Emerald is a color that has consistently topped trend charts in recent times and its jewel-toned glamour is perfect for bedrooms with Hollywood Regency style. The malachite pattern and color is also a smart choice if you love that luxurious look in the bedroom while eclectic bedrooms drenched in green goodness steal the show with sheer audacity and flair!
If you love white want a bedroom that has a touch of femininity and wish to discard the glossy modern alternatives then shabby chic is indeed the way forward. White is the preferred choice in most shabby chic bedrooms as it sets a relaxing backdrop that lets your vintage finds and antique accessories shine though.
Admittedly this is not a style for everyone and you need both an appreciation for the ‘old and used’ furniture along with ample patience to get the right look.
A bed and bookshelf headboard from Simply Grove takes a different approach by positioning one side of the bed against it as opposed to the head of the bed.
A similar and comparably creative example from Juvenile Hall Design shows books open and attached by their covers to the wall above the bed with one simple shelf for a lamp and a plant! That’s one DIY project that might be perfect for any extreme bookworm.
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.
Thinking about redecorating your guest bedroom? If you’re looking to replace the bed you might want to consider going for two twin beds as opposed to the typical double or queen-sized bed — especially if you have the room for it!
In fact it is the genuinely aged furnishings that seem a lot more at home and welcome in this setting than those that have been treated to get a similar finish. Of course this means that a trip to the nearest thrift store or flea market is the best way forward when shopping for shabby chic bedroom décor and accessories. There are times when you will uncover an absolute gem in a nearby garage as well so always keep your eyes open!