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Design Tips: Bring New Life To An Outdated Bedroom

by Craig Boltman 12/17/2018

Bring new life to your bedroom without completely redirecting. When we are tired of our existing decor it can feel like we need to start completely from scratch to obtain a whole new look. But before you begin hauling off your bed frame to the second-hand shop consider these small changes first: 

Add a variety of textures via linens, upholstery, accents. Look for soft items made up of furs, textured weaves, linens, and velvet. Add interestingly woven baskets, stone, glass and polished wood. This mix will work together to create a visually interesting dynamic no matter the color palette of your room.

Install a different style of window treatments. Let more light into a room with sheer panels. Whites and creams always make for a classic look. However, if you are looking to really shake things look to other colors either as a solid or in patterns. A popular trend at the moment is upgraded solid panels. From patterns to bamboo and even embellishments you will have plenty of options to create unique-to-you treatments.

Create a statement wall without making a commitment with removable wallpaper. Since they are peel and stick they are easier to install than traditional wallpaper. They also give you the freedom to go bold with your pattern or color of choice. So why not reach for the more daring print?

If you want to add a bold print but wallpaper isn’t for you find a pattern you love on a duvet cover. They are easy to swap out as much as you’d like and can also be a great way to add more texture to your space. For example, you could add a pintucked satin or an inviting quilt with a pattern sewn throughout. It will certainly take center stage and make a statement as the focal point of the room.

Create more light in your space by installing a large mirror. Hung or leaning against a wall it helps to open up the room and allow light reach more of the room. If you have several closet doors consider installing mirrors as paneling for a chic, new look. Or create ambiance with paper lanterns. They create a soft, calming light that is perfect to read by at the end of the day.

Since these changes are so easy to make, some a matter of a few minutes, you can create subtle changes throughout each season. Swap out decorative pillows and throws, for example, for patterns and hues that still match your existing decor but better suit the mood of the season. Darker hues paired with creams and beiges create a cozy space in winter with creams or beige. And brighter cheery hues against a crisp white pop and bring energy into the room for Summer.

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Craig Boltman

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, it’s one of the most important transactions you’ll ever experience; no matter what, it’s also an emotional one. Maybe it’s where your kids grew up, or it’s where you’re hoping to retire. As your REALTOR, I want to ensure that your emotional investment is protected just as carefully as your financial investment. I take great pride in being ethical, honest, and professional in all dealings with my clients, and in being as knowledgeable as possible so that I can answer all your questions. Let me know what I can do for you, and I look forward to working with you! 

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Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)

Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDRE)

Certified e-Pro with National Association of REALTORS® 

Certified Home Marketing Specialist (CHMS)

Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist

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Residential real estate in Reno, Sparks, Carson City and surrounding areas