On the more affordable end of the spectrum IKEA packs a solid amount of functionality into its HEMNES daybed. At just $299 the multi-purpose workhorse boast three roomy drawers where you can stash pillows and blankets when you’re not using it as a bed.
While we’re pretty partial to the idea of stealing a wink or two during the day that’s not the only reason that daybeds have a special place in our hearts. These versatile pieces transcend their lazy reputations by doing double duty as both seats and beds and are especially useful in urban settings where space is at a premium.
Think of rustic style and the first thing that comes to mind are large logs and rough wooden surfaces that define the walls and the ceiling. While such a look is not natural for most modern homes you can give your kids’ bedroom a special makeover by adding a few beams to define the ceiling and add warmth to the room.
Here’s a DIY storage bed tutorial that even the least handy of us can handle. All it consists of is an EXPEDIT bookcase laid on its side with a few wooden slats on top — easy peasy!
Glossy velvety reds work well in opulent bedrooms with a Hollywood Regency or chic glam style. With Valentine’s Day a month away this will also add a touch of romance to the bedroom just in time!
All you need are a few gorgeous throw pillows in bright red or cozy bedding in elegant scarlet along with a plush rug or a cool vase on the bedside table in a matching hue. As a rule the more neutral the backdrop the more visual impact your red accents will make.
With hundreds of stores across the globe IKEA has made a name for itself as a one-stop shop for affordable home furnishings. The downside to this however is that you can end up with exactly the same beds tables sofas and chairs as thousands of other people around the world.
Instead of heavy wooden elements and weathered surfaces opt for more modern decor and accessories. Add a reclaimed bedside table or a wooden headboard that makes a big statement in the modern room. The important thing here is to keep the color palette warm and earthy and the bed frame rustic while adding a few modern touches to the room.