Bedroom. Wednesday , August 09th , 2017 - 14:33:05 PM
Attic conversions can be a puzzle, but if you have your roof extension pegged for an attic bedroom, here are some decorating ideas to get your interiors project underway. Attic bedrooms are the ideal way to create more room (we’re talking actual extra rooms) in a family home at a time when space is at a premium in the modern home. While building upwards, extending or converting dead space is a great solution, it does result in rooms with angled or pitched ceilings, which can pose an interesting design puzzle.
The unloved bedroom was given a new lease of life when an interiors company asked if the couple wanted to test out a revolutionary new product – British Gypsum’s Thistle Magnetic Plaster. ‘I was spurred on to start a full makeover,’ says one of the pair. ‘In the end I decided to use the magnetic plaster on the wall behind our bed so that I can change pictures regularly without having to drill and fill in holes.’ Before that, though, they had to decide how they wanted the rest of the room to look.
If you’re lucky enough to have a large window with a view of the countryside, your cottage bedroom will need little else. A pretty accent colour in a white space will do the trick. Frame your vista with floor-length curtains gathered in the middle so that they hang neatly for maximum impact. Duck-egg blue in a soothing water-inspired shade is the perfect complement to all the natural greenery outside.