Within your Scandinavian-style bedroom lies your sanctuary—a personal haven that beckons you to escape the outside world and find tranquility. Creating a cozy ambiance within this space is essential to fostering both restfulness and relaxation.
Whether you are starting from scratch or looking to reimagine your current bedroom design, we have curated an amazing collection of ideas below that will help you transform your space into a haven of comfort and style. Get ready to be inspired to create your own dream bedroom retreat.
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1. Embrace Neutral Tones.
Opt for a soothing color palette with soft, neutral tones like beige, cream, or pale gray. These hues create a serene backdrop and promote a calm atmosphere. (via K. Atwood Design)
2. Boho Scandi Vibes.
In this dreamy bedroom, the bed is the Florence Bed, complimented by Florence Nightstand, both from Joybird Furniture. A textured area rug brings a cozy element into this space. (via Joybird Furniture)
3. Soft, Earthy Tones.
Opt for earthy tones like warm browns, soft greens, or muted blues to create a soothing and nature-inspired bedroom design. (via Scandinavian Homes)
4. Accent Wall.
Create a focal point in your bedroom by adding an accent wall. Choose a calming color or a wallpaper pattern that reflects your personal style. A similar wall color is Benjamin Moore – Abyss 2128-20. Room & Board has a similar bed called the Wyatt. The fur blanket is from Pottery Barn. The Bridger Oval Occasional Table with a stone top is from Caste Design, while the plaster and acrylic artwork over the bed is by artist Peter Buchman. The wall sconce is by Apparatus Studio. (via Tamara Magel Studio)
5. Calming Artwork.
Hang soothing artwork or photographs that evoke a sense of tranquility. Consider nature-inspired scenes, abstract paintings, or serene landscapes to set a peaceful tone. (via @lightsy)
6. Utilize Under-Bed Storage.
Maximize your bedroom’s organization by utilizing under-bed storage. Invest in storage containers or opt for a bed with built-in drawers to keep your space clutter-free. (via @fotografanders)
7. Soft Textures.
Incorporate soft textures throughout your bedroom design. Consider adding a plush rug, velvet curtains, or a cozy armchair to create a warm and inviting atmosphere. (via West Elm UK)
8. Wall Sconces.
Install wall sconces on either side of the bed to free up bedside table space and create a warm and intimate lighting solution. (via Shanade McAllister-Fisher)
9. Ambient Lighting.
Incorporate various lighting options, such as bedside lamps, string lights, or dimmable ceiling fixtures, to create a warm and inviting ambiance. Adjustable lighting allows you to customize the mood according to your preferences. (via Honka UK Ltd)
10. Layers of Luxurious Bedding.
Experiment with different textures and materials to create a sumptuous bed. Layer your bed with plush pillows, cozy throws, and high-quality linens to add depth and comfort. (via Intro Interior Design Studio)
11. Minimalist Approach.
Adopt a minimalist design approach by decluttering your space and keeping only essential items. A clean and uncluttered bedroom promotes a sense of calm and relaxation. The French Connection Franco Side Table is in mango wood, with a rustic-effect grey stain top and matte black angled legs. (via French Connection Home)
12. Monochromatic Color Scheme.
Create a serene and cohesive look by using varying shades of a single color throughout your bedroom. This minimalist approach brings a sense of harmony and tranquility. (via Scandinavian Homes)
13. Cozy Attic Bedroom.
In each separate alcove of this attic space, there are two built-in beds that are 3’x7′. Making use of all available space is a top corner for a shelf to store books and toys. (via Fastighetsbyrån)
14. Natural Elements.
Bring nature indoors by incorporating organic elements like potted plants, fresh flowers, or a small indoor fountain. These elements not only add aesthetic appeal but also improve air quality and create a soothing environment. (via Bjurfors Skåne)
15. Built-in Storage In The Bedroom.
You can find a hotel feel with plenty of storage in this fantastic, classic home in Stockholm designed by Henrik Nero. Instead of feeling cramped, the high ceiling, full-length curtains, and calm color give the built-in cabinets a luxurious impression. (via Nero Interior)
16. Wall-mounted Shelves.
Install wall-mounted shelves to display personal mementos, books, or decorative items. This not only adds a personal touch but also keeps your surfaces clutter-free. (via Urbanology Designs)
