A bedroom, for any homeowner, is a place that you’re probably going to be spending a lot of time.
Whether you’re sleeping, getting ready for work or just curling up under the duvet with a good book, a bedroom will be one of your most used rooms so don’t skimp on the decorating.
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Here’s our top tips to add some personality to your bedroom.
Create a gallery wall above your bed
If you have a stack of prints that you’ve been meaning to frame and hang for – oh – ever, now’s the time to get them in place on your wall.
What better way to frame your bed as the focal area of your room than by installing your very own gallery wall around it?
Use carefully-chosen frames to pack a punch around the room
Inject some extra colour and pizzazz into your space by picking decorative frames – whether colourful or ornate – to bring some extra personality to your space.
Use shelving above your bed to display your favourite details
Whether you use panels, shelves or even a wooden stepladder, there are so many ways to present decorative details that stretch beyond the frame.
Here, for example, jars, vases and greenery all add extra flair to the wall.
Hang a tapestry or carpet
For a faintly exotic, treasures-from-travels effect, suspend a favourite rug above your bed. If you’re really careful, it can even double up as a headboard.
(But we mean really careful – after all, it would be a lot easier to pull it down then it would to hang it back up…)
Incorporating a texture-style wallpaper is a simple and highly effective way to transform walls, whether singular or multiple.
Display your personal accessories
It could be a coiled up belt, your favourite scarf, a hat collection, or even an edited highlight of your best dresses.
Whatever it is, creating a display of it on an otherwise blank stretch of wall is a great way to add some personality to your space. Just make sure you keep it ordered, as otherwise it can very easily look less curated and more cluttered.
Install a feature wall
Adding a focal wall adorned with a print, block colour or pattern of your choice is, much like the idea above, a delightfully simple way to breathe fresh life into your bedroom.
Be graphic with your colour use
Use washi tape to create strong blocks of colour on your walls. Perfectly simple to apply and remove, the tape is ideal for designing strong lines that can be easily filled in with a paint brush. Genius, we know.