Red is a very vivid and vibrant color. It is a warm and exciting colour, so is generally not associated with bedroom design. It takes guts to introduce red as a major color in your bedroom, as it is a very dominant and overpowering colour. But when used in a judicious manner makes for gorgeous and breath taking interiors.
Red bedrooms signify adventure, sensuousness, passion and excitement. Red is a strong color and can be interpreted in many moods. The shade you use should represent your personality.
Red Bedrooms Decor
Shades of red in your bedroom
Various hues ranging from a pale rose to vibrant crimson, to a dark blood red, to a deep burgundy can be used to create a veritable fest of color.
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A pale rose red wall paint goes beautifully in an airy with traditional touches like a chintz covered couch, floral wallpaper accents and dark wood flooring. You may go unconventional and paint your furniture a darker complementing shade of red or play safe with white or cream.
A single wall can be painted a bright red and the rest of the walls can be a paler rose. The furniture could be white or wood and red veined marble can be used to beautify the floors. A single red wall adds depth of colour and personality to the room.
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Colours that complement red in the bedroom
White is the most obvious choice when it comes to color pairings with red. But cream, off-white, beige, fawn, brown and even the paler shades of green, teal and blue can be the more unconventional choices. You can use the paler shades as the focal colors and the darker shades as accents.
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For instance a pale rose quartz shade will pair beautifully with dark blue accents or emerald green accents. Black is another bold colour that can be effective in pairing with red. You need to add a lot of white components to balance out these two bold colors.
How to use red effectively as an accent color
The floor can add another dimension. A stark white floor can be a safe choice, But you can choose a black floor with a single dark red wall and white walls and furniture to add a dramatic quotient to your decor theme.
Red can be the color of glossy veneers on your furniture, paired with pale walls and floors. Wardrobe doors can be dual coloured, with one side red and the other white to create a traditional colour scheme. Red doors to the living room or bathroom can be an interesting addition to a differently colored room.
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Red linen and drapes can act as the red focal point in your bedroom to create a stunning look. A red rug can look gorgeous against a dark wood floor. The red accent can be picked up in the accessories like lamp shades, vases, mirror or photograph frames can also be used as effective pops of colour.
So, go paint the bedroom red and add spontaneity to your life!