4 Bedroom Interior Hacks for Better Sleep
The bedroom is where we end one day and start another.
It stands to reason that it should be a place where we relax, organize our thoughts, and reestablish balance in our own lives.
We all know that these important things don’t come on command, but there are ways to set up your living environment to tune you into the time-out mode more smoothly.
This is why it is important to arrange it according to your wishes and needs. It is a place where you will pay attention to yourself and your partner. Simply put, it is an oasis of peace within the home. It is precisely for this reason that it is important to seriously approach its arrangement and create a pleasant atmosphere.
Make colors gentle on the eyes.
Just like there is a rule to get off bright displays for a some time before bed to help you unwind, the bedroom itself should also have coloring that’s easy on the eyes.
Brick red, indigo blue, soft yellow – the colors can create inviting and spiritually refreshing walls. The right colors allow us to take those first steps towards comfort and serenity, as it soothes our minds for greater relaxation and deep sleep. Taking care during choosing of tones is like a mantra before going off to slumber; with these small adjustments all our worries can dissipate as we drift off into night’s kingdom.
If colors are not your thing - not even pastel colors - then you will find a beautiful calming substitute in natural materials. That’s not only wood or high-quality wood veneers, I’m also talking natural stone, small decorations made of lava, linen fabrics, bamboo blinders.
All these come in various natural tints and can add a surprising amount of gentle but unique character to your bedroom. That is just what you need to make your bedroom feel like it’s truly yours, which will make it much easier to get good rest in it.
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Get really good basic necessities for your bedroom.
If a good night’s sleep is dear to you, it’s important to get the basics right. Investing in good quality furniture, linens, and storage solutions will have a big impact on the long term comfort and aesthetic of your space.
Try to identify the practical needs you have in the bedroom, along with your preferences, and jot a list of the bare essential items you absolutely need to attend to those requirements. Those are the ones you want to splurge on.
Whether that’s a firmer mattress to give your muscles a good rest or sturdy shelving for keeping your things organized, look for well-made products with superior construction.
Once you have the basics down, start sorting out the items that are less important and will be purely decorative. Wall prints and small items are almost always a better idea than furniture as your bedroom shouldn’t really be cluttered. I don’t know about you but for me busy spaces won’t let me have peace of mind. That’s why it’s important to choose your furniture carefully.
While on the topic of beds, make sure to always buy a comfortable and soothing mattress. If you are hesitant, we advise you to go now and change that old mattress you have and replace it with a better, newer one. You might be asking, “Why?” Simply because of the well-known benefits it has for your health, from a better spine and less pain to an overall higher quality of sleep. The upholstered double bed, which has a larger headboard, is comfortable due to the possibility of reading before bed. This type of bed is also recommended for young married couples who are expecting a new family member.
Choosing light for the bedroom
Lights are a sensitive topic when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep.
For one, although the TV is not recommended in the bedroom, it is a rule that almost all of us break. You should not have electronic devices in the bedroom, including mobile phones. The light emitted by the screen mimics daylight, which sends the wrong signals to your brain and prevents you from falling asleep easily.
Try to compensate for the inevitable presence of digital devices by at least setting up your room lighting well.
Wall lighting in combination with classic lighting will contribute to the feeling of coziness and harmony in the room. Good lighting setup can make the room much more pleasant to look at, which in turn will give your eyes a break.
Additional practicalities and decorations of the space
Clearing off the last practical things first, let’s talk about why the bedroom should not be too cold or too warm. If you do not have central heating, choose the heating element carefully, bearing in mind the fact that a moderate temperature contributes to the quality of sleep. Sleeping in a cooler room helps maintain cortisol levels, which means it can make your body take less stress damage, quite the opposite - your body will get a better recovery when sleeping in a cooler room.
Now, for the fun part and the inspo: Do not let anyone fool you: Decoration of the space is quite important, because, with it, we give our personal stamp, which contributes to the feeling of safety and coziness.
You might have to take some back and forth not to overdo it by combining too many eclectic styles but in the end I’m sure it will be worth it.
Without decorations and artworks a place looks pretty much like a hospital - and that’s not a good look for a place where you spend the third of your life.
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These are just some of the tips for decorating the bedroom. It is certainly best to arrange it guided by intuition, while you also need to harmonize your wishes and possibilities. In order for your room to really exude warmth and harmony, don’t forget to bring cheerfulness, optimism, and positive vibes into it.
Your bedroom is a safe space, a sanctuary, and therefore should be arranged in a pleasing manner. It differs from other rooms in the house because it serves a specific purpose - sleep. And we all know how grumpy we can get without proper rest.