How to Make Your Bedroom Look Expensive

Louetta R. Clark

Your bedroom is one of the most personal spaces in your home. It’s where you relax and recharge, so there’s no reason why it shouldn’t have your full attention. But before you even think of shopping to upgrade your bedroom, consider these helpful pointers to make your space as luxurious as it can be.

Incorporate a rug. Adding texture and warmth to your bedroom is one of the easiest ways to boost its style factor. Whether you’re partial to florals or understated designs, like jute, a chic rug can pull your bedroom together in an instant.

Display art. Show off your style with a statement piece of artwork, whether it’s a sculpture, photograph, or colorful painting. While it can certainly be displayed on a wall, leaning your favorite piece against a wall can be just as powerful.

Overfill your throw pillows. There’s something so luxurious about plush, overfilled throw

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6 Boy-and-Girl Shared Bedroom Ideas for Keeping the Peace While Staying Stylish

Louetta R. Clark

From increased empathy to better sleep, there’s a wealth of benefits when siblings share a bedroom. But how do you handle decorating said room—especially when you’ve got a boy and a girl trying to cohabit there peacefully? We checked in with Alexa Battista, a public relations specialist for Wayfair, for some decor ideas everyone can get behind. She told us, “One of the easiest ways to achieve a gender-neutral aesthetic is to choose soft tones such as white, gray or calming shades of yellow, along with light patterns including stripes and geometric lines. This combination will add charm and creativity to a space without leaning toward a specific gender.” She also sings the virtue of peel-and-stick wallpaper, as well as signs, wall decor and pictures that speak to each kid’s personality.

Want some inspo? Check out these six smart ideas for boy-and-girl shared rooms that are as stylish as they

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The Best Kids’ Lamps for Every Bedroom or Playspace

Louetta R. Clark

Ambiance is probably one of the last things we think about when it comes to designing the playroom and bedroom setup for our kids. But the lamps we choose not only amp up the décor, they can make or break plenty of important experiences, too. Think about it: The light cast sets the mood, whether you’re busting out LEGOs and board games or winding down for the night and reading bedtime stories. That’s why we rounded up our favorite kids’ lamps, rated not only for their aesthetic, but for the warm glow they provide.

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There’s nothing more kid-friendly than a woodland or safari creature set atop a changing table or dresser. In this case, the squirrel and elephant show themselves in plain view while the fox features more of a peek-a-boo style—but all are certain to delight toddlers and big

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