What would your dream bedroom look like? Conjure up your fantasy bedroom and it is probably an opulent and glamorous boudoir-style room, with a bold design and luxurious accessories.
Choosing a glamorous bedroom scheme allows you to be really adventurous with the design. Go all out with rich colours and patterns and be brave with a daring theme that will turn your current bedroom into something really special.
Whether your tastes are dark and moody, or you prefer an all-white backdrop, or even a colourful scheme, there is a way to incorporate your tastes into a glamorous bedroom.
Choose monochrome decor to create a masculine room that is totally modern and chic. Go big with black, adding in striped accents and a subtle print on the walls to warm up the room.
Or, for a completely different take on glamour, choose white French-style furniture and country-chic accessories to give a neutral colour scheme a luxe makeover. Patterned wallpaper and ornate extras will up the ante on any neutral hue.
If you prefer something a bit brighter, choose rich and dramatic colours to give your bedroom a glamorous makeover. Deep, sumptuous reds, greens and blues will instantly add an extravagant touch to any bedroom. Choose to focus on one colour and even one feature. A red bed cover, a green padded headboard or midnight blue throws and soft furnishings will achieve the opulent look you are after.
1/34 Choose a rich accent colour
Complement a neutral scheme by picking a bold, rich accent colour and using it to highlight just one area. This jewel-toned throw perfectly brings attention down from the classic wooden-beamed ceiling and onto the central bed area, without being too overdone.
2/34 Try loft-style living
Aim for a New-York feel with cool, crisp linen, clean shapes and plenty of light. This loft bedroom has a touch of understated glamour thanks to the reclining chair, inviting low furniture and twin island basins.
3/34 Introduce French-style furniture
Neutral doesn't have to mean boring. A French-style bed is the perfect central piece for this subtly spotty room, complete with crisp, country-style accessories. An ornate mirror stops it from looking too plain.
4/34 Opt for modern monochrome
Subtle botanical prints warm up this masculine monochrome room. The bold stripes, dramatic walls and hotel-style symmetry mean that this is one room we'd love to wake up in. Keep the bed neat and tidy for the full, chic effect.
5/34 Hang a feature wallpaper
We love a good floral feature wall, and this pretty metallic pattern gives a slight edge to this country-style bedroom. The contrasting tones and rich scatter cushions stop this look from being overly girly.
6/34 Go for colonial details
Choose a range of harmonious textures and finishes for a layered, luxurious look. Here, the dark finish of the four-poster bed and the textures of the throw, create a warm colonial look.
7/34 Choose elegant bedlinen
Create a pretty, understated look with elegantly embroidered bedlinen. Keeping all other details to a minimum will ensure your bedroom is calm and serene, for a good night's sleep.
8/34 Create sleek minimalism
Love sleek style? Keep colours and details to a minimum and play with bedside lights for a minimalist look that still screams style. This black and white bedlinen is perfect for finishing off a masculine room scheme.
9/34 Add stylish stripes
A small room doesn't mean you have to scrimp on style. Vertical grey and white stripes are fun and help create an illusion of space. A rich, jewel-toned bedspread and glass-topped bedside table both add to the bold, playful look.
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10/34 Modern bedroom with black feature wall
Light furnishings and wall hangings are vital in a bedroom with dark walls. This bedroom has been made to feel elegant and comfortable by mixing the dark grey Venetian plaster with a white light fixture and big white bed. Layering up light-coloured pillows and throws also helps to make the space feel welcoming rather than stark.
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11/34 Add a grand headboard
Forget making a statement with wallpaper or bedding - why not pick a more unusual feature to accentuate? This larger-than-life headboard brings a touch of hotel-chic to a traditional room, and is complemented by sleek bedding and cool touches, such as the elegant bedside lamps.
12/34 Gold textured bedroom
Mineral pattern and texture bring life to a neutral palette. Pile up the bedspreads and cushions and add a chandelier for maximum impact. Gold silk sheets reflect the light and lend a luxe feel to this grown-up bedroom scheme.
13/34 Mid-century dressing area
This chic dressing table has been framed with bespoke black-and-white artwork for an old Hollywood glamour feel. Mixing furniture and styles from different eras is a great way to put your personal stamp in your bedroom.
14/34 Dramatic Venetian-style bedroom
Mix old with new for a beautiful bedroom scheme. The dramatic bed in this panelled Georgian room is dressed with purple satin bedlinen for a contemporary boudoir look.
