Bedrooms Designing a New One or Refashioning an Old One

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Redoing your old bedroom is fun. It can be a challenge too. Let us investigate the factors that help and those that hinder the creation of a truly magnificent bedroom.

Functionality of bedrooms

Every house has a bedroom, it goes without saying. The place to lay the head is under the roof and the most important criterion is comfort. Of course, they have to look charming, and to a certain degree, sophisticated. Let us look at some prominent or small bedroom ideas that go into making this room a pinnacle of solace and comfort.

Soften the Design aspects

Layout of the furniture should integrate with overall unity of design. Rigid rules of design like space opposing doorways or uniformity in color scheme are for those who deal with generalities. Remember, when you design your bedroom, you are creating what you desire. Choose the colors and patterns for the walls in the manner of your personal tastes.

Different kinds of work

· Renovation
· Extension
· Makeup
· New Bedroom
Renovation is necessary for the old customized bedrooms that have gone out of fashion. The old four-poster might be the white elephant waiting for the hauling truck or one may need something more than the old-fashioned dressing table. For those who have space requirements, an extension would be in order. Break the wall down to create more space. If the interiors need a new look then one should go in for customized solutions. However, if one needs to design the interiors for a new bed

Harmonize the Décor

One needs nightstands, drawers and chaise lounges or a sofa in the bedroom. One needs open spaces to move yet desires a comfortable togetherness. First thing is to ensure smooth passageway so that one does not twist and turn to get from one point to the next in the bedroom.
Next, one cuts down on the extra armoire and that extra chair. They intrude in personal space (One could always fetch them if the need arises).

Use of Lighting

· Blend the lights with the daytime colors and the nighttime shadows for creating private space.
· For widespread areas such as pathways leading from the garden, use LED lamps since they consume less energy.
· Use footlights to amplify the floor space especially if the functional area overlaps with dark corners.
· Overall, accent for lights in the bedroom is soft. Though relies entirely on soft or diffused lights, one or two bright reading lamps could be the exception for the avid reader.

Maintain Focal Point

1. Sleeping
2. No lingering
3. No unused furniture
Nothing should interfere with the sleep. Avoid all functional and space intrusions. It may be a calendar or something may not be right with the patterns on the wall. Change it immediately. If something is present that makes one linger, get rid of it. These things could be PlayStations or an extra window. Lastly, avoid the clutter of unnecessary furniture.

Keep the Balance

In the house, the bedroom is the place of sanctuary, the place where one snuggles up without any care.
a) Function aspect: Comfort and concealment
To preserve the functionality of this corner, one has to retain the old cushions the old quilts and the comforting table fans. This way it makes the place, the only place you would like to be. Small bedroom ideas begin with deep thoughtful planning.
b) Aesthetic appeal: Cozy and warm
Keep the colors of warmth, reds and yellows oranges and dark browns and match them with plain designs on walls and panels. Clashing colors and very intriguing patterns create confusing thoughts and that is not desirable.

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Bachelor, Christian, 53, settled in Madurai, India, like to watch football and tennis on TV. I also have occasional walks but try to read the Bible daily. For amusement, I read the newspaper.

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author avatar The Dailey Grind
27th Nov 2013 (#)

Thanks for tips. One of the rooms I would like to change without emptying all the change from my pockets.

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author avatar snerfu
27th Nov 2013 (#)

You are welcome The Dailey Grind. I do hope to improve over time.

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