Unless you’re going for an ultra minimalist look, bare white walls in a bedroom can feel more stark than luxurious. Embrace a little paint or wallpaper to give your bedroom a warmer, more designed look.
The most classic bedroom foldout piece of furniture, of course, is the Murphy bed. This is a terrific option for an alcove in a studio apartment or a guest bedroom that pulls double duty as a den or home office. It can even be useful
Use multiple mirrors on a wall in the place of art. A gallery of mirrors in different shapes and sizes can serve as a wonderful feature wall while helping the room feel larger. Or try placing an extra-large leaning mirror against a wall. Its dramatic
Storage furniture, such as bedside tables with drawers or even small dressers, can also be affixed to the wall, leaving space beneath to store shoes or stylish baskets stashed with necessities.
Instead of using bedside table lamps, hang pendant lights from the ceiling. This creates a vertical line upward and opens the space below, making the room feel lighter, uncluttered and even a bit more styled.
Ample sunlight can make a room feel bright, large, airy and energetic. In this room, the bed’s placement next to a window that fills the room with natural light creates an indoor-outdoor connection.
Whether they lead to your closet or your bedroom, doors need clearance to open and close. The required clearance may limit your options for furniture placement and size. If this is the case in your home, consider replacing traditional doors with a stylish folding, sliding
To maximize limited floor space — especially because the bed typically takes up much of this valuable real estate — incorporate flexible furniture that folds up to the wall. You might try a foldout desk that doubles as a makeup table. A wall-mounted pullout shoe
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.
As for lighting, I prefer warm, non-directional dimmable light such as cove light or from under a nightstand, and I hide outlets so the design isn't interrupted. I use artwork as an accessory to complement the overall design. And accessories like a carafe, a tray