Cool and calming blue bedroom ideas
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Last Modified 16 August 2023 First Added 29 July 2022
Ah, blue. The colour of calm; of clear skies and sparkling oceans. An eternally tranquil and trendy colour for bedrooms, let’s dive into the depths of blue interiors inspiration.
2022 firmly put blue back on the map for interiors, with Dulux and Pantone both naming blue shades as their Colour of the Year – with the uplifting ‘Bright Skies™’ and calming ‘Very Peri’ respectively.
Blue has long been a natural choice for the bedroom, proven to lower blood pressure and soothe stress according to colour psychology. Ready to get started? We’ve put together our best of blue, with plenty of inspiration to help you embrace this timeless choice and create a stylish sleep space.
Duck egg blue is a popular shade for bedrooms, partly due to its versatility.
Depending on the colours you use with it, you can bring out bluish or greenish tones from duck egg. Our Marley bed frame, pictured above, is a low-rise design that’s upholstered in a velvety duck egg blue finish.
With roll top edges on the headboard and foot end, this modern classic frame looks great in both contemporary and traditional bedrooms. We’ve styled it in a light slate blue room with Scandi-style furniture and added pops of yellow to introduce some warmth to an otherwise cool look.
Deep and elegant, navy blue is the softer alternative to black and it can make a grand statement in spacious bedrooms.
As it’s on the darker side, space and plenty of light are needed to showcase it at its best. Navy blue and metallics go together beautifully and instantly add a touch of sophistication.
Our Mount bed frame with matching bedside showcases a luxurious design with a gold-tone metal frame and padded panels of navy blue, velvet-finish upholstery. It epitomises a polished glamour look and can be styled with a variety of interiors to give you maximum versatility – we’d just recommend bathing it in light so the gold accents can shine!
Pale shades of blue can have a calming and peaceful effect, reminiscent of coastal vistas.
We’ve placed our Charlie bed frame in a pale blue room and the overall look is light, airy and chic. The white border at the tops of the walls creates the illusion of a higher ceiling and the simple colour palette of light grey, beige and blue works effortlessly to create a serene space.
Toeing the line between blue, grey and black, deep cool blue is a sophisticated choice for a feature wall or spacious master suite.
Dare to go dark? We’ve styled our much-loved Lodge bed against a striking feature wall in deep cool blue. Contrasted with neutral white and softened by botanical accents, this colour is oh-so stylish and instantly eye catching. Why not try it for an accent wall? Perfect for wall panelling or a fun half-painted finish, this refined colour adds depth and interest.
Perfect for achieving a cohesive, calming look, tonal layering works perfectly with tranquil blue.
Our deep navy Haan bed frame beautifully contrasts with a duck egg blue room and light wooden accents. The sleek, understated look creates the feel of laid-back luxury, with pops of colourful bedding for extra contrast. Creating depth and dimension, these tonal shades posses all of the inherently calming properties of blue with an elevated finish.
If you’re looking to add a pop of blue to an otherwise neutral room, introduce a blue bed frame.
A blue bed, like our Holmes pictured above, can really make a statement in a neutral coloured room. Upholstered in eye-catching, seafoam-blue velvety fabric, this bed is a stunning focal point. It has classic button quilting and a scrolled headboard and foot end, complete with handy ottoman storage too.
The striking colour sits perfectly against the pale green wall panelling, and the rest of the room is neutral with white walls and light wooden parquet flooring. The metallic accents in the light fixtures and bedside tables add a touch of art deco glamour.
Energising blue is perfect for thrill seekers who love electrifying interiors. They don’t come much more exciting than the Drift gaming collection.
Our brand new Drift Gaming Sleepmotion Adjustable TV Bed Frame is sure to light up any room with its slick blue LED accent lights. Casting atmospheric mood lighting under the bed, behind the headboard and in the TV lifting mechanism, the Drift Sleepmotion bed frame is fully adjustable for a comfortable night’s rest or play.
Pair with striking blue cushions and plush throws for the ultimate set up. Complete the collection with the Drift Gaming USB Charging Bedside Table, featuring blue accents to add an extra splash of stylish colour.