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Pastels Are Stylish and Grown-up
Pastel colors are not just for nurseries or little girls' rooms. These soft color options can be incorporated into any bedroom if planned and used correctly. Here are some bedroom color ideas and photos using these soft, muted color options.Continue to 2 of 11 below.
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Pastels Look Great on Walls
This bedroom designed and constructed by Cardea Building Co. is a wonderful example of pastel colors in a modern and sophisticated room. The pastel green wall color along with bright splashes of red and gold create a well-balanced design. The furniture is unique as well, especially the metallic ottoman or settee in the corner.Continue to 3 of 11 below.
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Pastels Make Small Rooms Look Spacious
Pastel colors are very popular, especially for bedrooms. This idea from CG & S Design-Build incorporates soft mint green on the walls with bright yellow and orange accents, creating a lively, contemporary bedroom design. This room is small, but the use of these muted colors open up the space.Continue to 4 of 11 below.
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Baby Blue is Manly
This bedroom designed and constructed by Cardea Building Co. is another great example of pastel colors used to create a fresh, sleek design concept. This baby blue bedroom is a trendy and traditional style that can be used for any gender or age as a bedroom design idea.Continue to 5 of 11 below.
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Combine the Old With the New
This classic bedroom is ravishing with its pastel blue ceiling and golden rod wall paint, lamps, and sparkling crystal chandelier. A quaint, sophisticated room that incorporates vintage décor, but remains eclectic with simple design elements, such as the solid white bed linens, beige bed skirt, and canopy.Continue to 6 of 11 below.
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Experiment with Color
This light turquoise bedroom makeover in San Mateo, CA is designed by Kelly Berg, Arte Styling, which is a beautiful example of pastel colors at work. The combination of turquoise and key lime is very lively up against the white bedding and pale wall color. The bright pink flowers next to the bed is just the right amount of warm color contrast to create interest and harmony in this sea of cool colors.Continue to 7 of 11 below.
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Use Two But No More Than Three Pastels Together
This little sitting area designed by Design House is a wonderful use of pastel blue, violet, and soft turquoise, while keeping the room from looking too much like a box of sidewalk chalk. The white trim, books, and other accessories help maintain balance in this color palette idea.Continue to 8 of 11 below.
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Use Pastels as an Accent
This modern bedroom uses white as its main backdrop to create interest and contrast with the dark pieces of furniture. With all these simple and functional decorative elements, the light turquoise pillows on the bed establishes the balance needed in this unique design.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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Use Pastels Versus White
This bedroom's wall color paint is white, which produces a wonderful backdrop for the contemporary furniture selected for this room. Another option to white is to use a pastel color to offset black or dark wood finishes. The pink bedding, pillows, and chair in this bedroom are vibrant next to the black wardrobe, dresser, and side table, while the regal black & white rug adds a fun twist.Continue to 10 of 11 below.
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Add Character with Unique Furniture and Accents
This bedroom is inviting with its mint green wood paneling, which also serves as a head board for the bed. The accents pillows, glass lamp, and neutral shades of brown create balance and interest in this pastel bedroom idea.Continue to 11 of 11 below.
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