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.

  • Bedroom alcove with elegant buttoned tub chair

    Turn a bedroom cubby-hole into a perching spot for dressing and undressing. This free space between a wall and freestanding wardrobe creates a mini alcove that is the perfect spot for a trim buttoned tub chair. Shades are kept pale but subtly different across walls, floors and furniture for a restful and relaxed bedroom decorating scheme.

    The Country Home

  • Traditional bedroom with smart cushioned headboard

    Simple and sophisticated furnishings let indigo blue hand-woven textiles take centre stage in this bedroom. A cushioned headboard adds to the comfort factor while a framed water scene print picks out the the tones in the patterned bedding.

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    Barker and Stonehouse

    Criterion Auctioneers

  • Grand neutral bedroom with a country view

    Create an elegant scheme with French-style furniture, sumptuous fabrics and a fresh white palette. The chair and mirror are antique pieces. Take a look at your local antiques shop to find similar buys, as you never know what you will unearth. If you favour a traditional style, it’s a great way to go about decorating your room.

    Phoenix Antiques

    Sofas & Stuff

    Duck & Dog

  • Whimsical bedroom with botanical wallpaper and side table

    Create a tranquil haven inspired by nature. This wide-width wallpaper, which evokes the feel of a secluded woodland glade, makes a great substitute for traditional country-style floral papers, while plain upholstery gives the wingback headboard a thoroughly modern look. The wallpaper design is more flexible than you might think, too – blue patterns look great with it, and make it more contemporary than going for matching green accessories.

    Bed and mattress

    The White Company

    Side table

    Beech wallpaper in Document Green at Lewis & Wood

  • Neutral bedroom with glamorous details and touches of blue

    Even a small room can feel luxurious with a classic cream colour scheme. In this pretty bedroom, subtle touches of blue, textured fabrics and mirrored and sparkling details turn an ordinary space into something glamorous, serene and welcoming.

    Similar wardrobe
    Laura Ashley

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  • Traditional bedroom with painted chest of drawers and pretty display

    Transform a piece of furniture with a fresh coat of paint. This chest of drawers has been given a modern update with grey chalk paint. With such a wide variety of paint colours and finishes available, you can tailor your approach to fit in exactly with the style of your home. Here a serving tray has been cleverly used as a place to store jewellery, while a vintage-style clock and orchids add to the pretty appeal.

    Similar chalk paint

    Annie Sloan

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  • White classic bedroom with bedside table and lamp with built-in clock

    Create a calming influence with a restful off-white and taupe colour scheme. It feels elegant and graceful when used in a the bedroom. This fabulous bedside table features the original built-in clock and lamp – it has been given a new look with a fresh coat of paint. Display artificial flowers to make them feel fuller.

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    Abigail Ahern

  • Grey modern bedroom with modular wardrobe storage

    In a smaller bedroom use a combination of freestanding and modular storage. Here tones of grey make the perfect backdrop for pretty floral bed linen and a mustard throw. Foldaway doors are the perfect solution to including a TV in the bedroom.

    Pax wardrobes

    Duvet cover

  • Cosy attic-space bedroom in snow white

    Where space is at a premium, keep colour schemes simple. This attic-space bedroom features stained and painted wood and white, keeping the feel light, bright and effortlessly sophisticated. Fresh roses and floral prints are pretty touches in lieu of curtain treatments.

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    Sweetpea & Willow

  • Attic-space bedroom with pretty gable-end wallpaper

    Don’t let awkwardly shaped ceilings and tiny spaces put you off. Create a sumptuous, hotel-luxe scheme with pretty, patterned wallpaper, luxurious bed linen and a dazzling pendant light. Choose a plain floor covering such as wood or a neutral carpet to enhance the illusion of space in a loft room.


    Cole & Son

    Bed linen and throw
    The White Company

    John Lewis

  • French-inspired bedroom with white armoire and grey storage

    Bring a touch of glamour to a bedroom with an elegant French-style armoire, feature wall mirror and satin fabrics. This scheme uses a mix of toning neutrals that includes subtle hints of pink, green and grey and small-scale florals.


    The Chandelier & Mirror Company

  • Classic bedroom with toile du Jouy wallpaper and gingham bench

    This guest bathroom packs a decorative punch with a feature wall papered in an eye-catching purple toile de Jouy design. Gingham fabric on an upholstered chair and bench have been combined with painted cream furniture for a classic look that’s full of charm.

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    La Chasse from Marvic Textiles

    Bench and chair
    Chelsea Textiles


  • Walk-in wardrobe with made-to-measure storage and footstool

    Do you dream of having a dedicated dressing room or walk-in wardrobe? Careful planning went into the layout of this bespoke room to ensure sufficient hanging space for clothes, as well as storage for shoes and accessories in the form of a practical footstool.

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    Neville Johnson

  • Classic bedroom with pale walls and fireplace

    Keep a space looking light and airy by decorating in a pale palette. This neutral scheme has been bought to life with artwork by Northern Irish artist Colin Davidson. A few patterned soft furnishings on the bed add texture and interest to this classic scheme while still tying in nicely with the surrounding decor.

    Similar headboard
    Bryher headboard from The Headboard Workshop

    Croft collection at John Lewis

  • Traditional bedroom aqua velvet headboard

    Calming colours of watery eau de nil and soft taupe turn this spacious bedroom into an idyllic retreat. Subtle vertical striped wallpaper is smart and refined while a luxurious velvet headboard adds to the indulgence with uniformed elegance. A sofa positioned at the end of the bed is directed to towards the window to make the most of view beyond.


    Farrow and Ball

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    Laura Ashley

  • Pretty white bedroom with touches of blue and pink

    Create a white backdrop in a bedroom for a light, bright space that feels naturally relaxing. Keep it from feeling cold by bringing warming hits of blush pink and vivid blue. Here artwork, a pretty cushion and a quilted bed throw all channel the colour and pattern. Contemporary bare bulb lighting makes a contemporary alternative to traditional table lamps.

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    That Lighting Shop

    Bedside table

  • Light-filled bedroom with cornflower blue touches

    Use blue to bring colour and fun to a neutral bedroom. Here a mix of florals and stripes adds a lovely homely feel. Counterbalance any pattern with odd touch of plain in a matching shade, such as the blue cushion fabric shown here. Even the artwork continues the blue accent touches.

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    Laura Ashley

  • Smart bedroom in neutral shades and delicate florals

    Make a splash in the bedroom with neutrals. Here a darker wall shade foregrounds smart curtains and pretty florals, stripes and whites. The result is a bedroom made for calm, relaxation. A window seat makes a perfect finishing touch.

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    Ian Mankin

  • Vintage style bedroom with brick effect walls

    Create a striking focal point and decorate with a textured-effect wallpaper. Bricks are perfect for channelling a vintage vibe and can give a room organic depth. The adjacent wall of this characterful bedroom is painted a soothing blue to give the space a comforting look while a collection of framed age-old posters and postcards makes a fabulous beach-themed feature. Complement the period look with antique style furniture like this impressive metal bed and vintage sewing table that acts as a unique dressing table.


    Feather and Black

  • Monochrome bedroom with dramatic floral wallpaper

    Paper just one wall for a striking look that will make you want to spend more time lounging in your bedroom. A black-framed, French-style mirror blends in with the pattern, while also breaking it up by reflecting light around. Paint the rest of your walls pure white for maximum contrast and furnish the room with some black pieces to tie the look together. Black picture frames with white borders keep the theme going.

    Similar wallpaper
    I Love Wallpaper

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