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Accessories For A Beautiful Bedroom

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The bedroom should be the coziest and most comfortable room in any house. It is the place where you crash after a hectic day to get re-energized and recharged. A good, cozy bedroom is a must for a good rest and a good night’s sleep. There are many discomforting factors that can ruin the ambiance of your bedroom and in turn, your sleep. You need to plan your bedroom in such a way that it is conducive to your sleep and it makes you feel comfortable and nice. Your room need not be just cozy, it should also be aesthetically pleasing so that you feel like going to the bedroom to sleep. Here are a few things to have in bedroom that can change the look of your room. Don’t worry; most of these changes are easy and do not take a lot of time, effort, or money.

Use Prints on the Floor

 Using bedroom tiles is an easy way to revamp your bedroom. It does not matter which tile design you choose, if it goes well with the aesthetics of your room and your taste, it will look good. Along with bedroom tiles, you can also add different rugs that can make your space look amazing. Pick a rug that goes well with the aesthetics of the room. It should complement the energy, vibes, and aesthetics of the room and also your personal style. Be sure that the rug does not overpower or overshadow everything else in the room and keep it simple.

If your room is minimal, you can choose a more elaborate rug to cover your tiles. While the tiling is a great way to change the look of your bedroom, if you do not want to change the tiles, you can always change the rugs and the carpets. Nowadays, you can also install vinyl stickers over tiles to make your existing floor look different. This is especially recommended for people who live in a rented house.

Matters of Mattress

Girl touches the mattress.
Girl touches the mattress.

One of the most important aspects of any bedroom and a good night’s sleep is the mattress. Never overlook the importance of a mattress as it can make or break your bedroom.

Choose a mattress that suits your sleeping style. Remember, price does not always equate to quality, so make an informed choice while buying a mattress. Ideally, a mattress should be firm in the middle but should have softer sections at the head and the feet so that the pressure can be released. A mattress is one of the most important things to have in a bedroom.

Embrace the Dark Side with Blackout Curtains

 According to NSF or the National Sleep Foundation, external light- whether natural or artificial, is one of the major reasons behind disturbed sleeping patterns. Light can impact the quality and duration of your sleep quite significantly. To avoid being bombarded by light, it is recommended to invest in blackout curtains that are easily available online as well as offline. Not all blackout curtains have to be black, nowadays, these curtains are available in a variety of sizes, patterns, and colors that can fit any decor style with ease. Blackout curtains are some of the most potent items that help you sleep.

Light a Candle (Or Candles)

Book, candle and vase with apple spring flowers.
Book, candle and vase with apple spring flowers.

 A bunch of candles can make your bedroom look like something right out of a Disney movie. Candles are not just for the scent, they also add an aesthetic charm to any space. Candlelight is supposed to be much better than the blue light that our phones and electronic devices emit. Scented candles are especially recommended as they can provide you with the benefits of aromatherapy.

If you do not want to invest in candles and want something more permanent, then you can choose to buy electric candles, which while won’t give you the benefit of scent, can still give you enough light for ambiance.

Head for the Headboard

Woman textile designer with tape measure measuring size of bed in bedroom
Woman textile designer with tape measure measuring size of bed in bedroom

 If your bed frame is backless, it is high time you get a headboard now. The bed is always the center of attention in any bedroom, which is why it is necessary to treat it like that. Oversized pieces can change the look of your bedroom, but they can be quite expensive. Using oversized pieces in one of the simplest tricks to make your bedroom feel more luxurious. You can also try some low-profile designs for a more elegant and minimal look.

A headboard is not just an aesthetic addition, it can also provide your backrest and provide support for your pillows. A must-have if you like to read, work, or watch television in your bed.

Amazing Ambient Lighting

 Light is one of the major components that impact your sleep cycle. Peeking light can ruin your sleep, but did you know that sitting in bright and cold lights just before your bed can also cause sleeping issues? According to the National Sleep Foundation, it is recommended to dim the lights when you are getting ready for sleep. Reduce the number of bright and cold lights in your bedroom and replace them with ambient lights. You can also try dimmable smart lights that can be controlled with voice and even your phone. You can change the temperature and the brightness of these smart lights making them highly suitable for your bedroom.

Do We Need a Duvet Cover?

 The simple answer to this question is yes, in most cases, you do need a duvet cover for your duvet. A duvet cover can keep your duvet clean and can also make your bedroom look chic.

Duvet covers are available in a variety of materials, colors, and patterns. You can choose from brushed cotton fabric, natural textiles, linen, percale, sateen, and soft cotton along with many other options. A good duvet cover is one of the essential stuffs that helps you sleep.

A good night’s sleep is integral for a good day’s work. Having a cozy and comfortable bedroom and bed can help you improve your sleep quality quite significantly. Use these tips to redesign your bedroom and make it more suitable for you.



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Karen LeBlanc

Karen LeBlanc is a travel host and writer with a popular travel show, The Design Tourist, and a companion lifestyle blog. As a widely published travel journalist and content creator, Karen is a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association. She also serves as the Design and Travel editor of the national lifestyle magazine, LaPalme. Karen believes that every destination has a story to tell through its local art, architecture, culture, and craft. This immersive creative exploration begins with authentic accommodations where the narrative of place unfolds through art, accessories, accouterments, furnishings, fixtures, and food. 

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