Baroque Bedroom Styles

Written by luanne kelchner
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When decorating in the baroque style, grandeur and opulence are the watchwords for your decor choices. The furnishings in the baroque style for your bedroom are intricately designed, full of design details and luxurious. The bedroom is a good opportunity to create a room full of extravagant luxury. The fabrics and colours should have an elegant and regal appearance.

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Furniture

Baroque furniture pieces are often large and ornate. The bed is the focal point in the room, and it should be large and heavy. Materials for the headboard and foot board can include gilded metal or intricately carved wood. A baroque style bed should have solid and sturdy posts. Some bed styles include the romance of a canopy, which you can drape with lush fabric. Use large heavy pieces made with dark solid woods and intricate carvings to complete the room design.

Walls and Windows

Choose opulent silk drapes or velvet fabrics for the windows in the baroque bedroom. Use gold or silver tiebacks to add an elegant touch to the decor. Tapestries and oil paintings are a good choice for the walls in this decorating style. Choose one or two colours for the walls and decor in the room. Using too many colours with ornately designed furniture can overwhelm the senses and create a confusing and cluttered look in the room. To complement dark opulent furniture pieces, select a neutral shade for the walls, such as cream or white.

Floors

Persian rugs and wide-planked hardwood floors with a dark, elegant finish or marble flooring add the level of extravagance a baroque bedroom requires. Use area rugs in the room to add a soft texture and cosier feeling to the room.

Lighting

Crystal chandeliers, candle wall sconces and wrought iron fixtures coordinate perfectly in a baroque bedroom. Soft lighting adds a touch of romance to the decorating style in the room. Gold and silver fixtures add the posh look to the baroque style as well.

Bedding

The bedding in a baroque bedroom also has the soft and luxurious aspect of the rest of the room's decor A baroque bedroom should include plenty of pillows, a silk or velvet spread and intricate embroidery. Bedding in the baroque bedroom should be soft and romantic.

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