Bedroom decorating ideas- part 2

It turns out our bed is more hot chocolate with a pinch of gravel than latte. And it’s not a mistake, that’s an actual bed color. That is what you get from buying stuff online. These range of beds is only available online, no showroom to go, no shop assistants to annoy. I still like the ‘new’ color, but it turned my bedroom color concept upside down.

I don’t know who drinks a latte that looks like that? 😉

bed

How the bed looks on the internet:

san diego bed

Thoughts on the loose:

Skip the ‘Nighthawks’? Hang grey wall art instead?

Decor using more greyish stuff ? Including lampshade.

mushroom grey

This lampshade seems fine online, but do I want to know how mushroom grey actually looks like? 🙂

Choose latte bedding/lampshade to mix things up?

mocha lampshade

bedding

Stick with grey?

grey bedding set

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 Mix things up even more and choose grey nightstands with latte drawer? Or is it too weird?

I wanted wooden furniture for this room, but I’m not sure it will fit now… Don’t get me wrong, greyish tones are awesome, but what about my sad and lonely bookshelf …

bedroom decor

It’s one of the…. well, actually, it’s the only furniture piece in the house that I don’t want paint or spray paint. My contradictory nature never fails me.

And what do you think about mirrored nightstands!? Cool or tacky?

Also, I would like to buy one of these mirrors at some point (but much cheaper of course;)). They are very art deco.

Tell me what you think in the comments 🙂

xx

mila

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7 thoughts on “Bedroom decorating ideas- part 2

  1. Mila, I’m sorry, but that does not look like latte. I think they sent you the wrong bed. I really like those mirrored stands and the mirrors. Have you made a decision on which mirror you want?

    Cyndee

  2. It’s always a bummer when something isn’t what you expect, but I actually really like the color! I think adding mirrored nightstands would be a fun and classy touch that could open up and brighten your space! Can’t wait to see what you do!
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  3. wow, that’s definitely much darker than pictured — not latte-like at all! Did they perhaps send you the darker color by mistake?

    I think you can still do wooden furniture, particularly if it’s a slightly lighter and warmer brown. For the sheets and lamps though, I’d go all white, to add some light. I recently switched to white bedding myself and it is crazy to think, but my burgundy bedding was stealing so much light! You can always add a pop of fun with some patterned throw pillows.

    Sorry you are disappointed about the bed!

    Oh, and the mirrored nightstands… I’d say undecided. I think they might be cool in the right setting, but I’d go for something in a very minimalistic shape.

    Have fun decorating! It’s so much fun. I did little bits in my bedroom a few months ago but I’m planning to turn it all around in the fall 🙂
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    • Hi Elisa 🙂
      Thanks for visiting and commenting!
      We’ve assembled the bed and it looks so much better (and lighter!) in the bedroom.
      I agree – the lighter, the better!
      I would like this bedroom to be as mellow as possible 🙂
      xx
      Mila

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