How To Make Dark Colors Work In ANY Room. To offset black walls, choose lighter bedding, like this canopied white bed. Pink lamps instantly make brown feel more feminine. Pops of color from pillows and decor help keep this bedroom from feeling too dark. Dark blue walls make this breakfast room functional for day or nighttime dining..The Best Blue Bedroom Paint Colors Raindrop. It’s not too light, it’s not too dark, it’s not too bright, it’s not too subdued. Colonel’s Lady. Almost a periwinkle, Colonel’s Lady from Pratt Lambert has a slightly cool Mysterious. Depending on the light, Mysterious from Benjamin Moore .The Best Paint Colors for Dark Bedrooms. A beautiful dark grey favorite paint of ours from Farrow and Ball, which has blue undertones to keep it from going too dark, is their Mole Grey, shown below. Designers the world over use this color as it plays nicely with most other colors and is always in style. And lastly today, .