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33 Neutral Bedroom Ideas for a Timeless Look

Have you ever decorated your bedroom in bold and vivid colors, only to be bored by them in less than half a year? Then neutral might be the right place to start. We’re going to show you 33 neutral bedroom ideas for those who want something to start with and maybe work their way towards bolder shades from there.

1. Think Bed Linens

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Setting up the bedroom of your dreams begins with the place where you’ll be spending the majority of your time dreaming: the bed.  The linen bedding items pair really well with the neutral accent blanket in this inviting area. They both serve as the textural main point of the room, which is further enhanced with breezy curtains and an appealing nightstand setting.

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2. Transitional Neutral Bedroom

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The use of a warm neutral color palette in this transitional master bedroom helps to create a serene atmosphere. The use of textures and patterns in the bedding, curtains, and ceiling creates a subtle sense of interest in the room.

3. Nature-Inspired Decor

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Bedroom decor that makes one think about long nature walks can make good use of neutral shades and earthy tones. You don’t always need a large potted ficus in the bedroom to bring nature inside. You can sometimes opt for wall art that matches the theme and you could have an entire vibe going on there. 

4. Perfect Sleeping Area

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“The devil is in the details” is one of my favorite sayings and I feel it goes so well when I want to talk about the importance of details in interior design and how they can change everything. When you think about neutral colors, you often think about something dull. With details just as frames wall art, button-tufted headboard upholstery, and even a chandelier hanging above the bed, any space can end up looking classy.

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5. Matching Styles

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Here’s the best part about neutral colors: they go with virtually any style, no matter how modern. Whether your style is eclectic, modern, traditional, or you adore rustic country charm, a neutral backdrop is a perfect choice for you. Notice how this bedroom is a combination of contemporary with some boho elements, showing us once again just how versatile neutral colors can be. 

6. Neutral Fireplace Bedroom

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Simplicity in terms of bedroom decor is, ultimately, a matter of personal taste. I, for one, am particularly pleased with the simplicity used to decorate this bedroom. It makes the space appear bigger and eliminates the clutter, something that a lot of people seem to be struggling with. The fireplace is a nice touch for those who seek further bedroom coziness. 

7. Gray Perfection

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Grey is more than just a neutral color, with colors ranging from practically black to nearly white. It may assist you in achieving the ideal look and feel no matter where you live, what you do for a living, or who you are. Overall, this hue is extremely adaptable and is ideal for individuals who do not like to be restricted by the constraints that other colors may impose.

8. Boho Bedroom

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Using a variety of textures, such as woven baskets to hold extra blankets, hanging and potted plants, mixing natural fabrics and materials, and textured sheer curtains to tie everything together, boho decor is a great choice. It can be bright, warm, and breezy, or it can be neutral, muted, and woodsy in tone. Boho bedrooms can be versatile, but I just love this use of neutrals to create a sleeping space that I would just love to dive in. 

9. Gray Bedroom Backdrop

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Gray is the ideal color to use as a backdrop for any style you wish to produce. Because grey complements practically all types of furniture and colors, it will be simple to create a pleasing atmosphere in your bedroom. For those who are new to grey bedrooms and are still unsure, it is best to start modestly and with more muted tones of grey.

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10. Light Gray Bedroom

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Gray has a negative reputation as a depressing color that is only connected with gloomy days and depressed feelings. Despite its coolness, this cool hue needs a makeover, one that will garner praise for its remarkable ability to warm up any area and serve as a neutral in almost any situation. In this example, nothing is really gloomy about this bedroom. In fact, it’s quite a well-lit and welcoming place. 

Photo credit: Lindye Galloway Interiors 

11. Peachy Neutrals

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A bedroom may still be neutral while also incorporating some small pops of color, and the color peach is an excellent choice for accomplishing this. Consider including tiny décor pieces or accents, like blankets and cushions, that are pink or peach in color around the space. Furthermore, if you grow tired of your neutral backdrop, you can easily change it up with a few inexpensive, brilliantly colored pillows.

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12. More Gray Brilliance

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Lighter and gentler colors of gray might help you create a more feminine atmosphere in your bedroom. Of course, choosing darker shades of gray could easily turn it more masculine, but that’s a story for another time. The combination of white and gray is stunning in the example, showing us once more that neutral colors for the bedroom are a trend that might just be here to stay. 

13. Darker Gray Bedroom

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Colors like gray, especially in a dark hue, have the magical ability to bring out the best in decorative pieces, as demonstrated in this comfortable, vintage-inspired bedroom designed by Sarah of Coco Lapine Design. Glamorous highlights, such as glass suspension lighting, artwork, and floating shelves, are set off against the neutral background of gray mineral paint.

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14. White Linens

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By decorating your house with neutral hues, you can assure that you will never grow tired of your design choices, resulting in a timeless space that will last a lifetime. Choosing neutral hues for your modern interiors is also a good idea because they allow the architectural features of your design to take center stage. Notice how easy it would be to add a drop of color into this particular neutral bedroom if so you desire. 

15. Neutral Christmas Bedroom

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Most of us associate Christmas with flashy reds and powerful green, but others are always left dreaming of a white Christmas. Or perhaps a neutral one. This bedroom is the epitome of Christmas elegance without any colors that are too “in your face”. The Christmas wreath adds a nice touch to the room that otherwise lacks festive decorations.

16. Soft and Lovely

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This elegant bedroom shows how you don’t need a lot to make an impact. Yes, the space is neutral, but the use of soft and delicate colors and textures gives it an elegant boho look. Everything from the poofy bedding to the pleated draperies. 

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17. Neutral Bedroom with Glam Accents

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Even though I’ve never been a fan of the color pink in the past, I’ve found myself drawn to it more and more lately. You too can design this bohemian glam-themed space inspired by a few Pinterest photographs. White linens always go so well with these soft shades of pink, and it’s definitely a combination that’s soothing on the eyes. 

