Last Modified 23 February 2024  |  
First Added 29 June 2020

Written by Feather & Black

The Art of Selecting Master Bedroom Colours

The master bedroom is the inner sanctum of your home, a sacred haven where you can retreat from the hustle and bustle of the outside world, finding solace to relax and unwind. 
Amidst the many elements that shape its ambience, the chosen colour palette holds a profound influence, serving as the cornerstone in setting the tone for this deeply personal space. 

Selecting your master bedroom colours is not just about aesthetics; it's about crafting an experience that calms your body and sooths your senses, paving the way to restful nights and rejuvenating mornings. Each hue possesses the power to transform your mood, shaping your bedroom space into a sanctuary reflective of your personality, taste and desires. 

Whether you seek tranquility, sophistication, warmth, energy or romance, let’s embark on a journey of discovery to find the perfect colour palette for your master bedroom design. 

Serene blues 

Envisage stepping into your master bedroom after a long day, to be greeted by the soothing embrace of serene blues. This calming hue, in its myriad of shades, evokes peace, relaxation and tranquility, making it a natural choice for the sleep haven you deserve. Soft, powdery blues reminiscent of summer skies whisper serenity, while the deep, inky hues of twilight speak of sophistication and elegance. 

Accentuate your blue bedroom décor with statement furniture pieces, such as Feather & Black’s stylish Wooster bed with its distinctive Art Deco-inspired headboard luxuriously upholstered in sumptuous deep navy velvet.  For a more playful nod to the colour palette, our powder-coated, metal-framed Oliver Bed in Sky Blue adds a pop of brightness for touch of contemporary whimsy and charm. 

Uplifting greens 

Infuse your master bedroom with a burst of energy and vitality with vibrant greens, symbolising renewal and growth. Green hues are linked to the freshness of nature, revitalising the spirit and uplifting the mood. From lush emerald tones to soft sage accents, green infuses the space with a sense of peace and harmony to promote balance and rejuvenation. 

Indulge in the embrace of Feather & Black’s beautiful Charlotte bed, with its curved headboard swathed in sumptuous olive green velvet, exuding an earthy warmth that cocoons you in comfort. Complement the colour scheme with furniture crafted from natural materials, such as the exquisite Sienna Rattan collection, seamlessly blending the beauty of the outdoors with the elegance of your oasis.

Energising yellows

Yellow evokes feelings of optimism, joy and vibrancy, harnessing a unique power to lift the spirit and awaken the senses. From cheerful bright tones to radiant golds and soothing buttery hues, its diverse palette can infuse your bedroom with warmth and positivity, creating an atmosphere that radiates with life and energy. Deep yellow lends itself perfectly to a striking feature wall, while a softer, more neutral hue adds a layer of cosiness. 

Introduce accents of yellow through furniture, artwork or accessories to add a pop of colour and brightness without overwhelming the space. Feather & Black’s Oliver Bed in Tuscan Yellow effortlessly brings the brilliance of summer sunshine for a playful and lively feel. For a more subtle infusion of colour, our plush Ava Velvet Cushion in a deep, luxurious shade of mustard provides a touch of rich sophistication. 

Romantic pinks 

For a master bedroom that radiates romance and femininity, soft blush pinks and muted rose tones create a warm and soothing ambience, perfect for unwinding after a long day. Pink symbolises compassion and harmony, providing a peaceful space that is both nurturing and enchanting. Weave subtle shades into your décor with floral prints and softly textured accent pieces in velvet or silk to achieve a dreamy and sophisticated look. 

Complement the romantic feel of your pink bedroom with exquisitely crafted furniture that takes influence from vintage French style, such as Feather & Black’s effortlessly elegant Sienna collection. Each piece is characterised by graceful, sweeping curves and delicately carved detailing crafted in antique weathered oak. The luxuriously soft natural linen finish harmonises seamlessly with pink hues, creating a captivating blend of style and comfort.

Earthy neutrals

Subtlety can often speak volumes and the whisper-soft allure of earthy neutrals offers a timeless charm that exudes warmth and comfort. A carefully curated colour palette of ivory creams, sandy taupes, soft browns or gentle terracottas creates an effortlessly stylish backdrop to complement any design aesthetic. Embracing the natural tones of the earth creates a cosy ambience that invites relaxation and intimacy.

Whether used as the main colour scheme or as accents alongside bolder hues, earthy neutrals infuse your master bedroom with a sense of understated luxury. The sumptuous, chocolate-coloured velvet adorning the deep-buttoned headboard of our Marlborough Bed serves as the perfect statement piece, beautifully offsetting lighter neutral tones with its rich and luxurious texture.

Opulent jewels

For an air of opulent luxury and sophisticated drama, the mesmerising colours of precious gemstones are an exquisite choice. Intense and powerful hues, such as deep emerald green, regal sapphire blue, vivid ruby red and vibrant amethyst purple, evoke a sense of mystery and enchantment, inviting you to immerse yourself in a world of lavish indulgence and timeless beauty within your master bedroom. 

Embrace the extravagance of a jewel-coloured feature wall adorned with striking artwork in ornate metal frames to add an element of theatrical elegance. The luscious layering of Feather and Black’s plush velvet cushions, boasting contrasting styles and complementary jewel-toned colours, contributes to a space draped in decadence, glamour and unmistakable style.

Simple monochrome

Monochrome embraces the beauty of simplicity and minimalism, offering a timeless elegance that transcends trends to create a sleek, sophisticated and effortlessly chic feel. The flawless balance of light and dark tones exudes a serene ambience, free from distractions and clutter, allowing the mind to unwind and focus on essential elements of comfort and relaxation.

A monochrome master bedroom beckons for a statement bed, a focal point that commands attention and elevates the space with its striking presence. Feather & Black’s Evangeline Bed epitomises elegance, marrying a smooth, natural linen headboard with a modern matte black wood surround in sharp yet harmonious contrast. The symphony of black-and-white is both refined and inviting, sculpting a sanctuary of tranquility and style. 

In the tapestry of interior décor, the master bedroom is far more than just a room; it’s a space where serenity and personal expression intertwine in a haven of comfort and solace. The colour palette emerges as a pivotal yet deeply personal choice, wielding the power to shape your mood, promote restful sleep and breathe life into the ambience.

Whether you’re drawn to subtle shades, bright hues, bold tones or monochrome simplicity, the journey to finding the perfect palette reflects your individuality and style. Embrace colours that resonate deeply with your soul, empowering you to craft your own sanctuary and confidently create a space that truly embodies your vision of the perfect master bedroom. 

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