It’s easy to get stick in a rut with decor, especially where the master bedroom is concerned. Maybe it’s styled to your desires from a decade ago but hasn’t been spruced up since then. Keeping things in the status quo is the path of least resistance, particularly for a space that few people are likely to see. Of course, since most people spend a substantial portion of time in their master bedroom, given sleeping, reading, getting ready for work or just lounging. Shouldn’t the
You have a headboard you love, but how about elevating the whole room with a feature wall? Adding a
A little neon can go a long way to making a master bedroom more stylish. A piece of graphic neon art — with words or not — is a way to add a little novelty to
Bold sconce lights can dramatically change the overall appearance of the bedroom. This is especially true if you have a minimalist space that doesn’t have a lot of fussy embellishments. Installing large,
Swap out your
Four-poster styles used to be mainly associated with old-fashioned or
Go for a new bed with a massive, decorative headboard. The room is mainly for sleep, right? So, put the whole focus on the bed. This bedroom has a giant headboard upholstered in a bold plaid that matches the base of the bed. No other art or embellishment is needed!
For those who prefer a low-key decor aesthetic, try adding a little metallic shine. There’s no need to be over the top about it. Add a distinctive wall-mounted light with a decorative bulb and a modest piece of metallic art and it elevates the whole room without requiring a major investment.
Here’s a radical idea: Skip the headboard all together. We’re not talking about plopping some naked mattresses against a plain wall as people do in their young student years. You still need something to anchor the bed visually, so try a wall cladding that takes up more space than a typical headboard but doesn’t cover the whole wall. It’s a game changer!
If you like the furniture you have but just want something different that you can do quickly, change up the way you make the bed. Instead of the typical comforter and shams, try layering different textures of blankets or throws, which is a super casual and contemporary thing to do. This can also solve the debate between bed partners on how many blankets are too many. One person can pile on a few extra to stay toasty!
Try out a curved,
It’s natural — and very common —
In case you haven’t noticed, the days of the bedspread and bed skirt are gone. It’s an old-fashioned look that instantly dates a master bedroom. Contemporary style makes use of platform beds or those with a base that disguises the box spring. This is a great example of an upholstered platform bed with an attached headboard in done in a dusty teal fabric.
Here’s a new idea: A pocket headboard. This one has a built-in pocket, perfect for sliding in your late night reading before you turn off the light. A style like this adds a little extra function to an attractive upholstered headboard.
If you want to keep the space neutral, try