11 Inspirational Light Green Bedroom Ideas

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11 Inspirational Light Green Bedroom Ideas
Tom Greenspan
December 21, 2022

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Using light green in a bedroom may appear to be an odd choice due to the limitations of contrasting colors and accessories that can be used to enhance the look and feel of the bedroom. But the truth is it can be a fantastic color to use in your bedroom to add your own character.

This article will answer many of your frequently asked questions and a few more to give you a complete and candid overview of what you can expect when you use light green colors in your bedroom.

Buckle up and learn how to make the best of light green with accessories and more such as:

  • Key lime green accent walls
  • Peppermint green
  • Sleeping in the treetops
  • Elegant styling with green

If you use light green in your bedroom, will you be restricted with accent colors?

Most of you will not have considered light green for your bedroom walls or accessories, even though it has become a trendy color over the past two deceased in soft furnishings,

When painting a bedroom wall in light green there has always been resistance due to misconceptions about the color being a stand-alone color and hard to mix and match.

Here are just a few examples of how you can proceed, and there are many more colors you can choose:

  • The ubiquitous brilliant white paint pairs perfectly with light green to give a super fresh look to your bedroom.
  • If you need an accent for your light green walls then pale yellow provides an opulent mix giving richness to your bedroom.
  • Muted pastel blues and dark blues make for an interesting color palette that works exceptionally well.
  • It may not sound like a match but coral is the perfect marriage with light green in your bedroom.
  • Of course, silvery dove gray brings order to the bedroom and allows the light green to shine through.
  • Lilac is a color of beauty and deep relaxation that resonates with many people and when paired with light green the combination is sublime.
  • Everyone knows that dark chocolate tones and light are a match made in heaven.

Let's get into it and explore how to make your bedroom a peaceful haven in your home.

1. Light green showcasing a contemporary bedroom

If you think light green is not going to fit into your master bedroom, then you may need to take a second look as you will be astounded by the look and feel of the bedroom as the light green brings a level of balance and order to the bedroom.

Did you know that scientists experimented with students in Copenhagen on the psychology of colored lights and green that was found to induce calmness and relaxation?

For those of you who already use green in your home, you will know the powers that the colors can yield when it comes to downtime and chilling out. Maybe this is the reason that so many homes that have had Fung Shui consultations utilize the color green to ground the home and keep it a place of relaxation free from conflict.

The combination of earthy tones in this bedroom is a design triumph and should be emulated for you to get the very best from your bedroom.

How to create this look?

It's a simple room and light green and chocolate brown are a match made in heaven so the color combination could not fail. Keep the room simple, there is no need for lots of accessories, when you have it perfect keep it that way.

It goes without saying some house plants with abundant foliage are going to enhance the bedroom's earthy feeling.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the hardest level to achieve these bedroom shelves is a 3.

This room is easy to achieve if you have a wood floor to bring the room to a cohesive conclusion, but if not a light tone carpet will provide an equally good experience and some warmth underfoot. 

Keep the room flooded with natural light as much as possible for the best results.

2. Key lime green

All of the would-be doubters are choking and sputtering on their mid-morning coffee as they witness the beauty of key lime green in the bedroom.

If you are over 30 and someone had suggested that you paint an accent wall in your bedroom key lime green you would have probably looked at them as if they have sunstroke or some other ailment.

Key lime green is right down the middle and is neither feminine nor masculine making it the perfect color for the bedroom where both parties can feel happy with this exuberant color scheme.

When in doubt white will have your back covered and the combination of brilliant white walls and the key lime accent wall is a tremendous and glorious salute to color.

If you want this exact color for your bedroom then the color key lime with hexadecimal color code #e8f48c is a light shade of yellow-green. In the RGB color model #e8f48c is 90.98% red, 95.69% green and 54.9% blue. In the HSL color space #e8f48c has a hue of 67° (degrees), 83% saturation and 75% lightness.

How to create this look?

Think excitement, think sunshine and holidays in Florida and you are halfway there. Key lime green and white dominate so a muted green bed throw and pillows are enough to bring the room into a harmonious balance.

Keep it bright and you will have a bedroom to enjoy for a long time.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the hardest level to achieve these bedroom shelves is a 4.

This fantastic bedroom is a simple project that can be done by a DIY enthusiast to great effect, keep accessories minimal, and don't divert far from the color theme of the bedroom.

3. Sleeping in the treetops

By using green in the bedroom you can bring some of the outdoors into your living space and relax as the trees sway and feel as if you are part of nature.

This wonderful bedroom has lots of natural light so a darker tone of green can be used which really accentuates the feeling of calmness and serenity, the neutral tones of the bedroom are a masterful compliment to the green accent wall, and interestingly the use of black in this bedroom is an outstanding feature and could only be pulled off with such a forgiving color like green.

When you use a dominant accent for your bedroom then use neutral tones for the headboard and bedding, the gray rug is sublime and matches perfectly with the decor.

