Before and After: We Love This No-Reno Bedroom Makeover

This bedroom, pre-makeover, was very relatable: an assortment of cozy fabrics in interesting patterns, a jury-rigged reading light, and a bit of fun thanks to the dartboard. Relatable, but not up to the high standards of its resident, who’s been passionate about interior design since childhood. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

What Should You Do With Your Throw Pillows When You Sleep?

Throw pillows are an easy way to add flair to your bedroom decor, but what exactly are you supposed to do with them when it’s time to go to sleep? We reached out to prop stylist extraordinaire Kaylei McGaw for her advice on how to handle your extra pillows before you hit the hay, and she had lots to share. Read ahead for five ways to style your throw pillows when it’s bedtime (other than tossing them on the floor). READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Questions We All Ask Ourselves: Should You Switch Duvets in the Summer?

Summer-proofing your home happens like clockwork. Once the temperature rises, you add an air conditioning unit and screens to your windows, trade in your woodsy candle for a beachier scent, and swap out your flannel sheets for some lightweight linen ones. But, if we’re being honest, we never know what to do with our duvets. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

These Colorful Bedrooms Will Make You Rethink Your White Walls

When discussing the topic of how colors affect emotions, Berkeley professor Steve Palmer stated: “There could be some plausible reasons as to why some colors might stimulate creativity or promote sleep or calmness.” Our bedrooms are the windows to our dreams (I made that up, you can quote me), so why not fill them with the colors that stimulate the moods we want to feel before our heads hit the pillow? Here are seven brilliant bedrooms that display an inspiring color story. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Clever Space-Saving Solutions for Small Bedrooms

If you’re dealing with a common small-apartment problem — a bedroom scarcely large enough for a bed, much less anything else — look no further than this list of clever space-saving solutions. These are some of the best ideas we’ve seen for tucking away all the stuff that tends to accumulate in a bedroom, and ensuring that your sleeping space will be calm and restful. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

The Best Mattresses in a Box — The Guide 2018

It used to be that the only way to get a mattress required going to a mattress store and testing them out on-site, with a persistent and persuasive salesman on hand pushing you to buy. The whole process was inconvenient and costly, so it’s no wonder that companies found a new (and seriously successful) way to sell mattresses—direct-to-consumer, and delivered in a box. This strategy results in lower prices and better convenience. All of these companies offer free trial periods (the typical number is 100 days) so you can be even more sure of your choice than if you had Read More

Get the Look: A Grown Up, Frozen-Inspired Scandi Royal Bedroom

Last month, Disney’s Frozen made its Broadway debut. While I can’t comment on the success of the transference from screen to stage, I can skate down memory lane to when Frozen first premiered in theaters and the cheesy, cartoony kids bedroom decorations overwhelmed the internet. So I propose we leave the snowflakes behind and settle in with some gorgeous Scandinavian design inspired by the movie to create a bedroom fit for a queen. It will still serve Frozen vibes, but in a much more grown up way. It’s a style that’s worth melting for. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Emily Henderson On The One Thing That Makes The Biggest Impact When Refreshing Your Bedroom

If 2018 has you in a “new year, new home” mindset, you’re not alone. Thankfully, designer Emily Henderson chatted with us about how to give your sanctuary spaces—your bedroom and bathroom—a fresh start for the new year. READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico

Before and After: An Unsightly Attic Becomes a Stylish Bedroom (with a Walk-In Closet to Boot)

When interior stylist Jaimy and her husband Marcel wanted a quieter place to live, they decided to move to her hometown…where they were able to buy her childhood home. To truly make it their own, the new home needed quite a few updates. One of the most striking transformations has been the attic. The idea was to let daughter Dalí have the master bedroom, so Marcel and Jaimy could inhabit the top floor. It sure is spacious enough, but a lot work needed to be done. Like most attics, it had been used for storage without paying much attention to Read More

6 Ways to Hack a Platform Storage Bed from IKEA Products

Here’s an idea: turn basic IKEA storage cabinets and dressers into multi-functional lofts. It’s a smart way to address the problem of small space — you get both beds and storage in the same footprint. These hacks work well for studio apartments, kids rooms, and dorms. As inspiration, here are different unique ways others made it work for them: READ MORE » Powered by WPeMatico