Creating a sense of drama within a space is often the key to good decoration. However, in recent times, we have observed an increase in the popularity of moody, midnight-dark bedrooms that take the opulent atmosphere to a whole new level. Some individuals may prefer waking up in vibrant, cheerful lemon-yellow rooms to energize their mornings. But, in our opinion, beginning the day in a dimly lit space is a small sacrifice to make for the opportunity to unwind in your very own personal haven of allure each night. (Surely, we can’t be the only ones who occasionally enjoy feeling like enigmatic Victorian recluses, can we?) here are 38 cozy dark and moody bedroom decoration ideas to upgrade your house!
Although the trend of dark bedrooms may initially appear excessive or divisive, it is actually surprisingly easy to achieve, even if you don’t identify with the glamorous-goth aesthetic. The primary ingredient? An affordable can of paint (or two) in one of this season’s most enchanting shades of blue, purple, dark gray, or, yes, black. Once you have that, you can let your imagination run wild—whether you choose to balance the striking hue with crisp white linens, opt for an all-dark ambiance to match, or embrace your maximalist side by incorporating plenty of prints, patterns, and colors to playfully counteract the inherent drama of such a captivating shade. Contrary to popular belief, there’s no need to be overly solemn when selecting one of these striking colors.
Now, let’s delve into how various designers and homeowners are embracing their dark side and tailoring it to suit their individual personalities—be it boho, whimsical, or modern macabre.