Decorating & Furniture/BLAH BEIGE BEDROOM!


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PLEASE HELP! I thought I could do a monochromatic scheme and - I CANT! I am going for a beachy or sandy relaxing feel. Can you help me? I just am not that creative but I can follow directions! I have attached a picture - I am willing to change color of walls, bedspread, paint furniture, cover them, etc I just cant make any new furniture purchases at this time. What type of curtains if any? How can I integrate some color? I am focused on the feel more so than the me. Signed lack of imagination. Thanks!

Hi Stacy, I see you have too much going on your right wall.  I would suggest you remove one of your tall cabinets, move the other one the the corner of the wall and move the tv drawer stand to the corner by the window. Remove everything off the top of your tall cabinet, to create more of a balance between furniture pieces.  
If you cannot change the blinds, hang some solid neutral coloured curtain panels on either side, as close to the wall colour as possible.  I would suggest Behr's Raffia Cream(710C-2) in a eggshell finish for the walls and paint your tv dresser and cabinets in Behr's Gobi Desert(710C-3)if possible.  The accordian closet should be painted the same colour as the walls.  Add a nice plush rug to cover most of the room if possible if not the areas in front of the bed would suffice.  Your bed covering will do, just add more cushions and maybe a plush throw.  Bring in colour with the right accesories and/or the area rug.
I also offer an 'Ask the Decorator' service on my website. I would be happy to be of further assistance to you if needed.
Thank you, for your time.

Shamim Razvi
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I can answer anything in general about decorating, i.e. Space planning,colour co-ordinating, furniture placement, choosing the most suitable accessories,fabrics,lighting, window, wall and floor treatments. I cannot answer questions about structural or architectural changes.


I have been decorating for the past five years and running my own decorating business: The Eighth Haven,, for over a year.

I am a graduate of QC Design School, in the field of Professional Design and Decorating as a certified Interior Decorator and Professional Colour Consultant.

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