How to Choose the Perfect Paint Color for Your Bedroom
Choosing paint color for your bedroom can be simple if you know what mood you're trying to achieve. The most popular atmosphere for a bedroom is that "retreat" feeling. Soothing colors and soft textiles can create a relaxing space for unwinding and sleeping. A new paint color is an inexpensive and simple way to have the bedroom of your dreams.
These eight soothing Sherwin-Williams paint colors include neutral beiges and soft... colors. Any of these paint colors can be the basis for a monochromatic color scheme, which is the ultimate in relaxing color schemes. Though the colors on the list are mostly light, a relaxing bedroom retreat can also be created with deeper shades of color, with the right lighting.
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Escape Gray is the perfect name for this rich gray paint color because you'll feel as though you've escaped to your favorite luxury hotel when you walk in the door. Used with other warm and soft neutrals, Escape Gray is sophisticated and can be used in a masculine or feminine style. Sherwin-Williams paint colors include several gray colors that are perfect for a bedroom color scheme. Once you decide on gray for your bedroom you can sample a few colors to get the perfect one.
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There is just enough smokiness in Sherwin-Williams Topsail, to give this gorgeous aqua paint color a spa vibe. Topsail would be zen-like with brushed chrome and white accents. Adding natural wood furniture and accessories can create a beach-inspired design to your bedroom.
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The elusive "perfect beige" looks a lot like Sherwin-Williams Maison Blanche. The soft warmth of this gorgeous neutral makes it ideal for a soothing bedroom color scheme. Maison Blanche would also be an excellent starting point for creating a relaxing monochromatic color scheme.
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Pale green paint colors like Sherwin-Williams Lacewing can help too-bright bedroom feel cool and refreshing. Bedrooms with predominantly west or east facing windows can benefit from a cool color scheme. The secret to choosing a fresh green is to avoid sage greens and other gray and muted colors that can muddy your refreshing retreat palette.Continue to 5 of 8 below.
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Yellow bedroom paint may not be your first choice for a relaxing color, but it can be a welcome change to a dark bedroom. A sunny yellow can make you feel as though the sun is greeting you when you open your eyes.
The challenge with warm yellow paint colors is that it can be overstimulating at night when you need to sleep. Sherwin-Williams Paper Lantern offers the sunny warmth you crave in the morning, but it's balanced with a rich neutral base to keep things mellow at night.
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Sherwin-Williams' Window Pane walks the color line between blue and green, but definitely leans toward green. This is a muted and soft green that is the ultimate soothing paint color. Paired with creamy white trim and accessories, Window Pane would be equally pretty with dark or light wood furnishings and flooring.
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Agreeable Gray is quite agreeable. This versatile greige (gray + beige,) can take a starring role in your bedroom retreat makeover, or can play a supporting role for your favorite colors. The beauty of greige colors in a soothing palette is the awesome mix of cool (gray) and warm (beige.) This dual personality allows greige paint colors to coordinate with ease, creating a harmonious color space. This is one of Sherwin-Williams most popular paint colors because of its versatility.
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For a romantic look, this gray with a bit of lavender undertone in Starry Night is just right. There is just enough color to make this gray paint color a soothing backdrop for relaxation and sleep. The slight undertone keeps the gray in Starry Night from appearing too cold on your walls.
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