Wall Colors for Bedrooms with Dark Furniture

DecorDezine Staff Oct 25, 2018
While refurbishing your bedrooms and giving them a fresh coat of paint, you need to consider the color of existing furniture pieces in this room. If you have a lot of dark-colored furniture units, here are some ideas on suitable colors, contrasts and combinations.
Planning to remodel your bedroom? Well, painting the walls in a new shade of color is something that needs no mention while you work on this project. While you color the bedroom walls afresh, it is essential that you consider the color of the existing elements in the room.
A bedroom is often filled with major and prominent furniture pieces. So considering the color of these furniture units is quite essential to create a good-looking space.
If you are confused about choosing wall colors for bedrooms with dark furniture, move on to read the tips given here on the same. Get some ideas to pick the right shades complementing dark-colored furniture and have a well coordinating color scheme.

Balance Wall Colors with Furniture

A bedroom usually consists of a large bed, a wall unit, wardrobe or a large wall to wall closet, study table or computer desk, floor or wall cabinets, side tables and 1-2 chairs.
Choosing a color that will go well with the furniture, mainly depends on the exact color of your furniture pieces. You have to consider the most prominently used color in the furniture units and accordingly decide the color scheme.
If you want to highlight the furniture pieces, which is a good idea in case they are plush and eye-catchy, then keep the walls neutral. 
If you want to blend the furniture with other decor elements go for a monochromatic color scheme or a contrast color scheme, wherein the furniture color is a part of the wall color or other accent pieces as well.
For keeping the focus away from the furniture, highlight the walls in a unique way. Visually appealing light fixtures, wall decor, illuminating techniques and nice furnishings can easily take away the attention from the dark furniture placed in your bedroom.

Bright Combos

If you are looking for colors to match black furniture, here are a few ideas. For highlighting black furniture, keep the walls white. Yes, plain white walls with black and white trendy curtains and furnishings can together highlight these pieces.
Another idea is to have a dark gray and white combo with a hint of black as well in the color scheme. Get metallic silver and gray added to focal walls. Have furnishings in gray and black color and lay white and gray rugs.

For Brown Furniture

When your bedroom is filled with dark brown furniture pieces, you have various good color combo options like beige, off white, bamboo brown or cream.
Chocolate brown and off white, dark brown and white, light brown and cream, beige, and white or dark brown are best in shades of brown.
You can use red and cream combo for walls which go well with dark brown furniture and also take away the focus from the furniture units. French blue and dark beige color combination also works well in rooms filled with brown colored furniture.

Fancy Contrasts

If the bedroom consists of plush looking dark gray furniture pieces, rich colors and fancy combos can be used to play up the space. To create a soft effect you can opt for whites and off-whites as bedroom colors.
A combination of metallic gray and white or gray and silver for focal walls and accent pieces along with furnishings can help the furniture pieces blend well with the rest of the decor.
A nice soft fluorescent yellow or fluorescent green makes a popular contrast color scheme for grays to spice up the bedroom. This combo works well if you do not over-do the fluorescent shade and also balance it with whites and the lightest of gray.

Some Other Bedroom Wall Colors

One of the ideas for bedroom colors with dark furniture in unusual shades like purple or crimson is to opt for neutrals like white and off white. When there is a huge palette of color, choosing only a few is not going to be a tough task. All you need to do is think of the right combination and pick the perfect shade to have a perfect looking bedroom.