Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Decorating Bedrooms In A Pale Color Palette

Nothing beats a pale color palette for making rooms feel pretty, soft edged, and inviting. And these soft and soothing hues make any bedroom look timeless and sophisticated. Since color not only reflects your personality, but also the function of the room you are decorating, a pale color palette will certainly set the stage for a bedroom that is perfect for relaxing, cuddling, and disconnecting from the world's hectic pace. 

Natural hues are today's hottest pale options for modern bedroom walls with names like gardenia, quartz white, ancient marble, opaline,veiled violet. However, the pale color palette is still very popular for Romantic Old World and Shabby Chic style bedrooms. The trick is to not make your space feel so sweet that you lose the sophisticated edge.

I have gathered some images of pale bedrooms that I think reflect elegance and refinement as well as the invitation to snuggle up and unwind. Remember it's not only about the paint, it's about textiles, patterns, and beautiful accessories.

Of course ivory walls provide the opportunity to experiment with pale colors on the bed and accessories. This room features bedding with delicate touches of pale pink. For a perfectly cohesive look add flowers, upholstered pieces or other accents in the same color family.

A pale palette bedroom can easily appear too flat if you are not careful to mix pattern and texture. The faux painting technique on the walls give depth. Try and imagine this room with just a plain painted wall. It wouldn't be near as lovely. A pale, subtle wallpaper is another great option to bring interest to pale walls.

I adore old world bedrooms like this where a pale color palette is pure perfection!

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A pale color palette doesn't mean you can't have a punch of color. Just make it small and don't use a bright color. Stay more in the muted tones.

In fact a pale color palette can act as the perfect backdrop for bringing in other tones, giving you room to experiment with contrasting colors. Even though this is a strong color, it still is a soft shade and the room still maintains a soft feel.

A pale blue color palette, enhanced by ivory accessories, make this bedroom more complex and sophisticated.

John Jacob

The new opulence.......bedrooms with a hushed, pale color palette.

Trying a pale color palette in your bedroom will give you a chance to work with brighter and darker shades within the same family.

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We instinctively seem to gravitate towards a paler color palette that remind us of the softer calmer life when we want to create a bedroom haven for rest in a stressful world. 

Bedrooms that have been decorated with a pale, muted, aqua color palette always seem to have an inviting fresh feel.

Even though there is a hearty mix and match of pattern, the pale color palette keeps this bedroom on the soft side.

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Just because you choose a pale color palette doesn't mean your bedroom can't have a rich, regal appearance.

Beiges, aged whites, and grays are wonderful canvases that allow you to play with color. Ivory, pale aqua and lilac is a wonderful pale color palette to try.

Ralph Lauren

This bedroom's pale color palette features several beautiful colors in soft muted shades.

A pale color palette softens this bedroom's eclectic mix of home accessories.

Tiffany Eastman

The pale palette of barely there colors makes this bedroom appear romantic and luminous even with the bold zebra rug.

This pale pink, gray, and ivory color palette is not sugary sweet but has more of an old world feel. When using pink in a pale bedroom I recommend leaning towards a shade that would be considered nude.

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A pale color palette makes this bedroom a slumber-worthy space.

source unknown....would love to give credit to the designer if anyone knows it is.

Today's cottage style decorating is about soft colors, vintage furnishings, feminine florals and a pale color palette is especially desirable.

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Pale pink accessories upstage the bedrooms beige walls with just a whisper.

A sophisticated vintage look can be achieved by combining a pale color palette with faux plastered walls.

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