What little girl wouldn’t adore a pretty room filled with magical butterflies? Butterfly theme bedrooms are simple to create, and the possibilities are endless. It’s a perfect theme for a room to dream, play and grow in, inspiring little imaginations through the use of color, shape and form. This design of room very appeals to me, as I believe that it is a soothing and relaxing environment, filled with meadows, soft colors, grass, butterflies, flowers, and whimsical objects. Although this is how I envision a butterfly room to be, there are many variations that can be created.
Before beginning to create a butterfly theme bedroom, it is a good idea to choose the bedding prior to the color of paint and accessories that will be incorporated. There are many butterfly quilts, comforters and bedding sets available, in a wide variety of patterns. Most butterfly bedding has soft pastel colors, such as pale pink, yellow, purple or meadow green. These colors work well in creating a soft dreamy feel. Another option is to purchase a solid comforter or quilt set, and add giant butterfly pillows, sheets and shams in butterfly print. There is also butterfly bedding available in brighter red, orange and yellow.
Once the bedding has been chosen, it’s time to select a wall paint color. I suggest bringing a pillow sham or the complete bedding set into the paint store with you when viewing samples. Once the walls are painted, a butterfly theme wallpaper border can be added. Other options include butterfly wall stencils, murals, or hand-painted garden scenes with butterflies, bees, flowers, and a picket fence. For those not wanting to paint, you can also purchase stick on wall decals or wallpaper murals. A creative idea for butterfly theme bedrooms, is to paint or apply a purchased mural of a beautiful garden scene and add a wood frame with shutters around it to depict a window.