The master bedroom is the
intimate heart of any hearth. These days designer master bedroom suites can be construed as havens to soothen the
stressed out souls. Master bedroom should nurture peace at the end of the day. Master
bedrooms should be stylish, warm and inviting. Pick up master bedroom ideas that add comfort and
complement your personality. With a few simple tips, you can give your master
bedroom a makeover.
Master bedroom design
The personality trait of the
occupant of the master bedroom has to be taken into consideration when coming
up with ideas. Concerns of budget, time and space and design theme play a major
role while designing a master bedroom. To set the ambience of the master
bedroom one has to consider fabrics, lighting, furniture, space and paint
colors. A finished design renders a positive and lasting impression.
- Lighting that is soothing to the eye is an essential
factor. Valence lights add impression and colored lights can be used for creating effects.
Delicate lights lend a romantic feel to the room.
- Mirrors reflect light and offer the room the
feeling of largeness. Wall pictures and paintings in attractive structured
frames and images enhance the room's atmosphere.
- The master bedroom should not be cramped with
several pieces of untidy items. This is personal space and should not become
Small potted plants can be placed on night
tables and dressers make for a pleasant ambience.
A hardwood floor for the master bedroom is
recommended. This can be maintained in good shape by polishing. A carpet can
also make the bedroom design more decorative.
The point of 'relaxation' should also be borne
in mind. Choose a bed that offers feeling of rest, quality and style.
Decorative pillows in different sizes and shapes
for the bed and for chairs should be included in keeping with the feel and
pattern of the room.
Master bedroom furniture
The style and color of the furniture should be
set in perfect tone to the other articles in the bedroom. Traditional, wicker,
contemporary, mission and Victorian style furniture are available in the
market. Basically, furniture that suits the definition and overall image of the
room should be chosen. Wooden furniture renders an elegant look while metal
furniture is stylish and contemporary.
A double bed, side tables, wardrobe, writing
table and a dressing table are the furniture generally accommodated in a master
bedroom. If a larger area is available, a sofa set, a small bar could also be
King sized bed or a queen sized bed is often
preferred by most in the master bedroom. However, for a cozy couple a metal bed
should be comfortable enough. Beds in various styles, shapes and materials are
An elegant dresser is yet important furniture in
the master bedroom. It is commonly placed on the left side of the bed. Depending
on the theme of the bedroom one can opt for Victorian or a modern style
dresser. Beauty and utility go hand in hand while selecting a dresser. Always
go for a dresser that is not merely attractive but has enough storage space as
Nightstand with one or two drawers and
decorative mirrors complete and complement a bedroom décor.
Proper setting and placement of furniture can
make a major difference to the overall beauty of the room.
Master bedroom ideas
A master bedroom should be designed for
practicality as it is a place where much time within the home is spent. In
addition, is also deserves to be beautified with care.
- If the room has insufficient light,
then place a reading lamp on a table next to the chair and make sure that
the lighting is not so strong as to spoil the sensual effect.
- Decorative throws, cushions and
pillows and mirrors give the master bedroom effect of a retreat.
- Arrange books, papers, clothes and boxes. This
will make the room comfortable and attractive.
- A pleasant master bedroom idea would be to add
something in the room that reflects the love of family and friends.
- Essentially the articles in the master bedroom
should combine and be in harmony with each other. Decorative articles should be
used judiciously in the room. Candles, flower vases and photo frames and even
chandelier and lamps can be used as long as they do not crowd the room.
- If the room cannot be painted in full, an easier
alternative would be to paint only one wall. This will give the room an
entirely new feel. Texturing the wall or adding special painting technique
should add more depth to the room.
- If abundant space is available in
the master bedroom, one can think of adding a few extra items like a small
desk to write and some music to listen. Small refrigerators in wooden
cabinets can be placed in the room along with tea and coffee making
Master bedroom suite
Comfortable chair and elegant window treatments
go to create a dream master bedroom suite. Window treatments make the suite
stylish and relaxing. A beautiful inviting bed, proper storage facilities for
items in the room and a chair to curl up and relax should make this space
Most often, master bedrooms have
an attached bathroom facility, a terrace and an exit to an outdoor landscape
spread. Many master bedrooms suites include a sitting room that compliments the
main room. To keep the room private, one can adopt double doors which act as
dividers to keep the sitting room slightly separate from the master bedroom.
A routine feature of master
bedroom is a master bath. If space is available, one can opt for a shower, a
large bath tub with all amenities. This should ideally relax the tired body and
mind after a hard day's work.
Nowadays more and more master
bedrooms suites are so designed to overlook gardens and patios. Flowers that
appeal to the senses are placed in and out of the master suites. Master bedroom
suites could be eccentric, lavish, simple or sparse in keeping with the
personal tastes of the owner.
Flooring is another crucial
element of master bedroom suite. Tiles can be used in warm climes while stone
floors are cool to touch. Carpets are essential and hardwood floors must be
more comfortable. However, cost also plays a vital role as hardwood floors can
get expensive. Whereas vinyl with wood grain is another economical alternative
and this is less complicated to install as well.
Designer master bedrooms
Master bedrooms that reek of glamorous design in modern styles and shapes ranging form wood to
leather galore. A master bedroom in natural green and Zen design is really
cool. Carpet and lighting with clear designs render the room calm.
A dark cherry red elegant designer master bedroom suite is delicately beautiful and classic
to look at. Furniture in this room is made of solid wood carefully handcrafted
for long lasting usability. Leather headboard made of genuine full grain
leather is stained to match the cherry finish.
A master bedroom in Washington D C designer house can be noted for relaxing hues and
luxurious furnishings. The calming color palette and a harmonious combination
of window and bed treatment styles, the drapery panels, simple shades, boxed
bed valance and panels and upholstered headboard, tailored bed skirt and
articles of visual interest stands testament to a valuable talented designer
Master bedroom makeover
- One main aspect of change would be
in respect of color scheme. This can be achieved by using shades of red,
cream and peach.
- Sometimes reorganizing existing furniture can
make a big difference to the entire master bedroom. It would be good to move
the items frequently for a new look and at no extra cost.
- Buying bedspreads could get
expensive. A duvet cover can be used to give a new look while being more
- Adding a couple of throw pillows to
the bed could give a facelift. Covering the existing pillows with new
shams would also help.
- Old drapes could be replaced by new
ones and this can add a dramatic flair to the bedroom especially if the
windows are prominent.
- An old mirror could be hung in the
bedroom by a large piece of ribbon on the wall. This simple maneuver costs
nothing. Even old photos create an artistic display. Removing the old
faded rug could help create an illusion of more floor space.
- The lighting can be revamped by a
new lamp or overhead light. A sheer piece of fabric can be used as
lampshade. This is a simple and inexpensive alternative instead of buying
a new one.
- And in case of major alterations, such as knocking
down a wall to capture more space, it is better to take professional advice.
The structure may be load bearing and it cannot be removed so easily.