40 White Bedrooms That Prove the Color Is Anything But Boring

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Even if you begged your parents to let you paint your bedroom walls a neon green or soothing lavender hue as a child, you have to admit that there's something ultra relaxing and grounding about a white sleep space. There's a reason spas and hotels opt for white linens and keep accessories to a minimum, after all. Whether you struggle to clock enough hours of shut-eye or just want to make your bedroom at home feel a bit more like a room in which you'd sleep on a luxe vacation, we've got you covered.

White bedrooms are perfect for those who seek to turn their mind off at the end of the day (really, who doesn't?) or struggle with excess stimulation. They also are most definitely not boring, we promise! To prove this point, we've compiled images of 40 of our favorite white bedrooms, all of which will provide you with valuable styling tips and inspiration galore. Even if you swore you'd never skimp on color, you may have a new outlook on simple, stylish white after admiring the spaces below.

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    A Green Touch

    plant in corner of white room


    We're always fans of adding plants to the bedroom, but in a mainly white room, a pop of green will really shine. Bing of Chez Vargas added plenty of pep to a sunny corner with a tall fiddle leaf fig. The more plants, the merrier, of course, but one large tree alone will make a major impact, if you personally prefer to keep green friends to a minimum.

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    Basket Case

    white bedroom with baskets on walls


    Instagrammer Abbey perked up her beautiful white shiplap walls with the addition of some woven baskets, which add dimension and texture to the bedroom. Layering a cream colored rug over the room's existing carpeting adds a cozy feel and anchors the bed within the space.

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    White Light

    white pendant light


    Don't forget about the importance of a dramatic light fixture! Instagrammer and blogger Claire of The Green Eyed Girl kept with her bedroom's white color scheme and opted for a an oversized pendant light that adds charisma to her space. Tuck that boring builder-grade fixture away and watch the compliments roll in once you opt for a piece with some personality.

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    Glam Accents

    white and glass shelf


    To ensure that built-ins in an all-white bedroom don't become too busy looking, focus on outfitting them with glass and silver-toned accents. This creates a majorly glam look, too, as we see in Instagrammer and home stylist Natalie's space.

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    Touch of Texture

    white comforter with texture


    Choose a bedspread with a bit of texture, like Instagrammer Tania did, to ensure that all-white bedding doesn't appear too mod, if that's not your aesthetic. A comforter with a bit of frill adds romance and charm to the sleep space.

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    White Seating

    white armchairs in bedroom

    Jen and Manny

    If your square footage allows, placing armchairs at the end of the bed can be a nice and cozy setup, as we see in Instagrammers Jen and Manny's space. It's an excellent option for those who like to retreat to the bedroom to curl up with a good book mid-afternoon yet don't want to be tempted into a nap.

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    Mirror, Mirror

    ornate mirror in corner


    In bedroom of the DIY duo behind Scully House, Chey and Brandon, an ornate mirror draws the eye in while helping the space appear larger, too. In general, though, white is an excellent color choice for a small space, as it doesn't add visual clutter, so those in tiny apartments may want to move the hue to the top of their list.

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    Get Knit

    white knit throw


    The more blankets, the better! Layer on a chunky knit throw at the end of the bed (also in white, of course!) to keep the color scheme going and ensure maximum lounging potential, like Linette of At Home on Sweet Creek did.

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    Serene and Simple

    minimalist white bedroom


    If you like to keep your decor nice and minimalist, skip the piles of throw pillows and opt for a simpler setup like Instagrammer Meghan. You want your bedroom to be a calming, clutter-free place to unwind, after all!

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    Mix and Match

    mint green and white bedroom


    Though blogger Abby of Just a Girl and Her Blog used a mint green on her bedroom walls, the white curtains and bedding she chose certainly make a statement, too. If your walls are already another color and you don't wish to paint over them, know that accessories can be a game changer.

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    Go Gray

    white and gray bedroom


    Many people already own gray or neutral beds, and there's no need to part with such pieces if you're in the process of adding more white to your bedroom. Michelle of Acorn Hill Home's setup proves that white and gray look lovely together, especially with some silver accents included in the mix.

