Now writing for Domain, Dea Jolly, home renovator, designer and former The Block contestant provides simple and straightforward advice into choosing the right furniture for your bedroom.

"Bedrooms are sometimes the forgotten space in renovations, with much more time and budget spent on furnishing living areas and kitchens." - Dea Jolly, How to choose the right furniture for your bedroom

The Linear Bed and Bedside Tables in American Walnut by Curious Grace

The Linear Bed and Bedside Tables in American Walnut by Curious Grace

Original article via Domain, image by Curious Grace

Here are some of Dea's simple tips

Bedside tables
  • stay away from "matchy matchy"
  • maintain symmetry, bedsides on both sides is ideal
  • think about where to hide your bedside bits and pieces
  • add bedside lamps to create ambient lighting
Bedheads and bed frames
  • consider your options: linen upholstered, leather and wood, four-poster beds and all available colours
  • neutral colours lets you play with seasonal bedding colours
  • keep three sides free to move around
  • position to look outdoors where possible
Chairs and lounges
  • bedroom accents to 'take it to another level'
  • create personal retreats
  • add throws 

Read Dea's article in full here Dea Jolly: How to choose the right furniture for your bedroom

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