Bold in the Bedroom: 8 Perfect Paint Colors for a Moody Sleep Space

updated Oct 14, 2022
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Whether you’re into deep, rich wall colors or not, going for a dark color in the bedroom may seem scary — after all, no one wants to feel like they’re sleeping in a cave! But with dark grays, rich browns, tantalizing jewel tones and even a “shocking” cobalt blue, the proof in these stylish bedrooms from our house tours is convincing.

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Deep blue from Portola Paints And Glazes — California Home & Design’s Small Space, Big Style

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Railings from Farrow & Ball — Tyler & Lolly’s Modern Mews in London

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Custom grayish-blue Behr color blended at Home Depot — Nick’s Beachwood Canyon Modern Mix

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Hague Blue from Farrow & Ball — The Luxurious Little Home of Sooz Gordon

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    Francesca from Martha Stewart — Lauren & Kevin’s Urban Jungle Oasis Mix
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Stunning from Benjamin Moore — Brian & Brad’s Artfully Modern Apartment