With Valentine’s Day tomorrow, all minds are squarely on romance. Candlelit dinners, Belgium truffles, long walks along the coast — they’re all tried-and-true, quintessential romance-winners. But for those of us who are mad for design, Valentine-inspired thoughts zip right over the chocolate hearts and moonlit walks to our perpetual, lifelong obsession: Décor! Or for today, master bedroom décor.

The master bedroom is the cradle of romance; it’s a retreat that should feel welcoming, tranquil, timeless, perhaps glamorous — a room that envelops you in comfort, plain and simple. If you’re looking for ways to add some romantic touches to your space, we have the latest cupid-inspired trends as well as the lasting classics right here. Let’s take a look.

Muted Purples

Source: Houzz

Source: Houzz

If you think red is the hottest color for romance, think again — because it’s all about purple, baby. Yes, it may be a royal color, but when you combine muted, rich hues together, you’ll be downright starry-eyed. This bedroom featured on Houzz (see above) holds all of the elements we dream about with a major focus on that fabulous master bed. To get this look, contrast lighter bedsheets with a gorgeous, “Twined Jersey Quilt” in mauve from Anthropologie along with a few supple throw pillows. To complete the style, check out this beautiful velvet tufted headboard from Amazon.com.

Romantic Furniture

Source: Lamps Plus

Source: Lamps Plus

The right furniture is key to creating the perfect ambience for the master bedroom — and that starts with choosing a proper bed style. That leads us to the four-poster bed — a Valentine’s classic, especially when coupled with a flowing canopy. This incredible Dalton French Country Rustic Metal Canopy Bed is an amazing piece of masterwork that could come straight off the pages of a romance novel. For a more minimalist look, the Wilshire Bed from Hayneedle.com is a beautiful option, as well. Velvet benches in red or purple also add a sweet touch of seduction to a room, along with the never-tiresome chaise.

Moody Lighting

Source: Aqua Creations

Source: Aqua Creations

The golden rule when it comes to romantic lighting is less is more. That’s not to say you can’t have a glamorous fixture hanging above, just make sure those led bulbs are equipped with a dimmer switch. This beautiful floral-inspired mini-chandelier brings luxury and charm to your master suite while this awe-inspiring silk floor lamp (see above) from Aqua Creations is a remarkable blend of art and romance. Also check out the modern, sexy Lavoisier Pendant from Anthropologie. Of course, if you have a fireplace in your lair, then you’re already ahead of the game — a warm, crackling fire is as good as it gets in the romance department.

Mirror Mystique

Source: Clé Tile

Source: Clé Tile

Mirrors can add just the right finishing touch to a romantic décor theme as long as they’re tastefully done. An understated but modern square mirror or antique Starburst mirror look chic with minimalist styles, while more ornate designs or a wall of Mercury Glass Mirrors brings drama and yes, even a little mystique to your sacred space.

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There are, of course, countless ways to transform your Master Bedroom into a utopia of romantic style — so share your ideas with us! What are your favorite romance-inspired ideas for bedroom décor?