Culture and Color
Rate My Space user allende loves color and isn't afraid to use it. In her master bedroom, she makes a strong statement with exotic fabrics in vivid golds, blues and reds, but lightens up the look with white bedding and an airy canopy.
Sleep amongst the beauty of nature. When paired with floral fabrics, spring greens and rosy pinks give this bedroom a garden feel. Hints of black add just enough contrast to the pastel palette. Design by Rate My Space user BelleInteriors.
A girl’s bedroom doesn't have to be pink and frilly to be feminine. Rate My Space user angelineguido used greens, blues, browns and a splash of orange to design this eclectic teenage girl's bedroom. The bright colors and bold patterns are well balanced and make the space feel girly and fun but not too fussy.
If your taste in decor changes frequently, consider a basic color scheme so you can easily give your bedroom a new look. Rate My Space user tmo chose versatile black and white, allowing her to alternate between red and green accessories to suit her current mood.
A rich color palette is one way to achieve glamour in a nursery. This palette of subdued gray, brown, lavender and just a touch of traditional pink is a beautiful and chic combination. Incorporate lush fabrics all the way up the ceiling for an added layer of luxury. Design by Rate My Space user LittleCrownInteriors.
Gold and luxury go hand-in-hand, which is why this bedroom feels so grand. Interior designer Troy Beasley combined muted golds in rich textures with clean, geometric furniture to create a modern space that feels lavish yet comfortable.
Red may be an unconventional color for a bedroom, but if done well, it’s a strong style statement. Rate My Space user innerworksdesign energized this bedroom with a red accent wall and carried the color up to the tray ceiling. Black, contemporary furniture is a striking contrast.
Glam Guest Room
Small on space but big on style, this bedroom exudes elegance with sleek, gray bedding against a backdrop of metallic, purple wallpaper. Rate My Space user Smoodgie complemented the glamorous color palette with a crystal chandelier and glitzy accent pieces.
Modern and Masculine
If you want to create a modern bedroom, consider a bold palette of contrasting colors. Rate My Space user rocketman72 created a deep-blue focal-point wall adjacent to a yellow wall with a red accent stripe. Vibrant, geometric-print bedding and colorful artwork bring the color palette together.
Red, White and Green
Don't be afraid to stray from traditional colors when designing a child's bedroom. Rate My Space user mom22boyz paired moss-green walls with red comforters to create a boy's bedroom that's classic yet uncommon.
Using soft blues and browns, interior designer Ann Wisniewski turned this bedroom into a restful retreat. While busy patterns invigorate a space, solid blocks of muted color set the tone for a tranquil space.
Timeless Yet Trendy
A versatile color combination, black and white can be used to blend a traditional look with contemporary style. Rate My Space user Hilky paired black-and-white patterns — both classic and modern — with green accent pieces and deep-purple artwork for a pop of color.
Romantic in Red
A red bedroom can be dramatic and striking, but it can also be soft and inviting. When red walls are combined with plush, white bedding and sepia-toned artwork, this bedroom oozes with romance and passion. Design by Marie Burgos.
One With Nature
When designing the master bedroom for the HGTV Dream Home 2009, interior decorator Linda Woodrum was inspired by the lush Sonoma landscape and chose a paint color accordingly. Vivid green walls paired with creamy, white bedding make this dreamy space feels like it's one with the treetops.
If you want a bedroom that's full of pattern and texture, choosing the right color palette can help you pull it off. In this space, soft shades of yellow and gray along with serene blue walls lend a calming effect to a dynamic mix of stripes and florals. Design by Erinn Valencich.
Deep, royal-blue walls accented with white wainscoting and eye-catching stripes give this boy's nursery a clean, crisp look that’s also dynamic and unexpected. Design by Rate My Space user babyhooddesign.
A bedroom should be a place that beckons you to relax and unwind; a muted color palette is a perfect fit. In this master bedroom, subdued browns, greens and grays help create a serene sleeping space. Design by Rate My Space user Monica5113.
Vividly hued walls can be intimidating to work with; the secret is choosing the right decor and accessories. Interior designer Erinn Valencich pairs vibrant green walls with classic, black-and-white bedding for a look that's bright and fresh but not overwhelming.
Pretty in Pink
If you’re thinking pink, think beyond pastel shades. Rate My Space user trendytoes chose a bright pink for this girl's bedroom and installed beadboard wainscoting to balance out the intensity of the color. A floral quilt and a pink tulle bed skirt finish off this ultra-girly space.
Warm and Welcoming
Rate My Space user DPJohnson used a color palette of deep, chocolate browns to create a rich, inviting bedroom. The crisp, white bedding and bright green accents keep the space from feeling too dark.