Combining red with white makes a powerful mix because these colors complement each other. Red is a bold color that is often associated with blood, fire, passion, danger and other powerful forces or emotions while white is considered as a color of purity, cleanliness and neutrality. Thus, decorating your bedroom with red and white invokes excitement while at the same time gives a soothing feel to it. When using the red color to paint your walls or as accents, one must consider the exact shade of red that you wish to use and how you use the color. Nonetheless, using red and white decor can always work for both contemporary or traditional bedroom designs.
Depending on your style and preferences, red and white bedroom look can affect your current mood, so not many people decide to go in this direction. We consider this combination of colors is only for brave ones. Considering that red is a vibrant color that can evoke emotions, it can serve you to set up a romantic establishment.
There are a number of ways to decorate your bedroom in red and white but the most common is to paint your walls with red and use furniture and accessories in muted tones or you can paint your walls white and use red for some of your accessories. Below are a few tips on how to decorate your bedroom in red and white. Remember that these are just general tips. You can always use your creativity to achieve better and more personalized results.
If you are planning to paint you walls with red, then consider painting only one wall with red and the remaining three with white. Painting the entire room red could make it look smaller and overwhelming. Another option is to paint the lower half of the walls red and the top half white. You can also use red paint as a trim or border if you cannot stand too much red. You can also retain your white walls and just add red art, picture frames or framed fabric in red hues to add color to the walls.
Depending on the color of your walls, you can use red or white bedding and accessories. If you have white walls, using red bedding would look so much better that with red walls.
The same is true when it comes to window treatments. It all depends on the color of your walls. So, choose your curtains and rugs that would complement and contrast with your walls. To add interest, you can also opt for patterned rugs or curtains.
If you want to hang frames, mirrors and artworks, do not use red frames on red walls. For example, you can only use white and black frames against red walls. For white walls, you can choose red and black frames for your mirrors and artworks.
Decorative accessories should blend well with the entire look of your red and white bedroom. For example, if you are using mostly white paint for your bedroom, you can put a red chair in one corner, a white rose in a red vase on your nightstand or some red pillows on an all-white bed.