Modern Bedroom Inspiration: 5 Ways to Transform Your Space

Four months ago, we had the interior of our home painted. When they painted, they did our master bedroom a lovely shade of blue. A blue that I chose myself. Because the room’s color scheme was blues, white and yellows.

Except the blue came out…different…that I thought it would. It’s not BAD, but it’s quite a bit more…vibrant…than I was planning on.

This has created a project for me: a complete redo of our master bedroom. (You can stop laughing now.) Thankfully the furniture has been ordered, and the bedding, as well, but NOW it’s the actual decor I’ll be working on. Since I’m transforming MY space, I thought today might be a good day to chat about that!

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When seeking inspiration for your bedroom, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a style that’s more timeless than modernism. 

A modern bedroom can be many things. It’s sleek and trendy, minimalist and effortless, and luxurious and elegant. In the context of design, modernism is primarily characterized by clean lines and shapes, functionality, and a polished aesthetic. But the trick to creating the modern bedroom of your dreams is simple enough — just incorporate the elements that resonate with you. 

From ensuring you have the best memory foam mattress in place to repurposing furniture, these five modern bedroom ideas will inspire you to create a space that transcends time. 

1. Create an Accent Wall 

The walls say it all. The best way to add a personal touch to your modern bedroom is with an accent wall. You can paint one wall in your bedroom a different color, apply a patterned wallpaper, or even venture outside your comfort zone and add an exposed brick wall. 

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Because all of you readers are such smart people, I know you’ve figured out something about me by now. I’m not scared to tell you what I think. Right?!

Sometimes this is a blessing and sometimes it’s a curse, for sure, but recently I started thinking: I love to ponder situations and then craft an inspirational and sometimes step-on-the-toes-a-little response. So I took that a bit further and literally crafted my responses. In the forms of these images:




You know what, I enjoyed creating these so very much that I thought I’d create an ENTIRE page for them! Roll up to the top of this page to see the tab entitled “Thoughtfuls” or CLICK HERE to go there directly! Here you’ll be able to click any that you like and download them in their full resolution.

I’ll be adding more of these quite every week, so don’t forget to check back! And please: SHARE THESE! Put them on your Facebook, tweet them, Instagram them, share them on Tumblr or Pinterest, whatever you like! Hopefully we can inspire some folks along the way!

I hope you all enjoy my Thoughtfuls, and please, let me know what you think! I’d love to hear from you!