This finished bedroom, with planning and execution, took four months. The nightstands were custom, the wallpaper handmade, the bedframe, furniture, rugs, lighting and accessories took months to arrive from our vendors. Then we had to consider the electrical work, painting, application of the wallcovering, and
In a micro space, a generously sized decorative piece can help distract from the size of the room. Look at the large chandelier and the vibrant picture next to the bed: The eye has so much to look at that it barely registers the room’s
Extend the headboard. In this bedroom, the white headboard’s embossed pattern adds texture and subtle contrast to the overall design scheme. And its dimensions make the entire bed area seem larger than it actually is.
We decorate a lot of bedrooms big and small and in lots of budget ranges, but the one item that makes the most difference is bedding. Make sure the bedding and duvet cover fit the bed. My personal taste is to have color and pattern
Design tip: For a cost-effective bold statement, use your throw pillows as the centerpiece of the room. A curated collection of patterns and textures that are distinct from the rest of the room can really steal the show. For example, in an all-white room, a
White reflects maximum light, making any space look bright and welcoming. Even the tiniest, most claustrophobia-inducing rooms will seem more spacious with white walls, ceiling and bedding.
Drapes and shades are a fundamental element to make a space feel warm, and I also like to use rugs to make the space feel softer. There should always be an inviting area to sit, read, and relax.
Look toward living spaces for sleek pieces like media consoles to float on the wall. The streamlined size of such pieces can often work well in a small bedroom. Plus, their cabinets and shelving are fantastic for storing clothes and shoes.
Another way to enhance the function of the doors in your bedroom is to replace them with light-filtering or reflective materials. A frosted glass pocket door can make a small room feel less closed in. Similarly, a mirrored closet door could make the room feel
Black is always the new black. If you aren’t expecting your table to suffer wear and tear, choose the most sophisticated and elegant table you’ve always dreamed of owning.