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.

  • Traditional bedroom with floral wallpaper and glam metallic accents

    Florals can be hard to work with. But embrace their busy-ness and go full on, and you’ll have a room that’s bursting with personality, character and fabulousness!

    You can stop them from going to ‘granny’ with sexy metallic accessories like the gold bedside table, mirror and lamp.

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    Buy now: Oasis Renaissance wallpaper in Midnight, £35, Clarke & Clarke

    Buy now: Ashbee mirrored side table, £198, Graham & Green


  • Traditional bedroom with curtains and layered purple bedding

    Retire in style to a bed enclosed with a custom-made curtained corona. Give the curtains a traditional feel by choosing fabric inspired by delicate embroidery, finished with a classic country check lining. Velvet and cashmere layered linens adds a luxurious touch to this dreamy setting.

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    Buy now: Similar Provence Bedstead, £1049, Feather & Black
    Buy now: Jaipur Dusky pink throw, £140, Christy’s

  • Boutique hotel-style bedroom with feature wall, upholstered bed and statement lighting

    Create a boutique hotel-style look in your bedroom. Start with a rich and deep blue paint colour for your feature wall, then add an upholstered bed and chunky wooden furniture. For the ultimate in hotel luxury, select crisp white bed linen, a thick woollen throw and layers of patterned cushions. Complete the look with statement cluster pendant lighting.

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    Buy now: Similar Green Cotton Throw, £56, Habitat
    Buy now: Similar pendant lighting, £186, Not on the High Street

  • White bedroom with Hollywood star portraits and blue accents

    Grey toned walls complement iconic black and white photographs in this smart bedroom.  The 50’s Hollywood theme is elegant with a hint of adolescent. Tone-on-tone blue soft furnishes adds depth and is an effective choice for an elegant yet comfortable finish.

    Get the look:
    Buy now: Strong White Estate emulsion, £43.50 for 2.5 litres, Farrow and Ball
    Buy now:
    Similar Audrey Hepburn framed print, £99,

  • Vintage-style dressing room with open rail wardrobe and floor lamp

    Storage is an incredibly important addition to any bedroom. This dressing area features a practical open rail wardrobe that has been beautifully styled with string lights, a vintage-style floor lamp and curtains to create a cosy space.

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    Buy now: Wardrobe, Bodo unit, Ikea

  • 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.

    Get the look
    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

  • 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

    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 dressing room with romantic floral prints

    Flamboyantly romantic wallpaper paired with plain stonewashed linen and a silky soft carpet creates a luxurious, cocooning feel in this inviting dressing room.

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    Buy now: Limerence wallpaper in Quartz Pink, £145 per 3m roll, House of Hackney
    Buy now: Curtains in Simply Stonewash linen mix, £87 per m, Brian Yates

  • Traditional bedroom with open four-poster bed

    An open four-poster bed gives this bedroom a truly opulent feel. With its ornate carvings and swirling design, it’s a seductive piece. In a room with a sloped and low ceiling, a covered four-poster would feel a bit too enclosed, so this bed is a great option for the space.

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    Buy now: bed, And So To Bed

  • 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

  • Sumptuous bedroom with striking sunburst mirror

    Grey is popular for a reason – it’s hard for it to not look classy. Team it with a Gustavian style bed and a sculptural sunburst mirror in a complementary finish and you have something very special. And we haven’t even mentioned the wallpaper – wow!

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    Buy now: similar mirror, Wayfair

  • Traditional bedroom with black cast iron bed

    Off-white walls and a neutral carpet provide the ideal backdrop for a traditional scheme. In this room, it’s the furniture that commands attention, with a black cast-iron bed featuring a curvy, sculptural design. Red accents lift the look.

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    Buy now: similar bed, The Original Bed Company

  • Neutral bedroom with French bed and blue accents

    In this pretty bedroom, a timeless colour duo of blue and white has been made modern with touches of smart teal. A French-style bed adds instant chateau chic and transforms the room into a boudoir.

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    Buy now: similar bed, Sweetpea & Willow
    Buy now: similar throw, Next

  • 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.

    Get the look
    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

    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

    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

  • Neutral bedroom with burnt-orange accents

    Neutral schemes are super stylish and versatile, but you needn’t feel confined to your core palette. A hit of colour can work really well and almost any shade will fit with your scheme. Burnt orange works its magic here and the monochrome patterned cushions do a great job of highlighting the colour.

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    Buy now: similar throw, Dunelm

  • 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

  • Neutral bedroom with yellow striped headboard

    Give a compact bedroom a boost with a brightly coloured headboard. It’s a great way to add some life to a space that doesn’t have much room for wall art or other personal touches. Matching bedside tables and table lamps keep the look consistent, as do the pairs of cushions.

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    Buy now: similar headboard, The Dormy House

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