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How To look Sophisticated With Leather Beds

How would you like to have a leather bed in your bedroom? Would it look out of place or elegant and sophisticated? Leather beds are often considered a luxury item and some of the best types you can opt for. But leather as a material is not the easiest to work with, especially in interior design and décor.

A big platform bed like this one looks more imposing with the leather finish. Opt for this material if you want the bed to stand out but not if you want it to look lightweight and minimalist.

For enhanced elegance, get a wingback headboard for your leather bed. It will have a royal look, very sophisticated but also simple and suitable for modern interiors.

A leather bed gives you the opportunity to mix and match different textures and materials. For example, add a velvet comforter to emphasize the contrast with the leather base or some textile pillow covers.

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Leather comes in a large range of colors and types. Look how harmonious this bedroom feels with the light brown bed and the red stripe on the wall behind it for contrast. The bedding matches the curtains and also the textured wall in a way.

Beds with these padded headboards look sophisticated by nature. If they’re also covered with leather then it’s an even more elegant and glamorous look. And white as a color is a perfect match for this type of look.

Match your leather bed to a few other elements in the room so it doesn’t look out of place because of the material. This one has a color that matches the curtains and also the dark stained wooden chair on the left.

Another element that can beautifully complement a leather bed is the fireplace, especially if it has a stone-covered wall.

The leather bed doesn’t necessarily have to match anything else in the room. You can choose to make it the focal point of the décor and use its sophisticated and simple look to complement a minimalist but perfectly-balanced design.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on March 25, 2011

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Stefan
Stefan is the owner of Homedit.com – he started the site back in November 2008, from his passion for interior design and decorations and since then the site went from being a simple blog to one of the most popular home design websites on the web right now.

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