Dream Sweetly in These 5 Serene Bedrooms

Neutral palettes, luxurious linens and soft lighting produce only the sweetest of dreams in these five serene bedroom retreats.

I’ve been working hard lately, and if there’s one thing I need to round out my efforts it’s more naps. My bedroom is long overdue for a design refresh, and I've had my eye on these swoon-worthy rooms.

Beige Tropical Bedroom

Neutral Tropical Bedroom With Grasscloth Walls

Tropical rooms don't always boast bold colors and palm printed furniture. Here, a subdued, beige color palate makes this beachside retreat feel and look relaxing, yet sophisticated. Grasscloth walls and a beadboard ceiling give the space subtle tropical flare.

Photo by: Jessica Klewicki Glynn

Jessica Klewicki Glynn

Neutral bedrooms make for peaceful spots for rest, but neutral does not need to mean boring. Amy Weaver used highly textural neutral features, such as grasscloth wallpaper, bamboo roman shades and patterned fabrics to add visual interest in this master bedroom while keeping the colors soft.

White Modern Bedroom With Wood Paneled Headboard & Seating Area

Modern Master Bedroom Features Lounge Area

This master bedroom features floor-height windows with a small lounge area looking into the woods. A warm, wood-paneled accent wall doubles as a headboard, and light oak floors complete the design.

Photo by: Eisner Design

Eisner Design

I love the way this room by Eisner Design embraces elements of nature. The wood paneling in the bed niche speaks to the beautiful view of trees through the windows. The windows are equipped with custom-fit coverings to block out the light when it’s time for rest. 

Transitional Neutral Bedroom

Gorgeous Transitional Bedroom With Gray Upholstered Bed Frame

This luxurious master bedroom features a framed accent wall behind a gray upholstered headboard. White bed linens are given some accented texture with a faux fur throw. A pair of sophisticated neutral chairs are trimmed with nailhead and decorated with graphic throw pillows. A baby blue rug adds a soft touch of color to the design.

Photo by: John Woodcock Photography

John Woodcock Photography

Master bedroom or luxury hotel suite? J&J Design Group achieve the look of luxury with well-tailored design features, such as the upholstered wall detail, nailhead trim on the bed and armchairs and crisp, white bed linens. The faux fur throw adds a cozy, homey touch. 

Modern Neutral Bedroom With Slatted Wall, Colorful Pillows & Art

Impeccable Master Bedroom With Slatted Wood Backdrop

Designer Claire Paquin incorporated an unusually slatted wood accent wall as a focal point for this modern-styled master bedroom. She continued this serene atmosphere by keeping the elements of this room neutral, such as the white viscose rug, simple bedding and matching white lacquer nightstands. Pulling from the purple and chartreuse modern artwork on the wall, the designer added similarly hued pillows as colorful accents in the room.

Photo by: Claire Paquin

Claire Paquin

Small spaces can be serene too. Claire Paquin kept the design minimal, using the artwork and slatted wall feature to add interest without taking up space. A slatted wall feature placed in front of a window can block out unpleasant views while letting peaceful light filter into the room.

Transitional Neutral Master Bedroom With Metal Globe Chandelier

Transitional Master Bedroom Is Stylish, Inviting

Paired with sleek wood nightstands and contemporary lamps, the vintage bed in this updated master bedroom looks chic and stylish. A metal globe chandelier and a metal and wood bench add industrial flair to the room — a nod to the loft's urban setting.

Photo by: Debbie Perez

Debbie Perez

This bedroom designed by Debbie Perez is another great example of how to use texture to keep neutral colors from feeling too boring. Perez also brings in plenty of natural elements, including a large piece of driftwood that just might inspire you to “drift” off to sleep.

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