In this girl's room, designers used bright colors and fun prints to bring life to the space. The walls are painted a turquoise color that makes the space feel bright, while bold, green accents create contrast. To complete the space, a funky, geometric art piece is hung next to the bed, and mirrored nightstands reflect the furry white rug, making the space feel brighter and more open, creating the perfect girly oasis.
This craftsman style master bathroom features an olive green and neutral color palette that works really well together. A hanging lantern over the bed is an unexpected but stylish addition while walls painted with Valspar Withered Moss create a restful backdrop. A simple painted nightstand and long table showcase the rustic metal lamps and artwork through out the room. A brown throw rug coordinates well with the wood floor, curtains, and existing upholstered bedroom furniture.
Working with a tight space, designer Kristina Crestin made the bedrooms as functional as possible, with built-in nightstands for storage, floating shelves above and sconces to keep surface space open. To bring in a little unexpected, an old front door was repurposed into a barn door.
The barn door was a clever idea to open up the space, getting rid of a swinging door. Storage and space was the biggest challenge in this room because of the small footprint.
This lovely girls bedroom is a soothing space perfect for any little girl. Blue and pink pillows and bed linens compliment the light blue wall and blue and white patterned floor. A pink floral glass chandelier highlights the pink ceiling, providing a lovely contrast to the rest of the space. Oversized windows with simple lace curtains allow plenty of natural light. A yellow nightstand brings in a pop of color and serves as an excellent space for a unique sculptured figurine bed lamp.
In the master bedroom, a large, sliding glass door that leads onto the home's private balcony lets in plenty of natural light that reflects off the room's white walls. Windows behind each of the nightstands allow in extra light, or can be covered by the Ratan shades, adding warmth to the space. Mirrored doors create a brighter space, while soft, neutral bed linens make the space more inviting. The artwork hanging above the bed ties the space together and adds a splash of personality.
Camille Flurry's Athens, Ga., bedroom is the perfect example of a tween room done right. To create a one-of-a-kind, eclectic, super-cool space, Camille's mom, Amy, combined handed-down family pieces with finds from local flea markets, vintage boutiques and art festivals. The white bed and nightstand first belonged to Amy as a child. She supplemented these finds with traditional area rugs from local stores. The chandelier is a budget-saver from a local lighting company that Amy customized with red spray paint to brighten Camille's room.
This master bedroom was once dark and traditional, but now, it is light and modern. To brighten the space, designers added sheer curtains that allow light into the room instead of blocking it. Heavier curtains were hung on a rod just outside the sheer, though, to block light and add privacy when desired. The modern headboard is the statement piece in the room, with the nightstands built into it, and the footboard doubles as a cabinet to house the television and conceal it when not in use.
Patterns are harmoniously woven together to create a colorful master bedroom design. The key to adding different patterns to a room is to choose different prints and colors. A striped nightstand contrasts with the interlocking scroll design on the yellow wallpaper and ties the pink of the ottoman with the pink tweed pillows. A soft, pattern in the gray-and-white window treatments parallel the colors of the bedding and acts as a backdrop for the pale, blue armchair.
Since neither of the couple brought much furniture with them when they moved into their apartment, they focused on buying quality, modern furniture they could take with them to their next space, so they bought a set of modern nightstands for storage and a set of nesting desks to give each of them a work space while conserving room in their apartment. They also bought a natural wood bed frame that would add light contrast to their space's dark walls.
Variety is the hallmark of the purple waffle plant (Hemigraphis alternata) family, which has members with broad, round, long or narrow leaves. Snow White (shown) is a small plant that unfurls light green leaves marked with white and pink. Purple waffle plant needs medium to high light to keep the pretty leaf coloring. Because of its small size, it’s a great choice for any room, fitting easily onto an end table, kitchen counter or nightstand.
The Master Bedroom provides a peaceful oasis to relax and rewind. A king-sized bed adds comfort, while large nightstands provide plenty of practical storage space. In the corner, of the room, a cozy, modern chair gives the homeowners a space to read and relax other than the bed. For a final touch of luxury, the headboard accent wall created out of a three dimensional tile that has a very soft feel and accentuated the warm, neutral tones throughout the room, allowing the accents with hints of red to really pop in the space.
To create a clean, balanced look with a touch of eclectic flair, symmetry is key. Jamie Laubhan-Oliver of D Home suggests buying bedside lamps, nightstands and coordinating accessories in pairs. "Since I tend to decorate in a very eclectic style, duplicates of items help to keep it from looking chaotic," she says regarding her master bedroom style. In her antique-inspired retreat, Jamie uses a matching pair of metallic table lamps and an elegant crystal chandelier as the room's primary light sources. "Chandeliers are the jewelry of your home; whether small or large, they add drama to any room."
In the master bedroom, designers took advantage of the natural light that spilled in from the sliding glass doors that provide patio access by choosing a neutral color for the walls that reflects that light and anchors the space. Then, fun colored bed linens were placed on the bed to give the room a little personality and bold pops of color, while the geometric rug beneath the bed helps to break the space up and give it some definition. Finally, designers added an Asian inspired headboard and industrial nightstands with bright orange table lamps to finish off the eclectic space.
Atlanta designer Julie Holloway calls her signature style "bomoco" for its blend of bohemian, modern and country. There are plenty of design tips to incorporate into your own space, from the soft pastels of an Oriental rug that soften the seagrass rug underneath (and dispense with the need for a rug pad) to the whimsical art dead-center above the headboard to the imaginative mix of old and new in the acrylic chair combined with a rustic wooden desk used as a nightstand here.
Olaniyi’s design never ceases to delight with its clever touches. Just above the nightstand this small piece of text art reminds her of the need to settle down before sleeping. Unsurprisingly, Olaniyi delights in her ability to surprise with her design choices. “The inside of our home is totally not what anyone expects,” she says. “Everything on the outside of the home is cookie-cutter traditional, inside we go for the swanky vibes. No matter their age, people feel right at home here. Everyone who enters gets a warm hug from us and our home, and that makes us proud.”
The mirrored nightstand and luxurious tapestry headboard give off a glamorous sparkle in this bedroom designed by Tina Mellino, but they belie a family-friendly functionality. "Everything in this room is durable," Tina says, "because I designed it as an adult guest suite where the client's grandchildren could also come to play video games. The duvet cover, for example, is a soft machine-washable linen." The wall behind the bed features a custom-mixed coppery paint treatment from Variance that's applied with a trowel and lightly buffed. "It creates a wonderful soft texture that reflects light differently at different times of day," Tina says.