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.
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.
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.
IKEA’s cookie cutter RAST dresser can be found in thousands of bedrooms around the world but we could hardly recognize it after Style Me Pretty was through with it! Can you believe how they were able to transform it with just a little gold hardware a coat of white lacquer paint and some gold leaf?
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.
Like something right out of the pages of a storybook this handsome Hansel and Gretel bed does double-duty as both a playhouse and sleepspace. The Gingerbread Cottage Bed‘s intricate hand-painted details can even be customized to match your current decor.
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.
Calmer reds with a matte finish are apt for rustic vintage or traditional bedrooms and look lovely when paired with natural wooden textures. Find a compromise between the shades you love and the style you desire for a bedroom that you’re comfortable with.