Your bedroom is an important room. You might overlook this part of your home, after all, you’re usually asleep when you spend any time in there.
Getting a good night’s sleep is essential as part of your daily self-care routine. And, with so much of the quality of your sleep relies on the environment, it is essential that you get this right.
Here are four great tips for creating a calming bedroom to help improve your sleep.
1. Take Good Care Of Your Bedding
How often have you washed your sheets only to find that they become creased when you put them on the bed?
Creases on your bedsheets can lead to discomfort in your sleep. You might wake up with the crease marks embedded into your skin. This is obviously not ideal.
One way around this is to iron your bedding. But in honest, who has the time and the patience to iron things like bottom sheets from their bed?
One far easier solution would be steam ironing your sheets. Not only will your bedding be flat and more comfortable, but it will also look great. All you will need is a hand steamer.
2. Invest In Storage
There is nothing that ruins the sense of calm in your bedroom more than clutter. A cluttered room can very often lead to cluttered thoughts. This, in turn, will affect your sleep.
When it comes to the bedroom, you need to be able to relax. To do that, you need to manage your possession so that they don’t become clutter.
To do this, you will need to invest in storage.
Built-in wardrobes are a great option. Often, these will go floor to ceiling and provide lots of different options inside for keeping your possessions hidden away.
Because this type of storage covers the entire wall and will have doors that cover it, you won’t need to see any of your items.
In addition to this, use under bed storage, either in the form of storage boxes or drawers.
3. Paint Your Bedroom With Calming Colors
The color of your room is essential in helping you to get a good night’s sleep.
Paint your bedroom in subtle and calming colors. This will enhance your ability to drop off quickly when you get into bed.
Gentle lavenders, very pale greens, or faint and light blues are all going to be good options.
Alternatively, use toned down or muted versions of your favorite colors.
4. Ditch the TV
We live in an age where we’re constantly looking at screens. With images constantly coming at us from all angles, we sometimes need a break from this stimulation. This is especially true in the bedroom.
Avoid putting a TV in the bedroom. You should also avoid using your smartphone or tablet in the bedroom at night. Leave your phone far away from your bed, and don’t look at it for an hour before you go to bed and you will sleep better.