No matter how big or small your bedroom, it has to be a little cozy, relaxing and comfortable for you. Don’t you agree? What’s the fun of having your own personal bedroom which is not comfortable and relaxing to live in? Well, if you are wondering about how to decorate your bedroom to make it a little cozy and relaxing then here’s the post you can’t afford to not read. I have recently renovated my bedroom and I took a number of ideas and tricks from different interior designers. I am happy to share 9 of the most incredible tips and ideas about how to make your bedroom cozy and relaxing without spending much. Try considering some of these hacks and you will be on your way to transform your bedroom in to a cozy and relaxing, private space.
Home is definitely the most peaceful place on Earth. But when it comes to comfort, relaxation and getting that cozy feeling, it is not the entire home, but the bedroom that comes to our mind. Of course, bedroom is a private space and it is something which is very pleasing and always gives a feeling of peace. After all, when we return home after a long hectic day, we literally feel like eating some food as quickly as possible and then jump into our soft cozy bed to relax and get that perfect nap.
We all decorate our bedroom as per our preferences as it is the space that we stay for long hours to have some isolated time or to do any of our work whenever we are at home. But amidst all the other things, we must always keep in mind the sole purpose of having a bedroom, which is to help us have a good relaxing sleep.
And, for that, apart from using the usual decorative elements, your bedroom must have other necessary elements that can enhance your feeling of being cozy. To be more specific, your bedrooms must contain certain key elements that make your bedroom very cozy and relaxing.
I myself while renovating my bedroom put special attention to these things and trust me, the results were really amazing. So if you are wondering about how to make your bedroom cozy and relaxing and looking for the key decorative elements, then read on this post. Today I am sharing 9 simple tricks that’ll help you to make your make your bedroom cozy and relaxing. Make these surprising elements part of your bedroom to make it more cozy and relaxing.
A neat and clean bedroom beautifully decorated with cozy elements give a very positive feeling and uplifts your mood even on a bad day. After all, it is your personal and private space. The condition of your bedroom reflects the kind of person you are in real life. So, if you are disciplined at the same time love to have that “me time” in your life, then I am sure you give a great deal on how your bedroom looks.
When you go to sleep or to take rest in your bedroom, I am sure you will want your bedroom to be really comforting. And in order to enhance that relaxing effect, your bedroom must have some of the key elements. And, to create that perfect environment, my list of 9 key elements to make your bedroom cozy and relaxing will act as the perfect guide.
So, are you ready to make your bedroom more cozy and relaxing?
I guess you are, so let us begin with the discussion.
9 Tips to make your bedroom cozy and relaxing in budget
Designing your bedroom is really exciting, but while decorating your bedroom, you must keep in mind the purpose your bedroom serves and depending on that, you must incorporate various design and decorative items. Listed below are the 9 key elements that can make your bedroom cozy and relaxing in budget.
Bedroom is associated with coziness and happiness and to set the perfect mood, lighting does play an important role. It will be unwise of you to go for some harsh lighting as that will completely damage the soothing feel. Moreover, harsh bright lights are a contributor of visual noise which keeps the body clock awake even though the lights are switched off. So, to avoid such commotion, it is better to go for several small lamps all around the room at varying heights. This will keep the whole room lighted as well as not prove to be harsh to the otherwise calm environment.
You do not even need to turn on all the lamps at a time. Just switch on the one which is needed at that time. Three-way light bulbs are good as they come with the option of adjusting the level of the light which is good in setting up the perfect peaceful mode.
Lampshades are also great specially the ones that are lined on the inside using metallic gold paper. This is because they cast a soothing soft glow that is enough in increasing that cozy, relaxing feel.
Soft color paint
Well, the color of the paint is completely your choice but if you want your bedroom to give the perfect soothing feel, then it is preferable that you paint the room with very subtle colors. See, you may like, dark blue, or apple green or tangerine, but it is best suited for spaces where you need to remain motivated and cheerful all the time. But, these same colors may actually make you cranky when you come to rest in your bedroom after a long hectic day.
Therefore, to create a peaceful environment, go for soft colors like dove gray, pale gold, light coral, pastel pink etc. This will help to calm your mind and body and prepare you for the night’s sleep. Select the paint and color theme for your bedroom wisely to make it cozy, relaxing and romantic.
Well, it certainly deserves a mention in the list of key elements to make your bedroom cozy and relaxing. However, the definition of a perfect bed may vary from person to person. Like for example, for someone with a bad back, he/s he will want a bed which is quite firm, while someone else may desire for a very soft one. But, no matter what type of bed you prefer, make sure that the bed is of good quality which will help you to sleep well.
Besides the type (soft or firm), the size of the bed is also an important factor that one should not ignore. If you get a big bed, it will be more spacious and hence the comfort level will be more. While considering the size, you must also keep in mind your spouse or child in case your child sleep with you.
