If your Interior Design style is geared toward a Modern and Contemporary look and feel, you are surely a fan of the neutral color palette. Traditionally, Modern and Contemporary design includes a lot of white, off-white and taupe color selections. This palette is evident throughout the entire home, predominantly visible in wall color and furniture selections but also incorporated through details, such as thread stitching, throw pillows, decorative objects, etc.
Take a look at the gallery below of soft and calming neutral bedrooms for inspiration on how to design your own bedroom oasis.
Pinks and Grays:
This bedroom executes the color pairing of pink and grey perfectly. Details of gold and silver through the side table drawer pulls and the table lamp compliment the soft palette perfectly.
For more of a Hollywood Regency effect, this pale gray room is accented through a pop of color in the pink bedding and a glamorous, clear glass chandelier as the “wow” factor.
Calming colors are known to encourage a good night’s sleep. This gray headboard pops against a white wall without overwhelming the room. Accented with pink pillows and white bedding and furniture, this space is surely a relaxing one.
Create interest in your bedroom with an interesting texture, fabric or pattern for the headboard. If budget is an issue, this example shows a wall adhesive sticker that gives the illusion of a glamorous, tufted headboard.
The beautiful tufted pattern of this end-of-the-bed ottoman creates a focal point to this neutral bedroom. The ottoman works with the beautiful crystal chandelier as well which helps to draw the eye from the start of the room to the top. Pink throw pillows and lampshades are the perfect subtle accessory to balance out the bedroom.
Gray With Woods
Warm wood tiles applied to the wall add an element of interest to this bedroom’s modern and neutral color palette.
The detailed texture in the gray bedding blanket, patterned nightstand, decorative throw pillows, box and vase that sits atop the nightstand spices up this beautiful interior.
Balance out all the texture of this room by incorporating built in architecture with clean lines. A hint of wood in the wall mirror and pop of color in the upper bookcase relate to the opposite side of the room, creating a cohesive flow to the space.
Small Doses of Color
A subtle way to introduce color is through decorative accessories. The colors in this bedroom’s area rug are soft and un-pretentious yet effective.
Weaving color into a room’s neutral palette is easy to do through fun throw pillows and window treatments. This kids bedroom is unmistakably notable as a young girl’s room with hints of pink.
Pink is a great color to incorporate a princess factor into this soft and feminine bedroom.
This beautiful turquoise ottoman is the perfect way to incorporate color! Pulled together by matching throw pillows, the rich fabric and hue adds a fun element to an otherwise calm bedroom.
A custom gallery wall is an easy way to incorporate different textures through mis-matching photo frames. This all white space is balanced by the carefully curated wall decoration.
Add Mirrored Furniture
A great way to add interest to a space that may be lacking in color and texture is to include mirrored furniture. The reflection creates a visual attraction and instant glam update
Whether your style is modern, contemporary or traditional, a mirrored furniture piece is a universal way to add visual interest. This completely neutral bedroom is brought to life by the glamorous nightstand.
Fun Prints and Fabrics
This superbly serene bedroom screams neutrality through the white walls, bedding and furniture. A soft decorative throw in a bit of color upgrades the coziness factor almost instantly.
Adding dark fixtures such as a ceiling fan and floor lamp in this neutral space add an element of surprise to the calming space.
If you don’t want to overwhelm your space with dark colors, incorporate an accent piece in a dark blue or black, like this statement headboard.
A popular design trick for adding layers to a space is to compliment light colors with dark ones. This bedroom is a great example of how to effectively achieve a layering effect without losing its neutral base.
A custom headboard in a beautiful fabric and color is a great way to add a design feature to a room without distracting from it’s calming and neutral concept.
With the concept of bringing the outdoors, in, the designer’s of this California home played off the white walls by incorporating rustic and organic details into the space.
Sticking to the use of just two colors, the details and decorative accents are black and white to compliment one another.
Another approach to layering is adding color separation through an accent wall, like this taupe featured bed wall and darker colors included in the area rug and headboard.
White on White
Neutrality is most commonly achieved through the effective use of white. The calming color creates a clean and cohesive look and feel to any space.
This all-white bedroom is just breathtaking! The monotony of using all one color is broken down by playing on the design principal of volume. A tall canopy bed and floor to ceiling window treatments draw the eye from the bottom, up and include interest all along the way.
Even through the white furniture, interest is created by fun texture on the bedside nightstands. A pop of copper also adds brightness to the space.
This home’s accompanying guest room plays on the same principal of height and volume with attention stealing window treatments and luxurious bedding.
In this room, rather than a copper detail, we are approached with the same detail of incorporating an accent color but this time, with a silver end table.
This all white bedroom was designed to be a place of solace and escape for a young couple.
Scandinavian design is known for it’s minimalism so this bedroom’s appeal is perfectly achieved through clean lines and strategic monochromatic planning.