11 Best Moody and Romantic Bedroom Paint Colors

Design, February 14, 2024

What better day to talk about romantic bedroom paint colors than Valentine’s day?! When it comes to setting the mood in your bedroom, paint colors play a crucial role. Color psychology is real, and there’s no question that color has an affect on our emotions. While the classic red hues may come to mind when thinking of romance, a whole spectrum of colors can evoke passion, intimacy, and coziness. It’s more about how you use the color.

In this post i’m sharing some of the best bedroom colors… whether warm, cool, or even neutral tones, these moody paint colors will be perfect for creating a romantic ambiance in your bedroom.

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Most Romantic Bedroom Colors

From the soft blush of pink to the rich depth of burgundy, color has the power to set the mood, as well as create an atmosphere of love and connection. Colors in the red family are most known for evoking that romantic feeling of passion. While I personally love this hue, it might not be your favorite! Just know that romantic bedroom paint colors can go beyond the conventional ideas of red.

Warm colors like olive green radiate coziness and warmth. At the same time, cool colors such as lavender or blue infuse the space with tranquility and serenity. Neutral hues like champagne and taupe offer a timeless elegance. Meanwhile, moody tones like deep blues and charcoal grey add drama and allure.

No matter what color family brings you joy, selecting romantic bedroom paint colors enables you to design a space crafted for romance and relaxation.

Benjamin Moore Barberry

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Benjamin Moore Barberry is undeniably a romantic color choice for the bedroom, bringing a sense of warmth, intimacy, and sophistication. Used beautifully by Peonyandhoney in her guest bedroom, you can see how this hue envelops the space—creating a calming effect and inviting you to unwind.

This color creates the perfect romantic ambiance. If you need styling ideas for this paint color, try a plush rug, velvet drapes, and soft lighting. This is guaranteed to transform your beautiful bedroom into a romantic getaway.

Benjamin Moore Van Courtland Blue

Romantic Bedroom Paint Colors

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something… you know the rest 😉 Blue might not be the first color to come to mind when thinking of romantic bedroom paint colors, but blue actually represents fidelity and loyalty… what’s more sexy than that?!

Benjamin Moore’s Van Courtland Blue is both calming and sophisticated. This shade will add a touch of timeless elegance to any modern space. I love the way Oliver James Interiors (photography credit) drenched this dreamy blue color in an office/guest bedroom (yes, that is a murphy bed!). It honestly feels like a big hug!!

Little Greene Paint Company Purple Brown

The Little Greene Paint Company’s Purple Brown is a luxurious and sophisticated hue that adds a touch of earthy tones to your space. Inspired by the rich tones of aged leather and fine wine, this dark brown provides both warmth and elegance. Perfect for creating a cozy and intimate atmosphere as Making Spaces achieved. I love how she paired it with a velvet headboard, delicate floral bedding, and vintage accents. This shade pairs beautifully with traditional and modern decor styles, whether aiming for a classic look or a more modern feel.

Behr Pencil Sketch

Behr’s Pencil Sketch is an excellent choice if you’re looking for a romantic bedroom paint color that’s more on the neutral side. It’s a sophisticated and versatile shade that creates a cozy and inviting atmosphere. Inspired by the timeless appeal of graphite, this warm gray shade brings a sense of refinement and depth to interiors.

This subtle, yet striking shade will add character and style to your home, especially if you pair it with bold decorative elements like Little Joy Market did in her bedroom! This color is the perfect backdrop for the red velvet bench, which becomes the focal point in this bedroom. If you’re going for a romantic aesthetic, but you’re not ready to commit to bold colors yet, this is a great alternative.

Benjamin Moore Mountain Moss

Romantic Bedroom Paint Colors olive green

Green isn’t usually a color that comes to mind when you’re thinking of romance, however, it’s all about how you use it. The way by_anitarussell used this color on her walls and ceilings, in combination with all the textures, the feminine scallop details, and the pop of red in the bedding… it’s giving moody romantic cottage vibes and I’m so here for it!

