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Platform Beds

Platform Beds

The bedroom is one of the most used parts of any home and with this comes the importance of keeping it decorated in an attractive style that compliments the personality of the occupants.

Finding that perfect bed that fits the personality of the home and those inside is one of the hardest things to do.
The current trend is the platform bed which offers a sturdy construction and a modern design.

Platform beds are the next coveted item in interior decorating as it provides that much lusted after flair.

The low profile of platform beds is perfect for smaller spaces while providing the appropriate amount of mattress surface.

Sleek and trendy, these beds are a favorite with apartment and studio occupants who need as much floor space as possible but do not want to sacrifice style and sophistication.

The West Elm platform beds have become an instant hit and come in either twin, full, queen, or king size which makes its perfect for either couples or singles.

The platform is wood coming in colors of chocolate, gray, or blonde. No box spring is needed as the mattress is supported by solid pine slats.

Those that have found a love for Eastern design sensibilities or who have a minimalist decor will instantly adore platform beds.

Platform beds go virtually with any decor, specially on contemporary styles Breaking the mold of old style beds and sleigh beds which can be bulky and space consuming, platform beds are quickly gaining popularity.

Sturdy in design and easy on the eyes, West Elm’s design of the platform bed will quickly become the much loved center piece for any bedroom.

Lipla Bed: Sleek and Effective

Lipla Bed

Lipla Bed: Sleek and Effective

A good bed is the foundation for many sweet dreams. However, beds that are comfortable are not always praised for their style. Luckily, there is a bed among us that offers the comfort that we all crave and the grace and serenity we all desire.

Unlike typical platform beds, The Lipla Bed from is a study in elegant lines and curves that come together to create a bed that delights the eyes, the touch, and is able to deliver us to sleep.

Coming in a wide variety of colors that can be matched to create uniformity perfect for those with a modern industrial taste or mixed to intrigue the imagination and play with mind, the Lipla Bed really belongs in every bedroom.

The bed which has a wooden base but can also come in the many lacquers available is low to the ground.
Possibly inspired by Asian aesthetics the Lipla Bed is diverse enough to match just about any decor or design scheme.

The headboard is optional though many prefer it as the subtle curves leading from the bed to the headboard creates a beautiful contrast.

There are a few draw backs from the practical point of view with the Lipla Bed as it may not go well with rooms that are cluttered or overbearing.

The simple design will look out of place in a bedroom that is grandiose or opulent as the two themes just do not function well together.

Overall, the Lipla Bed is graceful, chic, and absolutely stylish. It is most ideal in sparsely decorated rooms or rooms with very little clutter since it does sit close to the ground.

A Guest Room Used Every Day

Guest Room

A Guest Room Used Every Day

Question: I have guests popping in every other day since my husband is into his marketing profession. What would be the best possible ways to make it look like a living room? – Martina

Answer: This guest room looks like part of a living room. Folding doors open to “expand” the size of the living room, or to close this area off for complete privacy.

If your living room doubles as space for guest sleeping, perhaps you can adopt the folding-door idea. As alternatives, try traverse draperies on a ceiling track or a portable folding screen. Either could give you a private “guest room.”
No matter where you fit in your guest space, there are three essentials to keep in mind: You should give your guests as much privacy as is possible, a place to hang their clothes, and a light near the bed.

Wall of bookshelves is broken by shallow closet and small sections enclosed by plywood doors. The doored section cost less than drawers, add decorative interest.

It’s only 12 inches deep. A pull-out clothes rod, a shelf for hats, rack for ties, one for shoes, and a mirror help small guest closet do big-closet duty.

The Right Romantic Bedroom for the Newlyweds

Romantic Bedroom

A romantic bedroom for couples who desire to continue the flame of romance burning bright in their marriage:

Question 1: Can a romantic bedroom be created on a budget?

Question 2: How is it possible to put together the right aphrodisiac main romantic room on a tight shoe string budget?

The right aphrodisiac to ignite the right amount of romance in your marriage is to put in place a bedroom like this one. If you have decided that it is high time you had some romantic place to retire to at the end of the day, a place that your domestic partner and you would like to come home to, and then this is the look that you must aim at.

This is the kind of bedroom, with the filigreed princess style bed with the matching lamp stand that will allow you to Touch the right senses to spark the flame of passion and romance in your life.

The right kind of romantic feel to it can be added with the right bed that you see in this picture. It could be an antique bed that occupies a pride of place in the bedroom. The bed enables the room to look soft and inviting, and a bedroom where you want to let your hair down, shed inhibitions and remove the masquerade that you put on for the world outside

The pink romantic bedroom offers a place to be with your lover and savor every moment as you leave the outside world blocked out.

The uncluttered and sparklingly clean surroundings along with the mood lighting that can be adjusted according to the mood that you are in helps to create this. The light that is streaming in from the Venetian blinds on the window on one side of the bed. These blinds can be drawn and the lamp switched on to cast shadows on the ceiling.

You might want to add a few candles, to create the right mystic warm glow of light. You could also use aromatic candles that can send throughout the room aromatic fragrance to send your senses reeling. The bottle of champagne, chilled to the right perfect temperature and the long fluted glasses to drink that in as you communicate and open out your heart to your partner.

All around you in this bedroom, there will be a soft warm glow permeating all around y as you spend time on this romantic princess style bed. The arousing of your senses with all the smells and the right colors let the magic take over.

Feng-Shui Bedroom in Earthy Tones

Feng-Shui Bedroom

Feng-Shui Bedroom in Earthy Tones

Question: What kind of a bedroom color theme must you choose if you want a bedroom that is alluring and yet simple?

This is a bedroom for someone who has a rectangular room that provides them the right kind of huge space. The bedroom has been done up with the color theme of a White landscape complemented by Earthy tones. The mix of white and browns in different shades make this a stark and stunning combination.

If you like clean lines and Modern functionality, then you will not be able to turn your back on this bedroom. The main centerpiece in the room is the large double bed in shades of gray with the head board to match it. The low lying bed with the white crisp linen sheets and matching white pillow covers and the back-rest cushions in a different color make this bed a heavenly retreat.

The entire ambience that this bedroom creates for its owner is one that is soothing and peaceful. The wooden beams and rafters on the ceiling make it a stunning combination, the moderns of the bedroom and the traditional look offered by the wooden ceiling.

There is certainly nothing bland and boring about the bedroom. The natural colors used throughout, including the small storage closet, with drawers made in wood with the white border go so well with the theme.

The right amount of nature and a different color is brought by the plants placed in the corners. The entire bedroom presents a stunning and savvy look for the uber-modern man or woman. This is the kind of bedroom that you will want to come home to, no clutter and everything in place. This bedroom is a balm for the tired mind and body to rejuvenate for the next day.

The light in the center of the room goes on to provide centrally diffused light. It is able to cast the right shadows to enhance the mood of the people in this room.

This bedroom has no stereotypical trappings of what is found in usual bedrooms. Hence, there is no television, no side tables and no wardrobes or closets. This makes it look roomy and airy which makes it look more inviting. The colors that have been used in this room make it timeless and the kind of design that will never go out of fashion. This room is right for anyone, the couple, the guest or a bachelor. The chic white walls enhance the quality of light reflected and enlighten the mood. The several shades of white accentuating on gray bring out the essential beauty of this bedroom.