How to Make the Bedroom Cozy for your Sleep

When sleeping in a cozy bedroom, people get refreshed, relaxed and feel ready to start the day. The bedroom plays a key role in ensuring that a person gets sufficient sleep as required by the body. This area is more than just a room; this is where most people unwind, which is more than enough reason to invest in it and make it friendly and comfortable. A bedroom should be welcoming for both sleeping and relaxing purposes. Besides, a lot of people spend much time in the bedroom; almost a third of human life is spent sleeping. The following are some golden tips for assisting people with making the bedroom space cozier.

Curtains

It is very disturbing to be woken up by the sun; thus, it is recommended to buy perfect curtains for the bedroom. This includes investing in curtains that are sufficiently thick to inhibit sun rays from penetrating into the room, which is especially necessary when a person is in the habit of sleeping in before they’re ready to jump out of bed.  Well-tailored black curtains are best, but one should remember that they don’t have to be plain black. There are multiple colors and patterns of dark curtains to choose from, which is dependable on personal taste and preference.

Mattress

A dollar spent on a mattress is a dollar well utilized.  Investing in a good mattress goes a long way toward rendering the sleeping experience great. It’s also important to replace the mattress regularly to ensure that it offers optimal support and comfort. Luckily, study reveals that a person can use a mattress for about ten years before replacing, which is especially true if they use it correctly. For instance, kids shouldn’t be allowed to use a mattress as a trampoline.  

Choosing top-quality mattresses and pillows goes a long way in assisting people with aligning their spine properly while lying down. Having plenty of pillows can make the room welcoming any time of the day. It’s also important to consider the size of your bed; a couple should have a king size mattress for enhanced comfort and sufficient space. If the bed is not cozy, the bedroom isn’t either.

Quality Bed Sheets

Most people have problems establishing what defines quality bed sheets. Well, the higher the thread count in a sheet, the greater the quality. High-quality sheets are usually comprised of at least 189 threads. Sheets are utilized on a daily basis thus they should be able to last for long in addition to providing optimal comfort for the user.

Cotton sheets come highly recommended because they are softer and capable of protecting the skin, which is especially true for menopausal women who are susceptible to night-sweats and hot flashes. This is unlike polyester bed sheets that can potentially cause skin breakage by pulling it; this is especially detrimental for people having sensitive skin.  

Salt Rock

Salt rocks provide excellent nightlights in addition to refreshing the air in the bedroom, ensuring that the occupants sleep soundly. They produce softer lights than the conventional nightlights and also add a unique allure to the room. Additionally, they come with health benefits such as curbing the symptoms of allergy. Some salt lamps feature air-filtering properties for cleansing the indoor air while others provide an exceptional glow that adds a light texture to the room.

A Houseplant

Plants have their special way of making the living space heavenly, which assists the homeowner to relax. They help in bringing the “feeling of outside” into the room and more so during the cold days. A homeowner will, however, want to choose a plant for which they can manage to take care. The likes of succulents and air plants can potentially add a delicate and colorful element to the living space.  

 

Comfy Couch, a Robe, and Slippers

The importance of maintaining a regular sleeping schedule cannot be overstated. People should avoid going to bed outside their regular slumbering schedule because it can confuse the body and make it more challenging to fall asleep at the normal time. Hence, they should consider buying a classy and comfy coach where they can rest while in the bedroom. Such a couch will also come in handy when reading or taking breakfast. It can also be problematic to fall asleep when the body is cold thus the homeowner should invest in a cute pair of slippers and a robe to keep them warm before getting into bed.

 

Essential Oils

There is no better way of caring for all the five senses during both daytime and when you are sleep than by using essential oils. Since, these oils help in reducing anxiety and creating a conducive environment for sleeping. Therefore, some people put some drops in the last rinsing water when washing the beddings or sprinkling them around before bedtime in their bedroom. An even better way to give the room a great fragrance and optimally benefit from these oils would be investing in a high-quality essential oil diffuser. This will facilitate even dispersal of these oils throughout the bedroom while also purifying the indoor air.

The above tips for making a bedroom cozy are easy to follow and implement without requiring a lot of money. Homeowners can even personalize their sleeping experience by introducing soft lighting or even have a special book that they can read before falling asleep. This is as opposed to staring at digital screens, which only disrupt a person’s sleeping pattern. A good night sleep boosts various aspects of life such as optimal mental and physical health as well as general well-being, which is why making a bedroom cozy shouldn’t be overlooked.

 

photo via janettemalloryinteriors

 

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