30 Two-Color Combinations for Bedroom Walls That Double the Impact

Two-tone peach bedroom

Reena Sotropa

Is a feature wall your style or are you looking to jazz up basic shiplap with a bright hue? Whatever the case, creating a two-tone bedroom with wallpaper, paint, and more is sure to make a big statement.

Take a look at the examples below to envision just how you could pull-off a bedroom makeover with these two color combinations for bedroom walls.

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    Dark Blue and Warm Gray

    Classic Coastal

    Interior Impressions

    Interior Impressions' classic, coastal bedroom combines two complementary paint colors: dark blue and warm gray for an ocean-inspired design that doesn't lean too nautical. The homeowners, who spend part of the year in Florida, yearned to update their neglected primary bedroom and turn it into a relaxing getaway.

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    Purple and Pink

    Two-tone purple bedroom

    Lucy & Company

    A bedroom with two many colors can quickly become chaotic. Lucy & Company looked to the color wheel for soothing, harmonious colors in this bedroom: purple and pink on the walls, with green accents like pillows and side tables.


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    Yellow and White

    Dazey Den yellow bedroom

    Dazey Den

    Two yellow accent walls bring a sunny spin to Dazey Den's primary bedroom. A DIY mural, painted in Deserted Path by Dunn Edwards as well as white, brass curtain rods, and light from Hudson Valley Lighting make it a cheerful place to snooze.

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    Off-White and Bubblegum Pink

    Pink ceiling in bedroom

    Dekay & Tate

    This luxe guest bedroom from Dekay & Tate is calming with off-white walls yet a bubblegum pink ceiling brings in an element of fun.

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    Sage Green and Gray

    Green and wallpaper bedroom

    Design: Ajai Guyot / Photo: Ellie Lilstrom

    Ajai Guyot transformed her client's basic bedroom into a tranquil bed-and-breakfast-inspired space. Behr's Muted Sage paint and Coquette, a black-and-white, almost gray floral paper from Wallpaperie, bring the wow factor.

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    Green and Off-White

    Green accent wall bedroom

    Design: Julie Rose for Emily Henderson Design / Photo: Sara Liggoria-Tramp

    Farrow & Ball's Breakfast Room is the perfect paint color for designer Julia Rose's primary bedroom. A green accent wall, baseboards, and door pair with black-and-white nature prints, neutral bedding, and vintage side tables.

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    White and Tan

    Two-tone peach bedroom

    Reena Sotropa

    This bedroom from Canadian designer Reena Sotropa is small yet impactful. The 550-square-foot Calgary condo ticks the boxes with plenty of storage, jewel-box moments, and floating shelves.

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    Pink and White

    Pink and white nursery

    Design: Emily Henderson / Photo: Tessa Neustadt

    Children's bedrooms are the perfect place to experiment with a fun wallpaper. This nursery from Emily Henderson for her daughter, Elliot, is whimsical and pretty with a pink mural, Target furniture, West Elm glider, and circular rug.

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    Black and White

    Black-and-white bunk room

    Erica Bryen Design

    While bunk rooms are typically built for kids, this Chileno Bay, Mexico, room from designer Erica Bryen brings edge and sophistication with a black-and-white wallpaper and pops of pink.

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    Brown Patterned Wallpaper and White

    Feminine two-tone bedroom

    Black Lacquer Designs

    This suite from Black Lacquer Design hits all the right notes. The 1920s West Hollywood bedroom is now intimate, elegant, and comfortable with an upholstered pink bed, accent wall, and contemporary art.

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    Navy and Cream

    Travis London two-tone bedroom

    Travis London/Studio London

    Designer Travis London's Miami bedroom is pattern-filled with a Restoration Hardware bed upholstered in Jim Thompson Fabrics' Serengeti, a crystal chandelier, and pink-and-green lamps. A mutli-colored mural from Lindsay Cowles frames the space without competing with the other pieces.

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    Yellow and Green

    Two-tone Texas bedroom

    Design: Sarah Stacey / Photo: Avery Nicole Photography

    The Mengarie, a new hotel in Fredericksburg, Texas, from designer Sarah Stacey features suites full of regal color like green and yellow, maximalist wallpaper, and canopy beds.

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    Green-Gray and White

    Studio Q wallpapered bedroom

    Design: Studio Q Designs / Photo: Nova Soul Imagery

    A four-poster bed already set the tone for this bedroom but Studio Q Designs added more visual interest with a green-gray wallpaper accent wall, curtains, and striped pillows.

