Bedroom Color Ideas Using White

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    Many Uses of White in a Bedroom

    White bedroom
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    White is a wonderful color to use for any style, concept, or color scheme. It makes a room brighter, larger, and complements everything. You cannot go wrong with using white or any of its cousins, such as cream, beige, ivory, pearl, linen, or seashell. White can be a wonderful accent color or an overall color scheme. Here are some brilliant white bedroom color ideas, along with some tips and advice on how you can get these fabulous looks for your bedroom.

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    Traditional White Linen Bedroom

    White Traditional Bedroom
    Amagansett Beach Retreat White Bedroom designed by Linda Burkhardt. Photo courtesy of Linda Burkhardt.

    This gorgeous traditional bedroom designed by Linda Burkhardt, evokes a wonderful, peaceful bedroom designed for relaxation and comfort. With just a few dark pieces of furniture, accessories, and simple artwork give the room character while maintaining its balance and harmony. This look can easily be accomplished by using Benjamin Moore’s Linen White on the walls and purchasing some of these key pieces of traditional furniture, such as the night stands, lamps, bedding, and chaise lounge.

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    Modern White Bedroom with Black Accents

    Modern Black and White Bedroom
    Modern Europeo bedroom designed by Imagine Living. Photo courtesy of Imagine Living.

    Like a nice tux, white and black is a classic combination perfect for any modern or contemporary bedroom idea. This timeless color scheme works brilliantly in this modern bedroom designed by Imagine Living. The use of Benjamin Moore’s Decorator’s White on the walls along with white furniture and bedding with accents of black create a strong and striking contrast. This modern bedroom color combination is customary; nonetheless it’s always a great solution for a fresh, universal feel.

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    White and Grey Bedroom Idea

    Grey and White Bedroom
    Grey and white bedroom designed by Jennifer Backstein Interiors. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Backstein Interiors.

    White works well with black, but it is gleams with grey. Today, grey is a very popular neutral color used in bedrooms versus other options. When used with white you can create a simple, contemporary bedroom that can be changed with just a few adjustments or new splashes of color with accent pillows, lamps, or artwork. A great example of this concept is with this grey and white contemporary bedroom designed by Jennifer Backstein Interiors, which has a white lacquered end tables, large table...MORE lamps, and white, crisp bed linens and decorative accessories that are unanimous.

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    Create a Dreamy White Bedroom

    Brown Bedroom with White Furniture
    Marshmallow Dreaming Bedroom Designed by Melaine Thompson, My Sweet Savannah. Photo courtesy of Melaine Thompson, My Sweet Savannah.

    This eclectic bedroom designed by Melaine Thompson, My Sweet Savannah, is a fun room using dark brown walls to create a dynamic contrast to the white sofa, chair, bed, bedding, and other accessories to create a fluffy and peaceful bedroom. This dreamy white bedroom is a wonderful idea for a little girl or teen bedroom, who dreams of a room that captures her girlish charm but still evokes sophistication.

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    White on White Bedroom

    White Bedroom with Large Piece of Artwork
    Selenium Panorama designed by Neslihan Pekcan, Pebble Design. Photo courtesy of Neslihan Pekcan, Pebble Design.

    White on white can be too cold and stark for some homeowners. But with a little ingenuity and creativity like this white eclectic bedroom designed by Neslihan Pekcan, Pebble Design, you can create a cozy and comfortable bedroom. By adding an exquisite piece of artwork behind the bed along with a few other key pieces of décor initiates warmth and luxury, which completes this winter white wonderland.

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    Add Shades and Layers of White

    White Bedroom - Shelter Island NY designed by SchappacherWhite Ltd.. Photo courtesy of SchappacherWhite Ltd..

    This traditional bedroom uses shades of white to create depth and comfort. This white bedroom designed by SchappacherWhite Ltd., is an ideal sanctuary for sleep and charm with Benjamin Moore’s Antique Parchment on the walls, unique antique lamps, vintage white end tables, wooden stool, and lavish linen and white bedding.

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    White Will Make Small Bedrooms Look Bigger

    Contemporary white on white bedroom
    WestWind Contemporary White Bedroom. Architecture - Moger Mehrhof Achitects; Interior Design - Seldom Scene Interiors; Construction & Custom Cabinetry - Woodmeister Master Builders; Home Systems - Audio Video Design. Photography - Greg Premru Photography (Photo courtesy of Woodmeister Master Builders.)

    When you have a small bedroom one trick to creating depth and space is to use white on the walls. This is very well done in this small seaside cottage bedroom designed by Seldom Scene Interiors and constructed by Woodmeister Master Builders, which uses Benjamin Moore’s Ivory White on the walls, white lace curtains, white bedding, and lots of natural light to make this small bedroom look spacious.