Ways to make your bedroom relaxing

Regardless of the style you’ve chosen for your home in general, the bedroom should always be like a relaxing retreat, a refreshing oasis where you can recharge your batteries for the next day. In order for that to happen, there are a few aspects to consider when decorating the room.

A relaxing mattress.

The mattress is the most important element in a bedroom. It has to be comfortable because otherwise you won’t be able to relax and enjoy a good night’s sleep. So pick carefully. A good mattress may cost more but it pays off to make such an investment.

Embrace simplicity.

It’s best to keep the décor simple in the case of the bedroom. Don’t use unnecessary decorations or furniture. Only include the basics: the bed, dresser, nightstands and maybe a beautiful painting to hang above the bed.

Choose the lighting carefully.

Pay special attention to the lighting in the bedroom. It shouldn’t be too bright but not too subtle either. It would be best to install a dimmer switch. This way you can adjust the light the way you like it. Also, you’ll need task lighting. We’re talking about bedside table lamps for example.

Choose the right color for the walls.

It’s ok to use paint to spruce up the décor in the bedroom but be careful when you chose the color. Avoid colors like red or yellow. Although they can be a nice accent shade, they can also be tiresome for the eyes. You want pastel colors and tones that allow you to relax. Dark colors are actually not a bad idea.

Hide your storage space.

There are lots of ways in which you can add storage to your bedroom, aside from the obvious huge dresser or wall cabinet. For example, most beds have built-in storage for blankets, pillows, etc. you can even squeeze in some storage space inside the headbaord. Shelves are also nice because they maintain the room airy while providing you with useful storage and display room.

Personalize the room.

It’s important to personalize the bedroom if you want it to truly feel comfortable and inviting. We suggest framing a few photos and hanging them on the walls or making your own wall art. Decals can also change the mood in the room.



Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on May 20th, 2011

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