18. 2020 Neutral Color of the Year

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A new color of the year is announced every September by AKZONOBEL, an international firm that sells paint under the brand name DULUX. It also introduces a number of complementary palettes that can be utilized throughout our houses. In 2020, it just happened to be Brave Ground, a neutral shade that would work perfectly in a variety of bedrooms. Notice just how gorgeous it looks on these walls. 

19. White and Gray Bedroom

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A space will appear larger, more spacious, clean, and welcoming when painted in white or grey neutrals (which are now quite fashionable colors to use). These neutral hues are suitable for any style or spectrum of taste, allowing prospective house buyers to visualize their own furnishings in the space when viewing the property.

20. Simple Neutral Bedroom

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You desire a one-of-a-kind interior that reflects your bright personality; therefore, you believe that a neutral home would be inappropriate for you. That could not be more false. This is yet another reason why you should opt for a neutral color scheme for your home’s interior design. You can showcase all of your cool design choices and unique flair when you have a neutral background, which allows you to bring out the best in yourself.

21. Playful Layers

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The “messy bed” is an ever-present appearance that no one can criticize you for, particularly if your bed is this gorgeous in its own right. Gray is an essential neutral shade that brings out the best in any color, and I love how nicely it works with the beige and ivory tones in this bedroom.

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22. Glam Neutral Bedroom

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Neutral color palettes are really fashionable right now, and we’ve even shared some of our favorite neutral paint colors with you. It is the bed that serves as the centerpiece of a bedroom. Choose a headboard that is tall, has a unique design, and is even in your neutral color. Chandeliers are no longer just for the dining room, and they may be used to give a touch of glitz to the bedroom as well.

23. Two-Tone Bedroom for Kids

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I am head over heels in love with this trend, which can be found in every magazine and involves painting a space in two different colors. It is an excellent choice for softening a vibrant color such as dark blue, and it will be the ideal solution for making small spaces appear larger. Use the lighter color at the very top. The most important thing is to achieve contrast, yet utilizing the same hue in different tones is not a terrible idea either.

24. Glam Gray

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Grey is a color that is underappreciated in bedrooms. Some people may find it tedious and uninteresting. When, in fact, it results in contemporary bedrooms. It is a versatile color that can elicit a variety of moods depending on the shade you choose to use. The benefits of grey colors will convince you to use them in your bedroom decor if you want it to stand out from the crowd.

25. Elegant Master Bedroom

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Contrary to what you might think, neutrals aren’t just about white and beige tones. They can easily be paired with a variety of different colors, be they bold or pale. Notice how well this soft pink pairs with white, creating a very comforting and inviting bedroom space. 

26. Serene Nursery

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When you want an airy nursery, you have to consider neutral shades and light colors that will add serenity to the room. The space is carefully designed around the idea of comfort for both mother and baby. The mommy has her own personal space for breastfeeding or spending time with her baby.

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27. Small Nursery

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One of the best things about choosing neutral for a room is that it doesn’t matter how small the room is, it will never look too overcrowded. Such is the case of this small nursery. It has all the furniture pieces needed for such a room, everything is well put in place, and the colors are so well-chosen, it’s like you have more room to breathe. 

28. Gender-Neutral Kids Bedroom

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The neutral color palette of this gender-neutral bedroom for kids is accented with delicate color pops and geometrical shapes, creating a welcoming atmosphere. Because the sky served as a major source of inspiration for this project, large windows are essential for bringing in a lot of natural light into this overcast environment.

29.  Rustic Double-Bed Kids Room

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When you add to add a rustic flair to your children’s room, there’s a lot of space left for creativity, even if you choose neutral colors as part of the decor. I am in love with that wooden trunk that also doubles as a nightstand. The wooden window frames, the exposed wooden beams on the ceiling, and even the neutral rug all add to this dreamy decor. 

30. Contemporary Neutral Bedroom

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The textural characteristics of a room are sometimes disregarded while designing a space. Home designers have been trained in and adept at this textural design secret: a neutral backdrop combined with warm textures produces a pleasant interior. This beautiful bedroom boasts even more magnificent built-ins, this time with integrated lighting. With the addition of a beautiful rug and plush headboard, the room gains an extra layer of comfort and modern appeal.

31. Neutral and Blue

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According to a recent paper in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, blue is the ideal wall color for your bedroom since it promotes relaxation and allows you to sleep for longer periods of time. What you want and like are the most important factors in determining the perfect master bedroom paint color for your home. When you pair light shades of blue with neutrals, like in this example, creating a sleeping haven is almost too easy. 

32. Gorgeous Neutral Interior

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The use of a neutral color palette does not imply that the space will be uninteresting or impersonal in any way. Despite the tranquility of the space, the apartment’s decor arise trendy and sophisticated. Beautiful neutral shades are accented with dark tones and designs to create a cohesive look. The wall art definitely brings a nice touch and brings the entire room together. 

33. Bedroom with Mid-Century Modern Accents

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One of the most appealing characteristics of neutral hues is that they never go out of style. Neutral will always be regarded as a timeless color. In order to bring some colorful colors into your life when the mood strikes, you can just add a few inexpensive pillows in a bright color or purchase an attractive arrangement of bright flowers. However, this bedroom doesn’t really seem to miss any vivid colors, as everything falls perfectly in place and makes the space appear bigger and brighter.

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In Conclusion

Don’t underestimate the power of neutral decors, especially since they are so easy to pull off and modify if you get tired of them. With these neutral bedroom ideas in mind, is there anything of the sort that you’d like to try in your bedroom, decor-wise? We also have a huge list of cozy bedroom ideas if you’d like some more tips!