Is your bedroom perfectly adequate for getting a decent night's sleep and for providing space for your clothing and accessories but doesn't have the ambiance of the sanctuary you want it to be? If so, you may be considering hiring a professional interior decorator to give the room the personal touch you want. However, there are ways that you can achieve this goal without turning to the services of a professional, which is great news for those on a budget. Following are just three of the many ways that you can provide your bedroom with a unique look that reflects your personal tastes and preferences.
Hit the Flea Markets and Antique Stores
The right statement pieces can make all the difference being a bland bedroom and a fabulous personal sanctuary. Patience may be necessary in order for you to find just the right statement pieces, but they payoff can be worth it, the right antique armoire, for instance, will be with you for the rest of your life provided it's cared for properly.
Visiting flea markets and antiques stores also provides a good way to find decorative items and accent pieces while looking for that piece of statement furniture. You can also learn a lot about your own personal style this way, pay attention to common themes in items that you're drawn to, and you'll develop a sense of your own style.
Use Custom Wall Coverings
Custom wall coverings can be used in a variety of ways to provide your bedroom with a customized appearance. For instance, if you like the country cottage look, you can cover one wall with a gorgeous custom wall covering featuring flowers and vines, painting the rest of the room a complementary shade, using decorative finishes such as wainscotting on the bottom half of the painted walls, and pulling it all together by painting the trim in a contrasting color.
Add Some Natural Notes
Natural notes are an essential component of crafting a serene indoor sanctuary. For instance, potted ficus trees can grow high enough to reach the ceiling and are easy to take care of. If you don't have the room, there are a variety of other houseplants you can use. You can also add a water feature such as a tabletop fountain to bring the soothing sound of falling water into the picture, Hanging terrariums are another way to accent your bedroom with a natural note.