Your bedroom should be your safe haven from the world, your retreat from stress and worry, the place that you can go to if you need to instantly relax. Bedrooms are our own private spaces, the places that are all about us and no one else. Your bedroom should be a space that you love, somewhere that you feel completely comfortable and relaxed in.
If when you step into your bedroom you don’t instantly feel relaxed and comfortable, then your bedroom is not the ideal space for you. It should be somewhere that allows you to quickly and easily drift off to sleep, somewhere that as soon as you step through the door, you feel the weight of the world lift off of your shoulders.
Should your bedroom not make you feel like that, then the chances are that it is not designed to be a space that is sleep-friendly, because for your room to be sleep-friendly, it needs to be the epitome of tranquillity, relaxation and calm. Bearing that in mind, below are some tips and ideas for ways that you can create a more sleep-friendly bedroom.
Keep The Colours Neutral Or Natural
When it comes to the colour scheme of your bedroom, there are two options worth considering for creating a calming and relaxing bedroom that it’s easy to get a restful night’s sleep in. These are either painting it in a neutral colour or using a natural tone – think seafoam blue, moss green, sand. These tones are all ideal for creating a space that is the epitome of tranquillity and calm, which is why they’re commonly used in spa interior design.
Minimalism Is Key
A cluttered and messy space equals a cluttered and messy mind. If you want your bedroom to be somewhere that it is easy to fall asleep in, it is essential that it’s somewhere that is free from clutter and mess. It’s extremely difficult to relax when a place is messy as this means that your mind is messy and therefore difficult to switch off and relax. So, aim to get rid of any junk or clutter that you don’t need so that you can ensure that your bedroom makes it easy for you to fall asleep. A few simple features like candles dotted around, a pot plant is fine, especially as some research suggests that plants in bedrooms help you to sleep better. It’s all about balance and creating the perfect space to relax and unwind in.
Did you know that the wrong lighting can make it a complete nightmare for you to fall asleep? Lights that are too bright can have a huge impact on your ability to get to sleep at night, which is why it’s best to layer your lighting. What does this mean? It means choosing various lighting sources as well as the main light, such as a bedside lamp and strings of fairy lights, for instance.
There you have it, a few simple tips for creating a more sleep-friendly bedroom. Take note of these and you should drift off in no time at all.