Go bright green with a couple of matching accent pieces or bright pink while keeping the bedding simple! Using twin beds in a guest bedroom is perfect for the cottage or beach house. And what better way to make it look great than by going along with the beach theme? This room from Decorative Bedroom keeps it fresh and white with some bursts of yellow.
Plush bedding is the next step forward as this is a style that encourages cozy comfort. A safe way to start is by first choosing the bed and then working around it by bringing in matching side tables lighting fixtures and accessories.
Admittedly this is not a style for everyone and you need both an appreciation for the ‘old and used’ furniture along with ample patience to get the right look.
Although they look good in all shapes and sizes there’s something really satisfying about this bookshelf headboard from Potted Store that fits so perfectly next to the window in this bedroom (along with being the exact same width of the bed).
Cabinets are similar to bookshelves and can also be used as headboards for LOTS of extra storage space! Here’s an adorable project from Kate Honebrink featuring an upcycled cabinet as a headboard for a kids’ room.
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.
If you’ve got a lot of books why not just stretch your bookshelf headboard as far as you can? Here’s one featured on The Design Files that has little book cubbies built around the whole wall of a bed.
There are all sorts of different DIY headboard projects you can take on to create something that’s really unique for your bedroom but perhaps the easiest way to do it is by simply using a regular bookshelf.