Bedroom Decor

lady using macbook while sitting on a bed

If you are like me, then you will probably play it real safe when it comes to bedroom decor. I find it hard to strike a balance between too much and too little. This is also the case with colours which can be too bright or too boring.

I do believe less is more but when is less too little…

Bedroom decor in a muted gray color

Jill Rosenwald Capri Stripe Comforter & Sham Set

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There is of course the question of the budget. Good quality and comfortable bedding costs good money but decor pieces / furniture pieces do not have to cost an arm.

I have learnt to always start with a plan – How much money do I have available? How many cushions and pillows is enough? What sizes do I get? What other items of decor should I get to compliment the bedding?

Where the spending of money is required, do your research and always start with a plan / budget.

Bedroom decor in blue and pink

Betsey Johnson Bedding Love Birds Comforter & Sham Set

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As I mentioned before, when it comes to bedding I am not drawn to the bold colours, but from my experience, the lighter colours are harder to keep clean. On the other hand, dark coloured bedding can make a room look darker.

This then means when working on new decor, ways of bringing light into a room is a must. This can be through the use of lamps  or white furniture pieces which go well with the chosen colours.

Tasteful red, white and black decor in a bedrrom

Nautica Mineola Cotton Comforter & Sham Set

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Accessories definitely add that je ne sais quoi ‎which brings together a bedroom decor look quite well. The minimalistic look definitely appeals to me and also encourages me to start my plan with what I already have.

A minimal look does not call for several cushions and plenty layers of covers, but simple bedding and 3 or 4 pieces in the room that go very well together. After all the point of the room is to sleep.

minimal bedroom decor and design

Essenza – Daya Pink Duvet Cover – Double

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Ultimately what matters, as with anything in life, is that the bedroom decor serves it’s purpose and works well for you.



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