Spend 1 Hour, 1 Day, or 1 Weekend: How To Add Texture to a Neutral Bedroom

Spend 1 Hour, 1 Day, or 1 Weekend: How To Add Texture to a Neutral Bedroom

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Dabney Frake
Jul 3, 2015
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Neutral spaces are tricky. Done well and your home is sophisticated, timeless, and soothing. If you're not careful, however, your house reads 2-dimensional and dull. Interest comes in the form of texture, which you desperately need. It can come in the form of projects large and small, from full-on architectural details to smaller accessories and decor. No matter how much time you have, there's always something you can do.

If You Have One Hour ...

(Image credit: Earnest Home Co.)

Create a quick wall hanging just by buying a $19 rug and hanging it with a dowel over your dresser. It's pretty instant large art. Erin of Earnest Home Co. found this simple geometric mat at her local Home Goods and loved its knubby texture.

If You Have One Day....

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Make yourself a new headboard with some plywood and a large black and white engineering print. Caitlin of The Merrythought used a landscape photograph as her image of choice which, along with the wood grain underneath, adds

If You Have One Weekend...

(Image credit: Jenna Sue Designs)

Previously flat as a pancake, Jenna Sue's wall now has wooden panels for texture and architectural interest. The new grey surface elevates an otherwise bland bedroom into a sophisticated space. You can see it when it was a plain wall, before her redo, on our earlier post about the project.

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