Discover a curated palette of aesthetic bedroom paint colors designed for a trendy, visually pleasing space. Explore soft hues for a calm ambiance and muted tones for sophistication, ensuring your bedroom paint color reflects your unique style and personality.
You don’t have to spend much time on TikTok to start seeing videos praising the “aesthetic” look of certain home interior spaces.
If you’re like me – pretty solidly millennial – you might also be confused – what the heck are these kids talking about?
Well, luckily for me, my sister is a Zillennial and teaches middle schoolers, so she is my go-to source for all things trending and cool.
Aesthetic decor is the concept of rooms being very well coordinated and put together.
This is super reflective of the influence of social media pushing the idea that things need to be curated and picture perfect.
Paint colors play a pivotal role in transforming a bedroom’s aesthetic. The wall color serves as the foundational element, setting the tone for the entire room.
So, today I am excited to chat about the perfect paint colors if you want to achieve the aesthetic bedroom look!
What does “aesthetic” mean?
Aesthetic is a term frequently thrown around by Gen Z and often seen on places like TikTok and Pinterest. It refers to a specific style or look that is visually pleasing and carefully curated.
Basically, aesthetic spaces are very well decorated, matching, and very intentional with every piece. It’s like saying that a space is goals and on-trend.
People who are into the aesthetic culture often pay attention to every detail in their living spaces, making sure everything aligns with the chosen aesthetic theme.
What is an aesthetic bedroom?
An aesthetic bedroom refers to a carefully designed and decorated space following a specific style or mood. When someone desires an aesthetic bedroom, they seek a visually pleasing environment reflecting a particular theme or style.
Aesthetic spaces are usually light and bright, but also feel cozy and inviting. There are usually layers of decor and every piece of furniture and accessory is well thought out and goes with the look perfectly.
The best aesthetic bedroom paint colors
If you are looking for aesthetic bedroom ideas, start with the wall color. You can really go in any direction – the most important thing is sticking to one aesthetic and having everything match cohesively.
Here are some of the most popular and trendiest aesthetic bedroom paint colors.
Shades of white
White is one of the easiest paint colors to work with, because it matches nearly every color palette. White walls are best for a clean aesthetic, but can also work for boho, rustic, or even coastal spaces.
Check out all of the best white paint colors for your bedroom!
Sherwin Williams – Alabaster (SW 7008)
Alabaster is a warm and inviting white with subtle undertones, creating a soft and elegant atmosphere in any space.
Benjamin Moore – Chantilly Lace (OC-65)
Chantilly Lace is a crisp, clean white that exudes freshness and modernity, making it perfect for a sleek and minimalistic aesthetic.
Sherwin Williams – Snowbound (SW 7004)
Snowbound is a versatile off-white color with a touch of warmth, providing a cozy and inviting backdrop for any style of decor.
Benjamin Moore – White Dove (OC-17)
White Dove is a creamy, soft white that adds a touch of warmth and sophistication, creating a comfortable and stylish ambiance in a bedroom.
Sherwin Williams – Pure White (SW 7005)
Pure White is a bright and pure white, offering a clean canvas for creative expression and allowing other colors in the room to pop.
Soft pinks are perfect for a feminine or romantic bedroom. Shades of blush are a great option if you want a little color, without it being too bold.
Be sure to check out all of my favorite light pink paint colors!
Sherwin Williams – Romance (SW 6323)
Romance is a delicate and sweet pink with a touch of peach, evoking a sense of romance and charm, ideal for a soft and feminine bedroom.
Benjamin Moore – Pink Bliss (2093-70)
Pink Bliss is a subtle, muted pink with a hint of gray, creating a sophisticated and calming atmosphere, perfect for a trendy and elegant space.
Sherwin Williams – Intimate White (SW 6322)
Intimate White is a soft, blush pink with warm undertones, offering a cozy and intimate vibe, ideal for a cozy and inviting bedroom.
Benjamin Moore – Head Over Heels (2013-40)
Head Over Heels is a slightly muted pink that radiates modernity and chic elegance, adding a touch of glamour to the bedroom.
Sherwin Williams – Mellow Coral (SW 6324)
Mellow Coral is a subtle and muted coral-pink shade, creating a calming and serene atmosphere, perfect for a trendy and relaxed bedroom space.
Gray paint colors are a classic for a reason: they are super neutral, but have just enough color to them to be interesting. Gray is a great option for a a classic but beautiful bedroom.
Sherwin Williams – Repose Gray (SW 7015)
Repose Gray is a versatile and neutral gray with slight warm undertones, offering a sophisticated and timeless backdrop for any bedroom aesthetic.
Benjamin Moore – Stonington Gray (HC-170)
Stonington Gray is a cool, soft gray with hints of blue and green, creating a serene and calming environment, perfect for a modern and trendy bedroom.
