12 Completely
Un-Cheesy Ways to Create a Romantic Bedroom


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Designing a bedroom with romance in mind should go beyond satin sheets and heart-shaped beds. The secret is to set a comfortable ambiance built around the details of the room.

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Whether you’re looking to spice things up or are in need of a little passionate refresh, take a design cue from our favorite bedrooms where romance takes the lead.

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Layer on the textures


Linen bedding, a plush comforter, and maybe even a throw are key to creating a sumptuous bed. 

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Vary the lighting


Setting the mood typically starts with adjusting the lights. Layered lighting will ensure that you have an option for reading and romance.

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Champion moody paint colors


It’s charming and not too over-the-top or overpowering, especially if you can keep the bedding and window treatments on the brighter side.

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Turn up the
cozy factor


Don’t be afraid to double down on texture, but keep your palette subdued so things don’t start getting too gauche.

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Spring for the canopy


There are plenty of sleek and modern versions on the market that will give your master bedroom a grand dose of elegance. 

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Turn up the heat


If you’re about to embark on a renovation or a new build, may we suggest the addition of a fireplace to your boudoir?

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Make yourself blush


Painting bedrooms or bathrooms in a soft shade of pink can make almost everything and everyone in it look amazing.

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Get low


To make sure your room still feels pulled together and not like you just moved in, be vigilant about keeping tidy.

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Take a walk on
the wild side


As long as the light is conducive, a bedroom’s a great place to grow your own personal botanical oasis.

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Lean into velvet 


There’s no denying the seductive power of velvet, it catches the light beautifully, and gives off serious lavish vibes.

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Ditch color altogether


When the eye has less to focus on, it’s easier to see what’s directly in front of you. But an
 all-white bedroom doesn't have to be boring though.

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Embrace monochrome


Pick a saturated hue and run with it—we’re talking walls, furniture, and bedding.

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