Unlike a real headboard designed for a bed your bookshelf doesn’t necessarily have to be the same height and width as one. In fact the taller and wider it is the more of a statement it will make! This first example from Domino is a short one but extends out about a foot from each side of the bed.
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.
Similar to the first example shown in this article this bookshelf headboard from Made By Mood shows how you don’t necessarily need to put yours up against a wall and instead makes a great solution for a partition.
Regular everyday bookshelves are perfect for this idea but to step up your style you can get even more creative with different styles and even custom-made units if you’re willing to go that far. For example a very rustic bedroom theme from A Beautiful Mess Antiques uses an old weathered bookshelf with lots of old books to match the lovely country bedding.
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.
Are you afraid that your guest bedroom with twin beds might look a little young? There are ways around it — and you can have fun with color! Check out this sunny yellow room with white bedding from Carla Aston or go for blue with black bedding like this second example from HGTV.
Adding green to the bedroom is easy if you already have a muted color scheme going in the room. It is a color that works beautifully with the likes of white gray and even brown. While the yellowy-greens add warmth to the bedroom the blue-tinged variants bring a touch of coolness along with a vibrant ambiance. Here is a pick of that incorporate green in a gorgeous fashion –
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.