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Oceanic Retreat Bedroom
Oceanic Retreat Bedroom
Room: Bedroom
Colours: Turquoise;
Style: Natural;
Budget: Low
Programme: Big Strong Boys
Designer: Gavin Lowe; Jake Robinson;
Feature: Wardrobes
Transform a room into an oceanic retreat. By using blues and creams and a wood washed flooring the beach and sea theme really comes to life.

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Wardrobes
Wardrobes
Give existing wardrobes a facelift by making new doors and re-strengthening the interior carcass. Make the doors from MDF with mesh fronts to add character.
Flooring
Flooring
Lay a wood washed laminate flooring. This will create a beach hut feel, along with the easy installation and easy to clean benefits of laminate.
Bedside tables
Bedside tables
Give bedside tables a new lease of life by painting them to co-ordinate with the room and changing the knobs. Use the same mesh used on the wardrobe doors to create a new top surface.
Window dressing
Window dressing
At the windows hang metal Venetian blinds. To give the area a softer look, hang sheer purple drapes over the window area.
Bed
Bed
Dress the bed with soft turquoise linen. At the end of the bed add a rich purple velvet throw. At the head end, pile up the cushions to create a comfy place to relax.
Accessories
Accessories
Complete the look with simple accessories such as a vases of sticks and pebbles.
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