17. Minimal Scandinavian Modern Kids Room.
A custom-designed bed features a top bunk secured to the wall, while the lower bed is on casters. The wall paint color is Distant Gray OC-68 – Benjamin Moore. Grounding this space is a durable and kid-friendly 8-by-10-foot jute rug. (via Urbanology Designs)
18. Personalized Gallery Wall.
Create a personalized gallery wall with framed photographs, artwork, or inspirational quotes that hold special meaning to you. This adds a personal touch and makes your bedroom truly unique. (via @idhalindhag_photographer)
19. A Soothing Color Pallet.
The wood and natural colors in this bedroom make for a warm and relaxing space. Featuring the Iris Divan upholstered bed in Powder from Button & Sprung. (via Button & Sprung)
20. Black & White Color Scheme.
Elevate your bedroom’s ambiance by incorporating a black & white color scheme through a balance of contrasting textiles, furniture, and decor items. (via Novari Interior Design)
21. Canopy Bed.
Add a touch of elegance and coziness to your bedroom with a canopy bed. Drape sheer curtains or lightweight fabrics for a dreamy and intimate feel. (via Cornish Interiors)
22. Cozy Reading Nook.
Create a cozy reading nook with a comfortable chair or a window seat. Add a bookshelf or a side table to keep your favorite books within reach. (via Sköna Hem)
23. Minimalist Bedroom Decor.
The Scandinavian style has a lot to offer with natural materials and minimalist design that make us fall asleep more easily. (via Alvhem Mäkleri & Interiör)
24. Wall Mural Accent Wall.
This cozy bedroom features layers of bedding, a fireplace, and a stunning leafy backdrop. The wall mural backdrop is the GREENHOUSE | Wallpaper Collection from Rebel Walls. (via Rebel Walls)
26. Layers Of Pillows.
If you don’t have a headboard, use layers of pillows for an attractive, budget-friendly, and comfortable way to fill the void. (via Stylingbolaget)
27. Curtain Room Dividers.
In a small bedroom, room dividers are a great idea for privacy. These thin tulle curtains give the feeling of a bed canopy and separate just enough. Here, too, the grayscale dominates, but instead of an upholstered bed frame in fabric, a wooden door with the same color as driftwood is used. (via 100kvadratmeter)
28. Picture Grouping Above The Bed.
A color scheme of white, beige, and gray becomes an unbeatable combo to create a cool and sober feeling in this bedroom. Here, the picture wall becomes a continuation of the headboard, making the eye travel upwards. The chandelier also makes a statement in this space. (via papac media AB)
29. Decorate With String Lights.
Add string lights to your bedroom for warmth and ambiance. They can also help to illuminate a picture wall for a unique atmosphere. (via Remodelista)
29. Canopy of Fairy Lights.
Hang a canopy of fairy lights above your bed for a magical and enchanting atmosphere. The soft glow will create a dreamy ambiance that promotes relaxation. The use of sophisticated wallpaper from Cole & Son combined with a punch of pink makes for the perfect room for both young girls and teens.
30. Minimal Warmth & Simplicity.
A low, cozy bed is decorated with layers of bedding, pillows, and posters on the floor. Select warm, soft lighting to add to the cozy atmosphere. (via Scandinavian Homes)
31. Mirrors for Natural Light.
Place mirrors strategically to reflect natural light and create an illusion of a larger space. This not only brightens the room but also adds a touch of elegance. (via Entrance Fastighetsmäkleri)
32. Wood-Paneled Accent Wall.
Enhance the serenely minimalistic ambiance of your Scandinavian-style bedroom by introducing a rustic touch through the addition of a warm wood-paneled statement wall. (via Coco Camellia)
33. Tongue & Groove Panelling.
Putting up a panel can be a smart way to conceal cables or pipes and create storage. You can also dress both built-in wardrobes and the walls in the same type of panel, to create a uniform aesthetic. (via SxS Design & Build)
34. Wall Storage.
Integrated wall storage provides convenient spaces to showcase books and personalized accessories in a small space.
35. A Magical Bedroom.
This dreamy pre-teen girl’s bedroom features a custom platform bed, super-soft linens, macrame hangings, a fun bookcase, and a dreamy watercolor mural. (via Urbanology Designs)
36. Brick Accent Wall.
Elevate your Scandinavian bedroom with the cozy charm of a brick accent wall, infusing a touch of rustic texture into the minimalist design. You can also apply faux brick wall panels to your bedroom space to achieve the same look. (via SHOKO.design)