02 February 2009
For many people, a bedroom is so much more than simply a place to sleep. A bedroom can be a refuge, a place to escape the demands of everyday life and a place to find that sometimes needed silence and solitude. Simple bedroom decorating ideas can help you turn your bedroom into a beautiful but relaxing retreat.
A good place to begin your search for bedroom interior design ideas is a rundown of architectural design periods or eras for a design theme. You may adopt an Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Gothic, Oriental, Modern theme, and the like.
Decorating your bedroom with a period theme in mind is just an example of a long list of possibilities for bedroom interior design ideas. There are lots more and you’ll soon be overwhelmed with all the options you can do to your bedroom.
Creating your own set of bedroom interior design ideas is also possible even without referring to various Internet websites or design books. All you have to do is look around your existing bedroom or personal belongings and derive a number of bedroom interior design ideas from there.
The important thing is that you start with something you like, it acts as a stimulant and it will flow into a web of interrelated bedroom interior design ideas. Simply start with simple things such as a favorite color of yours, a pattern or symbol that you like, and you can even get ideas from nature such as a leaf.
Inject some of your favourite colour into your bedroom by giving the walls a fresh new coat of paint. Your bedroom will feel brighter and cleaner. Try a bold new colour or a soft neutral.Try changing the look of your bedroom by changing the blinds or curtains. Curtains are available in a wide variety of patterns and fabrics.
New pillows and cushions are another way to add a dash of colour to your bedroom. Multiple pillows and/or cushions on the bed make a lovely accent and allow you the opportunity to see how new colours work with your current colour scheme.The bed is the focal point of most bedrooms, so for the most impact a new duvet cover is likely to do the trick. Bedskirts are available in a wide assortment of colours, fabrics and textures and are a wonderful finishing touch on any bed.