Wallpaper for Dark and Dreamy Bedrooms
Give your bedroom the look of total luxe with dark, shimmering color and texture on the wall
Kelly Porter December 13, 2011
Painting your room a dark color can be scary, but using a dark wallpaper is even more frightening. So why would anyone do this? Because the benefits are amazing. You can yield terrific results and create an insanely cozy retreat by installing dark wallpaper in your bedroom. The combination of a deep color and texture or pattern makes a very comfortable environment. This combo also provides a stunning backdrop for a variety of furniture pieces and fabrics. So, don't be afraid to let your imagination run wild. Create a dark and dreamy bedroom where you can wind down in style.
To give your bedroom a look of total luxe, use a richly colored wallpaper and pile lush fabrics right onto your bed. Try an over-sized velvet headboard, plush pillows and silky linens.
When it comes to dark wallpaper, even a subtle pattern can add volumes of style. Geometric patterns are very on-trend now and look great in a contemporary space.
If you love dark wallpaper but still want a brighter look for your bedroom, select a wall covering that has a darker background with a white pattern. Then you can add white furnishings to your space, and you'll have the best of both worlds.
Gray continues to be a very popular neutral in the world of design. In the bedroom, a gray wall covering is soothing, relaxing and elegant.
For smaller bedrooms, select a headboard, fabric and other furniture that are even darker than your wallpaper. This will make the walls appear lighter than they actually are and the room won't feel so small.
Often we put the swank into our dining rooms and living spaces, but why not our bedrooms, too? A black wall covering will bring glamour and elegance. So go ahead — turn your bedroom into a chic boudoir!
Textured wallpapers are a terrific way to create an earthy, organic feel in the bedroom. Grass cloth and other natural woven wall coverings are great choices for a clean casual feel.
Create a monochromatic look by selecting a textured wallpaper, fabrics and flooring all with similar hues.
Wallpaper is definitely making a comeback, but these aren't your grandparents' wall coverings. These days you can find fabulous faux patterns, such as this crocodile textured wall paper. Very chic!
I love the movement in this wallpaper design. It's an intense pattern, but the understated gray tones will keep it from overpowering your space.
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