If a chalkboard does not fit the sleek contemporary style of your bedroom or you feel that it is simply not what you are after then splurge on a gorgeous piece of artwork a painting or even a poster that has the same visual appeal of a chalkboard filled with handy artwork. There are many such pieces around that will both dazzle and delight you and add dramatic flair to the modern bedroom.
Describing their difference at a somewhat rudimentary level: contemporary makes reference to the present-day – that which is current and of the time – whereas modern alludes to the past specifically that of Modernism (post the First World War) and mid-20th century modern design and architecture.
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.
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.
We often hear homeowners complaining about adapting a new feature or trend as many are afraid that it simply might not work in their home. If the same is true for chalkboard walls in your bedroom then start off with less obvious and expensive alternatives before settling in on a final look.
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.
Of course you can even add just one chalkboard accent wall here and fill the rest of the room with loads of color and fancy decor. But chalkboard walls are not just for kids’ rooms alone and even teen bedrooms can benefit greatly from their presence.
Have a look at this fascinating red and gray room from Amy Vermillion along with another second example from Number Four Eleven that features gold patterned curtains and matching decorative pillows.