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5 Decorating Ideas for Bedrooms

It’s easy to change the look of a bedroom―without even changing the big stuff.

Seaside sleep nook light blue bedroom
 Thomas Loof
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Seaside Sleep Nook

Soft blue walls and neutral floors, reminiscent of sky and water against sand, are calming. Taupe pillows and nautical-striped bedding continue the palette, so the room feels cohesive. Weathered pieces, like an antiqued mirror and an unfinished chair, give the room a casual, tossed-together quality that makes it feel friendly and indestructible, which is relaxing. Layers of natural textures create a luxurious but subtle depth, as in wood floors against a sea-grass rug against a reed basket. Even the nubby spare blankets factor into the lushness. Ocean-themed details feel soothing, but you don’t want to go overboard with them (pun intended). Vintage photos of boats, a conch shell, and a brass lamp are just seaworthy enough to create a vacation vibe.
 
To buy: Natura paint in Wedgwood Gray HC-146, $50 a gallon, benjaminmoore.com for stores.Tarnby jute rug (7 by 10 feet), $149, ikea.com for stores. Parisienne café chair by Zentique, $250, calypso-celle.com for stores. Reed Market bag, $75, A Détacher, 212-625-3380. Hampton throw by Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic Couture, $118, shabbychic.com for stores.

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