Your bedroom doesn’t just happen to be the place you sleep in. It also serves as your sanctuary. Bad days, screaming kids, and even annoying houseguests melt away the second you close that door. You may reconnect with your spouse or revel in some much needed “me time” behind closed doors.
With autumn days turning cool and colorful, it’s the perfect time to give your bedroom a small refresh–and we don’t just mean wash your sheets for the first time since spring! Read on for some inspiring ideas to get your bedroom comfy, cozy, and ready for fall.
Update your bedding: When it comes to sleeping well, the only thing that comes second to a good mattress is good bedding. Let the change in seasons serve as a little inspiration! Toss out your old, used sheets and invest in something with a high thread count to rest on. You could also replace your comforter and throw pillows to give your whole bed a new look without a big budget.
Clean out your closet: You know the one–it’s overflowing with clothes, shoes, and even misplaced knick-knacks. A clean, organized closet is the perfect way to kick-off your autumn. Take unwanted items to your local donation center or, if they’re unlikely to be used, toss them to the curb. Clearing clutter is not only soothing, it also makes your home feel a lot more livable. Once you're finished clearing out your closet, don't forget to put your cool weather clothes within reach. You'll be needing them, soon!
Swap Out Light Fixtures: The good thing about lighting is that it can fit any budget. From the lights on your ceiling to the lamps on your bedside table and floor, make a fresh statement with your fixtures. Best of all, lighting is a fast and easy way to change up the look of a room without investing too much time. If you need a little inspiration for home lighting, you can always visit our light-inspired Pinterest board! Also, don't miss these high-quality lighting solutions from our friends at Hafele.
Put a Little Paint on It: Chances are that you’re pretty well settled into your bedroom. Look at the items in it that you hold nearest and dearest. From throw pillows to knick knacks, we’re often drawn toward certain colors when it comes to decoration. Luckily, you can match your favorite colors at your local paint store and create an accent wall. Don’t forget that white walls will never go out of style so if you’d prefer to keep things crisp, refreshing your wall with white paint over a weekend can’t hurt either.
Add Some Life to Your Space: You don’t have to have a green thumb to make use of plants in your bedroom. Add one or two smaller plants at varying heights around your bedroom to really bring life to your space. If you’re afraid that you’ll never remember to water your plants, invest in succulents like cacti which can go days, even weeks, without being watered.
Pay Attention to Details: There is nothing quite like being able to recharge in a clutter-free space. Because our bedrooms aren't exactly "open territory" for friends or neighbors who visit from time to time, we tend to let them get more disorganized than family rooms, living rooms, and kitchens. This autumn, make a vow to keep your personal space clutter-free. If dirty clothes are constantly on the floor, try adding an extra hamper. If your clothes aren't being put away properly, add organizational inserts to your drawers. Install a Docking Drawer to ensure your mobile or running watch is fully charged when you're ready to head back out into the real world. By ensuring that your bedroom is an organized, safe space you'll instantly feel lighter closing the door for a brief retreat.
Autumn is the perfect time to bring your bedroom back to life. Whether it’s a major overhaul or a few minor ones, taking a little time to freshen up the look of your bedroom will make a big difference.
Need even MORE inspiring ideas for your bedroom makeover? Don't miss these brilliant decorating tips for any room.
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