known for their versatility, especially those with extra rooms. The bedroom can be turned into a guest room for stay overs or a ‘me-time’ nap room without spending much.
22. Luxe Mood
After the overarching color palette and main furnishings have been decided, it is time to put the finding touches to the bedroom with textures and layers. Start with the beddings. If overwhelmed with choices, plain white sheets and pillow cases are a modish solution which fits any tone. Think clean, fresh luxury hotel feels.
23. Throw It In
Throw pillows and blankets are an understated way of complimenting or changing the look of a bedroom. Not only can you change the look and feel according to season in a budget friendly manner, it is an excellent way of introducing texture or patterns without overwhelming.
24. Playful Patterns
A great way of establishing your character in the room is the use of patterns found in textiles and natural material. Patterns bring a personal flavor and unique touch to the bedroom in a visual and tangible way.
25. Rug It Right
Just like wallpaper, area rugs are an evergreen home decoration solution. Not only is it a low commitment method of introducing patterns and texture, it brings a sense of warmth and coziness. Rugs can also be used either to pull the room or look together. Bonus tip: Place the front legs of the chair or trunk on the rug to define a separate space and make the bedroom look more spacious.
26. Naughty Mirrors
Not only are mirrors practical for dressing up, they give the illusion of a bigger room. Use a larger sized mirror to reflect and balance the symmetry of the bedroom. And for the more adventurous, not to mention ‘fun (coughs)’ that could be derived out of it.
27. Statement Pendant
Nothing sets the mood more than the lighting of a room. Instead of opting for the same old ceiling lights, consider a statement pendant with a soft and soothing glow.
28. Ambient Scones
More often than not, the light in our bedroom is not distributed evenly. For a room to be illuminated effectively, place lighting at different levels with overhead ceiling lights and ambient eye level sconces or table lights. Bonus tip: Where possible, choose LED bulbs that can alternate between warm and white light. It helps with eye health and reduces energy costs i.e. warm yellow for reading or relaxing, cool white for writing and attention.
29. Freshen Up
Want a natural way of freshening up your bedroom and yourself everyday? Bring plants and flowers into your space. It helps to sanctify your air and mood. Tap on their natural colors to excite the bedroom’s décor organically.
If plants aren’t your thing, or if you want to invigorate your senses, engage in aromatherapy with diffusers and essential oils. The warm glow from a scented candle burning also sets to calm the senses and atmosphere. Bonus tip: Apart from using for aromatherapy, essential oils can also be used for various household cleaning and disinfection purposes!
We all have different needs in our bedrooms. Maybe you need a little nook to read your favorite book, or maybe you want more space for storage. Whatever the case may be, we hope these bedroom décor ideas give you fresh inspiration when it comes time to redecorate!!
Take a look at what type of bedroom designs are right for you and share with us any other creative solutions that come into mind by commenting below. What’s on your list?