Before & After(s): 1 Bedroom, 5 Different IKEA Makeovers

Before & After(s): 1 Bedroom, 5 Different IKEA Makeovers

Janel Laban
Dec 3, 2010

IKEA has a feature on their website called Room Revivers that includes a tagline, "keep your furniture, reinvent your room". YES! That is how it works - furniture is simply not supposed to be disposable and the power of decorating really is all about the details. Jump below for a look at this plain room, dressed up five different ways...

...and the Afters!

It's a worthwhile illustration of just how powerful color, pattern, texture and lighting are — even with all of these rooms are dressed with similar type goods from the same retailer, they still present different style personalities.

From a sophisticated brown based room to the more dramatic rich purple based room to the neutral-of-the-moment gray based room to amore traditional Scandinavian red room and finally to a clean, light and bright blue based room; each setup is distinctive even though the items included all have a familiar IKEA flavor.

Which is your favorite?


Re-edited from a post originally published 12.3.10 - JL

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