Turn Your Bedroom into an Oasis without Leaving a Dent in Your Budget

Turn Your Bedroom into an Oasis without Leaving a Dent in Your Budget

Maybe you have been considering — or even fantasizing — for some time about creating a special haven somewhere within your home to escape the stress and strife of the daily grind. When you create a serene spot to rest your tired body and mind, you are likely to reap the benefits by enjoying consistently soothing nights of sleep, which feeds into your overall well-being.

If you have plans to make renovations on more than one room of your home, it may be wise to go ahead and work on the kitchen and bathroom before you redo the bedroom. Because cosmetic changes to the bedroom will often do the trick, leftover resources can be used to make the room relaxing, restful, and beautiful as well.

Create the space of your dreams to help make the nights more pleasant. Consider some of the ideas below to help create a retreat from daily life without using up your resources to do it.

  1. The Blues Don’t Have to Be a Bad Thing at All. In contradiction to any number of blues songs, the right shade of blue can have a tranquil effect. Consider the beauty and the harmonious effect of a blue sea beneath a clear blue sky and then consider how you may feel if your bedroom could create that same effect. A perfectly hued blue room may give you the feeling of being in a gentle and lilting pool as you drift off to sleep.
  2. Add the Right Blinds or Shades to Add the Right Dose of Privacy to Your Serene Scene. Whether you select vertical or horizontal window shades, find the window coverage that best suits you and will enhance the sense of soothing in your bedroom spa styled space. Consider Blindster faux wood blinds, . If bamboo is calming enough for panda bears to nosh on, it surely must have a calming visual effect. Sheer shades create a wispy ambience that brings to mind a pleasant spring breeze.
  3. Eliminate Clutter by Adding a Bedside Table and Using It. It is all too easy to leave a book lying open, your glasses in your hand or your checkbook all to close by to allow you to reach a good night’s rest. If distracting items lie in sight, they may well keep you awake as well, but if you find the right bedside table and make sure to use it, you may very well eliminate nagging sleep distractions.
  4. Create a Sitting Space for Reflection and for Another Perspective. Stretch the boundaries of your room a little more by adding a comfortable chair or sitting area. Choose the chair with comfort and decompression in mind, rather than something to place in a corner that may well be used as the stowing spot for the day’s discarded clothing
  5. Light Your Room with Subtly. Delicately and carefully enhance your newly decorated room with lighting that adds just the right glow. Add a dimmer switch so you can control the amount of light, recessed lights for a spa-like effect or you may go with lighted panels in the ceiling to create a skylight effect.


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    Comment by Mary: Jul 3, 2012 at 2:55 AM

    I wish we have a bigger room for a sitting space. Would a single seater couch suffice? Again, another set of great tips for the home.

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    Comment by Esmerelda @ Roofing Beckenham: Jul 9, 2012 at 10:38 AM

    If you struggle sleeping, try to segregate the room from the stresses of daily life by leaving them outside. Leave the room free of bills/timetables/homework/etc so that you have a space totally separate from activities that may keep you awake so that you do not associate the room with stress. If you have done this previously and a struggling to forget the connection, a simple reorganisation of furniture can suffice.

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    Comment by Bill @ carpet cleaning Orange County: Aug 23, 2012 at 9:13 PM

    I love the ideas for changing my bedroom to killer oasis! I thank you for the tips and helpful post.

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