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Cool summer bedroom decorating ideas

Cool Summer Bedroom Decorating Ideas

With inexpensive decorating ideas you can give your home a cool summer bedroom makeover.

Cool sheets, airy curtains and bare floors are all excellent cool summer bedroom decorating ideas. It all comes down to painting your room with a pale, soothing palette and exchanging heavy fabrics for airy ones.

To inspire you, here's a handful of easy cool summer bedroom decorating ideas.

Replace Heavy Drapery

Summer is a good time to take down heavy drapery or curtains and give them a wash. Now decorate your bedroom for summer by hanging lucent drapes at the window.

You can make your own lucent curtains using no-hemming tape and clip-on curtain rings. This will allow you to shop for cheap, beautiful fabric at a craft or fabric store, instead of settling for store-bought curtain options which are limited.

Cover Upholstery with a White Sheet

If you have armchairs or a love seat in your bedroom, here's a cool summer bedroom decorating idea that will transform your furniture completely.

Simply cover the furniture with a white cotton sheet. Tuck the sheet in around the seat, then use a thick silk ribbon to tie the sheet around the base of the furniture piece. If you tie a big bow, this will add to your bedroom decor.

Remove Heavy Blankets

For a wonderfully cool summer bedroom decorating makeover, remove the blankets. Spread a white cotton sheet on the bed with a thin blanket over it. Then lay a second white cotton sheet above.

If you use white cotton bedding, going to sleep will feel cool and refreshing, and your whole bedroom makeover will feel summery and airy.

Replace Your Wall Art

Remove the art hanging over your bed and replace it with something lighter. A perfect cool summer bedroom decorating idea makes the most of mirrors.

A mirror will reflect light and increase the visual size of your bedroom, giving the illusion of an airy space. If you buy a large framed mirror, consider painting the frame in white to keep the pristine cool freshness of your bedroom makeover.

Create a Faux French Window

You can also save money by buying 12 cheap craft store frames. Paint the frames in white, then install craft store mirrors inside them. Now hang your mirrors in a 3x4 grid over your bed, to mimic the look of a French window.

Roll Away Your Winter Rug

Consider leaving your floors bare as part of your cool summer bedroom makeover. But if you have carpet, spread a bamboo rug under your bed, to create the illusion of a cool floor.

Add a Decorative Fan

A fan will complete your cool summer bedroom decorating makeover. Consider placing a retro fan on a tall bar stool, which you can paint white. Retro fans look pretty and will blend with your summer decor.

Paint Your Walls in Pale Colors

If your bedroom has dark-colored walls, consider painting an accent wall in white or sand behind your bed. Bright pale colors will add light to your bedroom makeover and give the illusion of coolness.

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