Martha Stewart Decorating Ideas for Bedroomsby Josienita Borlongan
For years, Martha Stewart has been sharing her thoughts and ideas on how to live well and enjoy life's memorable moments. She uses her television shows, magazines and books to demonstrate her interior design, crafts and cooking skills to inspire others. If you want to gain inspiration in designing the bedrooms in your home, choose any of Martha Stewart's decorating ideas.
The Dorm Upstairs
If you have a big room that can accommodate three or four sleepyheads, this bedroom design will work for you, especially if you have a growing family. Three or four identical cast iron beds, each one draped with mosquito netting, are ideal for setting up this shared bedroom. Using light or pastel colored drapes, bedding and adding schoolhouse lights will complete the effect. The kids will enjoy spending their nights together in this homey atmosphere, designed to look like a room away from home.
Simple and Compact Bedrooms
Living in the city has its perks, but it also has its limitations. Often, city homes with tight and cramped quarters require innovative design ideas to make them more livable. A minimalist design approach will make a tiny room functional and comfortable, just like bigger bedrooms. Place a bed frame centered against the wall and hang a light fabric above the bed using a rod to create a lightweight headboard. Using a light fabric headboard instead of a bulky wooden headboard will make the room look less crowded. Coordinate the colors of your linens and curtains with the color of the walls. For example, dark blue walls and pastel blue and white curtains and linens will go well together. Add a small bedside table and an overnight lamp for a little night reading. Big pleasures sometimes come in small packages, so don't underestimate the power of limited space.
Stately and Magnificent
From simple to an elaborate bedroom, Martha Stewart shares her design called the "Grand Florentine." This 24-piece bedroom collection that highlights a queen size bed is ideal in achieving atmosphere for your master bedroom. Rich in color and texture, the collection boasts of an intricately crafted bed frame, bundled with big soft pillows and ergonomic mattress and bedding to add comfort to style. Luxurious, billowy and voluminous curtains to cover the windows will make the room more extravagant and flamboyant.
Heavenly Country in the City
There's nothing like that the fresh cool night summer breeze in a big country house. Bring the country into your city bedroom. Martha Stewart used her version of a simple, country-style bedroom, in a New York City bedroom. Once you step into this room, you will feel like you are in a country home, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This bedroom comes with a sturdy oak bed for a more natural look, a side table to add functionality and a 19th-century rosewood lamp for a touch of antiquity. This room will work for any young professional who wants to come home to a relaxing country style, comfy bedroom after a hard day's work.
The Wooden Box Room
A wooden ceiling in natural hues can give a small room a spacious and airy look. Very simple and personalized, the design comes with a sturdy queen size bed, covered in soft linen. The overall color of the walls is neutral to complement the wood, giving it a down-to-earth finish. An abstract painting or shades of kaleidoscope can add visual appeal to complement the slumber mood of the room.
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