Crisp, white walls are a clean backdrop in this contemporary bedroom that uses bright pink in the window treatments and bed linens. A sleek modern nightstand is topped with a sculptural gold lamp to provide task lighting.
Converting a home office into a bedroom meant designer Jennifer Foster to had to furnish the room again. Her designer tip in these situations is to purchase big-ticket items from decor collections for teens, which are typically cheaper. To save money on this renovation, Foster turned to home decor retailers and online outlets. The canopy bed cost less than $1,000, and the white bedding is just the right base to switch out the raspberry accessories when it’s no longer a favorite hue.
In this traditional bedroom, built-in white and pink shelving frames a pair of large windows which incorporate a pink patterned shade. The bed, which is beneath the windows, extends across the room and features under-bed storage
Pink walls bring a girlish feel to this transitional dining room. The large, white pendant light above the dining table echoes the handsome wall sconces while the clean lines of the neutral seating keeps this space feeling fresh and simple.
Built-in storage acts like a magic trick on kid clutter. Toys, books, stuffed animals are organized easily away into this playroom's built-in shelving. In another kid-friendly move, the bench cushion is upholstered in durable performance fabric.
You would never know that this fabulous walk-in closet was created from an outdoor storage room. An exterior door and window were closed and removed to allow space for custom built-in shelving, providing ample room for clothing, shoes and jewelry. The light from the sparkling hanging fixture bounces off a shimmery petal pink ceiling, while glass shoe shelves mounted in front of pink damask wallpaper provide a beautiful focal point. Nicole Norris, ASID, NCIDQ, is responsible for the dressing room design in this North Carolina home.
This sweet little girl's room was designed with her needs in mind. From the vintage furniture that gives the space a soft, elegant feel, to the built-in shelves and window seat that give a place for her to display her inspiration. "A project like this," designers said, "remind me of the impact successful design can have on people's lives to create a sense of happiness, even during life's most difficult times." That impact is evident in this picture.
"Fill the negative storage spaces with correctly scaled items, books, photographs," advises HGTV Design Star judge Genevieve Gorder for this bedroom. "Give me something to look at. A lighter finish on the shelves would also help the space feel a bit bigger.