Simple Ways to Upgrade Your Bedroom

If you ask me, the bedroom should always be the most important room in the home. It’s the place where you go to when you want to wind down and relax, but that can be a little bit harder to do that when you have a bedroom that’s not quite fit for purpose. There’s always more you can do to improve the quality, aesthetic and functionality of your bedroom, and just simply make it more exciting!

Repaint and Choose a Statement Art Piece

Repainting the room is always a good place to start when you’re trying to give it a new feel. You could choose to go with something unusual and extravagant if you feel that will reflect your personality best. But if you opt to go plain on the walls, you could also add some art to the walls when you have finished painting because this brings a whole new dimension to what would otherwise be a pretty bare wall.
Add a New Rug

Next, you should think about doing something new with the flooring in the room. You probably don’t want to go as far as ripping it all up and starting again, but you could add a new rug to it. This is obviously very easy to do but it also has a real impact on how the room looks and how you use it. That extra bit of comfort you get under your feet when you have a rug by your bed is endlessly satisfying.

Make Room for What You Love

There should be a space in your bedroom that is dedicated to you doing whatever you love. Maybe you want a desk area for blogging/running your business from home, or perhaps you just want a comfortable armchair next to your bookcase where you can relax and read quietly. It makes the space feel more special and tailored to you.

Simplify the Window Area

It can be a common dilemma whether to choose curtains or blinds but I think overbearing curtains can take up too much space in your room and waste too much natural light. It’s so much better to simplify things and improve the general atmosphere in your bedroom. Also that extra bit of floor space and light that you get from using blinds could make all the difference. Head to somewhere like who offer a great selection of blinds for your bedroom. 

Get Rid of the Electrical Items

This might be a controversial one to some people, but is it really so bad to have one space in your home that’s free of electronics? If you want to watch TV, you can do it in the living room; do you really need to have these options in your bedroom too? This room should be for other things like relaxing and taking time for yourself.

It’s certainly worth working hard on your bedroom so that you can make it as perfect as it can be. That’s the very least you deserve because when you finish a long day, you want to be able to retreat to a bedroom that can provide you with everything you want and need.

How would you like to upgrade your bedroom?

Liz x

*This is a collaborative post

1 comment