The good news is that you don’t have to spend a lot of money to make a big difference to your bedroom. Simply install a chair rail in the bedroom and you’re on your way. Bedroom chair rail molding is inexpensive and easy to install, and provides an opportunity to introduce a second paint color, wallpaper, or beadboard above or below the molding, as these bedroom chair rail ideas demonstrate beautifully.
While a couple of the bedroom chair rail ideas shown below are children’s bedrooms, the ideas can easily translate into the master bedroom. (Why should the kids have all the fun?)
Hopefully these chair rail moldings photos can provide you with inspiration to a great bedroom getaway that you never want to leave! For more on chair rail molding click here and discover more ideas for the living room and bathroom.
Nautical NurserySource: projectnursery.com
The chair rail in this bedroom separates the watery-blue grasscloth from sandy-hued paint in this nautical nursery. Grasscloth, an alternative to traditional wallpaper, instantly adds texture and subtle pattern to any room.
Pretty PatternsSource: top100design.com
This charming girl’s bedroom features not two, but three wall colors – one above, one below, and a bold stripe of fuchsia behind the chair rail, and helps tie together all the different pretty patterns in the room.
Pop of ColorSource: www.nor-son.com
Placing a chair rail molding two-thirds of the way up the wall allows for a pop of fun neon color up top, while allowing for a more neutral gray to be the dominant shade in this child’s bedroom.
Classic SophisticationSource: www.pinterest.com
This classic bedroom chair rail brings sophistication and visual interest. The bottom color grounds the room while the lighter gray helps the small space from becoming too dark.
Charming CoastalSource: www.francescaowings.com
This chair rail and wainscoting add traditional elements to the coastal hues and natural wood textures used in this charming lake-house bedroom. The molding is also mimicked around the windows.
Elegant DefinitionSource: www.sarahrichardsondesign.com
Another excellent way to use chair rail molding in the bedroom is to provide definition with sloped walls or awkwardly angled ceilings. In this bedroom, the chair rail designates where to place the darker wall color and the lighter ceiling color.
Modern TouchSource: www.marycook.com
Sometimes one chair rail just isn’t enough! Here, three flat moldings add interest and a modern touch.
Attractive AccentSource: www.sarahrichardsondesign.com
Painting all the walls of this bedroom blue could potentially create a dark and dreary space. But keeping the hue to the portion of the wall below the chair rail, the blue works as an attractive accent and plays off the other blue pieces in the space.
Bright and FreshSource: www.houseofturquoise.com
In this bright and fresh coastal bedroom, the grasscloth and chair rail molding treatment balance out the textures of the wood floor, plank ceiling, and plush rug.
Animal MagicSource: www.huntedinterior.com
A high chair rail and white paint temper the punchy animal-print wallpaper used above the molding in this stylish and eclectic bedroom.