the best paint colors
for small rooms
Making the most of a bedroom with limited square footage can be a challenge. From clever storage solutions to double duty furnishings, there are only so many ways once can maximize a space. Commonly overlooked, the color of your bedroom walls can go a long way in terms of contributing to a more visually defined space. Here, 10 light and airy paint colors that will instantly transform even the tiniest of bedrooms.
produced by Anna Kocharian
|There is a reason why whitewashed interiors are so commonplace. The neutral shade not only reflects light throughout the space, it also provides a literal blank canvas for decorative free-reign! Bring in color in the form of furnishings and plants.|
|This timeless shade extends |
a classically elegant finish
to the small bedroom, contributing a defining
source of color pleasantly skewed by natural light.
|A small bedroom doesn’t necessarily mean a compromise on color, and a saturated one at that! Offset the intensity of a shade as bold as this by pairing it with a white or light-colored floor. Note how the similarly-toned nightstand seamlessly blends into the wall, extending an illusion of added space.|
|Opt for a shade as |
undefined as this, for the bedroom lacking square footage. Supplement
the absence of pigmentation
in the wall paint, with bed linens of a neutral yet subtly colorful palette.
|A soothing gray with cool |
blue and lilac undertones impart this tiny bedroom
with warmth and an elegantly modern touch of style. The effortless arrangement of the streamlined furnishings and crisp linens complement the laid-back yet relatively put-together aesthetic of the space.
|A pink wall paint that errs |
more towards white, makes
for a clever way of sneaking
in color into a room. This subdued shade features blush undertones, which are accentuated by the wood and copper details of the decor.
|A seaside blue effortlessly complements the rustic |
details of this charming
cottage bedroom. Sheer
white linens impart a carefree touch to the windows while
the whitewashed finish of the furnishings bring in a cohesive element to the space.
|A dusty lilac wall paint not |
only extends a colorful finish
to this compact bedroom, it also packs the space in with
a vibrant and dynamically defined aesthetic. The modest furnishings of a comparable smoky hue plus the stark white flooring provide an eye-catching contrast to the room.
|A captivating blue hue sets a fearless backdrop for this dreamy bedroom, accentuated by the two-toned paint scheme, natural wood flooring, and streamlined decor.|
|Consider it white with |
a slightly saturated overtone. This seemingly restorative
wall paint emulates an abundance of natural light throughout modestly elegant details of the room.