So why is the sliding feature such an important aspect of the barn door? Apart from saving space at the entrance of the bedroom it also makes for an ideal closet door that simply slides shut when needed.
We all know how versatile IKEA’s Billy bookcases are and here is yet another cool use for them. Submitted to IKEA Hackers by Frondon of Germany this clever bed remains hidden behind two bookshelves until it’s time to go to sleep.
A popular misconception among design enthusiasts is that the barn door is only suitable for bedrooms with a rustic or farmhouse flair. In fact this is exactly opposite of the truth and these gorgeous wooden wonders look even more appealing when they slide their way into contemporary bedrooms.
This has resulted in a phenomenal increase in home renovation projects that pay homage to their simpler past adaptive reuse of structures and materials in the most brilliant fashion and a partial revival of styles such as industrial rustic and farmhouse. It is this movement towards the simple that has led to many designers using the classic in modern bedrooms.
Plush cowhide rugs accent walls draped in wood and a hint of shimmering copper in the form of a cool pendant light are all trendy ways that you can decorate your Scandinavian bedroom.
Whether they flip down from the wall or out from behind bookshelves these double-duty furniture pieces come in a bevy of different styles finishes and configurations. Read on for some of our favorite wall bed picks from sophisticated top-of-the-line models to affordable DIY versions!
West Elm also makes an array of GOTS-certified organic cotton sheets and shams in fun prints and textures like an energetic Ikat and a billowy pintuck. The patterns can be purchased as a set but we think it’s a lot more fun to mix and match!
While white needs no introduction in Scandinavian-style interiors do not underestimate the importance of black and gray in the overall scheme of things. Black anchors the room helps define and highlight the architectural features of your choice and offers the ideal visual balance.