Bedrooms can often Be overlooked when decorating a rental property, But creating a peaceful, tranquil space that promotes good sleep needn’t cost the earth…
if the time has come to show your bedroom some love then start by considering what type of atmosphere you would like to create. Painting your walls is a quick, easy way to transform your bedroom and studies have shown that soft greens, soothing blues and warm yellows both help people to get more sleep and to wake up feeling happier.
For those who prefer to keep their walls neutral, the addition of accessories in this slumber-inducing palette can have the same effect. Harlequin’s painterly Fauvisimo fabric cushions (1) show how beautifully these shades can work together while the incredible reclaimed wood headboard demonstrates creativity, the consistency of a nature-inspired scheme and the impact of texture.
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The Pink Brigade
Kitchen-based breast cancer awareness campaign will raise funds for the pink caravan.
Style With Substance
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Lean And Green
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Beat The Boredom
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Food For Thought
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