Cheer up your bedroom with inspiration from these fun, imaginative spaces.
Warm, coppery orange, owner Ann Leggett's favorite color, prevails in the master bedroom in a New Orleans cottage. "Orange is warm and bright, and those attributes, to me, equal happiness," designer Susan Noble Jones says. Raso quilted cotton coverlet from ; table lamp from .
The master bedroom in a Scarsdale, New York, house has neutral colors with purple and blue accents. An abstract painting, "looks like the sun rising. Waking up happy is what this master bedroom is all about," designer Pat Healing says.
"This room was actually fun from the start," Katie Maine of says of the space in a Newport Beach, California house. "It would have been a sad little attic-like space if we didn't make an effort to turn it into a super-groovy teenage girl's room. To make the room seem bright, we added skylights and printed the wallpaper on Mylar to reflect the light around." The loft bedroom is swathed in 's Bombay wallpaper, custom-printed on Mylar. Bed and canopy by Maine Design. Vintage suzani bedcovering from . Moravian star light, .
Designer Lindsay Coral Harper gave a more youthful and upbeat appearance to a dated 1940s suburban house in Charlotte, North Carolina. She painted the guest room a vibrant color, 's Stem Green. "It immediately made this simple little space so happy," she says.
"That's true robin's egg blue on the walls," designer Jacqueline Derry Segura says of this master bedroom in Long Island. "You know what? It's all very classic and optimistic. The people who live here are happy and positive. It's a calm, happy, light-filled home with colors reminiscent of the sea." The custom-designed carpet is from . The custom headboard is covered in ivory leather from . Stools at the foot of the bed are from and covered in fabric.
Designer Allison Caccoma gave the master bedroom walls a high-gloss pale blue color. The designer wanted to capture the Connecticut house's view of the Long Island Sound and the sparkle of the water. "I love a little shimmer," she says. "I think sparkle in a room, even when it's subtle, adds a special happiness." The color — 's Harbor Haze — also freshens up a very traditional floral headboard.
Here's fabric-driven decor at its splashiest — an entire master bedroom in a Wisconson lake cottage worked around 's exuberant floral print, Rhodendron. "We used it for the drama of the overscale floral print," designer Carleton Varney says. "There's a big punch in it. It's so happy." The reversible quilt is Carleton V's Rossway in two colorways, soft red and green. The painted green Lisle headboard in pistachio is from Ficks Reed. The soft yellow walls are Pale Hound by . Alexis lamp in cardinal from .
"The printed fabric in the guest bedroom is whimsical," designer Meg Braff says of an East Hampton home, "but the beige and aqua palette is very restful." The designer also added bold stripes to make it even more interesting. "The bold stripes give the bedroom a whimsical feel," she says. Bed and curtain fabric is Lyford Background in Inca Gold on White, by . Wallpaper is Millennium Stripe in Beige and White, by . Ottomans are by .
"Fresh, bright, and happy" is how designer Alessandra Branca describes the master bedroom in Chicago. "You're walking down the hall and suddenly everything changes when you get to the master bedroom," she says. "It's springtime! This couple wakes up to spring every single day, even on the coldest morning. Isn't that wonderful?" Walls are upholstered in 's silk Lucienne Damask and bed canopy curtains are Riviera Stripe. Antique glass lamps are on vintage ebonized bedside tables.