When it comes to decorating a bedroom, one of the first decisions you need to make is the color scheme. Whether you decide to decorate in neutrals or something a little bolder, the right color scheme can set the stage for a comfortable and personalized space. However, it can be tricky to create cohesive bedroom color schemes without carefully considering all the elements of the design, including paint colors and bedding.
If you're ready to bring some color into your bedroom, here are 30 bedroom color schemes to help inspire you.
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Black and White
Black and white is a timeless combination. This bedroom color scheme can totally transform a space depending on which color you use as your lead hue. By leading with black and keeping accents and accessories white, you can create a moody, sensual space that is effortlessly chic.Continue to 2 of 30 below.
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Pink and Muted Green
When done correctly, pink and green can lend a vintage, timeless feel to a bedroom like in this space from end_of_the_row. Opt for muted shades of green (think sage or olive) and barely there pinks (like blush or rose) to keep the color scheme feeling suitable for adults. Go too vivid, and you risk creating a space that feels overly childlike.Continue to 3 of 30 below.
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Burnt Orange and Neutrals
If you've never considered using orange in the bedroom, this design from its_all_about_the_house might make you reconsider. An understated burnt orange with brown undertones pairs beautifully with neutrals, such as white or tan. Opt for a neutral with warm undertones to play the best with the brown shades in the orange.Continue to 4 of 30 below.
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Green and White
Green is a tranquil color that's perfect for a soothing bedroom, especially when paired with a neutral like crisp white. This hunter green bedroom from renovating_number_16 is the perfect inspiration for a green and white color scheme. It is a great choice in particular for midcentury modern or moody bedroom themes.Continue to 5 of 30 below.
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Pink, Orange, and White
If you are looking for a happy, mood-lifting bedroom color scheme, consider pairing pink, orange, and white like in this room from helloimaubs. Pink and orange are close together on the color wheel. But when you add in white it helps to break up the two vivid shades and keeps the combo restrained and not overwhelming.Continue to 6 of 30 below.
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Red, White, and Blue
While it's possible to go over the top with a red, white, and blue color scheme, this bedroom from Studio Peake proves it can also feel understated and subtle. Allow the blues and whites in your room to take center stage, and weave in red accents throughout the space. Because red is such a fiery, bold color, it's best to keep it subtle to maintain a tranquil, calming space.Continue to 7 of 30 below.
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Peach and Tan
Peach is a subtle hue. But when you pair it with tan shades, it really becomes the focal point and can appear brighter and more vivid. This bedroom from classycasita is soothing yet cheery. The peach walls add just enough color without feeling overwhelming.Continue to 8 of 30 below.
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Maroon and Gold
For a color combination that's a bit glam, consider a deep maroon paired with gold accents, as seen in this bedroom from maritfolland. Maroon is a moody shade that works well as an accent wall or in a rug or bedding. It is strong enough to compete with other bold shades, such as gold or mustard yellow.Continue to 9 of 30 below.
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Navy and White
Looking for a timeless color scheme? Navy and crisp white will always be a classic pairing, and this bedroom from jennifer.paro is proof why. Navy lends depth to any room. And when paired with a contrasting bright white, it feels sleek and stylish. This combo works well in a coastal theme or a modern bedroom.Continue to 10 of 30 below.
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Green, White, and Gray
Green, white, and gray make for a lovely neutral bedroom color scheme. The combo provides a bit of color but still maintains an understated, minimalist feel. The soft, muted blue-grays and washed-out greens in this tranquil bedroom from Anne Sage give the space a vintage, timeless feel. And the creamy white walls prevent the cool colors from taking over.Continue to 11 of 30 below.
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White and Wood
This Scandinavian-inspired space from Black & Blooms features simple white walls and bedding with natural wood accents. The wood prevents the white from feeling too stark and cold. A light wood tone works well to keep the space feeling bright and airy, but you also can go with darker stains for a more grounded feel.Continue to 12 of 30 below.
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Black and Gray
If moody is your thing, this design from devon_grace_interiors is the perfect bedroom color scheme inspiration. Black paint is one of the bolder color choices you can make in a bedroom. But when it's paired with lighter hues, such as grays and whites, you prevent the room from feeling too dark.Continue to 13 of 30 below.
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Tan and White
If a dynamic neutral look is up your alley, a tan and white color scheme like this one from Hannah Tyler Designs is a great alternative to an all-white bedroom. The multiple neutral shades give the space visual interest and depth. But they don't take away from the simple look and feel of the bedroom.Continue to 14 of 30 below.
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Olive, White, and Mustard
This olive, white, and mustard color scheme from House 9 Interiors is a beautiful, unique combination that's perfect for bedrooms with vintage flair. Olive is a subdued, relaxed hue that feels as calming as it does trendy. When paired with a bolder color like mustard, you create a comforting but rich color scheme.Continue to 15 of 30 below.
