Traditional bedroom pictures

Traditional style is perfect for all bedroom sizes and shapes. Browse our pick of the best traditional bedroom schemes and find out how to put your favourite look together. If you fancy something a little different, take a look at our country bedroom and modern bedroom pictures. And if you’re still undecided, browse through 100s of bedroom schemes covering all styles.

Coral bedroom with marble-effect wallpaper

Coral bedroom with mottled wallpaper and feather pendants

This mottled coral wallpaper gives the look of a natural, distressed surface for faux texture. Paired with two feather pendants, it’s an adventurous take on a traditional bedroom scheme.

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Buy now: Red Grunge Watercolour Paint wallpaper mural, £25 per sq m, Murals Wallpaper
Buy now: Vita Eos feather pendants, from £49 each, Graham and Green

White bedroom wardrobe decorated with large-scale floral wallpaper

Bedroom wardrobe decorated with large-scale floral wallpaper

Customising a simple wardrobe with a wallpaper that matches the curtain fabric is an inventive way to unite a room scheme. It’s also a great trick for giving a standard piece of furniture a luxurious new look that’s worthy of attention.

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Buy now: Hemnes wardrobe, £260, Ikea
Buy now: door panels in Herbaria wallpaper in Malva, £250 per roll, Romo at Black Edition

Blush pink bedroom with dark floral print curtains

Blush pink bedroom with dark floral print curtains

A restful palette of pale pink makes a pretty foil for the wonderful overblown florals featured on the velvet curtains and wardrobe. The upholstered headboard and luxurious carpet lend further depth to this soothing scheme.

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Buy now: Curtains in Herbaria Malva velvet viscose mix, £140 per m, Romo at Black Edition
Buy now: walls painted in Orchard Pink matt emulsion, £39.50 for 2.5ltr, Fired Earth

Glamorous monochrome bedroom with ornate French headboard

Glamorous monochrome bedroom with ornate French headboard

Monochrome is often found in modern schemes. This glamorous bedroom takes the well-known black and white duo into a new realm by combining it with traditional elements, such as the ornate mirror and bed. A mixture of off-whites and neutrals combine here so that the look isn’t simply two-tone.

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Buy now: Rococo headboard, £298, Crown French Furniture

Traditional blue bedroom with carefully matched colours

Traditional blue bedroom with carefully matched colours

Plan your colour scheme carefully if you have a lot of elements at play. With a patterned wallpaper, painting, various cushions and a bedspread, there is a lot going on here, so it’s the careful use of colour that keeps the look cohesive.

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Buy now: Poppy & Butterfly wallpaper, £76 per roll, Colefax and Fowler
Buy now: woodwork painted in SC264 matt emulsion, £38.40 for 2.5ltr, Papers and Paints

Pink bedroom with floral wallpaper and traditional artwork

Pink bedroom with floral wallpaper and traditional artwork

Nothing says traditional quite like a floral wallpaper, especially when used on every wall. If you really want to take a step back in time, hang a classic portrait, too – this one inspired the colour scheme and matches the wallpaper perfectly. Modern bedding and cushions throw a hit of the unexpected into this room.

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Buy now: Poppy & Butterfly wallpaper, £76 per roll, Colefax and Fowler

Opulent bedroom with sumptuous textiles

Opulent bedroom with sumptuous textiles

Create a sense of opulent comfort with gorgeously draped fabrics. Choose neutral hues and layer up textural fabrics for a truly indulgent scheme. A striped wallpaper in a subtle colourway adds another dimension to walls, while being neutral enough not to clash with bright artworks.

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Buy now: Canto Stripe wallpaper, £59 per roll, and Bintan headboard fabric in Soft Gold, £76 per m, both Nina Campbell

Clay-coloured guest bedroom with moulded ceiling

Clay-coloured guest bedroom with moulded ceiling

If you have natural wood panelling, choose a paint shade that will complement it, rather than contrast with it. The white ceiling keeps things bright but still lets the architectural mouldings stand out. Spotlights provide lighting without protruding from the ceiling.

Get the look
Buy now: Brick emulsion, £41.50 for 2.5ltr, Edward Bulmer
Buy now: Amalthea table lamp, £175, and Madura silk shade, from £64, both Oka

Attic bedroom in earthy neutrals

Attic bedroom in earthy neutrals

Make your guest bedroom extra homely with earthy tones and rustic touches. Anyone would feel welcome in a warming scheme like this, with a cosy throw, comfy armchair and miniature fireplace. Keep things smelling sweet with fragrant blooms and a scented diffuser, and your guests will never want to leave. A London buses and taxis cushion injects a city vibe into this peaceful room.

Similar vase
Habitat
Diffuser
The White Company

Neutral bedroom with eau de Nil feature wall

Neutral bedroom with eau de Nil feature wall

If you love neutrals, but want a hint of colour, this scheme could be the one for you. A soothing eau de Nil feature wall behind the bed adds character to the space without overwhelming it. Pale peachy-pink tones on the table lamp provide a gentle contrast, while being versatile enough to go with anything. The key is choosing similar tones of each shade.

Paint
Laura Ashley
Similar bed
La Maison Chic

White bedroom with bay window seating area

White bedroom with bay window seating area

Take advantage of a beautiful bay window if you’re lucky enough to have one in your bedroom. It’s the ideal spot for a tranquil seating area. Keep everything feeling spacious by choosing a seat that takes up only a third of the space available and team it with a compact side table with a slimline feel so that your room has space to breathe.

Similar armchair
Sofa.com

Sumptuous-bedroom-with-William-Morris-wallpaper

Sumptuous bedroom with William Morris wallpaper

Calm blues can offset the busyness of a lot of pattern, so indulge in some really beautiful prints and turn your bedroom into a walk-in work of art. The wallpaper here is an original William Morris design – a velvet armchair next to the bed is a good match for the colours in the paper and adds an opulent feel.

‘Brook’ wallpaper
Morris & Co
Armchair
Sofa.com

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