Author: DREIECK DESIGN editorial department
Last update: 18.11.2020
The bedroom is probably the most personal room in an apartment - an oasis of calm where we can recharge our batteries for everyday life. It is all the more important that we feel comfortable there. Would you like to furnish your bedroom, redesign it or are you just looking for a few ideas for inspiration? In this post you will find tips and ideas about furnishing the bedroom.
As with many other tasks, the following applies: You will get the best result if you create a concept beforehand. As a basis you should measure the available space - and z. B. ask the following questions:
Then think about which setup you like:
You can then choose furniture, decorative objects and wall colors on this basis. Tip : Make a sketch of your room and draw the furniture there. So you can try out different variants.
White, blue or pink: which color goes best in a bedroom? Basically, cool, muted colors such as blue, gray or green are particularly suitable for the place of your dreams. Because these have a calming effect on the psyche, so that you fall asleep faster in the evening. Bright and bright colors, such as orange or strong red, on the other hand, have a stimulating effect - not exactly ideal for the bedchamber.
In order to color the bedroom, you don't necessarily have to color the entire room. You can also set individual accents : Delete e.g. B. only the wall behind the headboard of the bed and otherwise keep the room in neutral white.
Tip : Walls can also be creatively embellished with wall tattoos . You can easily stick these on. Numerous motifs are available, from artistic ornaments to inspiring sayings.
The main role in the bedroom is of course the bed. A wardrobe and a small bedside table are usually not missing. Here you can read what you must pay attention to when selecting and placing the furniture when furnishing a bedroom.
First and foremost, you should choose a bed that you find comfortable. Whether box spring bed or slatted frame: Be sure to test the bed by lying down for a few minutes !
Another important factor is the size of the room. In a small room, a box bed often looks too massive and bulky . Beds with legs, on the other hand, look airier and lighter and are suitable for all room sizes.
It is best to position the bed so that you can see the door : Most people instinctively feel safer and calmer this way. You should leave about 80 cm of space next to the bed: This makes it easier for you to change the sheets.
There is also a wardrobe in most bedrooms to store the cloakroom. A closed cupboard offers the advantage that the room appears tidy and calm. But open clothes rails on castors are more and more popular. These look particularly hip and modern and offer a lot of flexibility.
A cupboard with sliding doors saves the most space - and is therefore particularly suitable for small bedrooms !
Tip : If you attach a mirror to the front of the cabinet door , it makes the room appear larger and you also get a practical dressing aid.
When setting up the bedroom, a small bedside table should of course not be missing. Here you can stow bedside reading, alarm clocks and all other utensils that you want to have at hand at night. From the vintage model made of walnut to the elegant bedside table made of glass - the selection is huge ! It is best to choose a model that blends in with the rest of your interior. If you need more storage space, you are well advised to have a table with a drawer.
By the way - instead of a classic bedside table you can also have a pretty side table, a small one Use a wicker chest or an old stool - whatever you like is allowed!
Tip : The bedside table should be about the same height as that Lying area of the bed. So you can easily reach everything.
The bed and wardrobe are there, but the room still looks bare and you are wondering: How can do I make my bedroom cozier? Then read on: In the following paragraph we will reveal tips and tricks to make your bedroom really cozy.
At its core, cosiness means one thing above all else: warmth and security. What better way to create such an atmosphere than with cozy textiles?
Neon light in the bedroom? This is actually not such a good idea - because light has a significant influence on the mood in the room. The color temperature is particularly important here:
For a cozy bedroom you should therefore rely on warm light sources. This way the body is optimally attuned to sleep in the evening.
In addition to its practical function - e.g. B. as a reading lamp or ceiling lamp - you can also use the lighting very specifically to create a cozy atmosphere. A few ideas for the lucid design of the bedroom:
Last but not least, selected decoration must not be missing - this gives the room your very own personal touch Grade. But be careful: Too much of a good thing can make the bedroom appear restless - so choose the decoration wisely.
For inspiration, a few decorating ideas to design the bedroom:
The space in your bedroom is only a few square meters? Don't worry: even a small bedroom can be nicely furnished. However, you should really limit yourself to the most important things - otherwise the room will quickly appear crowded. So think carefully about what is important to you and make a conscious decision for each piece of furniture.
You can create additional space with these tricks:
Tip : If your bedroom is rather narrow, recommend we will ask you to place the bed lengthways at the front of the room. The hose-like character is softened a little and the proportions appear more square.
One thing is clear: furnishing the bedroom is a very personal matter. In this room in particular, the main thing is that your individual taste is met. Nevertheless, at the end we would like to introduce you to 3 popular living trends - but these are primarily to be seen as inspiration. Pick what suits you and create your own style.
The so-called "Scandi style" has been a long-term furnishing favorite for years: No wonder it fits perfectly with the longing for the simple life - and is also really cozy (in good Danish "hyggelig").
In order to furnish the bedroom in a Scandinavian way, it is best to choose pieces of furniture in clear, reduced dimensions Design . Straight lines and functionality are in the foreground, you should avoid frills or gimmicks.
In terms of materials, the Scandi style is down-to-earth: natural materials such as wood, Linen, cotton or wicker dominate . Light colors - such as clear white or light oak - create an open atmosphere with lots of light. Every now and then it can be a cheerful splash of color: The colorful bedspread or the patterned pillow give the room something carefree.
Equally reduced, but a little more elegant, the furnishings are designed in a modern-minimalist style. Here, too, clear lines are in the foreground: simple geometric shapes are particularly in demand - for example furniture or decorations in rectangular, triangular or circular designs.
For the characteristic "clean" look, the basic colors are set to in this style White, black and gray . Isolated, selected statement pieces serve as decoration: a modern painting, a designer lamp or a sophisticated glass shelf.
If you like it more rustic and with a pinch of holiday feeling, you might like the maritime style. Here you can literally hear the sea rushing! The colors blue and white are of course a must for the maritime flair. In addition, there is the brown or beige of natural materials : Braided, linen and natural wood are reminiscent of flotsam and beach chairs.
You can decorate with ship, anchor and stripe motifs in a classic, but somewhat clichéd style. For example, pictures of reeds or water birds are a little more subtle. Or you go with the decoration more in the direction of a country house style and rely on meadow flowers and glazed ceramics.
Finally, our most important tip: Before you set up your bedroom, you should get a Superior color and style concept. This ensures that there is a common thread running through the interior and you avoid bad purchases. And - regardless of home trends: in the end it is important that you feel comfortable in the bedroom and can relax there. So design the room according to your personal taste!