Paint Your Bed for a Colorful Night’s Sleep

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More often than not, bed frames are a neutral color — they have white, black or wood finishes that coordinate with nearly everything but can lack charisma. Instead, consider using a bright color to add personality and vitality to what is presumably the most frequently used piece of furniture you own. Here are some examples of beds in every color of the rainbow — and how to get one of your own.


Red is easy to see, which is why it’s the color of stoplights and fire engines. While it signifies danger, it is also considered a passionate color and is associated with love. Valentine’s Day just wouldn’t be right with salmon-colored roses or sage-colored hearts. “Painting the town red” sums up the amorous nature of this spicy color.

The bold red platform bed is the focus of this bedroom design by Hilit. An integrated shelf complements the linear bed. Designer Hilit Karsh says she used a high-gloss, abrasion-resistant paint for this striking project.

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