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Help with my platform bed decorating

shannelJanuary 9, 2013
i want a feng shui look to my room, I love my platform bed. help with colors , accessories , etc. dont mind the black frames in the background, i was going to use them as a head board but i dont think o will. what d you suggest?
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Have you thought of arranging the frames horizontally and trying different looks that way? It would go better with the long, low look of the bed. You could paint the wall an interesting color that will contrast with the black.

I see you have some pics in an ideabook. That's a great start. Keep exploring and take notes on what you like. Look at each photo and figure out what details make the room beautiful to you. When you get going on the design, remember to include great and appropriate lighting throughout the room.

Here are some more ideas:

1 Like    Bookmark   January 9, 2013 at 7:18PM
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thank you. I will see how those frames look.
    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 6:10AM
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What else do you have in the room?
    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 6:15AM
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tennisanyone , this is it for now. :(
    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 6:17AM
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i will take more pics of my room so that you can see the window and other areas.
    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 6:17AM
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can someone please tell me whats the best kind of sheets, blankets for platform beds. I want the clean tucked looked of course. what i have in the pic is temporary.
    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 6:23AM
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We have a platform bed. I think thin layers is the best way to go if you want the clean, tucked look. Big, puffy comforters are not as helpful.

Incorporate different textures and colors to keep things interesting.

Also, beware of oversized bed coverings. I've noticed many companies combining full/queen bedding, which is fine on its own. But, if you want a clean look, and you have a full size bed, putting items that also fit a queen will result in too much material all over the place.

Also, look to companies with more modern designs. You should have better luck with them.
Dwell bedding http://www.dwellstudio.com
West Elm http://www.westelm.com/shop/bedding/?cm_type=gnav
IKEA http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/categories/departments/bedroom/bedroom_textiles/
Calvin Klein http://www.calvinklein.com/family/index.jsp?categoryId=3142698
All Modern http://www.allmodern.com/Bedding-C365872.html
Design Public http://www.designpublic.com/shop/bedding/bedspread-and-shams
1 Like    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 6:32AM
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thank you AMN!
    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 6:36AM
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I think you were on the right track with using the screens as a hearboard.
Tal Goldstein · More Info
1 Like    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 6:41AM
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Oo! Just spotted this on Remodelista. Thought of your bedroom. Might be an idea or at least provide some inspiration:
    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 7:03AM
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