A niche in the bedroom is an original solution, an interesting element that allows you to skillfully set off the interior style, as well as make the layout of the room itself exclusive. Plasterboard finish allows you to quickly and easily transform the bedroom as required by the design concept.
Advantages of plasterboard niches
Plasterboard niches in the bedroom are usually formed at the head of the bed. Here it is preferable to place all sorts of decor: watches, gadgets, paintings, statues, souvenirs, soft toys, even pots or pots of flowers. The interior looks more balanced, exudes coziness and special charm.
Compositions where the whole wall is involved look the most advantageous. Other functional devices or complex decorative structures can be placed in the side parts of the niche. For example, a "dry" aquarium, shelves with books, several shelves for various accessories.
The main advantages of embedded plasterboard systems:
- Attractive price, acceptable for the average man in the street;
- Environmental friendliness (plasterboard constructions do not carry any danger to humans);
- Spectacular appearance, coupled with a certain austere exclusivity.
In fact, the alcove can be of two types: a deep recess or a built-in decorative design. The deeper the niche, the more functional and decorative additions can be used. However, you should not abuse plasterboard constructions either. Otherwise, an elegant element of the interior can turn into a tasteless, vulgar sarcophagus.
In addition to beautiful attributes, souvenirs, the lower segment can be equipped not with the help of open shelves, but using closed storage cells. Considering the fact that a niche in the wall is placed in the bedroom directly beside the bed, bed linen and various linen accessories are stored in closed containers.
To make massive designs look easy and sophisticated, wardrobe and plasterboard designs are complemented with mirrors, as well as LED lighting and other similar elements. If shelves are placed in a niche, some of them are made out of glass, which makes the structure weightless.
The complex design of niches involves the use of a variety of decorative elements and finishing materials. The most popular options: textured plaster, wallpaper, 3D tapestry, inserts of various materials.
Making a niche in the bedroom takes not so much time, but in practice this attribute fully justifies its presence and plays an important role in the interior. The simplest option involves placing furniture or appliances in an alcove. For example, a niche above the bed can serve as a depository for a canopy, making the bed cozy, secluded, intimate.
The design of a TV allows, if necessary, to “hide” the technique in those interior compositions where all sorts of technical devices enter into aesthetic dissonance with other elements. It is about all the village styles (country, provence, expensive classical styles (rococo, baroque), design with eco-trends.
In any case, a drywall niche is able to solve a number of particularly important tasks:
- Eliminate all kinds of defects and irregularities in a particular area;
- A good thoughtful design of a bedroom with a niche will significantly expand the space of even the smallest boudoir;
- To form an unusual storage for various household accessories.
It should be remembered that the drywall itself is not so durable to withstand solid weight. If the composition of the shelves and closed cells is quite solid, takes a lot of space in height and width, the elements of drywall complement the frame of the profiles. The reinforcement of stiffening ribs is welcomed.
A bed in a niche is a fairly common and boring device, as well as forming a recess for the TV. Drywall - a convenient material in every sense. Different designs can be used in the following formats:
- Extravagant multi-level ceiling finish;
- Decorative fireplace;
- Storage for a dry aquarium;
- Podium for bed.
Bold, thoughtful, stylish designs can dramatically change the bedroom. The possibilities of drywall in combination with modern finishing materials allow to realize the most daring ideas of the designer. Standard recesses are decorated with openwork partitions, form complex pedestals (only in spacious bedrooms) for a TV or other dimensional equipment.
Even without knowing how to create a niche in the bedroom, literally anyone can try their hand at this. Initially, you must carefully consider the design of the future design. Then the marking is applied, the frame is assembled from aluminum profiles.
All elements can be fastened together using a perforator and dowels. It is better to secure the first horizontal profiles on the ceiling and near the floor covering. Then proceed to work with vertical parts. To give the structure the desired stiffness, additional profiles are used.
From drywall cloths using jigsaws or special knife cut the necessary elements. If an alcove is formed under a TV or other equipment, it is necessary to lay the wiring in advance, hiding the wires inside the structure.
Then the niche is putty. At the joints cause special tape, which will strengthen the design. At the corners it is recommended to use special elements that provide alignment.
Screw hats and other specific elements are puttied with extreme care. Before applying finishing materials, the entire surface of the recess is carefully primed.
The last stage - decorating the design - can be called the most fascinating and interesting from the standpoint of design. The most popular materials for finishing:
Traditional wallpaper (non-woven, vinyl, paper, rice canvas, as well as bamboo);
- Liquid wallpaper;
- Decorative plaster;
- Fake diamond;
- Mirror mosaic;
- Glass elements;
Also, with the help of skillfully selected finishes (both in color and texture) it is convenient to enhance the quality of lighting fixtures. This applies to both general lighting in the room, and local lighting.
Selection of finishing materials is carried out taking into account the general interior concept. Also important are the dimensions of the structure. Large massive plasterboard niches are best made using light wallpaper. Miniature designs can be generously decorated with "heavy" finishing materials: brick, glass beads, complex mosaic.