Creating a relaxing bedroom space is essential to wind down at the end of a long day. To design a peaceful and calming space of your own, consider these fundamental design strategies.
Begin by studying the light in your space –as much as possible, amplify the amount of natural light that filters in, and opt for sheer and breezy curtains. Beyond providing a sense of tranquility, natural light allows for the addition of plants to the space, which has been proven to reduce stress and promote well-being. However, you may want to pair curtains with natural blinds, to block out light on those long mornings when you want to sleep in.
Another way to add tranquility to your space is to choose light and neutral colors. Cooler colors like gray, cream, brown, light greens and blues have a calming effect, whereas bright and saturated colors increase stimulation. Finally, opt for soft fabrics and plush bedding, such as fur throws or chenille blankets, to provide the ultimate level of comfort. For inspiration on how to apply these strategies in practice, read on!