Monday, April 11, 2011

Bedrooms that make you want to call in sick!

Happy Monday! Hope you had a wonderful weekend! I am really into my bedroom, its bordering on obsessive...my bedding, my furniture, the lighting in fact my entire room has to feel like my own personal sanctuary, an oasis if you will. I need one little place in this crazy mad world where  I can close the door and take a deep breath and know I am safe, calm, free from stress and alone. That place is my bedroom. It sees me through a great nights sleep, gets me through an occasional sleepless night,marathon reading sessions and even makes being sick as good as it can possibly be given the circumstance. So, needless to say my bedroom and its comfort is of paramount importance to me. Today I salute beautiful sanctuary's aka bedrooms. that to me personify what a bedroom should be. Soft, luxurious, welcoming, soothing, calming, with some comfortable seating, just the right lighting, something cozy for your feet to step on, beautiful soft colors on the eyes. What are your ingredients for a sumptuous bedroom? Would love to know!


Beautiful soft monochromatic bedroom by Jeffers Design group
Bedroom perfection..soft colors, great seating, incredible views...Victoria Hagan
Kendall Wilkinson used pale orange and golds to add subtle color to this sumptuous suite
One of my favorites, love the colors and soft soothing effect, Rinfret
Muted ivory and pale blues creates a soothing  palette in this stunning room, Sherill Canet
Gorgeous pale colors make this the perfect 'bunker down" bedroom, Decorpad
This is cocooned luxury at its finest!
Rinfret used washed muted earth tones to compliment the beautiful rustic vibe in this bedroom
Elegant and inviting,love a sofa in a window like this, Victoria Hagan
Suzanne Lovell used soothing gray blues for this stunning oasis, love the wall color
Soft silvery metals is used in this pretty master bedroom, Sherill Canet
Beautiful French inspired furniture of Julia Gray
Calming monochromatic colors grace this elegant art deco feeling master, Jeffery Design Group
This dramatic bedroom has a theatrical quality to it...but its beautiful! Suzanne Lovell
Elegant gold toned bedroom, love all the french doors.....Daryll Schmitt
Love the crisp whites against the palest blue in this sunlit masterpiece, Candler Lloyd
How beautiful is this open wall with vistas galore and the luxurious draped canopy bed, 
Daryll Schmitt
Beautiful plump soft upholstery is simply elegant here, Phoebe Howard
Mabley Handler went with soft grays and silvers in this modern bedroom in the Hamptons
Love this bedroom..its just inviting you in! Phoebe Howard
Soft romantic old world charm are found in this bedroom by Cathy Kincaid
Something about a neutral and monochromatic bedroomm that makes it feel like a tranquil oasis
Mabley Handler used plenty of texture and sparkle to wow in this bedroom
Soft golds and a plump bed make this an awfully inviting bedroom
Intristic designs went with soothing pale blues and ivories to compliment the backdrop of the magnificent water that beckons outside the window
I love how comfortable this room looks...elegant without being stuffy or overdone!
Beautiful monochromatic scheme in pale beige's and whites is stunning!
Love the feeling and the soft pattern used this great beachside bedroom, Taylor Hannah
Kendall Wilkinson went with lavender and toile to add elegance and glamour to this bedroom
Intristic once again went very soft to compliment the beautiful water beyond
Solis Betencourt decorated this dreamy romantic oasis
Michael Hampton used pale blues and browns in this pretty and tailored bedroom
John Jacob Interiors, never though I would go for black and gray in a bedroom but it looks so chic
Something about white and cream that makes a bedroom so incredibly inviting
A white bedroom with touches of black is fabulous looking, Decorpad

I hate being sick just like anyone but if you are going to have to confine yourself to bed and lots of rest, then being able to convalesce in a room like the ones above sure makes the whole experience bearable. At the end of the day, there is nothing like walking into ones personal space, your own "oasis" and regaling in your own little escape. When you close that door, you close the door to chaos and stress and finally you can decompress and truly relax. That to me, is what a bedroom should be about. A very important room indeed for the mind, body and soul. Do you have a favorite? Have a wonderful day!



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