Of course mirrors can sometimes be better used than framed pieces of artwork. Check out these small but elegant round mirrors hung above each bed from Zsa Zsa Bellagio. And that chandelier really is a beauty too!
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.
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.
And instead of walls you can also turn to the headboard closet doors or even the bedside table for chalkboard beauty. Decor clad in chalkboard paint can be moved around to a different room if needed making them far more resourceful than those accent walls.
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.
There are few styles that seem to polarize design aficionados like . Some absolutely love the simplicity of the aged décor it brings in and the tranquility that it seems to create while others find it too feminine and far from practical.
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.
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!