Tell-tale Signs You Need a Bedroom Refresh
Your comfort is the top priority when designing your bedroom sanctuary. Your bedroom design, layout, furniture choice, and quality of materials indicate how conducive it will be for chilling, winding down, and, of course, sleeping.
When living a busy life, it's paramount to go home to a comfortable oasis where you can take a rest and replenish for the next day.
How about when you're going home to a chaotic space? Or when you simply want an aesthetic upgrade. Once in a while, it's healthy to make some changes to your bedroom setup. Here are some telltale signs you need to redesign your bedroom.
Your Bedroom is Cluttered
Clutter contributes to the stress that you feel, plus it makes your space less efficient, especially when you find it hard to locate your items.
If clutter has taken over your safe place, it's high time you rethink your bedroom layout. Build a streamlined bedroom with the right storage furniture and organisation methods. Decluttering your bedroom is a great way to inspire creativity and may push you to improve the overall look of the area. This way, you will feel more at ease and comfortable. You will also get to enjoy more space for yourself!
Whether following the KonMari method of organising or doing it your own way, it's important to assess your storage needs and follow what works for your personal needs.
Here are some storage solutions you can buy online in Singapore:
- A modular wardrobe for your major storage needs
- A chest of drawers for your clothes and smaller accessories
- A shoe cabinet for your footwear collection
- or multiple shoeboxes
- Baskets and trays
- Drawers and cabinets
- Boxes of different sizes
Your Mattress is Sagging
A saggy mattress is not stylish at all. Of course, it will also affect the quality of your sleep. Have you been waking up with back pain because of your old mattress? If so, it's time for an upgrade.
A good mattress should be supportive enough to target your pressure points to make sure you sleep comfortably without letting your back, hips, or shoulders take the pressure of your body's weight. Also, a quality mattress should support your sleep position and allow proper movement transfer, especially when shared.
Your Bed is Creaking
It will be such a pain if your bed is creaking whenever you toss and turn. The primary function of your bedroom is to give you a safe space to sleep and enjoy the rest of your day after an exhausting schedule. When you're struggling to get quality sleep, you may need to look for a new bed that can support you better. Go for a versatile wooden bed, a sturdy metal bed frame, or a modern divan with storage.
While investing in a quality bed frame, check your bedding too. Are they too hot or not comfortable enough? Think about more breathable varieties that can give you enough warmth on cold nights and a refreshing feeling during the summer.
Your Room is Too Bright or Too Dark
The lighting in your room matters, especially when it's time to rest or enjoy your favourite book. Consider making minor adjustments when your room gets too bright or too dark. You can go from a simple curtain change to adding accent lights that fit your ambiance better. When choosing your lighting, consider your preferences and sleeping needs. Do you prefer sleeping with the lights on, or do you want your room pitch black? If incorporating coloured lights, consider if their hues will help you achieve a sound sleep. Try colour varieties that promote relaxation.
Your Decor is Outdated
You don't need a grand reason to redecorate your bedroom. If you feel like your current setup isn't appealing to you anymore, or perhaps your holiday decorations are still in your bedroom, it's time to redesign your space.
Suppose you want to transform your space from a classy traditional theme to a modern setup. You will need to rethink some of your bedroom furniture and bedding. You will also need to look at your current bedding design. Are you down for wall art or gallery art? Do you want to make a mini library with a bookshelf? Simple changes can shift the mood of your space.
You Have a Major Lifestyle Change
Getting married? Perhaps you are welcoming a new baby or transitioning from being a student to being a working adult. Will you be working at home? These major life changes will impact the layout of your bedroom. You may have been so fond of your teenage decorations, but now you want something chic and subtle. Or the other way around, from a minimalist room to a redecorated space for your upcoming little one. Often, your lifestyle change will require you to free up some space and buy new furniture and bedroom items. When going through a major redesign, be sure to splurge only on more important furniture and decor, or you will end up with clutter.
Simple Tips for Redecorating Your Bedroom
If you know that something is missing from your bedroom or feel like it's too much but can't point out what's wrong, here are some ways to help you bring life to your bedroom.
For a Boring Bedroom
Your bedroom is fully furnished but still feels incomplete—maybe it's missing some personality. In this case, try looking at your bedding. Are they monotonous? How about your bedroom furniture? Your bedside table?
If you happen to furnish your bedroom with matching items, you may choose a focal point to enhance it. In the case of your bedroom, you can add more texture to your bed by getting bedding accessories made from various materials. You can also experiment with coloured throw pillows. If your bed frame's headboard is low, try creating a gallery wall on top of your bed frame. For your boring nightstand, get an accent lamp that can enhance the ambiance of your space.
For a Room that is Too Eclectic
Shopping for furniture and home decorations must be very nice, but when we get too excited to decorate our bedrooms, we end up with a very eclectic room. An eclectic room is stunning and full of personality if your original aim is to create a space like this. However, if it is not your cup of tea, you may not find comfort in seeing all the stuff in your bedroom. In this case, you might need to do some editing and purging of furniture and bedroom items that don't match the theme you are going for. There's no need to toss your items. You can look for other spaces, like your living room, study room, or dining room, where the decorations work better. You may also put your excess items in a box for donation.
Gone are the days when you had to adjust to a bedroom that wasn't as fulfilling as you wanted it to be. If you have time, you can start redesigning your bedroom little by little. Rethinking your space might be the best choice you'll ever make to improve your bedroom's comfort.
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