When we think of the bedroom we conjure up images of a place to retire too. The bedroom signals the end of the day and this room should be a relaxing and calming sanctuary. In the bedroom it is best to have a neutral background that can easily be warmed up with soft furnishings and contemporary bedroom accessories. If you want to create some interest on the walls then consider adding one feature wall painted a warmer colour or wallpapered with a beautiful design.
The bed is the main focal point of the bedroom and this is where you will spend your time sleeping and reenergizing. Your bed should look warm and inviting and this is a great place to introduce new contemporary bedroom accessories in the form of scatter cushions, bedding and throws. These quick and simple changes will offer a snug look and introducing gorgeous cushions to the bedroom will give it a luxurious feel and help create that desired relaxing atmosphere.
Changing your bedding is a great way to introduce a fresh look to your sleeping space. You can make a statement by introducing colour and an array of textures into your room, creating a sensual retreat or a relaxing haven. Bed linen is graded using thread counts and the higher the count the better the quality. Nothing feels more luxurious than slipping into super soft sheets after a hard day at work.
Your bedroom can also be the perfect room for reading, meditating or unwinding with your partner. Whilst refreshing your bedroom you should consider your lighting. Bedroom lighting ranges from simple designs to dramatic and you are bound to find lighting designs that will complement your décor. Bedside lamps will offer a beautiful soft ambient light which will help create a mellow atmosphere. They can also be visually stunning and give new life to your bedside tables.
For those very special evenings nothing adds romance to the bedroom like the warm glow of candles. Soft flickering candlelight can be especially soothing in the bedroom as you prepare to rest. Your bedroom is also a place of intimacy and creating layers of light can arouse the senses and are great mood setters. Being intimate by candlelight is both romantic and sensual.
If you are lucky enough to have a bedroom chair its worth remembering to dress this piece and add a few luxurious cushions here. These will also draw the eye and create another focal point in the bedroom. Soft furnishings provide a softness and sensuality that the bedroom must offer.
It’s also worth considering adding an area rug to your floor. The addition of a rug will add extra richness to your room. Thick pile wool rugs make fantastic bedroom accessories; they offer an indulgent feeling to the bedroom and will also ensure your feet sink into something soft every morning.
If your laundry has a habit of ending up on the floor then it may be time to invest in a new laundry basket that will blend in with your bedroom decor.
If your bedroom doubles up as you office area then introduce a decorative screen to hide away any clutter. A lightweight screen is easily moved around and can be folded away when not in use. The bedroom is a place of rest and hiding these items at night will help you turn off the stresses of the day.
Whatever you choose to do with your bedroom it should give the feeling of comfort, relaxation and serenity. Your bedroom is a place where you can really indulge in creating a stylish retreat. The secret is combining colour, pattern and texture for an individual scheme.
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