Do want a laid-back bedroom which is simply stylish and devoid of any razzmatazz? – somewhere to laid you head and not have to worry whether you have the right colour and pattern of wall paper or the latest flooring? – if you do then today’s post should suit you to a Tee.
However just because it’s laid back doesn’t mean that the room has to be either boring or a complete mess with clothing and bedding strewn nonchalantly over the floor! There’s a marked difference between laid back and messy!
Use today’s colour palette of smoky grey which lean towards purple to create a look which is laid-back and yet stylishly comfortable. Add a variety of cushions to your bed in jewelled tones and with different textures such as silk (or faux silk) velvet and organza which has a natural sheen. Plain quilted bedspreads uk give this style of room a polished look with being over-the-top. They’ll also help to keep you warm during the cold months.
Plain walls and flooring also suit this style of room, giving it a laid-back and unfussy look as the eye will immediately be drawn to the focal point of the room – namely the bed. Keep window dressings practical and functional by using wooden blinds, blackout roller blinds, cheap curtains or combinations of blinds and curtains to carry the laid-back theme throughout the room.
Flooring should also be functional and practical – if you have wooden floors the use of large rugs adds a homely, laid back touch and will help to ground your colour scheme.
Steer away from soft furnishings which are not functional as they serve no purpose and will only make you believe the room is cluttered. Clever use of storage should be adopted , by using built-in wardrobes to maximise floor space. By all means add personal touches, without these your bedroom will lack any character and remind you of budget hotel bedroom, which is a cold and lonely place to be – especially on your own!
Getting the balance between laid-back and bland is a fine line – get it right and you’ll love the results, however, getting it wrong will undoubtedly mean that your bedroom looks a little lacking on the style front. So, keep to the basics and use colour and texture in the right proportions – experiment a little so that the balance is both pleasing to the eye and your bank balance.