A bedroom should be a lot than just functionality. If you do spend more time in the bedroom than the rest of your home, then it needs to be more than the space for your bed, wardrobe and dresser. And what’s the best way to create a little vibe in your personal sanctuary than painting the main wall? Here are some room paint ideas to choose from that will make you feel one with the most important of your home.

The bedroom should be your happy place. So think about colours that evoke a positive feeling in you and paint the centre wall in that hue. 

#1: Are you looking for a soothing vibe in your bedroom?

Scandinavian interior designed bedroom

Your best pick: Powder blue

This gorgeous soft-hued option is for those who really want to use their bedroom as the source of ultimate downtime. Powder blue is one of the most popular room paint ideas to bring calmness and a sense of stillness. In fact, some experts reveal that it could be because people associate it with clear blue skies. For this bedroom, powder blue was specially picked out to match with the rest of this HDB’s Scandinavian interior design.

How do you decorate around it: Pick out complementing hues for the rest of the decor if you are looking for the complete soothing vibe. Think soft and light for furnishings and furniture.

#2: Are you looking for a neutral room paint idea?

For a super compact room

Your best pick: Pale grey

Trendy and ever-so-elegant, this cool-toned grey is extremely popular in homes these days. It’s also the perfect choice if you are interested to change the room colour but don’t want to try anything drastic. Not to mention, it’s great for any part of your home—whether it’s the bedroom or living room. The above bedroom is from a condo we designed that is doused in hues of grey and other neutrals.

How do you decorate around it: The good thing about a neutral room paint idea is that you can style your surroundings in any way you please. You can choose vibrant pops of colour in your decor or have monochromatic shades like in the above image.

#3: What about something bright and not overwhelming at the same time?

Vacation vibes

Your best pick: Teal

This fun pop of colour is perfect for those looking for something calm with a tinge of excitement. Teal paint on the main wall of your bedroom can instantly liven up your interiors and give the room a burst of fresh appeal, when reminding you of the sea as well. We picked this room paint for a landed property we designed and kept the curtains and sofa in similar hues as well.

How do you decorate around it: If beach tones are your favourite, pair the teal centre wall with white, blue and browns to create a forever vacation theme in your bedroom.

#4: Are you looking for something chic and contemporary?

With wall mouldings

Your best pick: Ivory

Treat your bedroom with elegance through this soft and cool hue of grey. The uber chic option is perfect for a contemporary bedroom and is easy on the eyes. An ivory centre wall helps to keep the focus on the other interesting aspects of your room as well.

How do you decorate around it: Pair the room paint with wall mouldings in the same colour for a classy Victorian look. Add gold-toned light fixtures on either bedsides to take it up a notch too.

#5: How about something that looks dainty?

Blush-kissed look

Your best pick: Pale pink

If ever a colour could be described as breezy, it would probably be this light pink hue. Perfect to create a soothing vibe in your bedroom, it also stirs in a little romance and dream-like atmosphere.

How do you decorate around it: Bring out the best of this room paint idea with a white bed and matching side tables. The wardrobe too is in pristine white to keep the focus on the pale pink centre wall.

#6: Or a bold room paint idea?

Make a statement with this hue

Your best pick: Dark green

Deep and mysterious, a dark green room paint is sure to stand out. The earthy hue will make you feel settled and experts say the colour helps you unwind because people associate it with nature. So, if you’re up to experiment, this powerful colour will sure not fail you.

How do you decorate around it: The trick is to keep the wall paint the focal point of your room. So make sure to pick furnishings and furniture that aren’t visually heavy.

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