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A stay-all-day bedroom sanctuary

Remember when "go to your room" was a threat? Now it’s more of a desirable time out, right? Sleeping. Reading. Doing nothing. Ahhh. Check out this bedroom where you can stay for hours and do what you want.

You can use IKEA products to make a cocoon bed. Install a track rail system on the ceiling around a bed frame, like KOPPARDAL in grey, powder-coated steel. Hang curtains like SANELA in dark blue cotton velvet that help block light and dampen noise.
You can use IKEA products to make a cocoon bed. Install a track rail system on the ceiling around a bed frame, like KOPPARDAL in grey, powder-coated steel. Hang curtains like SANELA in dark blue cotton velvet that help block light and dampen noise.

Shut out light (and the world) by making a cocoon. Use a corner room divider, which has all the track rails and hooks you need to hang curtains from the ceiling and surround the bed. Tie cushions onto the headboard for more support and less sound. For a playful touch, build up with curtain rods and cushions on clipped curtain rings. Keep clothes behind closed doors. Stay in bed by storing must-haves on bedside tables and controlling light with a wireless dimmer.

IKEA has lots of bedroom storage ideas like PAX wardrobes that come in many styles, colors and sizes. This white-framed PAX wardrobe has hinged Reinvoll grey-green doors with integrated dampers so the doors close slowly, silently and softly.
IKEA has lots of ideas about how to make your bedroom more comfortable. To dampen sound, extend your headboard. Attach curtain rods to the wall above your headboard and use PORTION curtain rings with hooks to hang up lots of cushions.
IKEA has lots of ideas about how to make your bedroom more comfortable. To control your lighting while you’re cozy in bed, use TRÅDFRI dimming kit to create a wireless lighting solution for up to 10 sources.
Dark bedroom furniture can be playful and modern, too, like this IKEA PS 2017 rocking-chair. It has a big bowl shape with a removable, machine-washable black polyester cover. Place it in a corner with a lamp and a bookshelf for a cosy reading nook.

Every once in awhile, get out of bed and change your scenery without leaving the room. Escape into a book nook. This curvy rocking-chair has room for two. (Word of caution: The rocking motion may make you sleepy!) Soft throws and cushions keep your comfort just right—and an extendable light keeps your eyes from straining.

Spend time with your creativity and lots of coffee at a big table. For a calm, hotel feel, use minimal decor. Floating wall cabinets add to the cleanliness while storing your things inside and on display. (They’re actually kitchen cabinets that fit more flexibly under a sloped ceiling.) A pendant lamp lets you see what you’re doing even if someone else is sleeping.

Or maybe you’d rather just stay in bed and binge watch. Use standing mirrors on the floor to hide a wall-mounted screen. When it’s TV time, just pick them up and move them. The mirrors are also handy for getting dressed, spreading light around the room and drawing attention to that oh-so-comforting bed.

When it’s time to go beyond the bedroom door, make it as easy as possible. An unloading station by the door with a coat rack, storage bench or some hooks works as spot to put the day away when you first come in. Bag, shoes, a quick change of clothes—everything’s there and neatly organised for you to grab without thinking.

A blueprint of the room layout. A table, cabinets and reading corner are on the far wall. On the left-hand wall is a TV. On the right-hand wall is a bed with curtains. A wardrobe is on the entry wall.

Here’s the floor plan of our bedroom. It's 237 square feet. A table, cabinets and reading corner are on the far wall. On the left-hand wall there’s a TV. On the right-hand wall there’s a bed with curtains. A wardrobe is on the entry wall.

We love to see our customers get creative with our products. Go for it! But please note that altering or modifying IKEA products so they can no longer be re-sold or used for their original purpose, means the IKEA commercial warranties and your right to return the products will be lost.

Made by

Interior designer: Emma Parkinson
Photographer: Andrea Papini
Writer: Marissa Frayer