Ideas to Decorate Area Above the Bed

Do you have your bed against the wall? Does the wall stand as the headboard? Is the wall pretty tall and is completely naked? Well, if this is the case, then you should consider decorating the area above the bed. This shall bring in visual interest in the room and enhance the décor of the room.

Artwork – the easiest way to decorate the area above the bed is to hang an art work. The piece of art can be anything. You can choose landscapes, portraits, floral designs and even modern painting. If you have a piece of art created by you, don’t be afraid to hang this.When hanging artwork, ensure that the frame of the artwork complement the décor of the room and is in alignment with the art, or else it shall appear out of the place. Alternatively, you may also paint art directly on the wall. A floral graphic design can be easily drawn and painted with the help of a stencil.

Poster/Mural – if you are unable to pick up an impressive art work, hang a large poster or a mural on the wall. The poster can be of anything – a piece of nature, a modern art, or a character from your favorite music album. This will give the room a personality as it shall reflect your preferences and style.

Fabric – Hang a swatch of fabric over the bed area. This is an economical, easy option and has a significant impact. All you need to ensure is that design and color of the fabric complements the décor of the room. You may also create several fabric swatches in different shapes, get them framed and hang them in a pretty pattern.

Plates – try hanging plates of varied sizes, colors and designs in different patterns above the bed area. Alternatively, you may also create your own unique plates by painting the individual plate with some interesting design or scribing a quote on it.

Photographs – Photographs are also an interesting option to decorate the empty wall space above the bed. You may hang a huge portrait of you and your family in sepia or black and white effect. Alternatively, you may also select a number of pictures in different effects and hang them haphazardly.

Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on March 23rd, 2011


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