How to design a bedroom you’ll love with customisable New Zealand-made furniture

Create a bespoke bedroom that’s as unique as you are, with Harvey Norman’s fully customisable range of New Zealand-made furniture

Just as no two people are completely alike, one of the most personal rooms in your home – the bedroom – should be a unique reflection of you. Harvey Norman’s huge range of bespoke bedroom furniture allows you to tailor the most intimate spaces in your home to suit you – and only you.

Unlike living spaces, which tend to be curated for public consumption, the bedroom can be designed for your eyes only. And with no one to please but yourself, the only limit is your imagination. “Your bedroom is the one place you spend most of your time, generally, and it’s a perfect place to express your personal style,” says Andy Boyle, Harvey Norman Visual Merchandising manager. “It should be a haven. It should be exactly what you want it to be. And that’s what we want to create for you.”

Akaroa King Extended Headboard, $3,298

Colour me beautiful

Did you know, Harvey Norman can have their New Zealand-made timber bedroom furniture customised to coordinate with your upholstered hero pieces? Bed frames, bedside tables and drawers are all able to be customised to match any Resene paint colour. If using a patterned fabric for key bedroom furniture pieces, use this as a source for colour inspiration. Draw a secondary colour from the fabric pattern and match it precisely or dial it down a notch for a slightly muted hue that combines coordination with calm.

Of course, all timber furnishings are also available in a range of timber stains, so you can choose the bleached blond tone of your coastal dreams, a suave and sophisticated black, or something in between. Then add your bling – the Harvey Norman team can also help you select from a range of handle designs.

Being able to customise the stain or paint of furniture and even choose from a range of handles means you can really personalise the look of your room

Enter the hero

The bedhead is back. When creating your dream bedroom, the headboard is the best place to start. An upholstered headboard in an eye-catching design or lavishly patterned fabric will draw the eye and set the tone of a bedroom. Choose between a broad range of shapes and styles to bring your space a dash of Hollywood glamour, French-inspired chic, or mid-century calm.

Tap into the latest trends, including the stop-the-press style of an extra wide headboard that delivers the impact of a feature wall, but with an extra-large serve of luxury.

Your choice of fabric will set the mood in your boudoir, whether you’re after a slice of serenity or something more energising. Harvey Norman works with trusted brands, including Warwick, Charles Parsons, Zepel and James Dunlop, to bring you thousands of quality fabrics.

Floral and velvet bedroom furnitureMaia Queen/King 3 Panel Extended Headboard, $2,899

Material world

While you’re browsing fabric swatches, look at other soft furnishing options that can be tailored to create a story around your hero bedhead. Harvey Norman offers instore support to help you coordinate a complete bedroom scene and the ability to help customers turn a half-formed idea into a fully articulated concept.

Scandi-inspired bedroom furnitureNorway Queen Spindle Bed Frame, $1,598

Dreaming of a classic Scandi design, or luxe tropical retreat? Harvey Norman can help you find your key fabric, then work in a supporting cast of upholstered accessories to complete the look. Try a festive floral headboard with an upholstered bed base. Or shake up a monochrome scheme with a balanced mix of colour and florals that can be worked into an ottoman or a cosy bedroom chair.

Oliver Small Bedroom Chair, $1,599

Storage sorted

Customisable options for bedroom furniture don’t end with colour. The dimensions on Harvey Norman’s range of New Zealand-made bedroom storage can all be tweaked to suit your space. Drawer unit dimensions can be adjusted to precisely fit an awkward alcove, or drawers can be added to give you exactly the type of storage you need, as well as the satisfaction of knowing everything in your bedroom has a home. “We have the standard sizes, but then any of those can be widened, made taller, shorter, narrower. We can take drawers out, we can add drawers in. Whatever the customers are after,” says Andy.

With a range of bedding options available instore, it’s easy to create your dream bedroom.

Soft touch

Dress your bedroom with a curated collection of textured bed linens, cushions and throws. A little artful layering, in deliciously tactile cotton, creates a seductively snug nest for the sweetest of dreams.

It’s also the easiest way to refresh your bedroom look, swapping out quilts or cushions to tinker with trends or create a warmer or cooler combination to match the season. Play with the options in store – Harvey Norman’s fully styled bedroom settings offer inspiration, with staff happy to help you.

Grove Duvet Cover Set by Savona, $97

Home comforts

Complete your dream bedroom with a gorgeous selection of home decor pieces, those tiny touches that make you feel pampered, such as a scented candle or bud vase for a spray of fresh flowers.

Once you have the core pieces sorted, Harvey Norman has the accessories, such as this Zeally Vanilla Lamp by Shady Lady, $349, to finish your look.

Cover off the practicalities, too, by considering how you live in your bedroom. Love to read in bed? Add illumination with a matching pair of stunning table lamps. Need a space to put on make-up or assess your outfit before you start your day? Turn your lowboy into a dressing table with a round wall mirror or see yourself from top to toe with an on-trend arched full-length mirror.

Find a mirror that reflects your style as well as making a room feel bigger and brighter. Harvey Norman offers a variety of shapes, sizes and colours to suit all decors.

“It increases the haven feel of a bedroom, having a beautiful mirror bouncing the light around,” says Andy. Choose the final features that speak to you and suit your particular space, for a dream bedroom of your very own.

Made in New Zealand, made for you

Championing New Zealand-made furniture is one of Harvey Norman’s core values. But as well as the feel-good factor of supporting local makers, this practice also allows customers a rare advantage – all New Zealand-made bedroom furniture is crafted to order and can be completely customised to suit your space and your tastes. Harvey Norman brings high end to the high street, linking customers with craftsmen and giving your interiors a bespoke treatment that won’t blow the budget.

For more inspiration for your next bedroom furniture makeover, head to Harvey Norman.

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