I can’t wait for the first Bright.Bazaar book to be published because there’s a section on my bedroom. I explain how I made colour work in the space to create a room that is at once both colourful and calm. In fact, I’m itching to blog various parts of my space but I think it’s exciting to wait until the book has been published so that it’s revealed all in one go, along with the relevant information about the inspirations behind my decorating decisions. I can’t wait to share it with you all!
In the meantime, I thought the forthcoming A/W13 collection from BHS was a great way to show how to decorate with bright colours in a bedroom. The key to making bright colour a success in a bedroom scheme is to focus your efforts behind the bed. By making a colour statement behind the bed you effectively create a room of two halves: it feels bright and cheerful when you are in the room changing or getting ready for the day; by night, when you are in bed, it feels calm and relaxing as the energising bright shades of the space are behind you. You can temper strong hues, such as the Paris Green seen in this colourful bedroom, by layering in softer patterns across textiles. This is achieved here with by dressing the bed with a series of welcoming patchwork floral printed bedding, throws and pillows. What inspires you about this bedroom space? How do you bring colour into your bedroom schemes?
// Photography by BHS