Designing a space is a complex intricate action that should always fallow certain guidelines and considerations. But how can you revive an old bedroom when a complete makeover cannot be taken into consideration? Refreshing a bedroom whilst keeping up with a set strict budget might seem like a challenge but small changes can result in immense effects on the overall ambiance of the space in question. Let’s visit 5 simple points one could follow in the endeavor of adding a fresh touch to their old bedroom.
1. Add a Large Wall Mural
The bedroom doesn’t usually get the same amount of attention as the other spaces of our home do, the main reason being its functionality and the fact that we usually utilize the space for sleeping purposes. Contrary to this belief, we spend more than a third of our lives sleeping, being directly influenced by the ambiance our bedroom offers. The human psychic is a very sensible susceptible one so tones, natural light, furniture arrangement, all merge into creating a direction that will lead us into a certain state of mind. Find the focus point of the room, the one your eyes immediately go to the second you enter it and consider adding a large wall mural to make it stand out. A forest scenery will infuse the atmosphere with a sense of tranquility and piece that is desired in a bedroom, doubling as a headboard for your king sized bed.
2. Create a DIY Pallet Bed Frame
The bed is the key furniture piece in the room, demanding the entire focus and polarizing the layout. Bed frames do come in all shapes, styles and sizes but today we are recommending creating our very own design, tuned to your taste and liking from wooden pallets. The base can be created from juxtaposed layers of pallets and the headboard can use up to 4 pallets doubling as shelving. The option below made use of the large platform and added several wine crates to serve as book/blanket storage for cozy nights. The wood itself can be left bear, raw, with its wonderful texture exposed or painted in a pastel tone for a more delicate fragile design.
3. Add Whimsical Nightstand Lamps
Lighting is crucial in every single corner of our homes as our body and mind adjusts its rhythm and pace to the outside world. Each stage of the day is perceived differently at an unconscious level and we adapt to the slight changes during the day gradually. At night, artificial lighting kicks in with its functional purpose but at the same time, playing a crucial role into creating a soothing relaxing ambiance your body requires before shutting down to rest. Delicate string lights will induce the desired effect and wrap the entire room in their soft, delicate shimmer.
4. Combine Storage Space with Displays
Storage is a subject long discussed and taken into consideration, especially when dealt with rather small spaces. The best solutions involve mergers, units formed to respond to several needs such as the headboard/ storage space presented below. The several wooden boxes have been arranged in an asymmetrical composition and each individual space can serve as storage space/ book display, side lamp space and so on. It versatility makes it fresh and extremely functional in the bedroom compared the the classical bed headboard.
5. Invite Nature In
Last but not least, the natural environment should be an important component of the bedroom space, be it in the form of a large window leading to the garden or a small plant placed on the nightstand, purifying the air. Design the space by taking greenery into consideration as well as furniture and adapt your existing space to accommodate plants and flowers as an essential element of the living habitat.
In the end we must take into account that the bedroom must incorporate elements created to soothe and relax the body and the mind and to create that cozy intimate space every one of us deserves and needs after a long stressful day. How do you refresh your bedroom from time to time? Feel free to share ideas and thoughts in the comment section below.