11 Bedroom Makeovers
Painting or slipcovering the furniture and the wall in complementary shades of white helps quiet the room (though a portion of the cityscape mural is left as if framed). Now two daybeds (in matching machine-washable slipcovers) face each other to establish an anchoring symmetry. Shelves with wicker baskets offer storage, and magazine racks keep books, papers, and clothes in order. One large striped rug ties the space together.
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