Did you know that the color you paint your bedroom can impact how fast you fall asleep and the quality of your zzz’s? Grays, blues, and other muted tones can promote sleep, whereas fiery reds and oranges can actually inhibit it. But the importance of choosing the right colors extends well beyond your walls—to your furniture and decor, too. Need some inspo to turn your bedroom into a relaxing retreat? Keep scrolling for 10 soothing spaces, designed to lull you to sleep.
One way to make any room feel larger and simultaneously more serene? Light hues and lots of texture. White washed walls and floors coupled with throw pillows in gray tones, create a laid back sleeping chambre.
Deep blue—reminiscent of the night sky—rules the walls in this Williamsburg boho oasis, while the ivory bedspread and lamp shades add softness. The macrame wall hang lends a free spirited feel.
Minimal furniture and decor create an open, relaxing atmosphere. Clutter-free means stress-free, making this the perfect place to chill out after a long day.
Pops of Pink
This dreamy room, designed by Nicole Rosenberg, is a prime example of how gray doesn’t have to be drab. Rosy hues and ‘70s-inspired details, like copper pendant lamps and faux fur, add a cozy, luxe feel.
A coat of sky blue paint and a subtle patterned rug anchor the room’s serene vibe. Plush textures and gold details prove that relaxing can also be posh.
Immaculately decorated by Thom Filicia, this contemporary bedroom—replete with a plush suede platform bed, navy and white bedding, warm flaxen walls and just a hint of natural greenery—feels more like a calming retreat than a city view apartment.
This contemporary layout demonstrates that you don’t have to sacrifice comfort for functional design. Floating bookshelves, crisp linens, and a gallery wall create a space worthy of spending some time—more specifically your snoozing hours.
Clean and Green
A seafoam and moss green striped wallcovering, medium-toned wood, and neutral bedding give this room an earthy yet refined feel. In this case, less is definitely more. The lack of electronics and distractions will encourage you to curl up with a good book before hitting the hay.
This two-tone palette imparts a soft, warm feel. Mix-and-match textures make this bed seem intimate and inviting, while floor to ceiling drapes block out any light and guarantee complete privacy.