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Perhaps white made the list of unappealing colors because many people find it cold, stark and institutional. When it comes to interiors, however, white has been extremely popular the past few years. The trick to making an all-white, or mostly white, room sing is to pay attention to contrasting materials, textures and sheens. Since you aren’t employing a variety of colors to add depth and visual interest, you need to generate appeal via the materials in the room.Find more ideas for decorating with white
How to use white in the bedroom. To ensure that white walls don’t feel like an afterthought in the bedroom, consider other elements that can make your space feel inviting and comfortable, from architecture to textures.Tips:Exposed wood framing (as seen here) looks rustic and charming when painted fresh white.Shiny metallic and reflective surfaces add glamour; just keep in mind that a little goes a long way.Layer in light grays for a cooler palette or off-white for a warmer feel.Guides: 5 Ways to Rock a White Bedroom10 Ways With (Almost) All-White Bedrooms
All-white bedrooms can appear soft, restful and comfortable, like the bedroom shown here, or they can look flat and cold. It’s the little details that make all the difference. Architectural details. Since you aren’t using swaths of contrasting color to make a visual impact, you need to consider the other elements that can make a space inviting — namely, the textures, shapes, sheen and architectural elements. Here the exposed wood framing offers the perfect textured backdrop to help to break up the expanse of white, giving the space a big boost of rustic charm.
9. White is relaxing. With so much visual “noise” out there, coming home to a deliciously simple white room can be a joy. Unwind and relax in a white bedroom with simple, natural-fiber linens in soft, pale hues for the ultimate in comfort.