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.
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.
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.
The Lamont Home Cheswick Vanity Set‘s space-saving design makes it the perfect addition for those with little room to spare. Flip open the top to reveal a mirror when you need to get ready for a night on the town and when you’re done just fold it back down and slide the cushioned seat into its perfectly shaped spot.
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.
Why build out to create an extra closet when you can find all of the storage you need underneath the bed? That’s what Cathrine and Hans Edblad did by using two MALM dressers to elevate their son’s bed adding lots of space for clothes and toys without giving up any square footage in the room.
There are so many wonderful options on the market these days that it’s difficult to choose but we especially like the ones that can be converted to tween beds when your little one gets older (why spend extra money on another bed if you don’t need to?) and options that double as play areas. Read on to see them all!