navy bedroom via Design Sponge
I’m normally a fan of very light and bright spaces – shades of pale grey and blue tend to be where I gravitate – but I think I’m slowly converting to the dark side. Or, at least when it comes to my bedroom.
charcoal bedroom via Design Sponge
I first got inspired by the impact that a dark bedroom can have when I saw San Fransisco blogger Jordan Ferney’s black bedroom. While most everyone in the blogging world was painting their whole house white, she had created this eye-catching space by painting all her walls and trim in the softest of blacks.
Jordan Ferney’s black bedroom via Oh Happy Day
Since then, dark navy and grey bedrooms seem to popping up all over the place, and I’ve come to realize just how cozy and inviting they can be. London designer Abigail Ahern is constantly trying to convince others to embrace dark paint on their walls and trim, via her blog.
Moody hues make any room instantly cosy. Everything looks cooler, taller, smarter edgier and that’s all just through a can of paint. I wish I could bottle how it makes you feel! All I can say is try it.
dark blue bedroom via Nordic Design
Well, I’ve definitely been convinced, and even picked out the perfect dark paint for my bedroom – Farrow & Ball’s Hague Blue. Now, I just have to find the energy to break out the painting supplies again…