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Minka Aire Light WaveCeiling Fan - 52" White
“Your ceiling fan should feel seamless and act as a quiet contribution to your overall design!”
- B. Powers, Interior Designer
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When we moved in to our current home, the first detail we noticed was that our modern bedroom was quite a bit smaller than our previous home. It wasn't a huge deal because we had already downsized our belongings. But I still wanted the space to look spacious and bright. To do this in any space, all you need to do is keep with a bright white scheme.
This calls for a pretty white on the walls. The great thing about white paint is that you can pair it with any color that you’d like. When painting with color, it binds you to that specific color scheme. The bedroom above started with white walls and then added a fun yellow stripe down the wall and into the floors.
Another detail to remember when working with a small bedroom space is white bedding makes everything better. Well, maybe not literally but it sure makes for a sophisticated yet playful bedroom. One of my favorite things about hotels is the pretty crisp white bedding that you crawl into every night. You can have that same feel in your own space. I also like the way hotels are using hanging pendant lights in their bedroom designs. The room above is a great example of both elements.
A modern color scheme that is timeless is the classic black and white duo. It can be left alone or can be added onto with other colors. Again, the white makes everything seem more open and the black just adds some drama to a stark space. This bedroom shown above is a perfect example of black and white done right. Another way to achieve this look is by adding contemporary black lighting fixtures to an all white room.
Images: French By Design, Mas-Fashion, Nordic Design, Lonny
Kirsten Grove has always had a passion for interior design...well, at least since she was 9 years old and was given free reign at decorating her bedroom. Back then, she chose an eclectic palette of rainbows, polka dots, and stripes. Today, Simply Grove is Kirsten's creative outlet for all things aesthetically beautiful.
Started in 2008 as a way to show off eye catching design and decor from all over the world, Simply Grove has become a hang-out for like-minded creatives with a love of interiors and an appetite for design eye-candy.
You will also find Kirsten on Better Homes and Gardens blog, 2modern, Cool Mom Picks, La Petite Magazine, or featured in these publications and sites...The Nest Magazine, Lucky Magazine, RealLiving Magazine, Elle Decor.com, HGTV.com, Decor8, Apartment Therapy,Design* Sponge. She was also named one of Babble’s Top 50 Design Mom Bloggers of 2011 and has been a speaker at Alt Summit 2011 and 2012. Follow Kristen on Google+
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