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Get Inspired With These 13 Bedroom Ideas

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We spend nearly half our lifetimes lying around the bedroom. This may explain the fascination around bedroom decor ideas and the need to have a personalized space. If you’re decorating an old bedroom or just moved into a new one, here are 17 bedroom ideas to help create your dream space.

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1. Retro country house

Use a mixture of prints and patterns to bring more of the outside into your bedroom. Pretty English meadow prints on wallpaper create a cozy but stylish space. Layer landscape colors for a real country feel. Finish with a vintage-style radio and fluted lampshades to add a classic retro touch.


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How you can get this look: Arched bed headboard with linen cushions.

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2. Coastal cool

Get a nautical feel in your bedroom by mixing bold stripes on cushions and fine stripes on blinds. Add checks and a natural jute rug to get that serene at-sea feel. You could also throw in an iconic coastal wall hanging, such as a sailor’s wheel, for a coast-to-coast finish.

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How you can get this look: Navy striped cushions, striped linen pillows, and a classic pattern throw blanket.

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3. New neutrals

The best bedroom ideas help you relax and refresh after a long day at work. Use neutrals like white, cream, umber, oat, and beiges to get a modernized country look. “New neutrals” mix traditional elements like natural linen bedding with textured items like checked and fringed throws. Add a rustic bed and a luxe marble table.

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How you can get this look: Washed linen duvet cover, a textured cotton bedspread, and a black marble side table.

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4. French fancy

If you love Parisian luxury, use a traditional French rattan bed as your base and accessorize with a range of color pops. You can mix trendy jewel tones such as teal and mustard with timeless shades and colorful prints to achieve an old-world style. Throw in a sculptured ceramic wave lamp for Joie de vivre.

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How you can achieve this look: A unique rattan headboard, a Victorian chest of drawers, or a French-inspired medallion rug.

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5. Clean and contemporary

Use a splash of on-point and tasteful color to create a clean and contemporary bedroom. A dark steel-colored bed nicely contrasts with bold pillows. Throw in a faux fur rug to complete this look.

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How you can achieve this look: A white tufted headboard, contemporary reading lamps, and a faux fur area rug.

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6. In bloom floral room

If you love flowers, add vibrant colors using abstract printed florals. Printed florals also invoke a calming ambiance, which is perfect for the bedroom.

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How to achieve this look: A unique accent chair with a neutral throw, or fun floral shams with a cozy neutral quilt.

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7. Scandi style

The Scandi (or Scandinavian) style makes for fabulous, minimalist, and functional bedroom design ideas. Use pared-back prints and natural materials such as rustic ceramics, linen, and blond wood furniture in your bedroom to embody a Nordic nesting look.

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How to achieve this look: A wooden platform bed with a minimalist-inspired floor lamp.

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8. Luxury glam chic

Want to feel like you’re on holiday every night? Give yourself the five-star treatment with this simple approach. Decorate your room with luxurious materials like velvet, matte black bedside tables, and an ideal bed frame to achieve a sleek but contemporary look.

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How to achieve this style: A navy velvet bed and a glamorous decorative mirror.

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9. Rustic charm

If you love cabin living, add a wood-clad feature wall to your room. Complimentary bedroom decor ideas include wooden furniture and neutral plaids.

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How to achieve this look: A cozy plaid throw blanket and a wooden sleigh bed.

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10. Wall-to-wall pattern

You can use neutral colorway patterns to give your room a more subtle and refined look. Pair with floral pattern wallpaper or natural textures. Add soothing sage floor covering to get an elegant look.

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How to achieve this look: Stick-on neutral wallpaper with a complimentary patterned area rug.

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11. Hanging bedside lamps

Make a statement in your master bedroom by hanging pendant lamps on either side of your bed. Hanging lamps also free up table space.

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How to achieve this look: Matching industrial pendant lights.

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12. Boho eclectic

Express your unique style with mismatched elements. Add an antique bed, a handmade Moroccan rug, a vintage dressing screen, or a beaded chandelier.

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How to achieve this look: A vintage dressing screen, a patterned rug, and a beaded chandelier.

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13. Dark and cozy

Do you like a dark space when you sleep? Make “cozy cave” work for you with black monochrome design elements and warm light.

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How to achieve this look: A black wood headboard, charcoal-colored linen sheets, and hanging cafe lights.

The bottom line

There’s a good chance you spend more time in the bedroom than any other space in your home. You deserve an oasis that helps you sleep and relax easily. Use these 13 ideas to achieve a calm and welcoming retreat.

Frequently asked questions

How can I decorate my bedroom?

First, choose subtle colors that express the emotions you want to feel in your bedroom. Try rich jewel tones to set a cozy mood or cool pastels for a low-key vibe. Choose furniture that fits well and doesn’t overwhelm the room. And indulge in luxurious linens. Lastly, cover the windows and add several warm lighting options.

How do you style a large bedroom?

Create discrete and serene zones. Use quiet neutrals to warm up a large space and casual layers of bedding. In a large room, you can afford to scale up the size of accessories and furniture.

How do you create a theme for a bedroom?

First, pick a theme you’re passionate about. Ensure it fits into your budget, and themed accessories are readily available for shipping or local pickup. Just as importantly, measure the space and pick furniture that fits (but doesn’t overwhelm) space.

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