Benjamin Moore Mountain Moss is a bold, earthy hue that brings the beauty of nature indoors. This deep green color will bring a sense of serenity and joy into your bedroom space.

Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal

If you’re into bold statement neutrals, consider Kendall Charcoal by Benjamin Moore for your romantic bedroom paint color! It’s a chic, versatile shade that adds sophistication to any space. Fun fact: this color was a top contender for our primary bedroom as well!

This bedroom design by Audrey Scheck Design checks all the boxes; it’s moody, elegant, and romantic! Ideal for cozy, intimate settings, Kendall Charcoal has deep and rich undertones that offer timeless elegance and modern allure, especially when paired with layered textures, prints, and contrasting light colors.

Sherwin Williams Renwick Olive

If you love green and you’re considering the best options for a romantic color for your bedroom wall, try Sherwin Williams Renwick Olive! It’s a beautiful olive green that would evoke feelings of peace of rest. You can bring in additional romantic elements by pairing it with floral bedding, bold drapes, and moody accent lighting like Wooden Tulip Interiors did in her beautifully romantic bedroom!

Benjamin Moore Fading Twilight

Romantic Paint Colors

Okay, okay I know this isn’t a bedroom, but I just adore how Anna at plushperch used this color within her home, especially paired with the moody ceiling wallpaper, velvet textures, and the abundance of natural light. I could totally see this color in a romantic bedroom setting!

Benjamin Moore’s Fading Twilight wraps the room in a gentle embrace—creating a little romantic retreat! If you’re seeking a bedroom makeover with a romantic red hue thats more muted with violet undertones, this is it!

Valspar Blackened Pine

Valspar’s Blackened Pine is a striking, bold hue that commands attention in any room. Inspired by the deep tones of pine trees in the forest, this color brings a sense of drama and sophistication to interiors. Perfect for making a statement, Blackened Pine is also an excellent choice for furniture pieces, or even trim to add depth and contrast to your space.

For a cozy, intimate bedroom or a dramatic, contemporary vibe, as Rachel Norstrom achieved, this rich shade brings elegance and character to any space!

Benjamin Moore Vintage Wine

Romantic Bedroom Paint Colors

Benjamin Moore’s Vintage Wine is a sensual and inviting shade that brings warmth and richness to any room. Inspired by aged wine, this intoxicating hue combines brown and violet, creating the perfect cozy and intimate atmosphere.

This elegant shade adds depth and character to your home decor, whether you’re aiming for a classic look or a more contemporary feel. Imagine a room drenched in this color?! Gah… don’t tempt me!! Go ahead and pour yourself a glass of your favorite wine, check out numbertwentytwosomerset bedroom, and dream up the ways Benjamin Moore’s Vintage Wine can transform your space!

Benjamin Moore New London Burgundy

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I may be bias, but the best way to turn your bedroom into a romantic vibe is by color drenching the room with a moody paint color. Consider using New London Burgundy with its distinguished deep red and violet undertones. When you pair this color with layered beige bedding, sheer curtains, and vintage crystal lamps, it makes the room feel like a luxurious boutique hotel.

Once I saw the sample, I just knew this was the color for our primary bedroom. While it may not be for everyone, I just love how it brings a sense of extravagance and drama to our bedroom.

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Selecting the perfect paint color for your bedroom is an essential step in creating a space that reflects your personality and fosters intimacy and relaxation. These moody and romantic bedroom paint colors offer a diverse range of options from the color wheel, from rich burgundies to soothing blues and earthy greens.

Whether you prefer warm or cool colors or relaxed and calming hues, I promise there’s a color to suit every taste and style. By incorporating these colors into your bedroom design, you can create a romantic oasis where love flourishes and memories are made. So, embrace the power of paint and transform your bedroom into a dreamy retreat that inspires love and romance.

Cheers to timeless beauty and effortless elegance!


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