|~Kristine M. posted: “A calming and relaxing bedroom is a goal for many homeowners. The right way to achieve that combination often includes light neutral colors with touches of warmth, layers of soft textiles and the occasional inviting spot to sit down and kick back. You’ll ” Living Your Lifestyle & Owning It! Read on blog or reader Trending Bedroom Styles ~Kristine M. January 25 A calming and relaxing bedroom is a goal for many homeowners. The right way to achieve that combination often includes light neutral colors with touches of warmth, layers of soft textiles and the occasional inviting spot to sit down and kick back. You’ll find inspiration in these trending bedroom styles. 10. Flexible and Fashionable Bynn Esmond Designs created comfortable options for sitting, sleeping and working in this Los Gatos, California, bedroom. Charcoal gray on the headboard wall, desk and window seat ties the three areas together. Wood elements and rich brown pillows add touches of warmth, while light-colored linens and pillows keep things from veering too dark. 9. Coastal Calm A light neutral palette allows the coastal views to stand out in this Naples, Florida, primary bedroom. But to keep things interesting, Adelyn Charles Interiors layered in various linens and textures, such as grasscloth-lined nightstands, a media cabinet with woven abaca doors and a rattan serving tray. Wood beams, a wood-toned light fixture and a bamboo wall sculpture add warm details. 8. Lakeside Luxe Allard + Roberts Interior Design and M.S. Hammett Construction completed a major renovation at this vacation home on North Carolina’s Lake Lure. Light walls put the focus on the lake views off the bedroom’s balcony. A bedroom bench provides a spot to put on shoes, watch TV and place suitcases for packing and unpacking. An oversize chair and ottoman offer a spot for reading. And an abstract rug and artwork and braided crimson-colored blanket introduce punches of color. 7. Tufted Touches This Charlotte, North Carolina, bedroom by Melissa Rieser Interiors is soft and sumptuous. Blue-gray walls and a coastal painting provide a calming vibe. Ruffled, quilted and tufted touches add charming details. 6. Please Be Seated For this Darnestown, Maryland, bedroom by Sho and Co., the homeowners requested separate seating instead of a sofa or bench. Camel-colored velvet swivel chairs invite reading, talking or watching TV. Gray-blue nightstands add subtle color and a large area rug pulls in the pillow colors and other tones used throughout the room. 5. Bedtime Stories These Coral Gables, Florida, homeowners wanted a spot where the whole family could cozy up for bedtime stories. KasaMia Interiors designer Patricia Calasich, who found just the right comfy sofa and bench. Meanwhile, a black-frame canopy bed and black curtain rods echo the dark wood flooring. And elements of beige, camel, gray and warm whites create a soothing neutral palette. 4. Textural Take When it came to designing her own bedroom, designer Courtney Thomas wanted to layer a variety of textures for comfort and character. Rustic beams, a traditional wood desk serving as a nightstand, a boucle bench, dark ceramic reading lamps and a Scottish tartan bolster add personal style. Anchoring the room with a more modern metal canopy bed and sticking with a warm neutral palette tied these diverse elements together in an inviting way. 3. Rocky Mountain Modern For help designing a comfortable new home in Littleton, Colorado, these homeowners searched and found Haven Design and Construction. In the bedroom, the headboard wall features wallpaper with a pattern that evokes rock striations, playing off the mountains and stone walls seen through the large expanse of glass. An alabaster chandelier adds a more refined element, and earthy tones finish off the organic look. 2. Light and Layered Case Architects & Remodelers started with a light neutral palette in this Bethesda, Maryland, bedroom. Carefully edited layers featuring an oversize chandelier, a tufted headboard, a boucle chair, woven baskets, a soft patterned rug and dashes of plaid deliver a cozy and welcoming atmosphere. 1. Contrast and Compare A dark paneled accent wall draws the eye up to natural wood beams in this Nashville, Tennessee, bedroom by Kathy Kuo Designs. A warm teak canopy bed also accentuates the room’s height. Light-colored bed linens and white walls and ceiling provide contrast to the black wall and black woven ottomans.