Blue bedroom ideas: decor ideas for a soothing sleep
Blue has been proven to have a calming influence, making it the perfect choice for a bedroom. Here's how to use blue in your bedroom decor scheme.
Blue is a classic choice for bedroom decor, and it turns out there's a scientific explanation for its perennial popularity.
Studies have shown certain colours are associated with certain emotions - we all know green is for envy, red for danger - while blue is often associated with peace and calm.
According to a survey by Travelodge, people with blue bedrooms were most likely to report sleeping soundly. Ganglion cells in our retina are most sensitive to this colour and, when relayed to the brain, it helps reduce blood pressure and heart rate, thus producing a calming feeling.
From palest duck egg to seafoam teal to royal blue, there is a plethora of options to choose from when it comes to choosing the perfect blue for your bedroom. We've dug into the archives of our gorgeous real homes and gathered our favourite examples of blue bedroom decor, plus some ideas for blue bedroom accessories to bring those calming vibes to any scheme.
Read on to get inspired!
The best blue bedroom ideas
A scattering of blue-toned accessories lets you bring the benefits of blue into your bedroom without a full-scale makeover - and if you've already decided on a blue scheme, they'll finish the look. Check out our ideas in the gallery below:
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