Design by Room Bedrooms

our favorite bedrooms of 2014

We've rounded up a few of the best spaces–some oldies, some newbies–of the year.
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A streamlined space with the most basic necessities evokes a calming sense of serenity.

Have a small bedroom? Here’s what you should know. 

Taupe and White Bedroom

Elect a unified theme that can easily translate from the wall art to the bedding for an intriguing and cohesive aesthetic. 

Here’s a guide to nailing the art of the gallery wall.

Photography by JUSTIN BERNHAUT

A single moment of pattern draws from the bold tone of the eye-catching throw, elevating the soft gray scheme of the space. 

Find more bedroom paint color ideas here. 

Photography by PAUL COSTELLO

from the archives…

Color can exist in the bathroom. We refer to this classic as inspiration. A lively yellow seamlessly unites the rich fabrics and confident patterns in this whimsical space.
TIP: Skip the dividers in lieu of a boldly printed curtain.

Everything you should know about layering colors with patterns.

Photography by JAMES MERRELL

An 18th century-inspired frame instantly elevates the monotone scheme of the room. Skip the canopy and go for the minimalist look or lazily drape it across the bars for an effortlessly chic effect.


from the archives…

Wallpaper has always worked in the bedroom. Period. Emphasize a prominent shade or pattern by integrating it within the walls and bedding. Keep it interesting by injecting a few key items into the space in a contrasting shade. 

Photography by MELANIE ACEVEDO

A soft landing pad besides the bed is not only texturally pleasant but adds a luxurious dynamic to the decor.
TIP: Use a simple throw rug to distinguish specific zones within the room, such as a dressing area or a reading spot.

Find our favorite bedroom makeover tricks here

Tight on space? Skip the headboard and footboard, opting for a boxspring that coordinates with the wooden details of the space. 
TIP: The nightstand should be at about the same level as the bed. 

Here are 10 more things your bedroom should have. 

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Anna has a penchant for travel, fresh flowers, and books. You can usually find her on some sort of culinary adventure, seeking the best burgers or waffles in the city.