8 bedroom painting ideas you’ll love

Creating an inviting and relaxing atmosphere in your bedroom can be as simple as a coat of paint. What’s on the walls has a huge impact on the overall feeling of a room; different colors, patterns, and designs can add a whole lot of personality to the space. If you’re looking to change up your bedroom design, check out some of these creative painting ideas that you may love. 

Feature walls for the win

Feature walls have been done and redone, for good reason. They are perfect for combining simple sophisticated designs with some personality. A feature wall is essentially one wall that is dedicated to something different. It could be a different color, a stunning mural, a beautiful pattern, or anything else you decide. The great thing about feature walls is the versatility and ability to experiment. Depending on the shape and size of the bedroom, you can really get creative.

Geometric inspiration

You may think that painter’s tape is strictly for keeping paint off of crown molding, wall outlets, lamps, and other fixtures, but it can do a lot more. It is actually the perfect tool for achieving a sharp geometric design on your walls. To do this, simply tape a design onto the wall directly, paint over the tape, wait until dry, and peel the tape away. You will have stunning sharp lines that will add some fun interest to any wall.

There are a lot of great ways to utilize painter’s tape creatively. You can create straight lines, triangular patterns, spell out names, and so much more. The great thing about this method is that anyone can do it – the painter’s tape does all of the hard work for you.

Nature-inspired design

Flowers hang on a statement wall above a white-framed bed with navy blue and white pillows
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If you have an artist’s touch, you may be able to create some stunning designs in your bedroom. Nature-inspired designs – including plants, animals, clouds, or flowers – are perfect for inside the bedroom. They promote relaxation and tranquility. It is the perfect piece of artwork to go to sleep with and wake up to. 

Chalkboard paint for the doodler in your life

A truly creative invention is chalkboard paint. Just as the name sounds, this paint can turn any wall into a functional chalkboard. This is perfect for anyone who loves to draw, doodle, write notes, or just scribble on the wall. It is a great addition for a child’s bedroom, but can also be made into a sophisticated design for an adult’s room. If you don’t want to paint a whole wall, you can use painter’s tape to create a square, triangle, or rectangle. There are a lot of ways to get creative with this fun product. 

Turn a wall into art

If you or someone in your family is an artist, try out a mural painting of any subject of your choosing. You can turn your bedroom into a wall of flowers, or create a relaxing beach scene for you to admire every night. Your imagination is the limit when it comes to designing a wall space you’ll love.

Incorporate frames, light fixtures, and more into your paint designs

A green and brown abstract painting of leaves hangs above a bed.
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One current trend has been combining a painted background with wall art. A common form of this idea is to paint a large, elegant tree outline and hang picture frames on top of it to depict a beautiful family tree. 

You can make this idea your own by using your favorite picture frames, wall lighting fixtures, outlets, wall art, and more in your design. 

Utilize textured paint rollers

Adding some texture to your walls can be a great way to add interest to the space. One of the easiest ways to do this is with a textured paint roller. These work just like regular paint rollers but they have stamped designs on them to create stunning wall patterns. These are available on many online stores and come in different patterns and textures for you to choose from.  

If you want to be a little more resourceful than store-bought rollers, you can use things like broom bristles, cardboard, sponges, and other household items to achieve different textured looks. 

Keep it simple

If you have read through all of these ideas and still love the idea of good, old-fashioned single-color painting, then do what you love. To speed up your painting process, look for paints with built-in primers. This will help you get the job done quicker and more efficiently.  

Every color, pattern, and design is capable of evoking a particular feeling and emotion. This is why it is so important for your bedroom to make you feel happy and relaxed. It is the place you go to unwind and escape. The right color and style of paint can help you do that. There are so many great ideas, tips, and tricks that will get you on the right path towards a bedroom design that you love.

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