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A Guide To Decorating Your Bedroom

Decorating your home is an excellent way to express yourself and show others your own personal style. Every room in the home serves a purpose, and the bedroom is no exception. Your bedroom is the place where you read, rest, relax, and sleep. It should be a comfortable place that reflects your personality and your overall tastes. There are many elements to a bedroom, and each one works together to create a peaceful and friendly environment in which to spend your nights and mornings.

The bed you choose is the essential element of the bedroom. When choosing a bed, the mattress should be comfortable, firm, and suitable for your sleeping type. For example, if you are a stomach or a back sleeper, the type of mattress you want may differ. It's a good idea to try some out before making a final decision. Children's mattresses are typically not as firm as those made for adults. Aside from the mattress, the frame and headboard are important. There are many different styles of bed frames, so choose according to personal taste. Children can have a variety of bed types, including bunk beds if they are a sharing a room. Car beds for boys and princess-style beds for girls are great choices. Adults can choose from modern styles, sleigh beds, or mission style, to name a few and decide between twin, queen, or king sized. The comforter and sheets you choose also make a large impact on the overall look of the bedroom. Colors and patterns can vary from floral to children's themes, and modern looks. The linens used on the bed can help to create the overall feel of the room.

Aside from the bed, your bedroom will most likely contain other types of furniture. Depending on the size, a desk can also be added. Children and teens may want to have a desk for their computer or laptop, so they can do homework and get online in the privacy of their room. Desks can come in small or large sizes, and can be different types of materials. For kids, colored desks that match the room's décor are a fun idea. Dressers are a must for every bedroom. The dresser is designed to hold things like underwear, ties, or other small articles of clothing. They often have a mirror attached as well, and can be bought to match the bed's style or purchased separately to fit your tastes and style. A nightstand next to the bed is also great for holding lamps, an alarm clock, and your bedside glass of water. Nightstands come in all sorts of fun styles, colors, and themes, or can be purchased to match the full bedroom set. Adults usually prefer to buy matching bedroom sets, while kids like a more eclectic looks.

The finishing touches on a bedroom really tie the whole thing together. Wall color sets the tone for the room. For girls, choose pretty pastel or bright, happy colors. Boys tend to like the more primary colors like blue and green, while adults often choose neutral tones like beige. The carpet color also has an impact. Choose darker colors or more resilient carpet like berber for kid's rooms. Trim and molding can be simple or decorative, depending on your own choosing. Wall décor such as hooks, paintings, posters, and other fun things can really add life to the bedroom. Let the children choose a poster or two of their favorite character or band. Flowers and butterflies are fun for girl's rooms, and cars or airplanes make great choices for boys. Adults often prefer modern art or family photos to hang on the bedroom walls. Curtains or blinds lend privacy to the bedroom, and can be bought in coordinating colors to match the whole room. The drapery really finishes off the look.

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