Some people advise against painting a small space in dark colors, but some people also advise against wearing black and brown togetherâ€”one of the best color combos around. A dark bedroom can actually maximize the space you have and look downright cozy. The boldest move is a bedroom bedecked in blackâ€”a look we love. Some examples:
Incorporating some light colors is essential for the look, whether white bedding or colorful accents. Your choice of paint is important when going dark: go for higher quality and shy away from high gloss unless you have really, really flat walls.
Farrow & Ball paint is pricey, but worth the investment when going dark, which requires a thick, rich pigment. Try Pitch Black. $85 per gallon.
Good black beds are surprisingly hard to find. West Elm delivers with their Slipcovered Bed Set in coal. $679 for a full.
This tailored two seater from Urban Outfitters is the perfect size for a bedroom. $579.
The Hemnes Mirror Chest in black brown pairs well. $299.
This gold coral and black lamp from Overstock adds regal flair.Â $151.99
Soften the look with a white sheepskin rug or two from IKEA. $39.99.
Toss in a few accent pillows, like this colorful little number from Anthropologie. $85.