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.
Luckily a community of resourceful folks across the internet have been proliferating the notion that IKEA pieces are merely building blocks to help you create unique furniture customized for your home. There are some especially useful IKEA hacks for the bedroom – from storage beds to embellished night stands to plush window seats. Read on to see a roundup of our favorites.
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.
Part of Rossetto’s ultra-modern Nightfly collection this nearly blinding nightstand features two drawers and white-on-white faux alligator accents made of eco-leather processed using natural dyes and extracts.
Rustic does not mean old and worn out and in the case of kids’ bedrooms you sure could do with some color as well to spice up the setting. Bedding and pillows offer an easy way of adding plenty of color to the rustic bedroom without actually altering the overall appeal.
For those with more rustic tastes Saartje Prum offers up this adorable wooden daybed complete with carved hearts and a pull-out trundle.
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.
Probably the closest thing on Earth to sleeping on a cloud the Fairfax Tall Bed & Headboard by Williams-Sonoma lets you luxuriate in an extra 10″ of plush headboard. Handcrafted in the United States by skilled artisans this cushy hand-tufted bed creates a bold focal point for any bedroom.