Keep accessories to a minimum and explore monochrome images for a perfect accessory.

How to create this look?

This is another simple look to create but this time take a more mature approach to green and use it just for an accent so it does not overpower the bedroom.

Earthy tones will always work well with this shade of green as well as the black undertones of the lampshade and bedside table.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the hardest level to achieve these bedroom shelves is a 5.

There are more design cues going on in this bedroom than meets the eye, once you have the green paint on the wall may be using an Adobe color wheel to perfect your neutral tones.

4. Contemporary Peppermint green beauty

There are some situations in life that words cannot sufficiently express the glorious situation you find yourself in and this bedroom is breathtakingly stunning in its design execution.

This handsome shade of green is the perfect resolution to any situation that you may have been stressed about during the day. Imagine walking into the bedroom and kicking off your shoes, and relaxing for ten minutes, the color is tranquil and calming.

The modern decor and furnishings are not obtrusive which adds to the bedroom, it's a case of when less is more with this bedroom design.

It is unusual to be able to match the wall color with the drapes and furnishings without an overwhelming feeling in the bedroom.

If you would like to copy this pepper mint green bedroom, the hexadecimal color code #c5eada is a light shade of green-cyan. In the RGB color model #c5eada is 77.25% red, 91.76% green and 85.49% blue. In the HSL color space #c5eada has a hue of 154° (degrees), 47% saturation and 85% lightness.

How to create this look?

It's so simple if you can find the matching furnishings and bedding, a bright room is best but if you have artificial lighting the look is still going to be stunningly beautiful.

Simplicity and tranquility is the theme of this bedroom so keep it simple for the optimum effect.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the hardest level to achieve these bedroom shelves is a 6.

Matching drapes and chairs with bedding and paint may be a tall order but as long as you keep the tones on the whiter side you can achieve a similar look for your bedroom.

5. Green overload

Is green a suitable color for a kid's bedroom? Yes, it's a perfect color. You may not feel that the image is inspirational and your kid may become blinded by the bright green and that's understandable until you appreciate the image as a concept of how green can be used in a kid's bedroom.

Remove the green walls and imagine the furniture in place in a white bedroom, it's a whole new scenario and a scenario that would work well in a kid's bedroom.

Do you know that infants are stimulated by color, certain colors make infants have a creative streak while other colors are calming. However you feel about this shade of green painting an infant's room is challenging and often the best solution is to accessorize with bright colors and leave the walls a blank canvas.

How to create this look?

Take the elements of the room color scheme that are applicable to you and discard the rest, it's a concept for you to play with and if certain elements work then that's a perfect resolution.

Accessories and paint below a dado rail can bring this concept to life in your own home with marvelous results.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the hardest level to achieve these bedroom shelves is a 0.

Almost all interior designs start with a design concept or a design brief from the client so be bold and make the changes that will suit your child's bedroom.

6. Start slowly 

If you consider green a color that you are unfamiliar with in terms of decor then start slowly, you can add green to a bedroom in many ways and feel out how the room changes and more importantly if you like it or not.

By taking this approach you can experiment at an affordable level and create your own design regardless of how garish your bedroom furnishing is. Use light colors at the top such as the drapes and then graduate the colors to darker tones and you move closer to the floor.

Green is the perfect combination for neutral and easy tones so be brave and experiment, you may create a bedroom that is unique to you but stands out in a crowded world of like-for-like bedroom designs.

How to create this look?

Start slowly and experiment with the concept of adding green to the bedroom, drapes are a great place to start and you can add from there if you have a perceived adversity to green but you would like to explore the color then add green in increments.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the hardest level to achieve these bedroom shelves is a 1.

It's wise advice for anyone who is unsure about using a color in the bedroom, start small and add as you go, it's easy to add an accent wall once you are hooked on the color.

7. When you can't get enough of peppermint green

Once you have used green in your bedroom it may be hard to go back to another color and in this teen's bedroom, the teenager is loving peppermint green all the way.

Using color for the ceiling and walls is a design technique to make the bedroom feel bigger and not so closed in so there is some method in the madness of this image and to be drake it looks absolutely fab for a young female teenager.

What's interesting about this bedroom is how the accents have been used to create a sense of warmth and break the gaze from the peppermint green. A yellow chair, coral elements on the bed throw, and pillows with a pink cushion for a teddy on the bed.

The use of these accessory colors shows the versatility of green as a color even if it is overwhelming you can still break the color with bright accessories.

Is the bedroom everyone's choice? No, is it every teenage female choice? Possibly!

How to create this look?

It is peppermint green all the way and nothing else will do, and why not, it's a fantastic color that is forging of other colors and a joy to work and live within a bedroom.

Muted yellow and coral are known for their color contrasts with green so introduce these colors for a vibrant exciting feel to the bedroom.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the hardest level to achieve these bedroom shelves is an 8.