Sherwin Williams – Agreeable Gray (SW 7029)
Agreeable Gray is a warm gray with beige undertones, providing a cozy and welcoming atmosphere, ideal for a comfortable and stylish bedroom.
Benjamin Moore – Classic Gray (OC-23)
Classic Gray is a timeless and elegant gray with warm undertones, adding a touch of sophistication and versatility to the bedroom space.
Sherwin Williams – Passive (SW 7064)
Passive is a cool and soothing gray with blue undertones, creating a tranquil and peaceful ambiance, perfect for a minimalist and contemporary bedroom design.
Light blue is another universally appealing option. It’s a nice pastel with a bit of interest to it, but blues can also feel neutral – especially blue-gray shades. They’re a great option for a bedroom.
Be sure to check out all of the best light blue paint colors!
Sherwin Williams – Sea Salt (SW 6204)
Sea Salt is a soft and muted blue-green shade reminiscent of the sea, creating a calming and refreshing atmosphere in the bedroom.
Benjamin Moore – Breath of Fresh Air (806)
Breath of Fresh Air is a light and airy blue with a touch of green, evoking a sense of tranquility and serenity, perfect for a relaxing and peaceful bedroom space.
Sherwin Williams – Rainwashed (SW 6211)
Rainwashed is a delicate and muted aqua-blue color, creating a soothing and spa-like ambiance, ideal for a calming and rejuvenating bedroom retreat.
Benjamin Moore – Harbor Haze (2136-60)
Harbor Haze is a soft and subtle blue-gray shade, adding a touch of sophistication and elegance to the bedroom, creating a tranquil and inviting atmosphere.
Sherwin Williams – Sleepy Blue (SW 6225)
Sleepy Blue is a gentle and restful blue with a hint of gray, providing a serene and peaceful backdrop for a cozy and stylish bedroom space.
Sage is a great option for an earthy or natural aesthetic. Green feels colorful without being overly warm, and interesting without being too bold. It’s one of my very favorite color families!
Check out all of my favorite sage green bedroom paint colors!
Sherwin Williams – Clary Sage (SW 6178)
Clary Sage is a muted and sophisticated sage green, creating a calming and earthy atmosphere, perfect for a trendy and nature-inspired bedroom.
Benjamin Moore – Silver Sage (506)
Silver Sage is a soft and silvery green-gray, exuding elegance and sophistication, ideal for a chic and luxurious bedroom design.
Benjamin Moore – Guilford Green (HC-116)
Guilford Green is a timeless and classic sage green, providing a sense of balance and harmony, making it suitable for a trendy and balanced bedroom aesthetic.
Sherwin Williams – Svelte Sage (SW 6164)
Svelte Sage is a subtle and muted sage green, creating a serene and relaxing atmosphere, perfect for a trendy and calming bedroom space.
Sherwin Williams – Relentless Olive (SW 6425)
Relentless Olive is a deep and rich olive green, evoking a sense of warmth and coziness, making it ideal for a stylish and inviting bedroom retreat.
My final suggestion for an aesthetic bedroom is light purple walls. Purple might be unexpected, but like light blue and blush, it’s just a touch of color and interest in a super fun way, without overwhelming the space.
Be sure to check out all of my favorite purple paint colors for bedrooms!
Benjamin Moore – Misty Lilac (2071-70)
Misty Lilac is a soft and muted lavender-gray, creating a dreamy and ethereal atmosphere, ideal for a romantic and whimsical bedroom design.
Benjamin Moore – Lavender Mist (2070-60)
Lavender Mist is a delicate and airy lavender with gray undertones, evoking a sense of elegance and grace, perfect for a sophisticated and chic bedroom space.
Sherwin Williams – Charming Pink (SW 6309)
Charming Pink is a subtle lavender-pink shade, adding a touch of femininity and warmth to the bedroom, creating a cozy and inviting ambiance.
Benjamin Moore – Purple Cream (2073-70)
Purple Cream is a soft and muted lavender-gray, exuding sophistication and tranquility, making it suitable for a trendy and elegant bedroom design.
Sherwin Williams – Enchant (SW 6555)
Enchant is a muted lavender with a touch of gray, creating a calming and enchanting atmosphere, perfect for a dreamy and romantic bedroom retreat.
Before you go…
So, you’ve found the perfect paint color, but here’s the thing – there’s another big decision you have to make: picking the right paint sheen. Seriously, the level of glossiness can totally change how your color looks on the walls and how long the paint lasts!
Check out our complete guide to understanding paint sheens.
Still not sure what paint color to choose?
My Paint Color Formula ebook walks you through the painless process of expertly testing paint swatches to ensure you have the perfect color for your home.
The best way to sample paint? Samplize!
Thanks for reading!
Morgan is passionate about home decor and paint colors. She has been sharing DIY home decor tips since 2012 at CharlestonCrafted.com. From there, she learned to love paint colors, and the Paint Color Project was born in 2022!