Boudoir Basics: The Ultimate Bedroom Decor Guide To Suit Any Style

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This guide can help refresh your bedroom no matter what style you choose. Minimalist, Asian Fusion, and Rustic Chic all fit into this framework. Get the boudoir basics right, and you can have a fun and functional bedroom to suit any style. Here is the boudoir decorating guide you have been waiting for.

Make An Entrance

Whether your bedroom is a sanctuary in a bustling family home, the centrepiece of a small flat, or a private refuge in a house share, the entrance is an important and overlooked feature. When you decorate a room you forget about the door, but this is how your sleeping space greets you and any visitors. Think about painting it, on the inside and on the outside, and upgrading the door furniture.

Door handles are an opportunity to show some style and how your bedroom shakes your hand when you enter. Brass door handles are a classy and stylish way for your boudoir to say hello. These interior door handles are all beautifully made from solid brass. Corston creates its own unique designs and works with the finest manufacturers and materials to craft truly exquisite fixtures and fittings. Door furniture and fixtures of this quality help set the tone for a decadent bedroom that is waiting for you just on the other side of the door.

Cut Down On Clutter

Chaotic bedrooms cost you sleep. Believe it or not, it is hard to get good rest in an untidy and cluttered space. Deep REM sleep needs peaceful surroundings. When you are redecorating your bedroom it is an opportunity to include smart storage to tidy away all the troublesome bits and pieces that hang around all year. Plan a spot for the winter duvet. Invest in some under-bed storage. Make sure your mattress isn’t a dumping ground by day and a sleep space by night. With a tidy room, you will sleep better.

Use hooks to hang things up to keep them off the floor. Do you know what a valet stand is? Meet your new bedroom butler. These are great for hanging clothes that are not ready for the basket but shouldn’t go back in the wardrobe. Clothes that exist in that in-between space. You have worn them once, but not for long. Let your valet take care of it for you. These are also great for prepping an outfit before a big day or a big date.

Style Symmetrically

Peace requires balance. If you are going to make your boudoir a sanctuary for sleep you need it to be serene and calming. Its atmosphere and decor should lull you into a restful sleep. Make sure you arrange it symmetrically. Your bed will be the focal point, do your best to balance furniture and style choices on either side of it so you can inhabit its peaceful centre when you go to sleep at night.

This is not going to be possible with some items of furniture, but that’s fine. Balance the wardrobe on one side of the room with the dresser on the other. Make some ergonomic considerations. You want the things you need regularly close at hand. Likewise, you do not want to be bouncing from one side of the room to the other when you are getting ready for a night out. Think about how you will use the space when you plan things out.

Boudoir Basics The Ultimate Bedroom Decor Guide To Suit Any Style

Invest In Rest

Speaking of restful sleep, upgrade your mattress. This may not be much of a style tip for your bedroom, but it still needs to be said. People spend hundreds or even thousands of pounds on furniture for other rooms in the home, and the same again on clothes. Then, they get cheap when it comes to their mattress. We spend a third of our lives in bed, it deserves some investment. Choose a new mattress to help you get some well-earned rest.

Not only does a top-quality, luxury mattress help you sleep it helps you when you are awake too. After a solid night of rest, you feel like a different person, and that is because you are. Poor sleep is the number one reason for feeling out-of-sorts throughout the day, as well as feeling irritable. Spend some money on your sleep and invest in rest, you will become a better version of yourself. Fitter, happier, and more productive.

Keep Spending On Sleep

With your mattress sorted, it is time for the next step. The bedding and sheets you use are a style opportunity to be sure, with plenty of patterns and shades to choose from. You can bring colour to the room, as well as texture. It is easy to get carried away with throws and pillows, but you should have at least a couple of each to give your bed some extra detail and contrasting colours.

Invest in this area too. Everybody’s boudoir should have at least one set of high thread count, high-quality cotton sheets. These are great when you need to guarantee a good night’s sleep. You can get away with a bottom sheet, a top sheet and two pillowcases. Use your regular duvet set to fill in the blanks. With a soft and luxurious cotton sheet beneath you and under your duvet, you will feel like you are sleeping on a cloud. The prices might be off-putting but go for it. Trust us.

Let Lighting Set The Mood

Whatever style you go for, and whatever colour scheme you choose for your boudoir, lighting is one of the most important elements. Without it, you wouldn’t be able to see the fruits of your labour. Sort out the overhead light first. Choose a shade that complements your style and colour scheme, or a whole new light fixing if you fancy showing off a bit. Go big with a bedroom chandelier for the ultimate statement.

Lamps are the next item on the list, especially for bedside tables. Matching lamps are preferable. Take a good look around at your options too, there are some highly practical bedside lamps out there if you search a little harder. Bedside lamps with in-built USB ports or wireless charging are a convenient choice. You can charge your phone while you sleep without finding a second plug socket.

Don’t Forget The Floor

A new carpet or a whole new covering might be a bit much. It can add a lot to the expense of redecorating a bedroom. Use rugs to breathe some new life into a tired bedroom floor, or have your bedroom carpet professionally cleaned. You may like your bedroom floor more if it gets back to its original colour. Rugs can help you bring patterns that are on the wall or on your bed sheets out into the room, creating more of a theme.

Choose fluffy and comfortable materials. The boudoir is not a place for rugged and rough materials. Hard wearing is not a relaxing quality. Always consider how a rug will fit in a room and how it will feel on your feet when you get out of bed on a cold morning. This is the true test of a bedroom rug. Softer, kinder, and cosy materials will do a much better job than something better suited to a hallway or as a doormat.

Use this guide as a framework to hang your style choices and colour palette on. Follow these basic tips to get the boudoir you deserve and the good nights of sleep you desperately need. Upgrade your sleep with a better mattress, bed, and sheets no matter what you do. No one is getting enough rest these days.

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