If you’ve got young children, you’ll probably have found that they quickly take over the whole house. This is in many ways great. It’s their home too, and they should be free to express themselves while feeling comfortable. This helps them to develop their personality with confidence. However, it’s important that you keep some space for yourself. Your bedroom is the ideal place to create a luxurious, relaxing zone. Somewhere to unwind and find peace at the end of the day. Creating a luxurious bedroom doesn’t need to break the bank. Here are some easy ways to make your bedroom more luxurious.
Keep It Tidy
A tidy bedroom automatically looks a lot more luxurious than a messy one. It will also help you relax. Get rid of some clutter. Make sure your floors are clear and your nightstand surface is empty, except for perhaps a lamp and clock. If you do want to keep a few things on there, jewelry and hand cream, for instance, add a small decorative plate or tray. If you struggle for storage space, be clever. Add shelves to your wardrobe. Place dividers in your drawers, and utilize any under the bed space you may have.
Cushions can be bought relatively cheaply and add luxury to your bed, both in terms of appearance and comfort. Overfill them for an even more luxurious look and feel. Adding a bed runner is another great idea.
High-quality bed linen adds comfort and style to your room. Make a statement with bold colors or patterns, or stick to relaxing colors to help you sleep. High quality doesn’t need to be expensive; for fantastic style and comfort at a great price.
Change Your Headboard
Most beds give you the option to replace, or at least recover, your headboard. It’s much cheaper than buying a new bed. There are many options here. You could change the shape or style, or add a pattern easily and cheaply.
For a truly luxurious feel, add a large, statement light fitting such as a chandelier. If this seems a bit much, add some lamps, or even simple fairy lights to your room. Soft lighting is a great way to make a room feel more romantic and calming.
Houseplants such as orchids can make your room brighter and more relaxing. They can also add a wonderful aroma. If you don’t have much time to look after them, focus on those that need the least maintenance, ones that flower but don’t grow too much. Plants can add color, sophistication, and can be incredibly calming.
Quality bedding and a tidy room are essentials for a luxurious bedroom. After that, try some things out. Follow your instincts and buy things you like. Your bedroom is probably the most personal room in your house, so don’t worry too much about trends and fashions. Instead, find what you like and what makes you happy.
Disclosure: Life of a Southern Mom received a form of compensation for this publication. All thoughts and opinions are my own.