Bedrooms 272 Stories

A Touch of Romance for Your Bedroom Design
Whether you're planning on tucking in with your honey or good read, Valentine's Day is the perfect time of year to add a little zazazu to your bedroom. After all, it's cold outside, it's still getting dark early and the most important person the...
5 Nurseries Full of Ingenuity and Originality
We've seen a lot of wonderful nurseries around Houzz, and we've been lucky enough to have been given a more in-depth look at quite a few of them. Whether you're going for "It's a Boy!," "It's a Girl!," or you want to be surprised, these contain inspiring...
Classic Pieces: The Four-Poster Bed
The four-poster bed has sustained its popularity for centuries. It is believed that it was first designed in the 1400s in Austria, and that its popularity spread across Europe and eventually to the rest of the world. Popular with the Tudors in England,...
Soothing, Almost-Neutral Bedrooms
When it comes to the bedroom, many people opt for a neutral color palette in an effort to achieve a peaceful space. White, beige and gray are often the preferred neutrals, and they work well in rooms made for relaxation. But if you love color and the...
13 Designs for Your Upholstered Headboard
If you're in the market for a new bed, check out upholstered options. They have never been more popular, and it's easy to see why. You can choose from a wide variety of shapes, fabrics, nailheads, tufting and styles. Here are a baker's dozen to get your...
Embraced by the Built-In Bed
In most houses the bed is a piece of furniture, something that can be moved to various locations within a room or within the whole house, just like any other furnishing, be it a chair or a sofa. But the bed's location is often determined by a number of...
Beyond Windows: See How Drapery Can Enhance Your Bed
It’s no news that functionally speaking drapery is meant to filter outside light entering from the window. However, aesthetically speaking, their addition can do wonders for the design of the room as a whole. Take the bed for example: is the look of...
Nursery Essentials: What You Really Need
I have been spending most of my waking hours planning for my baby's nursery and pulling together just the right mix of practical and cool. Since this is my second, I know what I really need, what I can reuse from my first and what is a complete waste...
Guest Picks: Make Your Bedside a Soothing Yet Useful Space
I can't tell you how many times I've looked in a magazine, seen all the darling and stylish items collected on a bedside table, and then looked at my own and realized I needed an update from my impractical lamp and ugly clock. How about you? Let's turn...
12 Ways to Turn a Bedroom Into Your Sanctuary
Our bedrooms are sanctuaries: a place of escape, relaxation and rest. So shouldn’t its décor reflect exactly what you wish? Start 2012 off right by giving your bedroom a good hard look to see if it’s the perfect space for you. Maybe your bed would...
12 Ways With a Bedroom Fireplace
Although I'm the first one to sing the praises of central heating, a small part of me thinks it's a shame that this modern convenience did its part to render bedroom fireplaces unnecessary. What could be more satisfying, and more soothing, than cozying...
Coverlet, Duvet, Quilt, Comforter: What's the Difference?
Putting together a beautiful bed ensemble can be overwhelming — and expensive. But, a few choice purchases and/or thoughtful uses of pieces you already own can easily result in a gorgeously dressed bed. Of course, just getting through the definitions...
Guest Picks: 20 Kids' Bedroom Chandeliers
My 3-year-old daughter wants me to redecorate her bedroom. Exciting, right? The downside is that she wants a princess bedroom — think giant decals and a huge, twinkling pumpkin carriage bed. That's not going to happen. I'm hoping, however,...
10 Ways With Benches at the Foot of the Bed
Is your bedroom missing something? Perhaps it feels too big, maybe it's a little to empty, or maybe you simply have nowhere to sit when you need to put on your shoes. Consider a bedroom bench. They come in all sorts of styles, including French Empire,...
Readers' Choice: The 20 Best Bedrooms of 2011
This past year, readers were all about bold, stylish bedrooms chock full of inspirational ideas. While dream bedrooms were being added to ideabooks left and right, most people wanted easy and affordable ideas they could use to completely change the look...
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