Have you always dreamed of curling up with a book in your very own window seat? Check out Windmill Words‘ clever hack showing you how to create one using IKEA’s Stolmen closet system.
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.
Feeling like your bedroom could use a pick-me-up? Using white furniture is one way to brighten your space and give it a fresh new look but there’s no hard and fast rule that says you need to swap out all of your dark pieces with light ones and we definitely prefer mixing and matching over cookie cutter bedroom sets.
Nora of Oh Yes really outdid herself with a hacked DIY platform bed that effectively creates an entirely new level in her room while also adding storage space below. We especially love how the drawers pull out of the sides of the steps — ingenious!
Those of us living in small spaces have trouble finding room for even the smallest of things like jewelry. That’s why the Girl on the Go’s DIY vertical jewelry holder which takes advantage of the hidden space behind the Stave mirror makes so much sense.
Also think of creative ways in which you can give the room a fun little twist with unique bunk bed designs play nooks and ladders that steal the show! Add a splash of pink and a plush rug in white to give the girls’ bedroom a touch of femininity while a minimal metallic bed frame in the boys’ bedroom gives it a cool industrial vibe. It’s all about thinking ‘out of the box’!
The cabin-inspired rustic kids’ bedroom is also a great idea for all those sleepovers as bunk beds are often the norm in such rooms. Families with more than a couple of kids can also turn towards this style which allows you to create a wall of bunk beds complete with ladders and built-in steps! With some additional space and the right storage units this bedroom will also easily double as the perfect playroom.
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.