Dramatic beautiful and timeless – there is something undeniably exciting and exotic about . They tend to transport us back in time and if you ever had the privilege of even visiting a relative’s home that has natural stone walls then you will instantly relate to its unassuming organic charm.
Instead of a host of Asian decorating elements just add one or two like the Shoji screen Buddha statue lantern-style lighting or any other decorative piece you feel is appropriate. But the rest of the room can remain modern contemporary or minimal depending on your taste and the ambiance you wish to create. Small touches such as a potted plant or some bamboo shoots on the bedside table can also make a huge difference.
But as always old trends find a way of making a comeback and the last decade has seen the ‘style of the 90s’ completely fade away with contemporary homeowners bringing back color textural contrast and a delightful array of styles that venture beyond the mundane. And it is this of sorts that has once again put the spotlight on the beautiful
Clouds can be perfect for nurseries too. The nursery featured below again from Mad About the House is entirely painted in an airy shade of blue with wispy clouds flowing across the ceilings and into the walls. Now that’s some serious art!
A fireplace in the bedroom obviously offers advantages that go beyond the aesthetic and a simple stone fireplace brings the allure of stone to the room without committing to it fully.
Incorporating clouds into your bedroom would probably help any grown-up fall asleep but it might even be better suited for kids. You can do a lot with the shapes colors and overall theme of a kids’ bedroom when clouds are incorporated into it. This example from Rue Vintage 74 pairs fluffy pillows of stars and clouds together with a unique headboard.