Picking a perfect blue for your bedroom is difficult considering the vast shades that exist.
From a cool, calm and peaceful to a strong, dark and rich navy, there are thousands of variations to choose from.
To make your decision easier, here are ten various shades to make your ideal blue bedroom, whether it’s a light, dark or in between painting.
These colors will create a serene atmosphere in the bedroom without being plain and boring. The color most frequent in nature, from the sky to the ocean, from the blue of a cocky blue jay’s wings or a proud peacock’s glory to the Morning Glory flowers, is maybe the perfect color for your bedroom.
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Many types of research show that the color of the bedroom is really important for the quality of our sleep. Cool blue shades are the best choice for the bedroom since you are going to get eight-hour sleep and wake up full of positive energy. These shades are good for the bathroom and the dressing areas.
If you want a traditional look for your master bedroom, choosing deeper shades of blue is the best option for you. That does not mean that you have to put dark blue because there are many other shades of muted or pale blue.
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For a softer and more romantic look try blue-grey or a grey with lavender undertones. In each of those ways, your master bedroom will be a relaxed place for sleeping.
If you want a contemporary and modern look, you should choose brighter shades of blue. Adding white or gold tones create a comfortable look to your bedroom. Try with textiles and patterns of pale blue and white to make your master bedroom a tropical paradise in small sizes.
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In the following there are other tips if your favorite color for the bedroom is blue:
-It is easy to mix shades or use an ombre technique. This technique is using the same color from lighter to darker shade.
-Choosing light blue for your ceiling is a perfect way to make a visually higher ceiling.
-If you want the blue color to pop in between other creamy or grey colors, you can paint just one wall in blue.
– A better combination than the typical black and white combination is navy blue or indigo paired with white color.
– If you already have some shade of blue on your bedspread or comforter, choose the same shade for your walls. If you think that the blue color is too bright or too dark, you can paint only one wall in the same tone.
– The blue color fits well with wooden furniture of any kind, but choosing white or creamy one is the best choice.
Chris Idzikowski of The Edinburgh Sleep Centre says that special receptors in our eyes are most sensitive to the color blue. People who own blue bedrooms are more rested than any other color sleeping up to 8 hours per night.
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If your bedroom is aqua or azure it’s most likely you wake up feeling cheerful. Blue also reminds us of something calm, like the ocean or the sky, and it can reduce your blood pressure and lower your heart rate.
That’s why the blue color is the most often recommended color for your bedrooms and bathrooms. On the other hand, a pastel blue wall can appear too cold, if not balanced with warm tones for the furniture and fabrics.
If your master bedroom doesn’t have enough natural light try bringing warmth and coziness by adding hues like orange, yellow or red.
The happy Raindrop color
Raindrop from Sherwin Williams is a color that is in between light and dark or bright and subdued color. It is a perfect balance of all the blue shades.
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It does not matter that the name sounds a little desperate, the raindrop will bring positive energy to your bedroom. This color can be used in whichever bedroom décor style from tropical to a contemporary one.
If you want a modern bedroom design, using Colonel’s Lady from Pratt & Lambert color is a perfect choice for you. This gorgeous color is a little bit darker than sky blue but bright enough to put an elegant touch to your modern blue bedroom.
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In-between navy, gray and black
The Mysterious from Benjamin Moore looks as deepest navy, slate grey or sometimes even soft black. This color changes its shade depending on the natural light that is coming to the room.
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The Mysterious color is chosen by people that have sophisticated taste. You can choose this color if you want an elegant bedroom, a contemporary country setting or a traditional and feminine space.
Playful Song Bird color
When it comes to the design of your kid’s bedroom Song Bird from Behr is a right choice. It is bright, happy and playful color which is pure and dark enough to be impressive and sweet at the same time. Your children will enjoy in their bedroom with a color like this. Choose the Song Bird for a country, coastal or casual style.
If you own a smaller bedroom and want to make it appear visually bigger, a light shade of blue like Wave Crest is the most suitable. It’s an icy shade with a just a pinch of grey to make the illusion of openness in the space.
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The sophistication of Wave Crest is perfect for an Asian decorated, contemporary, traditional and even formal style space.
The tranquil Missoula Blue
If the previous idea doesn’t catch your eye try adding Missoula Blue from Dutch Boy, a light blue with a hint of grey which combines well with most other colors. This shade is wonderful if you want a soothing, peaceful atmosphere in your boudoir. The tranquillity of this color works great with both casual and formal styles.
Softest one – Metropolitan
One of the best color choices for a nursery or a child bedroom is Metropolitan form Dutch Boy, a soft color with hints of green and grey which invokes a calm feeling. This light blue is when you want to want to add a little color to your bedroom walls without going too bright or too strong.
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If you want to go with a more traditional style consider painting your walls a mid-tone shade of blue like Antique Blue from Valspar. It has a slight lavender hue making space quiet and serene. It’s not a very dim color but you can still feel the presence of violet in the room, excellent for a colonial, country theme.
Dramatic Basin Blue
However, if you’re looking for a much darker feel you might be looking for Basin Blue from Valspar. This will add a dramatic accent to your bedroom. Although it’s a deep and dark shade, it can bring a friendly touch if painted on a single wall, preferably behind your master bed.
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Sophisticated Blue Lagoon
Blue Lagoon from Valspar is an excellent choice If you’re trying to avoid the coolness of the blue but still feel its serene presence. The touch of green makes this color an almost teal which brings warmth and sophistication into the bedroom. These undertones work well with both contemporary and a traditional setting.
Blue is the friendliest color of all
Aside from the green color, blue is the second color from nature. Blue is all around us. The sky is blue, the ocean is blue and the most beautiful flowers are blue. The blue color makes people feel relaxed and calm. That is why this color is one of the most used colors in the interior designs, especially for the bedrooms.
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Another reason why blue is the most used color is its adaptability. You can mix blue with any other color, you just have to use it the right shade. It does not matter if you want a modern and contemporary look or traditional and casual, blue goes with any of it.
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Blue is one of the most peaceful colors on the color wheel. It is used mostly for the boy’s rooms but there are so many shades that can be used either for your master bedroom or even your girl’s room. If you still have not used blue for your bedroom, you can try using blue bedroom decorations or accessories.
Here is it one extra tip for you, paint your bedroom in blue and white and imagine yourself on the boat of some sailor in the middle of the ocean.