15/34 White bedroom with black ornate bed
If your bedroom is teetering on the plain side, consider jazzing it up with an intricately detailed bedstead. This ornate antique piece has a touch of the exotic about it and brings an element of theatre to this otherwise minimal bedroom scheme.
16/34 Pink and white bedroom
Retire from the world to this linen edged bed, dressed with cool bedlinen in white and pink. Decorative pendant lights complete the look in this glamorous bedroom. This idea is practical, too, as hanging lights take up no surface area and so work well in bedrooms with limited space to set a table lamp on a nightstand.
17/34 Floral bedroom with iron four-poster bed
Be inspired by the great outdoors in a whimsical woodland-themed room. This fairy-tale scheme features a unique tree-inspired bed. It?s easy to create a restful woodland-theme living room or bedroom ? simply decorate with calming green and blue tones, then pile high with rustic accessories.
18/34 Dusky pink and grey bedroom
A striking black-and-white striped feature wallpaper makes for a daring and sophisticated look in this fashion-led bedroom. Mix dusky pinks with a gunmetal greys for a luxurious and sensual bedroom. Finish of the scheme with a stunning three-tier crystal chandelier and a dressmakers mannequin.
19/34 Charcoal and green bedroom
Create an element of foreboding with deep shades of black and grey. The beauty and balance here comes directly via a smart use of colour and accessories. A pared-back metal bed acts as an elegant frame that visually blends into the scheme, ready to be decked with armfuls of swoon inducing fabrics. A striking black crystal chandelier completes the look.
20/34 Glamorous silver bedroom
There's nothing like a silver-coloured French-style bed to add a touch of glamour to a bedroom. And look at the size of that headboard! This design idea adds depth with luscious lilac-coloured throws and cushions.
21/34 Sparkly bedroom
We reckon this ultra-glamorous bedroom idea could be straight out of a film set with its artfully turned down satin sheets and plump pillows. The star performer is definitely the mirrored chest of drawers though...
22/34 Glamourous bedroom
The thing about this glamorous bedroom design idea is that it's got a theme and boy does it stick to it. Thanfully, we like swans very much at Housetohome.
23/34 Serene winter-inspired bedroom
Sleeping Beauty, eat your heart out! A four-poster bed, white drapery AND pretty fairy lights: this bedroom design idea is so romantic we're practically swooning just looking at it.
And So To Bed
24/34 Glamorous bedroom
Inject a smidge ofhotel-style glamour into your bedroom by going for muted shades of brown or taupe (yes, we said taupe!). And a freestanding bath might help, too...
25/34 Chrome and satin bedroom
Take your bedroom design to the next level with super-silky golden bedlinen and, oh yes, a feather boa.
26/34 H&G white bedroom
Who needs a feature wall when you can have an oversized upholstered headboard in your bedroom design idea!
27/34 Luxurious purple bedroom
Dark and moody does it in this glamorous bedroom design. Purple sheets teamed with gold pendant lights create an enticing 'noir' atmosphere...
28/34 Dramatic bedroom drapes
If your bedroom design idea doesn't include a floor-to-ceiling wall canvas then perhaps it's time to rethink. Either way, we think this one looks pretty awesome.
29/34 Purple bedroom
Give your bedroom a glamorous look by draping luxurious fabric over a tall four-poster bed frame.
Rapture & White
30/34 Grey wallpapered bedroom
Opulent interiors don't have to include bold colours - luxurious wallpaper in a palette of greys and silvers creates sophisticated glamour.
Osborne & Little
31/34 Pink satin bedroom
Choose glamorous accessories to add a touch of luxury to your bedroom. Here satin sheets, candles and a well-dressed mannequin create an ultra feminine look.
Between The Sheets
32/34 Draped curtains bedroom
Draped fabrics and a dash of hot pink sets the romantic mood of this room, softening the imposing bedside lamp and table.
33/34 Dark and dramatic purple bedroom
Create a unique headboard by wallpapering a section above your bed. Here a chinoiserie wallpaper is used for dramatic effect.
34/34 Orange and gold bedroom
Choose a classic toile in a bold, bright shade to add vibrancy to your bedroom. Add printed throws and gilt furnishings to complete the look.
Colefax and Fowler
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Tamara was Ideal Home's Digital Editor before joining the Woman & Home team in 2022. She has spent the last 15 years working with the style teams at Country Homes & Interiors and Ideal Home, both now at Future PLC. It’s with these award wining interiors teams that she's honed her skills and passion for shopping, styling and writing. Tamara is always ahead of the curve when it comes to interiors trends – and is great at seeking out designer dupes on the high street.
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