The Morgan Sheridan bed in this loft conversion is raised so that great views through the windows can be enjoyed and it also creates ample storage space underneath. The scheme features many different shades of blue which contrast with the wooden flooring and window frames.
Vibrant Fair Isle-inspired quilts, throws and cushions are teamed with rustic furniture for a vintage look. Grey walls highlight a white Feather & Black wrought-iron bed dressed with a Catherine Tough patchwork throw and knits, some traditional, some updated with details like pompoms. A painting and baskets complete the look.
Vintage needlework bedroom
Antique styles of needlework in ivory, leaf and rose with subtle French knots and pintucks for texture create a pretty room. Pink walls, a patterned floral rug from The Rug Company, Leporello canopied bed and French-style furniture add romance. A Mark Maynard armoire provides elegant storage, a chandelier and gilded mirror are glamorous touches.
This bedroom has a pretty shabby-chic style created by mixing patterned fabrics and setting them against plain painted walls and ceiling. Pictoral curtain fabric from Vanessa Arbuthnott is teamed with a patchwork quilt and footsool, while an armchair is covered in a floral print. The original sloping wooden eaves are painted in a heritage white to highlight them, yet keep the space light and airy.
Eclectic country bedroom
A Victorian-style iron bedstead is perfect for re-creating the farmhouse look. Choose rugs for warmth and comfort underfoot, especially if you ahve wooden floors. Wall lights free up space if you haven’t got room for large bedside tables.
New England-style blue bedroom
This bedroom uses a backdrop of cornflower blue on the walls, with paint from Dulux. This is mixed with a painted bed frame from Feather & Black and cream duvet cover and pillows from Empire. The overall feel, has a soothing New England style.
For a feminine style, layer your bed with voile and lace. The impressive four-poster bed is from House of Fraser, set off by drapes from and a lace panel from Laura Ashley. The butterfly cushion is set against a duvet cover and pillowcases from Next.
Create some cottage charm in your bedroom, with white walls and tongue-and-groove panelling from Easipanel. Introduce striped vintage stripes with this blind and add a blue bedspread onto crisp, white bed linen from The White Company. Accessorise the room with toy sailing boats and metal signs, to emphasise the coastal theme.
You can opt for handpainted wallpaper but for a fraction of the cost you could commission a piece of wall art like this outstanding Chinoiserie-inspired flora and bird design for your bedroom. Choose a piece on MDF panels so it can be moved with you. Gilt mirrors, twinkling chandeliers, fringed shawls and sequin cushions keep this a firmly feminine boudoir.