Blue Bedroom Ideas

Blue bedroom ideas and inspo.

Are you designing a blue bedroom and looking for inspiration? You’ve come to the right place. Spoak has all the interior design inspiration to get those creative juices flowing. Browse room designs, inspiration images and decor ideas or take our free room design tool for a spin below!

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San Junipero designed by Shellie Kemp
San JuniperoDesigned by Shellie Kemp
Lofts of love designed by Alexis Wilde
Lofts of loveDesigned by Alexis Wilde
Industry West designed by Cristina Stivala
Industry WestDesigned by Cristina Stivala
Gen Z designed by Sofie Way
Gen ZDesigned by Sofie Way
Dressing Room (update) designed by Ryan Mahoney
Dressing Room (update)Designed by Ryan Mahoney
Cognac2 designed by Angie Johnson
Cognac2Designed by Angie Johnson
Blue leaf bedroom designed by Kathryn Arms
Blue leaf bedroomDesigned by Kathryn Arms
Jonathan Adler Bedroom Edit designed by Nikoletta Moutsopoulos
Jonathan Adler Bedroom EditDesigned by Nikoletta Moutsopoulos
Bedroom designed by Anwen Thomas
BedroomDesigned by Anwen Thomas
Serena + Lily Bedroom designed by Dana Fazziola
Serena + Lily BedroomDesigned by Dana Fazziola
Bedroom designed by Mondae Design
BedroomDesigned by Mondae Design
Final designed by Joelle Cullimore
FinalDesigned by Joelle Cullimore
Quirky Guest Bedroom designed by Dawn Muensterman
Quirky Guest BedroomDesigned by Dawn Muensterman
Bold Bedroom designed by Charlene Adhiambo
Bold BedroomDesigned by Charlene Adhiambo
Main Bedroom designed by Kayla Brown
Main BedroomDesigned by Kayla Brown
Untitled designed by hannah congdon
UntitledDesigned by hannah congdon
Cosy, yet sophisticated designed by Emoke Balazs
Cosy, yet sophisticatedDesigned by Emoke Balazs
TEST - BOY designed by Sam Testing
TEST - BOYDesigned by Sam Testing
The Mush-Room designed by Briona Petrous
The Mush-RoomDesigned by Briona Petrous
Queen of the Nile designed by Tara Cavanagh
Queen of the NileDesigned by Tara Cavanagh
Industry West Design Challenge designed by Rebecca Christensen
Industry West Design ChallengeDesigned by Rebecca Christensen
Mitzi Design Challenge designed by Leanne Gregg
Mitzi Design ChallengeDesigned by Leanne Gregg
Serena & Lily Vision 2022 designed by Kailee Carneau
Serena & Lily Vision 2022Designed by Kailee Carneau
Artsper & Framebridge Challenge - Immersive designed by Ilona Kim
Artsper & Framebridge Challenge - ImmersiveDesigned by Ilona Kim

Design tips for decorating a blue style bedroom

Here’s how to achieve the blue aesthetic room of your dreams.

What’s the best way to design and decorate a blue bedroom?

Whether you are designing for yourself or someone else, bedrooms should be cozy and comfortable, providing a space to unwind, recharge, and escape the chaos of the world. Even if your typical design style is more maximalist, bedrooms usually lean more minimalist to offer a serene backdrop for a good night’s sleep. Bedroom layouts are also more simple. The square footage of your bedroom and size of your bed frame will typically dictate the best layout.

Whether you're in the process of a bedroom remodel or looking to makeover your existing one, these are the key elements to include in your design:|

  • Paint or Wallpaper: Bedroom walls set the mood for the space. Select a color or pattern that complements the style you want to achieve. We are partial to covering walls, ceilings, and trim in a uniform paint color to create a cohesive look. Or consider an accent wall to serve as a focal point.
  • Bed: The bed is the centerpiece and typical focal point of any bedroom, providing a comfortable and restful place to sleep. It typically includes a mattress, bed frame, and headboard. Your blue style can really shine by selecting bedding (sheets, duvet covers, and pillows) that match the aesthetic.
  • Nightstands: Nightstands (or bedside tables) are small tables or cabinets placed on either side of the bed. They provide a convenient surface for placing bedside lamps, alarm clocks, books, and other personal items. Pro tip: Bedside tables should be placed 2-4 inches from the bed frame and no more than 24 inches deep (any deeper and it can be pretty uncomfortable to get in and out of bed). If you choose to add a table lamp or a sconce, keep in mind the depth of the light to ensure you have enough space on the bedside table.
  • Area Rug: It’s common to include an area rug in a bedroom for extra warmth and coziness. There are three common layout options for rugs in the bedroom. Option 1, place the bed and nightstands entirely on the rug. Option 2, place ⅔ of the bed on the rug, with 24 inches extending beyond the sides of the bed. Option 3, place two runners along each side of the bed (the runners should be wider than the bedside tables, if possible).
  • Decorative Lighting: Combine task, ambient, and accent lighting for a layered lighting scheme. Typically in a bedroom, you’d want a flush surface mount or chandelier on the ceiling and wall-mounted sconces or table lamps on each side of the bed. Consider the placement of lighting fixtures to eliminate shadows and evenly light the space. Dimmer switches can adjust the mood.
  • Curtains or Blinds: In bedrooms, window treatments are not just design statements. They help promote a restful sleep environment, while also adding a layer of privacy and warmth. Opting for blackout or heavy, lined curtains can enhance these effects, making them perfect for ensuring comfort and tranquility. Don’t forget a curtain rod!
  • ** Bedroom Decor**: From accent pillows and throw blankets to bedside table lamps and wall art, bedroom accessories should be both functional and decorative. Coordinate the color and pattern with the overall bedroom color scheme and style to bring your design vision to life.

Get creative and have fun with your bedroom! If you need an extra hand, check out our step-by-step guide on How To Design a Bedroom.

How do you decorate with blue?

If you want to make a bold statement with blue, consider painting the whole bedroom (ceilings included) in a single shade of blue. No one regrets painting a bedroom blue.

Decorating with blue can transform any space into a serene sanctuary or a dynamic cozy cocoon, depending on its shade and application. Lighter shades of blue like sky blue or baby blue can create a sense of openness and freshness and a soothing atmosphere, while darker shades like navy blue or royal blue can add depth, elegance, and sophistication.

Blue pairs beautifully with a range of colors. For a classic, crisp look, combine it with white or cream. For warmth, juxtapose blues against earth tones like sandy beiges or soft browns. For a more dynamic and contemporary color palette, consider coral or mustard (orange is the complementary color opposite blue on the color wheel), which provide a striking contrast and elevate the vibrancy of the space.

Don't shy away from mixing different shades of blue within the same space. Layering light and dark blues can create a sophisticated and dynamic aesthetic. This approach works well in spaces where you want to maintain a monochromatic scheme without it feeling flat or uninteresting.

Blue is often associated with the sea and the sky, making it a perfect choice for creating a coastal or beach-inspired room. Pair blue with white or sandy beige tones or incorporate nautical elements like striped patterns, seashells, or rope accents to enhance the coastal aesthetic.

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