October 5, 2008


Looking to change your bedroom without spending a fortune? This bedroom is simple yet won't break the bank trying to recreate it. Skip the wood panelling on the walls and instead paint the walls a cool calm colour. If you have a metal beadstead that has seen better days consider priming and spray painting to give it a fresh look.

Your nightstands, or bedside tables can be made simply from wooden or chipboard/plywood covered with co-ordinating fabric or painted with hardwearing paints.

Bedside lighting is important and free-standing lights tend to be more versatile than ones fixed to the wall. Lampshades are important and a bedroom requires softened light yet still bright enough to enable you to read comfortably.

Choose a main colour and add accessories to enhance the look of the whole room. Try thrift shops for old, vintage-type fabrics and make a few cushions to match for the bed. A handmade quilt can be all it takes to add that je ne sais quoi. 

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  2. I really like the clean, simple layout of the room. The orange and blue aren't my colors, but the concept could easily be personalized. Very nice article and very nice photo.


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