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Bedroom Design: The Elements That Matter

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When deciding on the decor for your bedroom, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with so many choices of color, texture, material, and accessories. In other rooms, we tend to focus on two goals— the function of the space, and the look. While those two same ideas apply to your bedroom, the bedroom’s atmosphere and ambiance are critical to a good night’s sleep.  Bedroom design is a balance of style and comfort while working in a few design delights too. Let’s take a look at what could help you here.

The Light

Focus on available light in the room and if it’s not a lot, think about what you can do to brighten the room. A light and bright bedroom will help you feel refreshed and relaxed in the mornings. It is also important to control the natural light that you have so make sure you have strong blackout blinds that can keep your room nice and dark for when you’re sleeping.

The Bed

Just as clothing follows fashion trends, so does bedding. Take a look at ways to dress your bed so it becomes the best feature in the room. Check out the latest looks in pillows,  the down comforter selection, bedspreads, blankets and throws as you style the bed and choose a frame that fits with the decor.  Picking out the perfect comforting accessories will enhance how you feel in the space.

The Closet

From here, you’ll want to turn to your closet situation – and this is where the fun starts. Because every woman wants to be able to enjoy her closet. But you really do need to ensure that you have the space planned out first and foremost. You may even find that opting for build in storage is going to give you the best effect.

The Bathroom

Finally, you’ve also got the option of a master bathroom to think about. If you have a room nearby, then converting it into your own bathroom is a great way to really spruce up the space and add more appeal to the room. Then, you’ll have a master suite to enjoy too.

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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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