The owner had already bought a dark Ikea Malm bed and 2 high chest of drawers beside the bed. There's storage place under the bed, which is a great idea for a small bedroom. To keep the bedroom fresh and airy added white curtains and white linen duvet cover. The owner has a loads of photos, posters and souvenirs, which he wanted to put on display, and anyway those are the pieces that makes a place home.
The colours of the posters give nice warm look and feeling.
Here are some tips to keep in mind when furnishing a small bedroom:
- Light colours enhance the feeling of space,while darker hues tend to close in. Lighten up tour walls and furnishings.
- ditch the king size (or evven queen) bed and use space-saving furniture. If storage space is an issue, under-bed storage containers can free up a lot of space.
- Visually expand the room by using mirrors.
PS. This was the starting point:
Still kept the warm tone - at least slightly!