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Red and Brown
Although this bedroom from Jessica Nelson Design is mostly white, it also features two rich colors: red and brown. The brown creates warmth in the space while still feeling neutral and comforting. And the red brings in just a pop of color for visual interest.Continue to 16 of 30 below.
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Purple, Teal, and Gray
Purple and teal might be too strong of colors to use excessively in a bedroom. But when paired with a dominant neutral gray, they make for perfect jewel tone accents to add some richness and interest without feeling overwhelming. Plus, they look great with natural wood tones.Continue to 17 of 30 below.
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Pink and Gold
A soft pink can feel too childish on its own. But when paired with a rich gold, it becomes a sophisticated bedroom color scheme. Using different shades of pink and gold further up the design factor, making this bedroom feel chic yet soothing.Continue to 18 of 30 below.
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Red, Blue, and Yellow
Primary colors aren't always easy to work with due to their boldness. But when you use red, blue, and yellow in moderation, they can create a comfortable color palette for a bedroom. This color scheme works well in a bedroom where the wall and floor colors are similar shades, so the whole space doesn't feel too color-blocked.Continue to 19 of 30 below.
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Gray, Yellow, and White
For a bedroom that feels soft and airy with just the right amount of color, consider a color scheme of a light gray, yellow, and white. Adding yellow into the mix prevents the white and gray from becoming too cold. And it brings some cheer to the space without being a huge shock of color.Continue to 20 of 30 below.
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Gray and White
Gray and white is a popular color scheme for good reason. It's simple, it can fit many decor styles, and it can accommodate most accent colors. You also can easily switch out accents without having to change the main colors of the room. Choose warmer tones of gray and white, so your bedroom still feels cozy.Continue to 21 of 30 below.
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Navy and Taupe
Like navy and white, navy and taupe is a classic color pairing that will stand the test of time. In this case, the taupe makes the color scheme a little more chic than basic white, and it warms up the space. Gold or brass accents are an effortless way to add even more sophistication.Continue to 22 of 30 below.
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Orange and Charcoal
Orange and charcoal isn't a bedroom color scheme for everyone. But if you like things on the bolder side, it could be a great choice. Use the orange just as an accent in the room, such as on your textiles. Bringing in charcoal as a rug is a great way to anchor the space. And keeping the walls a neutral white helps to balance the vibrant orange.Continue to 23 of 30 below.
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Blue and Gray
For a calming, spa-like bedroom, go with a muted gray and blue color scheme. Picking tones that are fairly similar helps everything blend in the space, which is soothing on the eyes. And bringing in some natural greenery is the perfect way to complete this bedroom oasis.Continue to 24 of 30 below.
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Pastels and Neutrals
Pastels might feel like they're for a child's room. But they also can create an effortlessly chic adult bedroom. Use a creamy neutral on the walls, so the pastels don't dominate. And bring in just two or three complementary pastel shades as accents. Natural wood rounds out the simplicity of the space.Continue to 25 of 30 below.
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Mauve and Cream
Mauve is the perfect whisper of a color that's just one step up from a neutral. And when paired with cream, it creates a cozy and comfortable color combination that still feels stylish. Add pops of gold and black to up the elegance of the color scheme.Continue to 26 of 30 below.
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Yellow and Turquoise
If you're looking to create a supremely cheerful bedroom, consider yellow and turquoise. These colors are sunny and bright, evoking beach house vibes even on gray days. Combine them with a clean white, so they don't overwhelm the space.Continue to 27 of 30 below.
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Red and Gray
Fire engine red everywhere wouldn't make for the most restful sleep space. But accents of vivid red mixed with a warm gray and other neutrals can create a stylish and visually appealing bedroom. This color scheme works especially well in contemporary designs.Continue to 28 of 30 below.
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Gray, Black, and Gold
For a luxurious bedroom color scheme, consider a mix of gray, black, and gold. Grays on the walls and bedding prevent the space from feeling too bold. And using black and gold as accents adds instant richness to the room.Continue to 29 of 30 below.
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Crimson and Green
A bright red and green would likely feel too reminiscent of Christmastime. But deep crimson and rich forest green jewel tones make for a lush, swanky bedroom color scheme. Gold accents work perfectly with this duo, creating a posh and warm space.Continue to 30 of 30 below.
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Purple and Charcoal
Purple tones can work very well in a bedroom, from soothing lilacs to bold magentas and rich violets. The key is to balance them with a neutral like these charcoal gray walls. The mix of purples and charcoal feels regal and sophisticated, and the color scheme is perfect to darken a bedroom that gets a lot of natural light.