Creating a Calm Bedroom Sanctuary in Your Home

A night of restful sleep can be hard to come by when we feel like we’re living in chaos. But creating a calm environment can give your a head-start on relaxation. Your bedroom is supposed to be a sanctuary. Bringing a few design elements into the space can help your brain and body know that it’s time to quiet down.

Set the Scene for Tranquility

It doesn’t matter how big or small your bedroom might be. You can always make slight adjustments to make the area more comfortable. To start, do you like the color on the walls? Is it soothing, or is it just dull? Does it reflect your current style? A quick coat of paint might be enough to change your room’s entire tone. And sure, you could probably do without the laundry on the floor and cluttered nightstands. Before you tackle those chores though, why not think about what you envision for your ideal bedroom? It might be easier to keep your space tidy when you’ve elevated other aspects first.

Your Bedroom Furniture Foundation

Living with outdated bedroom furniture can be another source of frustration. If your headboard, dresser, and other pieces don’t feel inviting, then of course it will be hard to unwind. How long have you been living with your current furniture? Does it really embody where you are today—and how you feel about your home?

There are unlimited options for beautiful bedroom furniture, so you shouldn’t be shy about dreaming big. Playing with a new style can help transform your space into the elegant oasis you’ve been wanting. As you explore what’s available, you might fall in love with one particular collection. Then again, you can also find different items and styles that still speak to one another. A modern accent chair might look great with a new canopy bed. Or you might stumble upon a traditional bed that already matches the end tables you own.

Adding Creativity in the Details

With your bedroom furniture selected, it’s time to review the smaller details. A fresh rug for under the bed can help ground your design and add some cozy texture to the room. Swapping out your curtains can be another way to create that sanctuary setting. Also, be sure to consider your lamps and lightbulbs. A soothing glow can be a nice way to get ready for sleep or read in bed. Last but not least, is it time to indulge in some new pillows and sheets?

Incorporating these pieces should be the finishing touch to your design. If you aren’t sure how to get there with your current bedroom setup, it might be time to reconsider your furniture. When you understand the general direction of where your bedroom’s design is heading, it’s so much easier to find the accent pieces to tie your room together. Let our designers at Ennis Fine Furniture help. Come visit our showroom or give us a call to start planning your personalized bedroom retreat!