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New Homeowners: Tips for Creating Your Master Bedroom

New Homeowners: Tips for Creating Your Master Bedroom

The master bedroom is a sanctuary in your home. You want to feel relaxed when you enter it and rest comfortably in it at the end of the day. At the same time, you may use it as a space to spend time in at any time during the day when you want privacy. As a result, it’s best to design and decorate it with that idea in mind. If you’re a new homeowner, you’ll find these tips for creating your master bedroom helpful. Apply them to make your bedroom dreams come true.

Create an Accent Wall

Creating an accent wall is a simple way to add pops of color and design to any room. Cover a wall with a beautifully patterned wallpaper that would be too much if it were on every wall. Or, you could select a bold color that ties all of the other hues of your bedroom together. Go with blues for a calming effect or green to bring a touch of outdoor serenity indoors.

Remember That Mirrors Create Depth

Mirrors create the illusion of depth. So the more mirrors you have, the bigger your room will feel. Find mirrored furniture to give the same effect if you don’t want to cover your walls with mirrors. Dressers and nightstands are excellent pieces to add due to their eye-catching and unique qualities. They’ll also reveal the colors around them to improve the color scheme you’ve chosen.

Set Up a Seating Area

Do you have a large master bedroom with space to fill? Why not turn that corner into a seating area? Add a table and a couple of comfortable chairs to have a quiet place to drink your coffee in the morning.

This idea is also great for when people visit your room. You can sit and enjoy the comforts of your room without having to stand or sit on the edge of your bed awkwardly.

Combine Design and Storage

You don’t have to sacrifice design when it comes to functional storage. You can easily incorporate both into your master bedroom. Create a stylish closet with built-ins and get storage pieces that double as extra seating. Design a storage piece around your headboard to optimize the space in your room. You can reduce clutter and headaches with beautiful storage pieces.

Add Accent Rugs

Another tip for creating your master bedroom is to add an accent rug. Many homes don’t have carpets in the bedroom. Therefore, accent rugs can provide some much-needed warmth for your feet in the morning and color to your bedroom. They can also up the cozy factor of the space, which is never a bad thing. Accent rugs are worth every penny and help tie the whole style of the room together.

Having a room where you can escape and relax is what you need at the end of a long day. You can also find the right furniture without breaking the bank. So creating the room of your dreams may be more accessible than you think.

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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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