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    White and Stripes

    white and striped room


    Your white bedroom doesn't need to be fully free of pattern, promise. Here, interior decorator and homestylist Katie of Brony shows us how fabulous a striped rug can look in a space otherwise comprised of solids.

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    Bright Brick

    white brick wall


    Have a brick wall behind your bed that could use a refresh? Go ahead and paint it white! The setup of Meg, the designer behind Meg Leonard Co, proves that even industrial spaces, traditionally known for being bold and sleek, can be serene and airy.

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    High-End Hues

    traditional white bedroom


    Feeling luxe? Try an elaborate throw pillow arrangement and work in a subtle amount of animal print, as Instagrammer Michelle did. These small tweaks will turn your white bedroom into a stately retreat. There's no need to solely stick to darker hues when designing a storied looking space.

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    Play With Pattern

    patterned bench white bedroom

    Brexton Cole Interiors

    White bedrooms don't have to be completely devoid of pattern. In this one by Brexton Cole Interiors, a bench covered in the playful "graffito" fabric by Kelly Wearstler makes for a fashionable finishing touch,

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    A Rad Rug

    turkish rug in white bedroom


    If you would prefer to keep your walls nice and neutral, add some pizzazz in the form of a patterned rug, like Instagrammer and photographer Abby did. Turkish and Turkish-style rugs can be sourced affordably and in all different shapes and sizes and really cozy up a sleep space.

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    Out of Site and Mind

    zen spa-like bedroom


    Make your bedroom feel just like a luxurious hotel retreat by hiding clutter out of site, opting for plain white bedding, and placing a plant next to your nightstand, like Atlanta blogger Melissa Tovar did. We bet just looking at this space makes you feel more zen already!

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    A Little Light

    sconce against white wall


    Sconces can also be an excellent way to ensure your bedroom remains nice and airy while still ensuring you receive plenty of light while reading in bed. In Instagrammer Macey's room, a modern black and gold fixture pops against the subdued wall color. Renters can hang sconces, too—just make sure to purchase plug-in options for easy installation and removal.

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    Beaded Beauty

    white chandlier


    Alternatively, if you're looking for a way to add a little extra oomph to your bedroom, a chandelier is a winning solution. Blogger Kay chose a beaded number that complements her space's farmhouse design.

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    Cool Crystal

    white crystal chandelier


    A white crystal chandelier, like the one Instagrammer Patricia hung in her bedroom, is also a winning solution and draws the eye upward instantly.

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    Pops of Color

    light colored pillows


    Don't be shy about playing with pops of color sparingly; light greens and pinks make for wonderful touches of color in white spaces. Instagrammer Eunice layered two petite pillows on her bed for a little extra charm.

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    Fun Photos

    black and white photos


    Black and white photos—whether of yourself and loved ones or of favorite celebrities—always look right at home in mostly white spaces. Group a few above your bed like Instagrammer Jess of Figtree Farm did; they'll make you smile every time you step into your space.

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    Think Big With Curtains

    large white curtains

    Cathie Hong Interiors

    The entirety of one of the walls in this primary bedroom by Cathie Hong Interiors is covered with white curtains. Paired with sleek hanging pendant lights, the setup looks artful and ultra trend-forward.

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    Soft Sheepskin

    sheepskin throw


    Make like Instagrammer Sujata and don't forget about the major cozy factor of white sheepskin! Toss it atop your bed or off to the side so that you can warm your feet up when getting up on chilly mornings.

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    Down to Earth

    boho bedroom set


    For an earthy touch, go natural with furnishings. A wooden bed and nightstand add a boho vibe to designer Sophie Flinder's bedroom but are light enough in color that they don't overwhelm the space.

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    credit photog

    white arch and moldings

    Milton Photo for Alanna

    Interior designer Alanna Dunn's bedroom already features a stunning arch and beautiful molding. White paint allows these special elements to shine and do the talking.

