Above all else, a master bedroom should radiate romantic vibes (and not just for aesthetic purposes). Think plush throws, gauzy canopy beds, mood lighting, and evocative artwork. From modern, unexpected spaces to classic sanctuaries, take a look at these romantic bedroom ideas for couples and singles alike. Then all you’ll have to do is turn the lights down low.
With a recurring motif of soft curved lines and a balanced color palette of airy blush-beige and cool white with moodier navy accents, interior designer Heather Hilliard creates a romantic—but not in-your-face-romantic—atmosphere in this master bedroom.
Hotel rooms always feel little dreamier and more romantic than the average bedroom. So why not take notes to bring home with you? The Firehouse Hotel designed by ETC.etera is the perfect example. The Moroccan pendant lamps add a touch of brass while also shining a beautiful pattern throughout the space. Perfect for mood lighting!
Have you ever wanted to crawl into a bed more than you have right now? The moody gray velvet walls and matching headboard bring a smokey, texturally rich allure and mystery to the otherwise white, bright, and airy space designed by Alison Pickart. No artwork is needed, as these walls speak for themselves.
Roses are red and violets are blue, but have you met the most romantic flower of them all yet? We’re talking about the fluffy, ethereal dried plant known as pampas grass. Corinne Marthern displayed it in this California bedroom for some minimalist romance.
Equal parts classic and edgy, this space designed by ETC.etera is a masterclass in decorating a romantic bedroom. The curtains and built-in nook framing the bed introduces a sense of intimacy while the toile maintains a more traditional spirit.
The high-shine gloss of lacquer paint will make any space feel sleek and sexy in an instant. And in a shade of red like this one, things will heat up even more. Because the walls are so over the top, go with classic ivory bedding and traditional sconces to polish it all off.
A bedroom with a fireplace ignites the passion like no other. While the showstopper is clearly the fireplace, that textured paint and stone wall make this bedroom feel like an old-world sanctuary.
In this bedroom designed by Arent & Pyke, the plush carpet almost looks iridescent, radiating a sense of luxury and comfort. The textured panel headboard introduce the perfect contrast. For the ultimate touch of romance, hang light pink sheers that create a rosy glow throughout the space.
Hang curtains in front of your bed to intensify the sense of privacy and intimacy. It’ll feel like a little cocoon from the outside world. A fluffy comforter you’d never want to toss off doesn’t hurt either.
A low-to-the-ground bed sets the pace for sexy bohemian energy. Loose linens are also a good call—the effortlessness makes the bed irresistible.
This bedroom gives “pillow talk” a whole new meaning. There’s something sexy about the unexpectedness of a cheeky pillow in an otherwise traditional bedroom.
In this loft bedroom designed by ETC.etera, the bedroom is lined with mirrors for a magnifying effect and the elevated en-bedroom bathtub ensures plenty of romance and style.
Is there anything sexier than a gauzy canopy? There’s just something enchanting about the flowy, semi-sheer look. Take note from this bedroom and punch things up with a vibrant dose of color in your throw pillows and area rug.
Turn your bedroom into a lush garden oasis with indoor trees and plenty of florals. Though this master bedroom feels grand and over the top, it’s also grounded thanks to the nature-inspired design elements.
That luxe green velvet headboard evokes the romance of a garden or hidden forest. A headboard like this one in a rich hue is the perfect romantic touch for anyone looking for something less overtly romantic.
Make a bold statement with black painted walls and floors. Enveloped in inky black paint, your bedroom will feel a lot more intimate.
That abstract artwork is a highly romantic note in this master bedroom. There’s just something about that smoke-like scene that makes us want to dim the lights.
Piles of sumptuous layers ensure you’ll never want to leave the bedroom. All-white interiors channel the dreaminess of clouds while the antique mirror has an alluring, nostalgic presence.
“Exuberantly feminine, yet resolutely chic” was designer Jonathan Berger’s motto for decorating this Brooklyn townhouse. The vintage pieces scream romance.
Semi-sheer, gauzy curtains evoke a sense of ethereal romance. They’ll diffuse the light for a soft and dreamy effect. Even better if the bed looks out onto a gorgeous view when the curtains are pulled back.
In this bedroom designed by Hecker Guthrie, the dark, long and lean wooden panels bring grit and polish while the luxe red armchair and plush cream carpet create warmth.
This master bedroom designed by Heather Hilliard is pure and simple elegance, enveloped in gorgeous shades of white and cream punctuated by blue accents. Add a mohair throw (or something equally as fluffy) for a luxe, cozy atmosphere.