You spend seven to eight hours of your day sleeping every day. That is a third of your day spent in your bedroom. To put it into more context, you will spend approximately 121 days out of 365 days a year just in your bedroom. That is a significant amount of time and you would like to spend that time in comfort. Your bedroom should be your place of retreat at the end of the day. It should be the place where you find peace and tranquility after a rough day. When you step into your bedroom you should be able to block out all the noise and just have some quality time to yourself. This can be achieved if you set up your bedroom the right way. There are some essential things that your bedroom needs to have. They include;
This is the main component in the bedroom. The word bedroom is derived from room and bed. Is a room without a bed really a bedroom? Having a comfortable bed is a sure way of brightening your bedroom and making it look alive. For maximum comfort, you need to have the best mattress you can get your hands on. If you are spending a third of your life sleeping, it should be on a good mattress. A good mattress will ensure that you do not wake up with back pain, it will keep you stress-free and most importantly it will give you a restful sleep.
Every adult should have a nightstand. A nightstand will function as a place where you can place your essential items like phone, keys, books, glasses, and watch before sleeping. Besides that, a nightstand will make your bedroom look pretty. A good nightstand should be within your arms reach for convenience. You can use a desk, cabinet, or even a bar cart as a nightstand.
Plants can give your bedroom a major facelift. It will help bring some element of freshness and greenness if you add a few of them. They do not require much space and do not require a lot of attention. You just need to water them and prune them occasionally. This will not take much of your time. Plants like Aloe Vera, Lavender and Gardena are natural sleeping aids and can help you sleep if you are having trouble sleeping at night.
Having a headboard can make your bedroom more aesthetically pleasing. You can choose your headboard from wood, metal or even have it upholstered. Having a stylish headboard can signify your bedroom as grown-up. A solid bed frame and a nice headboard can add polish and personality to your bedroom. And besides having a good look, it can provide additional support for leaning back.
A full-length mirror can be a practical and stylish addition to any bedroom. It can add a bit of glamour and make your bedroom feel more open and airier by reflecting light across the room. They also create an illusion of more space and light if your bedroom is small.
Curtains are useful in a couple of ways. They are pretty to look at, they can elongate the height of your bedroom and they shield the sun from waking you up in the morning or any other external light from disrupting your sleep. Curtains also provide privacy for your bedroom from prying eyes. For aesthetic purposes, find curtains that can pull in colors from your pillows, rugs, and any other furnishings.
A bedroom that does not have a rug can have a cold and uninviting feeling. Having a rug can add texture and color to your bedroom. A rug can also help muffle the sounds of unnecessary loud footsteps. And when you wake up in the morning you will have something soft and warm to step on as opposed to a cold and hard floor.
Some activities like reading can get uncomfortable when done over a long period of time on the bed. Having a chair can help ease the discomfort.
These are just a few components that can make your bedroom lively. There are many other things that you could add depending on your preference and taste.