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Give Your Closet Doors a Makeover
When it’s time to decorate your bedroom, don’t forget about your closet or storage furniture. They might be utilitarian, but there’s no reason not to use both to add extra decorative impact -- an especially effective technique in a small room. Read on for some creative decorating ideas used by talented designers, homeowners, and renters to jazz up their bedroom storage units. At least one of them is sure to inspire you to give your own closet a makeover.Continue to 2 of 7 below.
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Replace Closet Doors with Drapes
Using a boldly colored and patterned curtain in place of a traditional closet door gives the entire room a hefty dose of modern style. Add in the geometric ceiling light fixture, and you have a bedroom any teen boy – or adult man, for that matter -- would love to call home. But no matter what your decorating theme, you can achieve a similarly creative, customized and inexpensive effect in your own room just by choosing a fabric that matches your bedroom’s look.Continue to 3 of 7 below.
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Add Simple Storage Units
If you live in a tiny apartment that’s short on closet space, get creative by adding an armoire or shelving unit with doors. The gorgeous studio apartment bedroom shown here has plenty of storage for clothing and other necessities. This is a great way to add style to a bedroom while providing functional storage and closet space.Continue to 4 of 7 below.
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Go with a Theme
Sometimes a room’s decorating theme provides great ideas for unique furniture.Continue to 5 of 7 below.
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Create a Hidden Closet Door
When closed, this hidden closet door blends into the wall, adding to the clean, sophisticated and just a little bit glamorous style of this bedroom designed by Sophie Azouaou of SophiSticate Interiors. This room also shows off the serene power of a monochrome palette.Continue to 6 of 7 below.
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Wallpaper a Closet Door
Need an inexpensive, easy DIY for your closet doors? Then why not use wallpaper? There are nearly endless color and design choices available, and today’s wallpapers are super-easy not just to apply, but also to remove, making them suitable even for renters. Tamar Schechner of Nest Decorating created the colorful closet door shown here by covering it with a patchwork of vintage wallpaper scraps. Adorable, easy, fun.Continue to 7 of 7 below.
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Hanging mirrors on your closet doors is a wonderful solution for small bedrooms, because not only does it gives the illusion of a larger space, it also bounces light throughout the room. The stylish doors shown here were custom made by Modern Craft Construction, LLC, who glued beveled mirror inserts to flat panel Masonite doors, but you could easily DIY a similar look. The old-fashioned crystal doorknobs give the room an extra touch of vintage flair.