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Redo your room: 8 before / after for inspiration

Redo your room: 8 before / after for inspiration

After: a real parental suite full of character © Design and production: Lydie Pineau, Kiosque Deco – Photos: Caroline Morin

Is your bedroom in need of a new lease of life? Whether it’s simply redoing the decor or rearranging the room to optimize space, here are 8 before / after full of good ideas to copy.

Place of relaxation, the room has this character respondent which differentiates it from other rooms in the house. Out of sight, it offers a calm environment, far from the tumult of everyday life, which allows the mind to escape and calm down. It is therefore important not to neglect it and to make it a welcoming and comforting place, conducive to rest and on disconnection. The decoration therefore has a real role to play in the bedroom, and if we are to believe the appetite of the French in recent months for renovation work, there is no longer any question of sleeping in a dull and soulless bedroom. However, fitting out this sometimes small room is not always easy. Yes comfort is obviously essential here, the room must also be functional, thanks to adequate arrangements and storage. Is your bedroom looking gray and in need of a facelift? Whether it’s just refreshing the decor, whether you need to rearrange the room to optimize space or to create a real parental suite, here are eight renovation projects carried out that are full of good ideas. What to inspire before embarking on the work.

Before: an aging bedroom

A poorly decorated master bedroom © Lydie Pineau

With its yellow upholstery and antique furniture, this room needed updating and updating. From a more practical point of view, the room also lacked storage. It was therefore necessary to rethink the space.

Before: an aging bedroom

After: a functional bedroom with neat decor

An ethnic chic decor © Lydie Pineau

The room has changed its face thanks to an ethnic chic decoration full of style. The walls have been covered with imitation patinated wood slat wallpaper, a headboard in bronze copper tones brings relief and elegance, and a pendant lamp inspired by moucharabiehs polishes the atmosphere. A large dressing room has also been fitted to the side. Modernized, optimized, the bedroom is now as pleasant as it is functional. Find more photos and our full report here.

After: a functional bedroom with neat decor

Before: a very basic bedroom

Before: a master bedroom to rethink © Atmosphères Design

Nestled in the attic, this room had a beautiful space but struggled to appropriate it. Laid out in a summary manner, it was also sorely lacking in personality. However, it had the assets to become a real parental suite: direct access to a large bathroom and space to create a real dressing room.

Before: a very basic bedroom

After: a reorganized parental suite

After: a real comfortable parental suite © Sabine Serrad

Redesigned by interior designers, the room has changed face thanks to optimized spaces and a subtly worked decoration. A headboard with integrated niches was made to measure. A spacious dressing room has also been fitted out and the bathroom has been reorganized for more comfort. Find more photos and our full report here.

After: a reorganized parental suite

Before: a classic room to optimize

The room was also old-fashioned © Victor Grandgeorge

Beyond its walls, a little yellowed by the years, this room deserved to be redesigned to optimize space. The two large wardrobes surrounding the bed certainly offered a nice storage area but cluttered the room. The whole, a little old-fashioned, therefore needed to be modernized.

Before: a classic room to optimize

After: a rejuvenated and optimized room

A dressing room optimizes the space © Victor Grandgeorge

Expertly optimized, the room is more functional. A real 3 m2 dressing room has been fitted out at the entrance to the bedroom, thus leaving more room for the bed. The bedroom also displays a more modern style, thanks to more modern furnishings. On the decorative side, a touch of blue has created a soothing atmosphere, ideal in a bedroom. Find more photos and our full report here.

After: a rejuvenated and optimized room

Before: a small, old-fashioned bedroom

Before: a small, old-fashioned bedroom © Design and production: Lydie Pineau, Kiosque Deco – Photos: Caroline Morin

When its new owners acquired it, this house suffered, like the master bedroom, from a poorly arranged interior in an old fashioned style. The room, small and old-fashioned, therefore needed a real makeover.

Before: a small, old-fashioned bedroom

After: a real parental suite full of character

After: a real parental suite full of character © Design and production: Lydie Pineau, Kiosque Deco – Photos: Caroline Morin

To create a real parental suite, the room was opened onto the adjoining bedroom. Its occupants thus have more space. A decoration available in shades of blue, sand and gold energizes the room and creates a warm and enveloping atmosphere, like a cocoon. The room has thus gained in character. Find more photos and our full report here.

After: a real parental suite full of character

Before: a dull and impersonal bedroom

A room that is too impersonal © Laura Santini

Mismatched furniture, spartan furnishings and non-existent decor, this room lacked personality and needed to be reinvested.

Before: a dull and impersonal bedroom

After: a welcoming and warmer room

A room in warm colors © Laura Santini

Sometimes it only takes a few small changes to transform a room. Energized by bright colors and warm materials that make it more welcoming, the room has gained in relief and character. The bed has also been reoriented, creating a feeling of volume and space in the room. Find more photos and our full report here.

After: a welcoming and warmer room

Before: an old-fashioned bedroom

An old bedroom with old-fashioned decor © Clément Boulard

With its flowery tapestry and its old and mismatched furniture, the room was no longer up to date. However, it had a major advantage: a beautiful light that gave an impression of volume. It was therefore necessary to highlight it.

Before: an old-fashioned bedroom

After: a subtly modernized bedroom

A sea green for the bedroom walls © Clément Boulard

The interior designer has bet on elegance and sobriety. The old wallpaper has disappeared in favor of a pretty water green paint that harmonizes and illuminates the room. Completely redesigned, the room has also gained in comfort and elegance thanks to more modern furniture. Find more photos and our full report here.

After: a subtly modernized bedroom

Before: a crowded room

Before: a cluttered and poorly arranged room © Eline Sango

Space here needed to be optimized. With its dark and massive furniture, and the many trinkets scattered all over the room, the room seemed cluttered and lacking in space.

Before: a crowded room

After: an optimized room that breathes

After: a refined room with optimized space © Shoootin

Completely reorganized, the room is metamorphosed. Customized storage made it possible to structure the room and make everything that was lying around disappear. A real office area has also been fitted out, thus offering a more fluid and functional living space. Find more photos and our full report here.

After: an optimized room that breathes

Before: a soulless room

Before: a room without personality © Marcella Living Estate

Although brightened up here and there by a few hints of color, the room lacked depth and personality. However, it had one great advantage: two large windows opening directly onto the terrace. It was therefore necessary to exploit this advantage.

Before: a soulless room

After: a bright room full of character

After: a room energized by color © Marcella Living Estate

Dressed in bright colors, the bedroom is undoubtedly warmer and now lets light in generously. The back wall has been painted in a shade …

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