Most people tend to forget that the bed is indeed the central component of the bedroom and tend to focus far too much on everything else in the room. A vintage bed frame in wrought iron that is cleverly re-painted or a classic bed with European flair seem the way to go in most shabby chic bedrooms.
For a coastal beach theme you can really have fun with the decor. Go all out with sea-inspired wall art pieces of coral and shades of blue and other soft/neutral colors. Pottery Barn even has these lovely sheets to go along with your beach look.
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.
Adding green to the bedroom is easy if you already have a muted color scheme going in the room. It is a color that works beautifully with the likes of white gray and even brown. While the yellowy-greens add warmth to the bedroom the blue-tinged variants bring a touch of coolness along with a vibrant ambiance. Here is a pick of that incorporate green in a gorgeous fashion –
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.
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 bookshelf headboard from Jati Belanda appears to be custom made for this bed with just some simple shelving at the top and a couple of built-in bedside tables on each side.
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!