8 Dynamic Design Elements You Didn't Realize Your Bedroom Needed

8 Dynamic Design Elements You Didn't Realize Your Bedroom Needed

Adrienne Breaux
Feb 22, 2015

How does your bedroom look? Good? More importantly, how does it feel? If you want your bedroom to look and feel its very best, consider perusing this list of dynamic design elements you may not have realized your bedroom's been missing.

1. A little bit of whimsy

Your bedroom is the first place you wake up in and the last place you see before you close your eyes. If you want to cultivate the kind of attitude in your life where you don't take too many things seriously, isn't best you create a starting and ending space where a little bit of whimsy resides? And the best part is you can define "whimsy" any way that you'd like. You could just have fun colors, favorite art, funny sayings, quirky objects — anything that might mean whimsy to you. Spotted on SF Girl By Bay.

2. Pattern that excites

In the same vein as the above suggest, though a soothing, softly colored bedroom is a great place to fall asleep in, if you have trouble waking up, you might consider creating a bedroom space that gives your eyes lots of visual stimulation as soon as they blink open. One of the easiest ways to do that is with pattern layering on top of pattern. Spotted on Kishani Perera.

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3. Bed covers that look good a little crumpled

Though you should always aim to make your bed every morning (it's just nicer to come home to at the end of a long work day), you should aim to fill your bedroom space with forgiving materials —the kind of bedsheets and more that don't have to be made with military precision to look good. This will help save your sanity and cultivate a more cozy, casual feel to the space. Seen on Design*Sponge.

4. A little bit of romance

You don't have to go all pink all the time in your bedroom, but you should look for ways to add a little romance in to your space, whatever that might mean to you. So perhaps that is a touch of pink color on an unexpected decorative element. Or maybe a a fresh bouquet of roses. Perhaps it's just luxuriating in sumptuous materials you treat yourself with. Spotted on MadeByGirl.

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5. A unique nightstand & 6. A unique headboard

You don't have to have both. Or really even have either. But if your bedroom needs a boost with its decor, chances are you can excite with a unique nightstand or headboard. Via Alvhem.

7. Oversized plants

Any plant of any size in your bedroom will look lovely and bring a burst of nature into your space. But if you really want a dynamic look, look to oversized plants to really fill in the boring spaces of your bedroom.

8. Wall-mounted bedside lights

Not only is good lighting vital next to your bedside, but using wall-mounted lights just make sense. You can usually adjust them to whatever task — like reading — you need, and they save space on your nightstand. They usually almost always look rad.

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