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.
The headboard is one of those features in the bedroom that makes a big impact and can often define the style statement in the remainder of the room. The headboard choices for a shabby chic bedroom are truly diverse and it is often reclaimed wooden paneling or an old shutter or barn door that seems to do the job!
Painting the ceiling in green can be a fun alternative and by leaving the walls white you will still have a neutral and versatile backdrop that will beautifully showcase wall art and sculptural décor additions.
One of the misconceptions around is that chalkboard paint needs to be only in black. Sure most of the inspirations that we see use black for visual impact but if green or light yellow fit the color scheme and theme of your bedroom you can get them as well.
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.
If you have enough books you may not even need an actual bookshelf for this to work. Seriously. Just take a look at the wildly creative headboard made entirely out of books and nothing else found on We Heart It.
Soon you will find this single wall morphing into the focal point of your bedroom as everything from inspirational quotes to funny doodles start taking shape on it.
Got a twin bed? No problem — bookshelf headboards are great for kids’ rooms student dorm rooms and even guest rooms! Just grab a more narrow bookshelf that makes a better fit for a smaller bed like these two examples from Small Rooms on Tumblr and Susanna Carter on Pinterest.