Colors For Your Bedroom To Help You Sleep

Blues, grays and greens are all soothing colors that Clayton offers in our manufactured and modular homes so you can sleep better in your bedroom!

Bright colors, fun designs, comfy pillows and cool lighting can all add to the atmosphere of a bedroom, but what about making sure it is decorated for its true function: sleep?

When decorating your bedroom, keep in mind how to make it the coziest place to tuck in at night. You want colors that promote relaxation and create a calm mood!

Blues, yellows and oranges are all soothing colors that Clayton offers in our manufactured and modular homes so you can sleep better in your bedroom!

Primary bedroom with a light blue-green accent wall with large bed in the middle of the room and a black bedroom suite.

How can paint colors affect sleep?

There is actually quite a bit of science behind what colors can help you sleep best!

Long story short, your eyes are directly connected to receptors in your brain that take in your surroundings and affect your state of being.

Sleep.org goes into more detail about how certain colors can help you sleep at night. Basically, we associate different colors with different feelings, which means our bodies respond physically to different colors!

Primary bedroom with yellow wall, large bed and silver lamps.

So what colors are the best for sleep?

Although there are many colors to choose from, blue is actually the color that can affect your sleep pattern in the most positive way by contributing to longer rest. The color blue is also calm and soothing.

Studies show that people who paint their bedroom walls blue tend to sleep longer and deeper than those who paint their walls with bright colors.

However, if blue isn’t in the color palette you desire, you can choose from a variety of calming shades such as silvers, neutral tones, yellows, pale corals, beiges and many more.

What colors are the worst for sleep?

It is tempting to paint a bedroom vibrant, bright colors because they are fun. However, it is actually a good idea to avoid bright colors in the bedroom.

Bright colors like reds and purples tend to create a lot of energy in a room and discourage calm, relaxed vibes that help you sleep.

It can be hard to avoid these palettes, especially in bedrooms for kids, but if there is a specific color that you are set on using, try it in a muted shade! This allows you to keep the scheme you want while still encouraging the best atmosphere for a good night’s rest.

Master bedroom with blue-gray accent wall and two large window features.

What colors does Clayton offer?

Clayton offers many different color options including blues, beiges and taupe!

Master bedroom with a blue-teal accent wall with large bed.

This bedroom has been painted a blue color that has teal undertones, making it a soothing place to rest!

There you have it! Just a few tips on how to make your room a serene oasis, and a perfect place to bring your day to a close. Don’t stop your home personalization there though, check out Clayton Studio to see more ways you can make your home perfect for you!

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