To achieve a bedroom décor with a summer feel, it’s good to strive for a feeling of bright airiness. One of the key factors when deciding how best to create this look is to think about the size of the space that is being decorated.
A feeling of space in a box room can be created by painting the walls a fresh white, accessorised with bedding in nautical stripes for a coastal theme – team with a neutral roller blind and white wooden furniture. For a larger bedroom with bigger windows, fold-back shutters are a fantastic way to make the most of the window space and allow daylight to flood into the room. White painted floors will also reflect light into the room, a feature that contrasts beautifully with dark-wood furniture, adding a real colonial-feel to the space.
Another good way to add a summer feel to a bedroom is to add a floral motif. It can be stencilled onto a wall or a plain wardrobe and injects a real sense of summer brightness, ideal for a children’s bedroom.
Bright colour is also a fantastic way to bring summer into the bedroom. A bold patchwork bedspread is an easy way to update the room and the moment autumn dawns it can be switched for a more muted option. Bold floral wallpaper is another great way of introducing summer into the room, as a feature wall or or on all four walls.
Pastel tones add a relaxed shabby-chic feel to a bedroom, perfect for a summer’s day. The ice-cream shades of mint green, duck-egg blue and pastel pink work perfectly for wall colours or with scatter cushions and throws. This is perfectly complemented by a four-poster bed with fresh white embroidered bed linen married with a vintage-style bedroom lamp. Finish off this summer-bedroom look with natural floorboards and a simple sisal rug.
As a pretty alternative to classic blue, red also works well combined with a coastal white scheme in a bedroom. Here, a coral bedspread thrown over striped blue bed linen evokes a distinctively seaside feel.
Here, a semi-transparent fabric hanging over the bed combined with brightly coloured patterned wallpaper demonstrates that creating a summery feel in a child’s bedroom can involve more than plain white walls.
Bold pink florals, accented in a glass dome pendant light, add a summery touch to this classic neutral scheme. Use a decorative white window screen to maximise natural light while maintaining privacy in the bedroom.
In this colourful bedroom, a vibrant patchwork bedspread combined with pretty floral bed linen and pale blue walls creates a boho look, while ceramic accessories and a vintage lamp add further interest to the scheme.
If this isn’t a magical summer bedroom idea we don’t know what is. A woodland photo wall mural and meadow-fresh bedding create a dreamy woodland-inspired room. Similar wallpaper Photowall Similar bedlinen Marks & Spencer