8 DESIGN IDEAS FOR BRINGING SEXY BACK TO THE BEDROOM

Interior designer Elizabeth Bauer says metallic ceilings reflect ambient light. Gilded ceilings with dimmers give glittering light to create an intimate, sexy atmosphere. Cameron Diaz's Manhattan apartment is stunning.

DECK THE CEILING AND DIM THE LIGHTS

Artist Malene Barnett says, “Curves evoke sexiness so I include bold sculptural pieces with lots of movement.” Art and chandelier in Chicago guest bedroom make a great statement.

COMPLEMENT CURVES WITH BOLD ART

Layering creates a rich, sensual palette. Bauer prefers deep pinks, purples, and turquoise in solids and patterns. This beautiful bedroom is inviting with textures and layers.

LAYER WITH PATTERNS AND JEWEL TONES

Textile designer Serena Dugan adds, "Sexy is relaxed." Change starched and ironed bedding with washed linens with deconstructed hems.” This monochromatic Swedish home proves carefree style is cool.

GET COZY IN CASUAL BEDDING

Michael Amato, Urban Electric Creative Director, advises using diffused and layered lighting, sheen, and sensual textures to create a romantic bedroom. Bold geometry and gentle diffused light make a sensual bedroom.”

COMBINE DIFFUSED AND LAYERED LIGHTING

"Make things romantic by adding velvet throw pillows to your bedscape," suggests The Inside Creative Director Danielle Walish. 

TRY VELVET THROW PILLOWS

"Candles are a classic romantic element," explains interior designer Emilie Munroe. The key to reinventing clichés is finding them unexpectedly.

OPT FOR NON-TRADITIONAL CANDLES

Caroline Grant and Dolores Suarez, Dekar Design founders, feel texture matters. We employ numerous layers of texture to create a relaxing and sensual bedroom.

INCORPORATE DECADENT, LAYERED TEXTURES

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