The Best Colors to Paint a Bedroom to Improve Sleep

If you are remodeling your bedroom, then you have likely contemplated the best colors to Paint a Bedroom to Improve Sleep.

The color you select has an impact on the look of the space, but it also affects the way the room makes you feel. There are two primary color groups, cool and warm.




Cool colors spark feelings of tranquility and bring you into yourself. They are good options for bedrooms and spa-like bathrooms.



Warm colors are more suited for social rooms where you want to inspire communication and creativity as they evoke feelings of joy, optimism, and vitality. Such as this fun family room below.

Research Shows that Blue is one of the Best Colors to Paint a Bedroom to Encourage Sleep.

They say that you need about seven hours of sleep to be productive. According to a survey piloted by Travelodge hotels, participants who slept in a blue room got the best night’s sleep. They averaged 7 hours and 52 minutes of sleep per night.



Next Best Colors to Paint a Bedroom

Moss green, pale yellow, and silver trailed slightly behind.





So, you can enhance the odds of getting those desired seven-eight hours of sleep by painting your bedroom, soft colors of blue, yellow, green, silver or even orange.



Soft Shades of Blue are the Best Colors to Paint a Bedroom

If you are trying to create a serene space, we suggest you opt for a muted blue, which is considered the most calming shade.


The Psychological Properties of Colors

It is helpful to understand the Psychological Properties of Colors when you are selecting paint colors for your home. As you learned above color can cause feelings of boredom and calm, or stimulation and vigor.

Specific colors may cause the nervous system to become agitated and the body to react in negative ways.
Click here to learn more about the Psychological Properties of Colors.
Learn how to create places of calm in your home to counteract the chaos of life.

Understanding how color affects an environment is essential knowledge for your designer to have, especially when designing a space for someone with special needs, like an ADD child or adult.
Click here for tips on designing an ADHD-friendly space.

Clutter in our homes can cause stress for many of us.
Click here to learn about the magic of tidying up and decluttering.

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