Pastel hues have gone on to rule the world of fashion and design in the last few years and here is your chance to try them out in the bedroom as well. Pastels and shabby chic go like hand in glove and it is an approach that never fails. Gentle pink watery yellows and elegantly cool greens help punctuate the antique decors and give them a colorful new lease on life.
The exquisite (and at times artistic) inspirations on display today will surely convince you about bringing chalkboard magic into your bedroom.
Green in the girls’ bedroom coupled with pink works surprisingly well and it elegantly complements other colors such as brown and orange as well. Working with more than 3 or 4 bright colors in a room requires great care perfect planning and a hint of ingenuity that lets each hue stand out while blending with the overall look. While it does sound like a risky proposition get it right and you will have a playful kids’ room that is a visual treat.
Have a look at this fascinating red and gray room from Amy Vermillion along with another second example from Number Four Eleven that features gold patterned curtains and matching decorative pillows.
Emerald is a color that has consistently topped trend charts in recent times and its jewel-toned glamour is perfect for bedrooms with Hollywood Regency style. The malachite pattern and color is also a smart choice if you love that luxurious look in the bedroom while eclectic bedrooms drenched in green goodness steal the show with sheer audacity and flair!
You can also have some real fun with the bedding. BHG shows a couple of twin beds with cute designs on the sheets plus trees and owls on the decorative pillows. Or why not keep it simple in the country? These two beds feature crips white bedding from Crate & Barrel with a bright green wall behind them.
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.
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.