Many people neglect the bedroom and put more focus on home decor to the more visited rooms of the house. There are four types of bedrooms that maybe in your home. The masters, babies, teen and guest are all places where someone relaxes or sleeps. Today we are discussing the master bedroom where most of all your personality should shine through your choices of decor. This is your place of peace, in other words your sanctuary.
One of the first things you notice when you walk into a room are the walls. If your walls are drab and bare so is the feeling that encompasses you. You need to make one or more walls the focal point to your bedroom. The walls should be designed with comfort and relaxation in mind. The bedroom should become your stress free haven.
Acquiring any form of wall decor is a fun step in the process of turning a house into a home. For any new project it is important to first determine your destination. Then determine the best path to reach your end vision. This quest can be difficult but I do hope to provide you with some guidance that will allow you to make the decisions that fit your home decor interests.
There are a vast variety of options to allow your walls to come alive with exuberance. Ideas from innovative lighting techniques to a collage of your family portraits, which can give you the outlet to let your creative juices flow. You need to choose a theme, color scheme and style. Then let your imagination run wild. Most importantly the beauty of the end result will be totally unique and will express your personality.
It use to be a privilege of the very wealthy to spend on original artwork. Today on the internet or at craft stores you can find a wide range of inexpensive canvases, paints, kits and frames to create original striking pieces of art. This outlet lets you become expressively creative in harmonizing with other decor in the room. You might consider painting a small picture on one wall. Certain finishes such as faux can be used to create a pattern of design to make the wall vivid and interesting. This technique will inspire all those who view it.
Stenciling offers the opportunity to achieve a personal finish. Stencils have grown in popularity due to the ease of applying the design using the proper techniques. You can buy stencils and pick your dominant colors from the rest of your furnishings and put them in a restrained way on your walls.
Wallpaper murals are a great alternative for those interested in a picture as the focal point but do not have the talent or time to do this themselves. Wallpaper murals can transform your bedroom into a spring garden or into a balcony that over looks the ocean. Many murals use certain colors that can be drawn deeper into your room which will extend the texture and dimension of your room. Whatever theme you choose, the wall mural will add beauty and truly make your bedroom a sanctuary.
Lighting in a room is very important. There are three types of lighting: general, task and accent. The use of these different types of lighting will change the way you see and feel in the room. Using accent lighting will add drama and will highlight the areas you wish to bring into focus.
Mirrors, wall sconces and clocks add a touch of glamour to any space on your walls. Bedroom mirrors create the illusion of more space and elegant living. Wall sconces with mirrors add a great deal of texture, interest and modern design to your walls. By adding a clock to an empty wall you can make your walls go from boring to brilliant. Wall sconce candle holders with their mystical glow can change the entire mood of the bedroom. It can change your plain bedroom into a haven of romance or allow your mind and body to relax.
Fragrant candles can make you feel like you have been whisked away to another place and time. They add a soft subtle light and distinctive style. Wall candle sconces are one of the most affordable decorating options that will never go out of style.
Bedroom wall shelves makes for an appealing wall and keeps you organized. The wall shelf gives you additional storage space and helps you display your books, knick knacks and collectables. Most wall shelves are easy to attach to the walls, increases the value of your home and adds a decorative element to the room.
Wallpaper is ideal for making your bedroom walls take notice. Light colored wall paper is perfect for smaller rooms. For larger rooms darker shades give you a cozier feeling as long as you have sunlight streaming in through your windows. Horizontal stripes makes the room look wider while vertical stripes make the room look longer. There is abstract designed wallpaper that can give more of a contemporary look and a floral print always gives you that pleasant effect.
Wallpaper borders are an essential accessory for wall decor that is sometimes over looked. A wallpaper border is a strip of wallpaper that runs parallel to the floor on the wall at the junction where the wall and ceiling meet or can be used to divide the wall at any height. Wallpaper borders give a sense of finality and completeness to the wall. Some wallpapers come with matching borders. Some are patterns while others are solid. Both will enhance and highlight your walls. Borders seem to add that dramatic and sophisticated look and finish.
A beautifully woven wall tapestry may be all you need to pull the room together. Most of us can”t afford to go on vacations every day but a tapestry with a stunning theme can take you away for a short time. They seem to elude tranquility, romance and a means of escape that we need for our bodies to replenish daily.
There are no limitations in front of you. Let your imagination inspire you. You will rise to the occasion and the end result will be your triumph of creating an exquisite masterpiece.