produced by ANNA KOCHARIAN
Making the most of a bedroom with limited square footage can be a challenge. From clever storage solutions to double duty furnishings, there are only so many ways once can maximize a space. Commonly overlooked, the color of your bedroom walls can go a long way in terms of contributing to a more visually defined space. Here, 10 light and airy paint colors that will instantly transform even the tiniest of bedrooms.
There is a reason why whitewashed interiors are so commonplace. The neutral shade not only reflects light throughout the space, it also provides a literal blank canvas for decorative free-reign! Bring in color in the form of furnishings and plants.
High Reflective White, Sherwin Williams
This timeless shade extends a classically elegant finish to the small bedroom, contributing a defining source of color pleasantly skewed by natural light.
Pebble Beach, Benjamin Moore
A small bedroom doesn’t necessarily mean a compromise on color, and a saturated one at that! Offset the intensity of a shade as bold as this by pairing it with a white or light-colored floor. Note how the similarly-toned nightstand seamlessly blends into the wall, extending an illusion of added space.
Volute Green, Ralph Lauren Paint
Opt for a shade as undefined as this, for the bedroom lacking square footage. Supplement the absence of pigmentation in the wall paint, with bed linens of a neutral yet subtly colorful palette.
Plummet, Farrow & Ball
A soothing gray with cool blue and lilac undertones impart this tiny bedroom with warmth and an elegantly modern touch of style. The effortless arrangement of the streamlined furnishings and crisp linens complement the laid-back yet relatively put-together aesthetic of the space.
Absolute Zero, Behr
A pink wall paint that errs more towards white, makes for a clever way of sneaking in color into a room. This subdued shade features blush undertones, which are accentuated by the wood and copper details of the decor.
Tea Rose, Ralph Lauren Paint
A seaside blue effortlessly complements the rustic details of this charming cottage bedroom. Sheer white linens impart a carefree touch to the windows while the whitewashed finish of the furnishings bring in a cohesive element to the space.
Smokey Azurite, Sherwin Williams
A dusty lilac wall paint not only extends a colorful finish to this compact bedroom, it also packs the space in with a vibrant and dynamically defined aesthetic. The modest furnishings of a comparable smoky hue plus the stark white flooring provide an eye-catching contrast to the room.
Peignor, Farrow & Ball
Consider it white with a slightly saturated overtone. This seemingly restorative wall paint emulates an abundance of natural light throughout modestly elegant details of the room.
Journal White, Ralph Lauren Paint