The greatest contemporary designs – as with modern designs – are those that truly connect with people. They will likely become the heirlooms of the future.
Chalkboard paint is easy to apply takes little extra effort when compared to normal paint jobs and if you are not willing to try out a whole wall covered in chalkboard paint you can start off with smaller sections or even beside decor.
The use of various shades of white also minimizes visual fragmentation in the room and it is a color that works beautifully with French country beach cottage chic or just cottage chic variants of the style. As a rule when in doubt turn to white in the shabby chic bedroom!
Vintage and antique finds are the lifeline of shabby chic no matter which subtle twist you wish to incorporate into the style. Distressed finishes are always welcome here as décor with an aged worn-out look helps give that touch of authenticity to the bedroom.
If a chalkboard does not fit the sleek contemporary style of your bedroom or you feel that it is simply not what you are after then splurge on a gorgeous piece of artwork a painting or even a poster that has the same visual appeal of a chalkboard filled with handy artwork. There are many such pieces around that will both dazzle and delight you and add dramatic flair to the modern bedroom.
The terms ‘contemporary’ and ‘modern’ are often used interchangeably when describing design. It’s a common faux pas and one of which this writer is certainly guilty. In design lexicon the two words have contrasting and quite distinct meanings.
The spirit of this style is all about comfort eco-conscious décor choices and a blend of vintage and antique finds with modern touches. With many different variants and an ample room to showcase both your creativity and DIY projects this is a style that lets you display your personality while transforming the bedroom into a calming retreat.
Or instead of building the unit around the bed just pick up a couple of bookshelf units from IKEA and place your bed directly in front of them like this gorgeous example featured on Brit + Co which has a very strong library feel to it.