Also, remember that proper dressing of your bed is necessary. Smooth cotton bed sheets are great as the texture is quite smooth and soothing. Wash the bed sheets weekly in hot water with a detergent having beautiful fragrance.
The pillows must also be soothing and just perfect that is not too firm and not too soft which is ideal for good sleep. You may also keep few soft blankets to make the bed cozier. However, make sure that the blanket is lighter during summer and; it must be a heavier one in winter.
White noise is great in creating the perfect peaceful environment and so it is one of the key elements that will make your bedroom very cozy and relaxing. White noise is nothing but a continuous low sound which your ears do not really hear nor can your brain register properly, like the sound of the air conditioner or the very low hum of the fan. There are also white noise machines that play very soothing sounds like the chirping of the crickets, water trickling, gentle ocean waves etc.
The reason I said you to use white noise is that, it is often very useful in eliminating loud sounds that cause disturbance in your sleep. So, many people use these white noise machines to fall asleep fast. You may also try it out and see whether it works for you or not.
There are many soothing and calming scents that can actually help in creating a calm environment just perfect to get a good night’s sleep. Lavender and jasmine certainly tops the list as they have been scientifically proven to be really effective. However, it is not just lavender or jasmine that you have to use, but you may use any soft scent which you love. You may keep a scented candle or spritz a bit of home fragrance underneath your pillow covers or can also keep hand creams of soothing scents in your nightstand.
However, remember that the candles may be soothing for sleep but you must be careful while keeping that as you may suddenly fall asleep and the flames may cause some accidents. Hence, you have to keep it at a safe distance. And, if you want to avoid risks, then you may go for the electric oil warmers, reed diffusers etc.
The black-out curtains are one of the key elements that will make your bedroom very cozy and relaxing. This is because; most of us need a pitch-dark room to get that perfect sleep (although there are some who prefer dim lighting). They create the quiet dark environment and help you to remain away from the busy world when you are resting.
The black-out curtains not only block the morning rays of the sun from entering your bedroom enabling you to sleep for long hours in the morning, but also block unwanted lights during the night like for example, street lamps, car headlights etc. Hence, they are great for napping both during night as well as during the day.
Well, I do not know whether it applies for all but most people actually finds soft music really soothing which lull them into sleep. In fact, I myself have tried it and found it extremely relaxing. However, the choice of the music is important, and so play something that has very soft rhythms. Also, remember to keep the volume really low, as even soothing music when played loud can get annoying.
While going to sleep, play some soft music and then set the music to shut down automatically after a certain period of time. Otherwise you may fall asleep suddenly and your music will go on playing which in turn may wake you up in the middle of the night.
Make it a sleep only zone
Your bedroom must be a sleep only zone. Different room serves different purposes and the bedroom is meant for resting, relaxing and sleeping. But, many people make it a room for other activities as well which may make you ultimately feel that the room is for activities and stress rather than resting and relaxing. In other words, the whole purpose of your bedroom will be lost. Henceforth, allot separate rooms for exercises, studying, eating, for doing office work etc. and keep the bedroom for sleeping and relaxing only.
Keep it clutter free
Clutter is no way close to giving you a relaxing feel. Instead, it creates a very suffocating environment which is not at all ideal to relax or to get some good sleep. It is also considered to be “visual” noise that is very stressing and frustrating. Hence, you must get rid of the clutter and that will certainly help you to make your bedroom cozy and relaxing.
Here’s a detailed post on how to declutter and organize your home including bedroom
Over to you
Our body is a machine that works all day long and hence it requires proper rest at the end of the day. And, for that, you need to have a proper bedroom that will help you get the necessary rest that your body requires. Well, everyone has a bedroom but every bedroom is not perfect, and that can easily interfere you’re your night sleep. While, there are several other factors which may disrupt sleep, lack of soothing environment is definitely one of the important factors.
Insomnia or lack of proper sleep or rest is a serious cause of concern and steps must be taken to avoid that. And, to start with it, you need to do a bit of adjustments in your bedroom as that is the ultimate place of coziness and relaxation.
If you want to make your bedroom cozy and relaxing, then you should use a few key elements wisely. I have already discussed about the 9 key elements that if used correctly, can help you to make your bedroom cozy and relaxing. These elements contribute a lot in creating the perfect and calm environment for sleeping. Try using some of these elements as advised above and I am sure you will be able to make your bedroom more cozy and relaxing.
Until then, use these key elements that will make your bedroom cozy, romantic and relaxing. Do share your feedbacks and let me know how your bedroom is turning out.
What else do you think one can do to make a bedroom more cozy, relaxing and romantic? I am awaiting your décor tricks and hacks.
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