There is a lot of painting going on in this bedroom so it's a strong 8 for sheer hard work. Other than that it's about accessorizing the bedroom to the teenager's style ideas.

8. Elegant styling

Now, if you are like many people out there and you mention green with the words stylish and elegant they may not believe you as green has had a bad rap for centuries for some odd reason but, this image is evidence that green is indeed stylish and elegant when used in the correct way.

The ingenious accent band running vertically on the brilliant white wall is a creative masterpiece that has to be applauded.  The matching pillow covers and accent across the bed tie the bedroom into a harmonious celebration of design techniques and the color green when used in a bedroom.

The retro style table from the late 60s and the complimenting pink faux flower arrangement are triumphant with the hint of light wood tones on the headboard and lamp shade.

Should you copy this look? Absolutely if you want an elegant stylish bedroom.

How to create this look?

Oh, the simplicity of this decor is breathtakingly easy to achieve and can be done at a minimal cost instead of the extravagance so often seen in bedrooms.

Its paint and bedding plus a retro bedside table that can be painted to fit the color scheme of the bedroom. A Lightwood accent will go a long way to achieving this awesome bedroom decor.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the hardest level to achieve these bedroom shelves is a 6.

It's a 6 due to the tricky masking, you may be well advised to ping a laser if you have one or use a cheap chalk line so you can be sure the masking tape is plumb before painting.

9. Sumptuous and relaxing

Who could deny this bedroom is anything but sumptuous in its furnishings but also the decor which is a work of art and has been executed to perfection, the vertical white lines to break the peppermint green is refreshing and a super addition to the design styling of this superb bedroom.

The fresh white accents really say something about this bedroom and the person who occupies it, It could say you are grounded and organized with not too many worries in the world.

The bedside cabinetry with the bullnose draw pulls fits wonderfully well in this bedroom as do the white bedside lamps.

Coils criticism be leveled at this bedroom? Not in a million years, it is a testament to comfort and relaxation in a tranquil setting.

How to create this look?

Think comfort and opulence combined with the ultimate relaxation bedroom and get started. Peppermint green is a bedroom best friend for creating a cool space and adding the vertical lines adds a cool design element to the bedroom.

Without the brilliant white accent, the bedroom would lose much of its appeal so make sure you use white where needed.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the hardest level to achieve these bedroom shelves is a 6.

It's those masking lines that are going to cause heartache in this bedroom and to be honest in a bedroom of this size could be left out. Masking vertical lines is time-consuming and it's impossible to freestyle this one, so take your time and use all the tools available to make that line plumb.

10. Shades of the keys!

Can you make good use of green in a small bedroom setting? Absolutely green can make or break a bedroom so selecting the correct tone is vitally important, and this small bedroom has it 100% correct, with key lime green from the Florida keys.

It's bright, it's vibrant, and makes the bedroom feel alive with its perfect saturation of color. The cool thing is Key lime green is a forging color and accessories work well such as the light wood tones and the dark gray lamp shades.

It's not necessary to accessorize a lot. The wall color makes the statement of who you are, a fun-loving vibrant person who isn't afraid to push the barriers of excitement professionally or for leisure.

If the room does prove to be bright and vibrant and you want to bring it down a tone or two introduce some darker green tones for balance and clarity of colors.

How to create this look?

Key lime green all the way baby, just paint an accent wall, for the very best results in your bedroom. Keep accessories basic and use them sparingly.

Because the room is bright and vibrant, continue the theme with light tones and white walls for contrast.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the hardest level to achieve these bedroom shelves is a 3.

If you have an idea of how to apply paint to a wall then you can achieve this room in a day. Keep the other walls white for the best look and keep accessories minimal.

11. Ultra-modern and muted tones of green

For modern bedrooms it's advisable not to have in-your-face color schemes, they do not scream modernity and take away from the theme of the bedroom. Instead, use muted tones of green, this subdued peppermint green is bright and relaxing, if tranquility and serenity are your main goal when you are in your bedroom then this is the color for you.

Keep the bedroom simple and use accessories sparingly as they will overpower the look you desire. Keep it light and bright by using light tones for wood such as beech or even untreated oak will look tremendous in a modern bedroom.

If you like the minimalist style and want to break away from the austerity of white, then explore this color.

How to create this look?

Keep it simple, paint the walls the same color or use an accent wall and paint everything else white or off-white for the best effect. Keep colors and wood structures light.

How easy is this look to achieve? Working on a simple scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the hardest level to achieve, these bedroom shelves is a 5.

It's an easy look, but you will need flawless walls to achieve a fantastic paint finish.

Is light green in your bedroom for you?

It would be hard to say no to the inspirational images, and there are ways of achieving the look without being totally committed to the color, and accessories!

It would be hard to deny that peppermint green is not a tranquil color and makes the perfect bedroom accent wall with neutral tones or dark chocolate.

If you want to jazz up your bedroom and make your own mark, then key lime green is an excellent color to select. It's vibrant and fun and says so much about your personality.