Autumn/Winter Trends: How To Perfect The Dark Bedroom

Be Minimal.

Too many things in your bedroom will just look messy, keep furnishings to a minimum.

SOURCE: Home Girl London

SOURCE: Home Girl London

Make the most of your space.

Let’s say your one of those lucky few to be blessed with high ceilings and big windows, you have the luxury of choosing a high bed! If you have the opposite, choose a low bed, this will give the illusion of more space.

SOURCE: The Ultralinx

SOURCE: The Ultralinx

Be Bold.

If you’re not completely ready to make that transition to the dark side, keep the ceilings light or bring in light through murals or eclectic head boards.

SOURCE: Plastolux

SOURCE: Plastolux

Be Brave With Colour.

Focus on your colour, or colours, and make sure you really explore the palette. Don’t be afraid to experiment with the bright or paler hues of the same spectrum. 

SOURCE: Incy Interiors

SOURCE: Incy Interiors

Be Dramatic.

Get in some panelled walls. Bedrooms that look like they've jumped out of a period drama is a particular love of ours right now - the history nerd inside is all over this trend!

SOURCE: Detail Collective. Photography by Derek Swalwell

SOURCE: Detail Collective. Photography by Derek Swalwell

Don't Forget Light.

Try to keep windows bare, or cover with long light drapes. As much as we love dark rooms, it would be great if we could see things without falling over stuff? Yes, the irony is killing us too.

SOURCE: Cup of Jo

SOURCE: Cup of Jo

Use Layers.

A great way to warm up the room. Crisp white sheets is always a good idea, add some chunky knits, patchwork, even fur, and now you’ve have plenty of texture in your finish room!

SOURCE: Rue Magazine

SOURCE: Rue Magazine