26 bedroom paint colors for cohabitating couples
after this, your paint choice will be a breeze -- no arguments needed!
Published Jun 17, 2016 5:00 AM
When it comes to sharing a bedroom, compromising is key. By choosing a paint color that strikes a balance between feminine and masculine, you can create a sanctuary that is sure to please anyone. Luckily, there are plenty of stunning hues that can be agreed upon. Here we show you 30bedroom paint
colors that are perfect for you and your (picky!) loved one.
Neutral colors are always a great choice for the shared bedroom because it evokes a calming atmosphere, without being too girly or too masculine. This room is the epitome of balance.
Paint: Ammonite by Farrow & Ball
Yummy, chocolate brown walls give an Old World feel to this bedroom. There’s nothing more romantic that feeling transported to another time.
Similar: Brown Velvet by Behr
A rich black wall is both intriguing and show-stopping and who doesn’t love that? By keeping the room dark, it creates a sultry oasis just for the two of you.
Similar: Spade Black by Behr
Navy blue, although typically a masculine hue, can easily find a balance in the bedroom using soft textiles and fun patterns. This shade is called “stunning” and we can see why.
Paint: Stunning by Benjamin Moore
A great “go-to” shade when you can’t decide, this light beige really creates a warm, cozy bedroom.
Paint: Cedar Key by Benjamin Moore
For the couple who loves a little color, this is a great alternative. The green wall, grey bedding and brass fixtures come together to make one beautiful bedroom. We wouldn’t mind dozing off in here.
Paint: Green Smoke by Farrow & Ball
Beige walls with a white trim equals class and sophistication. When the entire room is neutral, you can add pops of color using flowers of the season for a quick change.
Paint: Edgecomb Grey by Benjamin Moore
When you don’t want to commit to an all-black wall, here is a brilliant idea- only paint some if it! Pair it with worldly accents to create a soft, urban room you both can enjoy.
Paint: Baby Seal Black by Benjamin Moore
A cool and refreshing space, this minty blue evokes a romantic bedroom, perfect for sleeping in.
Similar: Drizzle by Sherwin Williams
Another two-tone wall idea, this grey color paired with warm brown bedding and sheepskins is an excellent choice for the couple who craves neutral, earthy tones.
Similar: Pavilion Gray by Farrow & Ball
Admit it, you’ve always wanted a chalk paint wall. What better place than your bedroom? We think this will also please your partner. Impromptu game of tic-tac-toe? We’re in.
Similar: Chalkboard Paint in Almost Black by Valspar
This subtly Scandinavian-styled bedroom is both dreamy and relaxing. The light gray walls set the tone for an ethereal color palette.
Similar: Light French Gray by Sherwin Williams
Royal blue is a great statement-maker in the bedroom. You can add balance to this masculine color by adding a touch of detail to pillows and curtains.
Similar: Paddington Blue by Benjamin Moore
For couples that might be sharing their bedroom with a little one, this is a great shade for a chic family room. The color, “Ski Slope”, adds just a touch of color, and a great contrast to the hardwood flooring.
Paint: Ski Slope by Sherwin Williams
Not quite blue, not quite green this unique hue looks absolutely breathtaking with classic white linens and a simple bedside table.
Similar: Vardo by Farrow & Ball
This welcoming color adds a crisp contrast to the white crown molding and bedframe. When you and your significant other are ready for a grown-up bedroom, here’s your go-to shade!
Paint: Cabbage White by Farrow & Ball
How could we not add a basic white color to the list? Although, the styling in this room is anything BUT basic, the white walls is what allows the décor elements to really take center stage.
Similar: Decorator’s White by Benjamin Moore
This deep slate blue color seems like a risk, but with the right accent colors to pair with it, it has a major payoff. Great for the downtown-chic twosome with a refined taste.
Similar: Hale Navy by Benjamin Moore
How amazing is this green? Further proof that green is an adaptable choice if you and your mate aren’t into beige or gray.
Similar: Chappell Green by Farrow & Ball
Charcoal grey with a little texture, this wall is ready for any of your design ideas.
Paint: Scree by Little Greene
We are really into dark walls right now. Case in point: this statement bedroom with perfectly distressed color giving off that antiqued vibe. Pile on the pillows and throws, and we can bet you and your spouse won’t want to leave this sanctuary.
Similar: Silvered Pearl by Ralph Lauren
There’s nothing better than a creamy white wall and earth tones. The wood beams in the ceiling offer major style cred in this comfy bedroom.
Similar: Alabaster by Sherwin Williams
Robin’s egg blues can quickly become very feminine, but with the right wall décor, you can reel it back in to create a unisex space that anyone can agree on.
Similar: Swan Sea by Behr
For a color that definitely makes a statement, try this universally loved green. Keep things natural by adding classic furniture pieces and plenty of indoor plants.
Paint: Volute Green by Ralph Lauren
When you don’t want to go full white, but still want a little definition to your space, this is your color. Add a gorgeous mirror behind your bed to create a stunning focal point.
Similar: Elder White by Sherwin Williams