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.
This means that you can pretty much turn a bedroom of almost any style (almost) into one that seems Zen-inspired. Obviously styles such as Bohemian eclectic or shabby chic are quickly out of the running but industrial rustic and even Mediterranean styles can embrace the timeless Zen look.
Pop Art Decorations featured a variety of custom headboards by Astrid Oyo — one of which has a blue cloudy sky on it. As an alternative to permanently changing your walls for this type of look why not go with a simple tapestry to hang over your bed? Urban Outfitters has this gorgeous option featuring both clouds and the cosmos together.
Your bedroom is meant to be a place of relaxation. If it doesn’t offer you that at least to some extent then you’re going to have a hard time getting to sleep. Despite the fact that there are so many different ways you can create a calming atmosphere with your bedroom furniture and decor an incredibly unique way to do it is by taking inspiration from cloud gazing over a blue or gray sky. How much more relaxing can you get?
The Asian-style bedroom is obviously the most popular choice for homeowners who wish to embrace the Zen-inspired look. This allows you to balance all the elements that Feng Shui talks about and balance is indeed a key aspect of any interior that wants to exude this look of serenity.
Start here with a soothing backdrop that is devoid of too much color and work outwards by eliminating the unnecessary. Minimalism poise and the right lighting are the key components here.