When it comes to making your bedroom a cozy oasis, it doesn’t need to cost a fortune to add major comfort. We’ve rounded up 10 tips for creating the cozy bedroom of your dreams. Steal these ideas to get a cozy, comfortable look in your bedroom.
Bedrooms should be a place where you linger and relax. Besides a soft spot to lay your head, what is it that a bedroom needs to keep you coming back for more? Read 10 tips that will lead to bedtime enlightenment after the jump!
10 Tips for Creating Calming and Cozy Bedrooms
Choose a Scandinavian Style
Scandi style? Yes, please! Nordic bedrooms may seem cold but they aren’t because due to many accessories they look really cozy. The main feature of all these bedrooms is the color scheme – it’s neutral and white is the main color; black, green, gray and many other colors may be added but the atmosphere is still calm.
Faux Fur and Plush Blankets and Pillows
Pile your bed with the softest-looking and feeling faux fur, plush or similar blankets, pillows and throws. Pick soft colors such as ecru, cream or pure white. They’ll give your bed an appearance of luxury. Best of all, you don’t have to spend a fortune. There are plenty of great sales online and at retail merchants in the area.
Pay Attention to the Floor
A cheery yellow rug is like a burst of sunshine in a low-key room. For most bedrooms a four-by-six-foot rug by the bed is ideal.
Try Dark Hues
While light colors are great for making a room feel larger, a darker hue envelops the bedroom, creating the perfect space to relax and slumber. The plush bed linens in this ultra-dark space add a nice contrast and look like the ideal spot to cuddle up in this cozy black bedroom.
Make Your Bedroom Comfy
Top your bed with covers made for snuggling, like a down comforter. For total indulgence, choose ultra-soft eiderdown.
Take a Seat.
Having a place to sit down and remove your socks and shoes makes life a little easier. Whether it be a small side chair or a bench at the foot of your bed, try to make room for secondary seating.
Mount a Light Source
A wall lamp eliminates any need to juggle items on the nightstand. Equip it with a multi-watt bulb to fine-tune the light for reading or relaxing.
A Rug to Hug
Have you ever hugged a rug with your feet? The right rug can give you a tiny foot massage before stepping into bed. Look for a thick shag rug or soft sheepskin for best results.
Introduce Pops of Color
If you want color without an all-out commitment, inject hits of it with your art and accessories.
Buy Flannel Bedding and Pajamas
Flannel is hands-down one of the greatest winter fabrics. Not only does it keep you snug as the proverbial bug-in-a-rug, but it actually is quite comfortable against your skin as well. One word of caution: Flannel sheets will help seal in your natural warmth, so you may not need tons of blankets on your bed if you go the flannel route.