A Riot of Colors: Fabulous Bedroom Wall Painting Ideas

Bedroom wall painting idea
You've lived in a bedroom with boring, singular wall colors long enough. It's time to embrace change, and radically at that. Choose from these ideas and see how they work in your setting.
A lot of us are apprehensive about trying out new things, particularly if we have to live with them for a long period of time. But everything deserves a chance so you know whether it actually works or not. When you want to switch from boring to vibrant, you have to take some major steps like painting your bedroom, and not just repainting it, but doing it with a design! If you're falling short of ideas, let's introduce you to the happening colors and trends this year, and how you can use them while painting your room.
Trending Paint Colors
Before We Begin
  • All designs provided below can be created after you have chosen the base coat color and applied it.
  • Any design you choose should match the theme of your room - modern, contemporary, rustic, traditional, or eclectic.
  • The idea is to focus on the design and not the colors. You may choose any color that suits your taste and the theme of the room, or the ones depicted above as the colors trending this year.
  • Pick a design that you are sure you will be able to live with for a good amount of time. Creating each is a lot of hard work.
Wall Paint Ideas for Snazzy Bedrooms
Idea
A graphic design in a color contrasting a dark-colored wall.

How to do it
On the base color, use a stencil and create the design. If you are ready to go all out, paint it by hand and give it that rough, grungy look.
You should do this if: You've been thinking about doing something totally quirky.

Personalize it
Go for a scattered print with a different/daintier design. Paint the graphic on just one part of the wall.
Idea
A texture with light and dark shades of the same hue.

How to do it
On the dry base coat, use your texturing tool dipped in darker paint. Decide the density of the texture and the darkness of the color while doing so..
You should do this if:
You like elegant simplicity and want to create a backdrop for the splendor that is your room.

Personalize it
Textures can be created with any color, in any pattern, and with any tool. Use a sponge, a rag, a comb, or a putty knife to create textures that appeal to you.
Idea
Two solid contrasting colors on one wall.

How to do it
Simply measure the wall and divide it into two color zones. If divided into unequal zones, always apply the darker color in the smaller zone and the lighter color in the larger zone.
You should do this if:
You are unsure of having a whole wall painted in one bright color, but still want something different for your room.

Personalize it
The same wall can be divided (equally or unequally) and painted in contrasting colors. While the image shows a vertical division, you may opt for a slightly angular one. Do not divide very wide walls horizontally and very narrow walls vertically.
Idea
Nature themed elements used as motifs.

How to do it
Use a paint stamp (or have one made), dip it in the color of your choice, and stamp your wall. Ensure the paint doesn't drip. Once dried, enhance the borders of the motifs in gold or silver.
You should do this if:
You are sick of the concrete jungle and would somehow like to recreate nature in your room.

Personalize it with
Leaves, snowflakes, flowers, anything can be an element of choice for a soothing appeal.
Idea
A single large motif or a series of recurring motifs using a stencil.

How to do it
Tape the chosen stencil on the wall (with the base coat) and paint over it. Remove the stencil after the paint dries. You can choose to highlight the borders of the stencil design in case of a single motif.
You should do this if:
You want the design to materialize exactly as you have envisioned it.

Personalize it
Single large motifs that contrast or complement the base wall color may be used. The designs are endless. You can have stencils made as per your choice if you don't find what you're looking for.
Idea
A striped (horizontal or vertical) pattern that runs through the entire room or a part of the room.

How to do it
Demarcate zones and cover alternate zones in masking tape. Finish painting the open area in one color. Allow it to dry. Remove the masking tape and put tape on the edges of each stripe to prevent the color from bleeding into the already painted zone. Paint in the other color. Once dry, remove the masking tape.
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You should do this if:
You want to go retro, vintage, or just make a short wall appear longer or a narrow wall appear wider.

Personalize it
You may create a striped pattern as shown in the image, or you may choose to divide the wall in question into three large zones and color each with light and dark shades of the same color. You could be a little bold and try three completely different colors. You could even use molding to separate the colored zones if it goes with the theme and design of your room.
Idea
A whole new world brought alive in your room.

How to do it
Unless you are an artist, get it done professionally.
You should do this if:
You have an artistic bent of mind that you wish to represent through the way you do up your room.

Personalize it
A mere arch decorated with flowers, the solar system, the underwater world, a forest, the inside of a space station, anything that pleases your senses can be created.
These designs are applicable to everyone, irrespective or age or gender. Just create what appeals to you and remember that you have to live with it for a good amount of time to come, so choose wisely!
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