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.
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.
Giving you an opportunity to express yourself showcase your artistic skills and personalize your bedroom with ease chalkboard paint is an absolute blessing for those who love dynamic walls!
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.
Those looking to combine a Bohemian look with shabby chic style can opt for throw pillows and bedding in brighter colors while a French country or beach cottage chic styles demand far less color. No matter what flavor you veer towards remember that color is secondary to texture and finishes in the shabby chic bedroom.
If you believe that green does not work in a trendy and minimal contemporary bedroom then think again! A green accent wall is easy to shape and it brings that much needed warmth to an otherwise cool and mundane interior.
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.
Looking around for some bedroom accent wall inspiration? Why not give your personal sanctuary a lively and exciting accent wall that will constantly change evolve and reflect your true personality?!