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Simplicity in the Bedroom

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It something very difficult for a hoarder collector like myself to say... but sometimes less really is more.  Just in time for many of your New Year's Resolutions to downsize and organize, let's take a peek into some rooms where the "less is more" rule truly does apply.  The word "minimal" once as good as made me queasy. 
While I've warmed up to it a little, I'm not sure if minimal will ever be... me. But for those of you out there who embrace the light, airy minimal look... here's what minimal can be!

Lily.fi
Minimal can be young and cosmopolitan with a black and white scheme, classy alarm clock, typography art, and stack of magazines. 

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Minimal can be rustic and cozy with a natural wooden floor, fur rug, beige linen bedding, and pop of warm-toned wood.

FashionSalade.com
Minimal can be fresh and feminine with lots of white, cool grays, ruffles, flowers, and a touch of lace.

theberry.com
Minimal can be rich and masculine with charcoal hues, a bearskin rug, natural carpet, and gorgeous old stonework.

BluebirdVintage
Minimal can be clean and youthful with bright white, mismatched pieces, and statement-making artwork.

Style-Files.com
Minimal can be inviting and eclectic with soft neutrals, deep gray, fur texture, unfussy furnishings and a pop of emerald. 

House of Bliss



Minimal can be industrial and artsy with re-purposed furniture, neutral hues, interest-piquing art, and a little galvanized metal in all the right places.

Homes.ninemsn.com.au
Minimal can be charming and nautical with whitewashed wood, simple furniture, and the perfect dosage of stripes.


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8 comments:

Shelby said...

These rooms are totally gorgeous!:)

Shelby said...

is it possible for minimalistic to not equal white (or black and white?)

Natalie said...

Omg! Love this. These rooms are so simple, yet so beautiful.

Ashley said...

These room are absolutely beautiful. The white is all so calming as is the lack of clutter. I don't think that will ever be me; I'm also a collector. I sometimes wish I could emulate this design style though.

Lovely Undergrad Jessica Hansen said...

Aren't they?! Which one is your favorite?

Lovely Undergrad Jessica Hansen said...

Yes, I do believe decor can be minimalistic without being all white. I'll definitely have to post on this. :) Thanks for the idea!

Lovely Undergrad Jessica Hansen said...

I'm glad you enjoyed the post! Which room is your fave? :)

Lovely Undergrad Jessica Hansen said...

Collectors unite! I think we can get away with it while we're young. ...But in twenty years we'll be on hoarders. :S (At least our hoards will probably be totally gorgeous decor stuff though, right?) :P