The Asian theme bedroom ideas on this page are from China, Laos, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. (I've also snuck in a few pics of Fiji ;-) For Japanese inspired bedrooms, click here!
Mosquito netting is a bare necessity in many parts of Asia, but the thought of going to sleep under a dreamy cloud of translucent white has many Westerners hooked, too!
You can turn even the most pedestrian bedstead into a gloriously poetic space by installing a white net canopy over it. The possibilities are endless, from sculptural, easy elegance to a regal, 'princess' look.
However, there's no need to go for fanciful or elaborate constructions. The simplest way to have a gauzy canopy is to buy a simple mosquito net that hangs from a single hook in the ceiling.
You could also consider dyeing your canopy to match your bedroom color scheme:
The above isn't a 'zen bedroom' by any stretch of the imagination, but the pure white beds and white netting exude a calm, ethereal beauty. Intricate patterns take center stage when the colors are strictly neutral.
Once you add strong color into the mix, you get a very different vibe:
Red bedrooms are not for the faint-hearted, and this Chinese bedroom is no exception. In general, Chinese bedding tends towards more intense, vivid color schemes than, say, traditional fabrics in neighboring Japan.
Use original fabrics from Asian regions to re-create an authentic look and feel for your Asian theme bedroom:
Exotic foliage, blossoms and fruits on your bedroom wall evoke a luxurious paradise in faraway lands ... complement the look with elegant fabrics like raw silk or fine cotton damask (with a high thread count)!