While most kids’ bedrooms seem to embrace the clean contemporary look try a fun comfy twist this winter by giving the modern rustic style a shot. It is also a perfect way to replicate the fun memories of your holiday trip to the woodsy winter cabin and it creates a dreamy natural escape for your child.
One of the best ways to go about this is by turning the attic into a cool kids’ bedroom as the sloped ceiling adds to the rustic style. Apart from ushering in the winter cabin look that you are after wood also adds plenty of textural contrast to the space and gives the bedroom a soothing yet fantastic ambiance.
Find the right balance by choosing a shade and a hue that you love regardless of the scenery outside! Gray can be used either to shape the in the room or in a more extensive fashion for all the walls and the ceiling.
If you have small children you likely shouldn’t show them this amazing bed fort because they probably won’t leave you alone until you build them one of their own. Designed by Gisela Vidallé the Little Forest House as she calls it is based on the KURA bed but slightly altered and wrapped in MDF with wood veneer. Download the plan for this delightful mini dwelling here.
On the other end of the spectrum the Raven tufted daybed is a cushy alternative that delivers the luxurious feel of a plush king-size bed in a pint-size package. Handcrafted button tufting gives the piece an opulent look without taking up unnecessary space.
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!
In case you already have a bedroom clad in gray adding a bit of red to it becomes a pretty simple task. But for those starting out fresh pick an elegant shade of gray that will serve you well across the changing seasons.
Is your gorgeous bedroom in gray starting to feel a touch too boring and bland with a change in the weather outside? While gray has been a ‘hip’ neutral that has ruled interiors for the past couple of years a bedroom clad completely in gray can seem both sterile and a bit too dull.