30 Bedrooms So Dreamy, You Won't NEED A Vacation

Photo: Courtesy of Alice Gao.
This story was originally published on July 1, 2015.

"Any exciting plans for the long weekend?"

I hate this question. My exciting plans for the weekend including crying about my bank balance and eating my feelings. Of course, I never say that out loud. I nod and smile, as if to say, "Oh, headed out to the Hamptons for a plein air soirée," when I really mean, "Maybe hopping over to a friend's place because they have a George Foreman grill and their mom's HBO Go password." Aren't our twenties great?

If you're in the same budget-minded boat, we've got the perfect staycation for you. It involves sitting right where you are and pinning the shit out of some gorgeous bedrooms, because you've finished your summer crafting, disillusioned yourself of any Hudson Valley home ownership fantasies, and hacked your way to the best non-party party ever. Click through to get inspired and embrace the little things in life — we're right there with you.
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Photo: Courtesy Julia Stotz.
Mural wallpaper, floating bedside tables, and a near-ceiling-height stack of paperbacks? We're coming over.
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Photo: Courtesy Julia Robbs.
This bedroom-cum-living room proves that dark blue can work wonders in a small space — especially when your bed pops with complementary jewel tones.
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Photo: Courtesy Winnie Au.
A graphic art-filled corner has us pining to spend the night in this bed.
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Photo: Courtesy of Erica Gannet.
This gold and deep indigo color story is ​time-tested and style editor-approved.
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Photo: Courtesy Anna Alexia-Basile.
A mix of textures and patterns — plus one bold, metallic floor lamp — make this beige bedroom anything but neutral.
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Photo: Courtesy Maria Del Rio.
Sometimes, less really is more.
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Photo: Courtesy Julia Robbs.
Okay, living in a closet might not be everyone's fantasy — but it works here.
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Photo: Courtesy of Mindy Best.
Masculine and moody, this cozy boudoir is a welcome respite for ardent or ironic Fifty Shades fans.
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Photo: Courtesy Amelia Alpaugh.
A low-lying bed frame lets bold, graphic artwork take center stage in this modern, light-filled bedroom.
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Photo: Courtesy of Maria Del Rio.
This may not technically qualify as a "room," but who can resist an adorable lofted-bed nook?
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Photo: Courtesy Maria Del Rio.
Built-in bookcases on either side of the bed provide storage and dedicated nooks for arranging tchotchkes.
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Photo: Courtesy of Amelia Alpaugh.
Framed jewelry? Padded walls? Faux fur? What's not to love?
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Photo: Courtesy of Winnie Au.
An expansive Union Jack adds personality to this bedroom-cum-living room.
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Photo: Courtesy of Julia Robbs.
Nothing says royal like mirrored side tables and deep purple bedding.
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Photo: Courtesy of Alice Gao.
Sit back and imagine a gentle ocean breeze caressing you atop these sheets — with a few kilim throw pillows to keep you company.
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Photo: Courtesy of Stephanie Bassos.
A lucite bed frame and bold closet doors in an oversize Greek key pattern — does Katy Perry sleep here?
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Photo: Courtesy of Sebastian Marin.
That wall! Those sheets! This bedroom has coastal vibes on lock. When can we move in?
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Photo: Courtesy of Jessie Webster.
Dual mirror action and light lavender walls make for a sophisticated sanctuary.
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Photo: Courtesy of Michelle Drewes.
A brass bed frame with a quilt at the foot of the bed? Not one, but four framed art prints? #Goals.
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Photo: Courtesy of Luke Wooden.
Minimalism can be inviting, too.
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Photo: Courtesy Julia Robbs.
Nothing says "#goals" like a whitewashed a-frame ceiling with exposed beams.
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Photo: Courtesy of Winnie Au.
Pro tip: the real way to a gal's heart is a gorgeous tufted headboard with nailhead trim. And Seamless.
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Photo: Courtesy of Winnie Au.
It's completely okay to eschew a headboard if you've got a borderline-orgasmic exposed brick wall in your bedroom.
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Photo: Courtesy of Cory Dawson.
A floral bedskirt and quilted velvet duvet cover — need we say more?
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Photo: Courtesy of Nicole Crowder.
A four-poster bed on a chevron-patterned floor and not one, but two framed Marilyns on the wall. Girl, we see you.
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Photo: Courtesy of Rus Anson.
Bohemian fantasia, anyone?
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Photo: Courtesy Maia Harms.
A queen-size bed and a dedicated reading nook? In the words of Lizzie McGuire, "This is what dreams are made of."
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Photo: Courtesy of Alice Gao.
Excuse us while we run out to buy window treatments, stat.
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Photo: Courtesy of Sebastian Marin.
Okay, this may be a little girl's bedroom, but...it wouldn't hurt to play princess for a day, right?
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Photo: Courtesy of Gunnar Larson.
A mess of throw pillows, great art, and a shelf full of books — what more could you ask for?