The home seems to be a little dark. But you do like the way the furniture is arranged and do not want to change the house decor completely. Familiar situation? Then lighten it up with our few simple tricks! Make your home brighter and welcoming without changing a lot.
First and crucial, ever-winning idea is about the mirrors. Create the fresh look with the space-expanding and light-reflecting pieces. Place it at any wall (despite the one with the window) to let your room get lit. It is not necessary to place huge mirrors, but medium-sized (dresser mirrors) or sculptural ones, which double as wall art. A nice full-length mirror in a bedroom is a great accessory and a hot trend, by the way.
Second – window-treatment! Forget about the heavy dark curtains and take advantage of any natural light available at your house. If still privacy is an issue and you need those curtains to keep you hidden from the world outside – then let the curtains bring the splash of bright color to your place or choose the creamy or light-blue colored drapes.
White decorative items, splashes of bright-colored spots and glass accessories will keep reflecting the available lights. Make a focal point at one or all of the occasional tables, dresser, in the glass curio or open shelves. That counts as an idea No.3!
Did you know that we spend one third of our lives sleeping? Sleep is a precious and very important essential for well-being and health. No wonder that bedroom is considered the most important room in your home, being a sanctuary and a relaxation spot. We start and finish every day in our bedroom. And the perfect bedroom island is easy to create. How to make it right? You have to keep few essentials in mind!The first and the topmost task is to find the bed and place it within your room limits the best you can. You can choose bed type you prefer from the vast variety of beds available – sleigh or poster, panel or canopy bed and many more. Do not try to buy as big bed as the room can fit, your bedroom has to have few more functional pieces of furniture to keep it comfy and cosy for you. Significance is in having a style you like, in comfortable mattress, good reliable frame, enough space to relax and dive into a good sleep. Bed sizes vary from Queen to California King, keep it in frames of your room and preferences.
Further still, it is not only about the comfortable bed what makes it “your” place. To build the right nook you will need few more things:Nightstands! They are supposed to enhance the decor of bedroom, but they are definitely more about function. The good bedside nightstand should provide ample surface space and storage, to keep the night lamp on or your phone and book close to you. Once in a while you’d love to read couple of pages before turning the night lamp off, or drop a sweet message to beloved ones before falling asleep. Having grounding and balanced energy on both sides of the huge bed you have to have two nightstands at the both sides of the bed, of course. Moreover, nightstand usually has one or more drawers to keep few things stored inside.Bed Bench is another versatile essential worth having at the footboard of your bed. A great way to add an extra seating, stylish accent and a little extra as a storage for magazines, robes, purse.Full-length mirror will help not only to choose the stunning dress and matching shoes for the coming cocktail party, but also will become an accent in décor and visually broaden the space and reflect more light into the room. Considering that it’s undoubtedly in trend now – it’s a must!Extra blankets, bedding, accessories, plaids, pillows and throw blankets are more for adding a stylish touch and extra comfort, but still one of those essentials keeping the harmony in your interior design. You might prefer changing the color, fabric and texture when seasons change, it will be there to keep it varied and always “fresh”.
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