“5 bedroom design ideas to brighten up your home”
A bedroom should be a sanctuary from the stresses and strains of modern living. It’s
essential to have somewhere to forget our troubles and concentrate solely on getting that all important good
Long-gone are the days of stark minimalism and bright modernistic bedroom interiors and we are free to
revel in cocoon like rooms that welcome us into their seductive grasps.
Here are some tips on creating your ideal inspirational bedroom.
Made to measure bespoke bedroom interiors can be constructed to turn box rooms or bedrooms with awkward
walls and odd nooks and crannies into palaces for sleep. Pick up the phone to a designer to plan the venue for your
best night’s sleep ever.
Lamps and lighting
For a truly inviting bedroom with a great ambience a collection of lamps will offer far more atmosphere
than a single central light fitting or ceiling mounted spotlights.
Mix and match with coloured light bulbs and install timers so that they automatically switch on at the
right time of the evening to welcome you to bed.
Design has evolved way beyond curtains to include a range of innovative materials to dress your windows.
Sheer fabrics offer privacy for day time service whilst opaque materials can be used at night to reduce noise from
the outside world and keep out the light for lazy lie ins.
Or, you could even ditch fabric altogether and go for beautiful, white wooden shutters.
To create the illusion of space within even the smallest of bedrooms opt for sliding wardrobes with
mirrored doors. The effect is opulent and a serious amount of clutter can be hidden away making for a peaceful
An uncluttered bedroom will instantly look bigger so having a place for everything can make a massive
difference to any bedroom.
Storage is always at a premium in any home, and the bedroom is where it counts most. Why throw out those
old clothes when you can find more space to stores them for the future?
One of the best ways to use space is to have a divan with drawers tucked away underneath the mattress.
This turns a useless space into a repository for storing clothing and bedding. For the ultimate in space
efficiency invest in vacuum bags for your clothes. These allow you to pack in even more items by sucking out the
air after the bag is sealed; a great solution when switching from winter to summer wardrobes.
Take the opportunity to indulge in a statement piece of art for a dramatic bedroom centrepiece. Dark toned
works will bring romance and intrigue to your room and brighter pieces will welcome the morning and energise you
for the day.