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.
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.
While blue is touted as the most popular hue in the bedroom regardless of style and season is the for those who want to bring a hint of natural goodness indoors. Relaxing elegant bright and refreshing it is a pleasant hue that comes in diverse shades ranging from the brilliant jewel-toned emerald to more subtle and modest minty greens.
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.
Modern materials consist of steel concrete glass and plastic but they also include wood and varied ‘softer’ materials. In Organic Modernism complex woodworking techniques were combined with sculptural and organic forms (famous proponents included Danish designers Kaare Klint and Hans J. Wegner).
If you’re lucky enough to have really high ceilings you can take your bookshelf headboard all the way up to the top like this example from a New York apartment featured on Home Adore. You gotta love the library ladder added to this one!
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.
To bring a touch of elegance into your country guest bedroom check out the use of these Legacy Home Hampton bed linens available from Horchow. and you can get double the impact with two twin beds.