Bedroom style inspiration

Create a beautiful, well-designed master suite with this round-up of innovative ideas and styles

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Easy wall updates

‘The bedroom is a place where you can try out styles that are personal to you. Dare to pick this season’s bold designs, such as zebra stripes, 1960s mods or glitter to add sparkle,’ says Nicky Jepson, brand manager for Superfresco Easy wallpaper. ‘For a more subtle look, the popular Scandinavian trend of grey and white is perfect for creating a relaxing environment.’ So, will it be paint, paper or tiles for your bedroom? There are no hard and fast rules, except that technology has made it much easier to experiment, with more design choices.

wals in basalt from little greene

Walls in Basalt; stool/bedside table in Orange Aurora, both £35 for 2.5ltrs absolute matt emulsion, from the Colour Highlights range at Little Greene 

havannah campaign dressing table unit and stoaway dressing table

bonaparte triple armoire the french bedroom company

Julia Kendall

‘Fitted bedroom furniture will inevitably make a room appear smaller, so going for hard flooring, softened with rugs, will help to maximise the feeling of space,’ says Julia Kendell, regular Real Homes contributor, interior designer, TV presenter and spokesperson for bedroom specialist Hammonds. ‘Hard flooring has a clean appearance and is the perfect backdrop.’

phoenician ceramic tiles from original style