7 Easy Ways to Refresh Your Bedroom

Photo: ThinkstockPhoto: ThinkstockFeel free to mix three (or more) different patterns--just try to link them with common hues.

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Photo: ThinkstockPhoto: Thinkstock Bathing an entire room in one color--from walls to sheets and pillows--can be more soothing than you think.

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Photo: ThinkstockPhoto: Thinkstock Black-and-white photographs are a great option for a vibrant space, where a bright painting might overwhelm.

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Photo: ThinkstockPhoto: Thinkstock To keep bright colors from overwhelming a room, make the bedding and two walls bright white.

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Photo: Thinkstock "If you choose a solid color for your bed," says design expert Nate Berkus, "keep things interesting by experimenting with textures. Try combining felted wool with cottons and knits."

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Photo: ThinkstockPhoto: Thinkstock Establish a harmonious palette--then energize it with a single item in an opposing shade.

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Photo: Kana OkadaPhoto: Kana Okada Serene solids provide a great foundation, but a quirky patterned pillow is an inexpensive, low-commitment way to add pop.

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