Mar 24, 2015

Whatever your style, your bedroom should act as an escape, a place where you can put your feet up and relax after a long day. Need some help creating your bedroom oasis? Try some of these techniques when decorating your space.

Statement lighting fixtures. A sparkling chandelier or statement wall lights at either side of the bed are both functional lighting solutions that create a feeling of luxury in your bedroom space.

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Double up on window treatments. This allows you to block out the sun on those cherished weekend sleep-in mornings, while giving you the added opportunity to layer for a more dynamic design.

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Play with shapes and graphics. If you want to create an interesting space and aren't sure where to start, trying playing with shapes and bold graphics, For example, a statement, custom headboard or furniture set can do wonders for a space.

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Take advantage of your view. Whether your bedroom looks out on a gorgeous mountainscape or the garden in your backyard, try reorganizing your furniture to make the view the focal point.

For more tips on how to wow guests with your next redesign, visit Mary Taggart, Editor of Ottawa At Home, at the Ottawa Home & Garden Show, March 26-29 at the EY Centre. Mary will be gracing the Main Stage on Saturday, March 28th at 4:30pm, with a presentation on defining your personal style and implementing it into your home decor.