Your bedroom is supposed to be your retreat from the world – the place where you hide away at the end of the day to rest and relax before drifting off into blissful sleep. It's a place you spend half your life in but is often overlooked when it comes to design because the bedroom is usually out of sight. But a bedroom deserves attention for a variety of reasons - it's a place to recharge but it's also associated with our intimate relationships, and what we see when you first wake in the morning and the last thing. Which is why today I am sharing 7 easy tips so you can create a relaxing bedroom sanctuary in your own home!
Paint color: Benjamin Moore 'Chantilly Lace' // Platform Bed //Silk Pillowcase // Silk Comforter // Bed: Sleep Number 360 i10 (review here) // Nightstand // Lamp // Brass Chandelier // Faux Plant // Pink Pot with Stand // Hat Hanger (DIY here) // Pink Chairs // Succulent Art // Dresser // Dresser Organizers (similar here & here) // Round Mirror // Goodnight Sign // Marble Tray // Cactus Art // Chunky Knit Blanket //
My bed is my most favorite place to be! And it should be yours too! It's the optimum opportunity to create a peaceful bedroom atmosphere. It should be comfortable & cozy – nothing says relaxation like a luxurious, comfortable bed. It should be soft and decorated in all the colors that make you feel good! Leif and I are obsessed with our Sleep Number 360i Smart Bed. Read our full review here. We both sleep on a silk pillowcase. I tried buying cheaper silk pillowcases but found I had to replace it every couple of months. So I finally took the plunge and bought this silk pillowcase and let me tell you.. worth. every. penny.
You don't need the greenest of thumb to have some greenery in your bedroom. This spear snake plant is Leif's favorite houseplant and it is practically impossible to kill. An added bonus is that it cleans and detoxifies the air too! Read 7 Hard-to-Kill, Indoor Plants that Clean the Air and Remove Toxins & create your own DIY hat wall display.
Keep the color scheme light. It's soft on the eyes and makes the room a more tranquil atmosphere. I absolutely love these blush pink chairs (similar here & here). Also, my plush velvet headboard (similar here), really helps to create a relaxing bedroom sanctuary. I automatically feel more relaxed entering my room because of the soft, calming colors scheme.
I got this diffuser as a gift 2 years ago and I recently just bought a bunch of new Young Living essential oils from my friend. There are so many benefits for them but I love night time blends with Lavender essential oil. Scientific studies have proven some scents, like lavender and jasmine, have a calming, relaxing effect in the bedroom.
Clutter can be considered “visual” noise. I didn't even realize how much of a distraction it was until I removed all the excessive jewelry and knick-knacks from my dresser. I use organizers/containers to help keep everything in its place. Removing the clutter in my bedroom always helps me remove the clutter from my mind, and create a relaxing bedroom sanctuary.
Click here for bathroom & closer organization post to help you get organized!
No one's style is the same and everyone's colors and pattern preferences can be different for every person. Make sure your color scheme is calming and relaxing and the items you choose to decorate with are aligned with your personal Feng Shui. I really like this asymmetrical tower to place my favorite purses on. I also enjoy letter boards that can display inspirational quotes that uplift me on a daily basis. All of these elements help create a relaxing bedroom sanctuary.
Overall, these are just a few ideas to get your bedroom to the tranquil oasis it should be! Definitely incorporate your own style into decorating and designing the space that makes a relaxing bedroom sanctuary and help you feel most at ease. Remember to "make it your own," now, I'm going to namaste in bed.