Adding a similar unique headboard in your own home is pretty easy if you can find one of these antique doors and by just removing the existing layers of paint and painting it white you get a headboard that is both refined and shabby chic.
Contemporary designers exhibiting a considered approach to design problems – those who think about design’s true potential and meaning (a virtue held by those successful ‘modern’ designers) – are necessary protagonists and leading lights in a densely populated design field.
Those who feel that an accent wall in green or green décor are not their thing can still add the color by placing a couple of potted plants to fill up those empty corners. It is an easy eco-friendly and healthy choice that will instantly alter the mood in the bedroom.
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.
There’s no reason why you can’t splurge on some stunning beds even if they’re not queen or king-sized. These four-post beds with intricate wood carvings featured on My Design Chic and HGTV are elegant and eye-catching.
If you’re feeling really creative you can actually build your own bookshelf headboard by combining and stacking separate pieces like this gorgeous example from Love Chic Living.
The good old chalkboard is a pretty affordable option and those with a small workplace in the bedroom will find it pretty handy. An even cheaper option is the roll-out chalkboard and you can even buy self-adhesive chalkboard rolls that barely cost anything.
As we alluded to earlier green and white is a smart combination that works well in a modern bedroom and balances energetic overtones with a serene backdrop. The amount of green you use here depends on the size of the room and the amount of natural light that floods into your bedroom. Smaller bedrooms with too much green might seem both overwhelming and visually cluttered.