If you love the idea of coming home after a long day and relaxing in a minimalist bedroom space, you've come to the right place. The 22 bedrooms below are all ultra serene and prove that you really just don't need to keep that much stuff in your sleep space! If you're unsure how to make your bedroom more minimal, read through our tips below. Sometimes, simple really is best!
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Introduce Shades of Gray and White
A bedroom filled with shades of gray and white always looks nice and peaceful. We love the minimalist yet functional idea of hanging sconces from the ceiling in lieu of setting up bedside lamps.Continue to 2 of 22 below.
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Or Stick With Classic Black and White
There's a reason black and white is such a timeless color combo! These hues always appear sophisticated and prove that there is nothing wrong with simplicity.Continue to 3 of 22 below.
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Choose a Light Fixture That Shines
Even if you mostly stick to neutrals in your minimalist bedroom, you can still add some out of the box elements for a bit of an unexpected twist. Why not replace your boring builder grade light fixture with something that has more personality? This oversized lantern, for example, is majorly stylish!Continue to 4 of 22 below.
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Hang Some Simple Abstract Art
Textured abstract art is majorly popular at the moment and looks beautiful hanging above this bed. It is easy to DIY, too—simply grab some blank canvases and go to town with paint and spackle for an affordable artistic creation.Continue to 5 of 22 below.
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Or Print Out Calming Nature Photographs
Simple nature-inspired prints also make for an excellent art choice in a minimalist bedroom. Whether you purchase photographs by a favorite artist or print out some of your own favorite snaps and pop them into frames, you can't go wrong.Continue to 6 of 22 below.
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Don't Feel Like You Have to Avoid Color Completely
Note that minimalist bedrooms certainly don't need to be devoid of color. Blues, greens, and light purples can be very soothing and make for excellent picks in the bedroom. Platform beds that are low to the ground, like this one, also give the appearance of being more minimal and sleek.Continue to 7 of 22 below.
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Introduce a Plant to the Mix
If you're looking to add some accessories to your minimalist bedroom but don't want to go overboard, consider incorporating a plant or two. A tall tree like this one adds height and visual interest without making the space look at all cluttered.Continue to 8 of 22 below.
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Don't Forget About Pops of Texture
Make sure that your minimalist bedroom features some textural interest. Wooden beads and wicker pieces, such as this lampshade, are a great way to add intrigue.Continue to 9 of 22 below.
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Keep Your Nightstand Nice and Simple in Style
A nightstand that doesn't contain drawers makes it easy to stay neat and organized—any amount of clutter will become noticeable very quickly! A simple round end table like this one never fails to look chic.Continue to 10 of 22 below.
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Hang Sconces Instead of Using Table Lamps
Painting the wall a bold blue but forgoing any artwork adds a moody touch to this minimalist bedroom. The paint color also allows the brass sconces on either side of the bed to really pop.Continue to 11 of 22 below.
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Pick Curtains in a Solid, Calming Color
If the layout of your bedroom means that your bed must be placed in front of a window, opt for curtains in a solid color like white to prevent the space from appearing too busy. In this primary bedroom, plain curtains look super serene.Continue to 12 of 22 below.
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Streamline the Top of Your Nightstand
It's all too easy for a nightstand to become cluttered or overly styled. We suggest focusing on just the basics—a table lamp, a few reads to flip through before bed, and a favorite trinket or two.Continue to 13 of 22 below.
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Symmetry always works wonders in making a bedroom appear cohesive and neat. The space above is the perfect example of sophisticated uniformity at work.Continue to 14 of 22 below.
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Turn Books Backward
Turning books around so that their pages face outward is a great way to ensure your bedroom stays nice and neutral while still being able to keep your favorite reads right nearby on the nightstand.Continue to 15 of 22 below.
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Keep it Comfy
Minimalist bedrooms are all about comfort. An oversized shaggy area rug makes lounging around feel ultra luxe. Plus, it's always nice to step directly onto a soft, cozy surface when getting out of bed in the morning.Continue to 16 of 22 below.
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Once again, opting for white or cream window treatments will help to solidify a minimalist vibe. Choose curtains that are on the sheer side so that they do not appear too heavy for the space.Continue to 17 of 22 below.
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Pick a Patterned Pillow
Instead of hanging a piece of art above the bed, opt for a colorful throw pillow instead. This small lumbar pillow features an array of beautiful hues.Continue to 18 of 22 below.
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Keep Your Space Clean and Organized
If you place benches at the foot of your bed, do not allow them to become a dumping ground for clothes and accessories! Putting items away as soon as you are able will help your bedroom remain clean and minimalist in appearance.Continue to 19 of 22 below.
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Purchase a Low Profile Bed
One way to achieve a minimalist look in the bedroom is by selecting a bed frame that sits directly on the floor. An added bonus: You can't hide clutter under the bed; you'll be forced to pare down your belongings instead!Continue to 20 of 22 below.
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Use a Nontraditional Item as a Nightstand
Keep nightstands nice and simple. Opt for a hanging shelf, a stool, or even a trunk instead of crowding your space with a bulky three-drawer chest.Continue to 21 of 22 below.
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Display Some Acrylic Furniture
Acrylic furniture is also a smart solution for a minimalist space. It takes up very little visual space while serving a key function. Here, an acrylic table can double as a desk and a vanity.Continue to 22 of 22 below.
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Use Solid Colored Bedding
Solid colored bedding is always essential in a minimalist bedroom. Don't be afraid to have fun with a bit of color, though. Grays, blues, and sages are perfect for those who just don't think can keep white bedding looking nice and fresh!