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    Sparkling Ceiling

    white planks on ceiling


    Don't forget about the ways in which you can transform your ceiling to make your sleep space feel more special. Deborah McDonald, a cofounder of Vintage Society Co., added white planks to hers, which gives her bedroom an ultra cozy, vintage feel.

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    Kiddie Haven

    white kids' room

    Candidly Deena

    White bedrooms aren't just for adults—kids will also benefit from an extra soothing setup. Instagrammer Deena of Candidly Deena demonstrates how sweet (and sophisticated) a white room can be when it comes to the younger set, too. Framed family photos keep the space feeling personal and child-friendly.

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    Be Blue

    dusty blue and white bedroom


    Touches of blue can add some contrast to a white room without detracting from its soothing vibe. Fashionable Hostess blogger Amanda integrated a dusty blue rug and headboard into her primary bedroom, yet the pieces do not detract from her all-white walls, bedding, and nightstands.

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    French Feeling

    white french bedroom


    Those who love French country style know that white is a dominant color in such spaces. Blogger Sheila behind Maison de Cinq designed a French-inspired bedroom that features a charming end of bed bench, vintage looking artwork with white matting, and a gorgeous white chandelier.

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    Guest Oasis

    white guest bedroom


    Blogger Yvonne behind Stone Gable kept her white guest bedroom nice and minimal. She creatively opted for sconces with small shelf-like bases that can easily hold a glass of water or a petite trinket dish—no bulky nightstands needed.

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    California Cool

    california cool bedroom


    Patterned textiles, black and white photography, and laid back linens give the bedroom of designer Peggy of Peggy Haddad Interiors a relaxed, West Coast feel. A fringed throw blanket and a personality filled plant add extra vibrance.

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    Grab Some Gold

    gold and white bedroom


    Small gold touches look lovely in white bedrooms and add some welcome glamour. In this bedroom, designed by interior design blogger Kevin of Thou Swell, a gold lamp brings both fun and function to the space. Who couldn't benefit from a bit of whimsy?

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    Fresh and Funky

    white fur stools


    There's no need for your primary bedroom to be super serious if you prefer playful pieces. Blogger Jenica of A Slice of Style placed some funky fur stools at the end of her bed that can easily be moved around the space as needed and look majorly comfy. We bet they're super useful when it comes to lacing up boots and pulling on tights and tall socks, too.

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    Hang It Up

    brass mirror over bed

    12th + White

    Once again, we see how nicely gold or brass pieces look paired with white. Hanging a brass mirror above the bed, like blogger and decorator Courtney of 12th + White did, makes for an excellent finishing touch and will help light reflect beautifully across the room.

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    Be Curvy

    curved white furniture


    A curved headboard and nightstand add elegance to Instagrammer Laura's bedroom and prove that furniture shape can bring so much visual interest to a space, even if the pieces are neutral in color.

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    Combine Old and New

    sleigh bed and curved nightstand


    Once again, curved furniture is at play in Instagrammer Angela's bedroom. A white sleigh bed is paired with a more modern nightstand that keeps the space looking on-trend and contemporary.

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    Embrace Boucle

    oversized boucle headboard


    Boucle is also a favorite at the moment—we see it on benches, chairs, sofas, and now on headboards. In this space by Damien Langlois-Meurinne's interior design studio, an oversized boucle headboard makes an artful statement and provides plenty of cushion.

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    Zhush Your Bed

    hotel-like bed


    One of the appeals of an all-white bedroom is its hotel-like quality. Make your bed every day so that it resembles one located at a five-star resort (take a cue from this setup by designer Brenda Burdette). You'll thank yourself when it's time to climb in and drift off at the end of a grueling day.

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    Experiment With Shades

    variety of white shades

    Jenn Pablo Studio

    This bedroom by Jenn Pablo Studio, like many other white bedrooms we see, features many different shades of the color—such as ivory, crisp white, vanilla. Making a space look too uniform is boring; variety within a color family is not!