What bedroom paint colour is right for me?
Planning to brighten up your bedroom? A lick of paint could be exactly what it needs. Painting is an easy way of making over a room, and the right bedroom paint colour can do wonders for your mood and help you to sleep better.
Unsure of what bedroom paint colour will suit you? Read on for some inspiration and great ideas.
What to consider when choosing a bedroom paint colour
Bright, sunny bedrooms
Have you got a bright, sunny bedroom you want to decorate? Bright bedroom paint colours will cheer you up and make your bedroom a more relaxing place. Go for cool blues, sage greens or lilacs. These cooler colours will keep the room feeling airy, while stopping any glow that you may get with warmer paint colours. However, if you want as much light as possible, pale yellows and pinks are still acceptable, as long as you keep accessories neutral and have adequate window shading.
Dark bedrooms with little sun
If your bedroom is dark with little sun, it is best to steer away from cooler colours as they will make the room look darker and therefore smaller. Try a bright yellow in a darker room, this will create the effect of more natural light than there really is and make the room look bigger. Don’t be afraid to experiment with bright colours to inject a bit of sunlight. Orange is a great shade to warm the place up, and you can get more muted shades of orange that will prevent you from feeling like you are living inside a tangerine.
Moody bedroom paint colours
Dark bedroom paint colours need not be dull, and if you’re a fan of an atmospheric bedroom, these colours will be perfect for you. You can pair a deep blue with light coloured accessories and rugs, plus silver candlesticks and lampshades to inject a bit of glamour and light into the room. If this trend seems a little intimidating, paint the main feature wall in a darker colour and the rest of your walls in neutral.
If you’re creative and want to stencil or decorate your walls in a certain way, it would be best to start with a neutral paint colour such as white or cream for a less harsh option. This will let you have a blank canvas, and these bedroom paint colours are great to match with any type of furniture or décor scheme. Plain, neutral bedroom paint colours are also ideal if you have a lot of artwork to display.
Want some painting ideas to make your bedroom feel more romantic? Then head over to our article on romantic paint colours to add some love into your life.
Star Paint has a great range of paint colours and finishes, suitable for any room, personality or mood. Have a browse through our website for some inspiration, or if you’re looking for more ideas, Pinterest is a great place to start.