With busy lives full of family, friends and work, our bedroom is oftentimes the place we go to relax and escape everyday life. When done right, a bedroom is a stress-free private sanctuary full of soothing colors, comfortable bedding and plush pillows. Setting that tone is often a challenge, especially when kids often take precedence, but a quick makeover can easily transition even the most in-trouble space.

Ways To Make Your Bedroom Contemporary

Black And White

The contrast of black and white is stunning and contemporary style is a display of beautiful contrasts in both texture and color.  The simplicity of black and white allow dramatic statements.

This spa-like master bedroom combines straight, clean lines with rounded curves for a look that flows. The architectural ceiling structure holds ambient recessed lighting and is softened by the sheer, floor-to-ceiling curtains. The textural white bedding adds a clean, fresh look to the space.

Black and white is a popular contemporary decorating trend. This black-and-white duo is both flirty and sophisticated and contemporary doesn’t have to be bold. For a pared-down modern look like this, choose furniture pieces with simple lines and neutral colors.

Use Color And Furniture

Multiple prints and colors and contrasting furniture seem risky, but if done tastefully it not only works but works well. When working with multiple prints, find one that blends with the room’s color theme and another

Simple bedding pops with colorful pillows in different textures. Unique lamps on the bedside tables provide additional modern flair. Patterns can be intimidating, but they can also work to create a bold and inviting space.

This tranquil master bedroom suite includes a small seating area, beautiful views and this well-lit room with floor-to-ceiling windows is the perfect space for contemporary design.

Contemporary Chandeliers

An easy way to add modern and sleek elements to your design is with original chandeliers. They look fabulous in contemporary settings, and are also an easy way to add youthful elegance to any room.

Simplicity, subtle color, and clean lines help to define contemporary style in this master bedroom. While maintaining a very neutral and simple palette, add a unique chandelier to make the room pop.

In this room, contemporary furnishings mix with timeworn artwork. On the bed, a plethora of pillows and a down comforter bring comfy contrast to the bed’s sharp edges.

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About the Author: Patricia Davis Brown

Patricia, like her blog, is not a one-dimensional designer, which is evident in her accolades of 17 national design awards. Over a 38-year career in the industry, she has carved a niche in several areas of design. Licensed in interior design and certified in kitchen and bath design, she offers a full menu of design services ranging from whole house interior design, kitchen and bath design, lighting design, full remodels, commercial design and universal (ADA) design. Patricia is a sought-after speaker in the industry and has been published in many publications as seen on her interior design firm’s website, https://www.patriciadavisbrowndesigns.com/. She writes for such publications as QuinStreetinc, Relaxed Remodeler, and eHow.com talent offering design tips.