This Interior Designer Transformed Her Plain Bedroom Into a Bright and Inviting Space

Check out how she revamped her plain old bedroom.

"This bedroom makeover was a long-standing request of my little sister," interior designer Sharlene Lanzarrote writes in an email to Real Living. "[My sister and I share] a room in our home in Bulacan but it never reflected our personality."

So when she started working from home due to the pandemic, the interior designer took this opportunity to give their bedroom a much-needed makeover. "Now that I am working from home, and she’s attending online classes, we wanted to revamp our bedroom and keep our rest area separated from our workspace. We decided to move our desks [to another room] and [dedicate] our space solely for sleeping and lounging." 




"The theme of the bedroom closely follows the Scandinavian and Boho-chic concept," she shares. "We love the contrast of Scandinavian’s subtle elegance and bohemian chic’s boldness. Somehow, they really work well together."

Sharlene went for a neutral scheme with touches of mustard and terracota, which helped brighten up the space, making it feel more inviting. 

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Check out their cozy mini lounge area: 

"We recently started collecting plants too, and although it wasn’t part of our design plan, it complemented our bedroom design." As first-time plant parents, the siblings filled up their bedroom with low-maintenance plants like snake plants and succulents. 


To spruce up her plain white walls, Sharlene even installed some floating shelves, where she displayed her tiny succulents! 

"It was fun personalizing [my] own home, especially since [I'm] so used to designing other people’s spaces!" shares the interior designer. 

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