Decorating the bedroom with an overall Tuscan look is a great way to add relaxing charm. Tuscan styling can be used to create a very natural and simple feel in the bedroom, allowing you to create an intimate retreat that is as beautiful as it is functional. Use these Tuscan bedroom ideas to transform your bedroom into a natural country get-away.
Using Natural Materials
Natural materials are the perfect choice when decorating the Tuscan bedroom. Hardwood floors or rustic tile will add a warm look to the room. Adding wooden beams to the ceiling is also a great way to add traditional Tuscan styling to the room. However, avoid the use of crown molding, since this will detract from the room's rustic charm. Wooden shutters are also a great way to add a Tuscan look to the room. Stick with natural fabrics such as cotton bedding curtains, preferably in white or a light color. Dark wood furniture pieces are also a good choice to accentuate the overall look of the room. Throw rugs made from natural fibers can be used to add softness and warmth to the floor.
Choosing a Color Scheme
Beautiful shades of gold and orange often work best for the Tuscan styled bedroom. Using the same color for the ceiling can create a warm look that will add to the overall style. Or, choose cream or a lighter shade of the wall color to give the room a more spacious look and feel. White and cream are also great wall color choices, both of which work especially well in smaller bedrooms.
Great Furniture Choices for the Tuscan Bedroom
Dark wood furniture pieces accentuated with black wrought iron are a great way of adding an authentic touch to the Tuscan bedroom. Choose furniture that has a substantial look and feel, such as a large armoire or highboy dresser. A wrought iron headboard for the bed can add a nice touch. Or, choose a bed that includes a dark wood head and foot board. Accentuate the look of the furniture by adding wrought iron accessories, such as a wall rack or hooks. A seating bench or blanket chest at the foot of the bed can also add a functional and visually appealing added touch.
Decorating the Tuscan Bedroom
A beautiful textured Matelasse bedspread, created from white or light-colored cotton jacquard, can make the bed into a true Tuscan focal point. Pile a stack of gold or orange pillow against the headboard of the bed to create an inviting and visually appealing look. A decorative piece of wrought iron wall art or a pair of wrought iron candle sconces can add rustic style to the walls. A botanical print or a framed family photo can also add a nice touch. Overall, you'll want to keep artwork to a minimum within the room. Functional and simply styled lighting usually works best, such as an iron base lamp with a simple cream colored shade. Wood and wrought iron accessories will also work well. Add a couple of beautiful live plants as a final decorating touch.
This article was written by Alyssa Davis of Metal-Wall-Art.com who specializes in creating stylish interiors with outdoor metal wall art and dragonfly wall art.
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