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Bedroom Decorating Ideas


Faux Painting Bedroom
©Miki and Sonja                              Imagine waking up to this beautiful faux-painted ceiling each morning.
©Miki and Sonja Imagine waking up to this beautiful faux-painted ceiling each morning.

No one can promise that a beautiful vista overhead will make getting up in the morning any easier. But, certainly, it couldn't hurt.

The owners of this bedroom wake to a mural composed of swirling clouds and bright blue sky every day. The showstopping ceiling has transformed their average-size retreat into a unique room with a magical quality all its own.

The iron bed may be contemporary in flavor, but the haven's palette of colors and the sensuous display of fabrics -- from gathered bedskirt to draperies -- lend a decidedly old-world feeling.

©Miki and Sonja                              The bed-skirt and the bed's fetching canopy                                            are rendered in matching fabric for unity.
©Miki and Sonja The bed-skirt and the bed's fetching canopy are rendered in matching fabric for unity.

Adding to the grandeur, oversize, hand-painted European chests of drawers cleverly fill in as nightstands, while a heap of comfy pillows and several soft-to-the-touch throws increase tactile interest and warmth. A decoratively painted armoire and cabinet also subtly heighten the mood. And an Oriental rug, laid atop the wall-to-wall carpet, injects color and more texture at the room's heart.

There are many more ways to decorate your bedroom without completely remodeling it. Add a touch of European flair to your bedroom décor with the decorating ideas in the next section.

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