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    Dark Teal and Dark Green

    Small blue bedroom

    Design: Avery Cox Design / Photo: Lindsay Brown

    A 1920s Austin home was given the ultimate facelift. Designed by Avery Cox, this historic bungalow is filled with Art Deco finds, a rich palette, and English-inspired kitchen. Its only bedroom is made cozy through all-over color, Benjamin Moore Sea Teal on the walls, Benjamin Moore Dollar Bill Green on the ceiling, and a subdued mural.

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    Black and Cream

    Emily Henderson black and white bedroom

    Design: Emily Henderson Design / Photo: Tessa Neustadt

    Black, white, blues, wood, and metallics were the starting point for this bold Los Angeles bedroom. Cream walls complement a large patterned black-and-white wallpaper, keeping the space feeling put together and inviting.

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    Navy Blue and Pink

    Colorful kids room

    Design: Amity Worrel & Co. / Photo: Lindsay Brown

    This fun children's room from Amity Worrel & Co. has navy blue wallpaper with tropical foliage and pink leopards, a purple painted ceiling, and polka dot rug. What's not to love?

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    Pale Blue and White

    Rustic blue bedroom

    Design: Haven + Home, LLC / Photo: Abigail Jackson

    Sometimes the best designs are the simple ones. This pale blue-and-white bedroom from Haven + Home has a tufted bed, wicker baskets, and blue bedding.

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    Mauve and Gray

    Two-tone glam bedroom

    Design: Black Lacquer Design / Photo: Sara Tramp

    This alluring Los Angeles bedroom from by Black Lacquer Design brings in an array of texture from wavy wallpaper, a mauve velvet headboard, and snuggly boucle chairs.

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    White and Pale Gray

    Two-tone Sarah Wittenbraker bedroom

    Design: Sarah Wittenbraker / Photo: Kristin Kilpatrick

    Cole & Son Nuvolette wallpaper is a winning choice for this high-rise residence designed by Sarah Wittenbraker. Light pink, cream, black, and brass set the tone for a restful night's sleep.

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    Wine and Black

    Moody two-tone little girl's room

    Design: Amity Worrel & Co. / Photo: Lindsay Brown

    Wine-colored walls and Schumacher wallpaper make this little one's room polished and playful. Designed by Amity Worrel & Co., the rest of the home is equally divine with 13 different wallpapers.

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    Navy Blue and Wood

    Blue and wood bedroom

    Design: Design Lines Signature / Photo: Abigail Jackson

    Designer Judy Pickett used navy walls and a wood ceiling to make this traditional bedroom's white accents stand out.

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    White Paneling and Gray

    Miretta Interiors gray-and-white bedroom

    Design: Miretta Interiors / Photo: Abigail Jackson

    Miretta Interiors chose white paneling and gray for this tranquil bedroom. White nightstands with punches of blue and green complete it.

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    Black and Off-White

    Black-and-white bedroom

    Design: Interior Impressions / Photo: Spacecrafting Photography

    This St. Paul, Minnesota, condo from Interior Impressions combines black, white, and natural materials for a sophisticated retreat. Once a dated high-rise, the new design focuses on quality finishes, comfortable furnishings, and muted accessories.

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    Dusty Pink and White

    Pink-and-white bedroom

    Cathie Hong

    This San Francisco Edwardian home designed by Cathie Hong maintains its original character but with plenty of color and functionality like this bedroom with dusty pink built-ins.

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    Yellow and Teal

    blue, orange, and yellow bedroom

    Dazey Den

    Designer Dani Dazey of Dazey Den has yet to meet a color she doesn't like. This bright blue, yellow, and orange bedroom is full of vibrancy.

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    Wood and White

    Erin Williamson Design bedroom

    Erin Williamson Design

    Erin Williamson livened up a lakeside A-frame in Texas with an organic accent wall, black four-poster bed, and funky decor to give the space a pop of color.

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    Sage Green and White

    Two-tone green bedroom

    Gray Space Interiors

    This Philadelphia bedroom from Gray Space Interiors pulls in multiple shades of green and geometric pattern through bedroom and behind-the-bed accent wall.

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    Teal and Coral

    Ginny Macdonald Floral bedroom

    Design: Ginny Macdonald Design / Design: Sara Tramp

    There's nothing better than a fresh floral wallpaper. This traditional Piedmont, California, home got a refresh from designer Ginny Macdonald, which included a sweet children's room.

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    Cobalt Blue and White

    Two-tone Moroccan-inspired bedroom

    Maite Granda

    This blue and white accent wall brings some Moroccan-inspired style to a bedroom, with pops of yellow with the cushions.

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    Light Wood and Forest Green

    Two-tone with wood canopy

    Michelle Boudreau Design

    This architectural bedroom from Michelle Boudreau Design has quite the unique headboard, customized with wood slats brought up to the ceiling for an impressive effect against the forest green wall.