Here are Quick Tips To Styling A Black Bedroom.

Everyone knows the bedroom is the place where you start each day and end each night. That means that the way you feel and interact with the space could relate to how you take on your tasks in the morning and how you unwind and relax in the evening. So, of all the rooms in your home, the bedroom may be one of the most important in terms of decorating. 

There are many color schemes to choose from when it comes to both paint, furnishings, and accessories for the all-important bedroom. You could base your decisions off of the opinions of interior designers, the teachings of feng shui, or you could simply opt to infuse your personal space with colors that you enjoy. For some, that means sticking to a daring color palette of black.


Dare To Go Classic

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Black on its on is a timeless staple and when paired with white it becomes a classic — a look that is frequently used in both fashion and interior design, proving that it can stand the test of time beyond many passing trends. In the bedroom, it’s a surprisingly calm and serene color palette which adds a nice feel to a bedroom, where the priority is rest.

If you’re considering adopting this contrasting color combination in your space, keep reading for our tips on how to nail the black and white bedroom look.

Mix Tones and Textures:

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It’s no secret that a black and white bedroom can easily go from minimal and chic to overwhelming and distracting in a hurry. That’s why we recommend mixing tones and textures in an otherwise high contrast room.

This space (above), for example, features both gray and black bedding elements to soften the intensity of an all-black bed. There are also white details like a standing reading lamp, a small side table, and a modern chandelier. Finally, a photograph in a black and white frame hangs above the bed to tie the elements together.

Experiment With Styles

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There are lots of styles that can be incorporated into a black and white palette, and this black and white bedroom is proof of that. It features modern furnishings in white colors and wooden materials to warm up the intensity created by the black interior paint color. A white ceiling and two large windows also work to infuse the space with light in order to contrast the darker pieces.

Strike the right balance

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Black walls, a black painting, and a black headboard are contrasted by pops of rich green color and white bedding in this black and white bedroom.

To pull off a seamless look, One has to consider the visual weight of furnishing when using black. If using black on a large piece, it has to have an interesting profile or shape, or contrasting hardware, to keep it from feeling too heavy and bulky.

Utilize Accessories

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This mostly all-black bedroom is accented by a few key elements in white hues. Although the space is mostly monochromatic, a variety of textures and materials, including the bedding and the rug, help to add intriguing design details.

Incorporate Metallic Accents

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For a black and white bedroom, this space feels surprisingly vibrant and glamorous. Black walls contrast starkly with a crisp white ceiling and white bedding. However, the space is tied together by glints of gold accent pieces. A traditional gold chandelier hangs from the ceiling and complements the sturdy, gold canopy bed frame. There is also a golden brown colored rug on the floor and a painting on the wall with orange and gold details that all work together in a beautiful cohesive way.

In addition to the metallic accents, a bright red, patterned pillow sits on the bed adding a pop of color and fresh flowers add a hint of green on the nightstand.

And just like that, black doesn’t seem so daunting anymore!