Decorating & Furniture/box bedroom


how best to decorate a box bedroom /guest bedroom which is really small  

Hello Bev,
Keep it simple!  Use a fantastic color scheme and add small scale furnishings.

Painting a room a darker color might seem to reduce a  small room, but you'd be surprised by some of the deep, rich colors that actually make a room "FEEL" larger.

Check out the latest Pottery Barn catalog and look for a room that is painted a soft whipped creamy "milk chocolate".  

Add white accents such as bed linens, window trim, moulding, door trim and you have style.

Add natural and nubby textures, woven baskets, window treatments and a patterned rug, now you have a sophisticated palette.

Add metallic touches, lamps and contrasting prints on the bed and wall have a WOW formula!

Go for it and don't be afraid of rich color on the walls!
Alicia Valair, CID, CKD, Allied Member ASID  

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Alicia Valair, CID, CKD, Allied Member ASID


Whole house interior space planning and decorating; kitchen layout, and design trends; residential themed environments; selecting furnishings and accessories for your lifestyle.


12 years experience as an interior designer, FIDER graduate and business owner for 5 years. Speciality area: residential interior designer, NKBA certified kitchen designer, and home office designer


Homes of Color magazine, Las Vegas Life magazine, Tucson Home and Garden magazine.

B.A. Interior Design, Marymount University, Arlington, VA

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