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Sleep Better With Better Bedroom Décor

Most people scrimp on bedroom decors because it is not a priority for them. They would rather spend tons of money on livening up the living room because it is a public area, which is ironic since most of them would spend almost all their time in their bedrooms.

People should consider their bedroom, a sanctuary. It is essential to take the time in decorating the bedroom as well, not only for aesthetic but also for your wellbeing. This, after all, is where you take your good night’s sleep, and having a distracting bedroom decor will affect your sleep and well-being all around.

Things to consider in choosing bedroom decor:

  1. Pick a color

Go for warm tones, like blue or green. Earth tones and neutral ones is a good bedroom color as well.

But experts say that it all boils down to what the person finds relaxing. If you feel comfortable sleeping in a room with the brightest colors, opt for a flat paint rather than the eggshell kind, as the former absorbs less light than the latter, making the colors less muted than it really is.

Mix and matching the colors could help as well if you still want bright colors in your room. For example, you can use the warm colors on your walls and beddings while the carpet could have the bright ones to help you wake up and hop off the bed and into that sunshine.

  1. Invest in a good mattress

Studies show that sleeping on bad mattresses contributes to sleep deprivation and muscle pain upon waking up. Plus, the mattress you will buy would be used for quite a long time compared the other furniture.

To know if a mattress is the right one for you, lie down on it while you are at the store. Yes, it would raise eyebrows, but the goal is to simulate your sleeping positions and see if the mattress can properly support your spine (better if you bring your favorite pillow). It must be aligned well and be able to support the head, shoulders, buttocks, and heels.

  1. Choose a good lighting design

The lighting is not only for the ceiling. It also includes the nightstands or lamps if you want to have them.

The rule of thumb for ceiling lights is that it must be able to illuminate all the surface of the room the way you want it to be. Most do this by putting too many lighting fixtures. However, this is a waste of time and money, as this is not a guarantee that everything would be illuminated well. Instead, choose a lighting that gives out illumination – proportionate to the room size – and gives you the desired overall atmosphere.

For the nightstands and/or lamps, having wider shades may ensure that the light falls just where it needed be, especially if it would be used for reading by the bed. If you share the bed with someone, the lamp must be shaded enough to avoid disrupting your mate’s sleep. Switching to an adjustable one in terms of the position and the light intensity is a better option since you can change the lamp’s role the way you want it to be; a lighter glow would help you see things around the bedroom, while a dimmer one can create a soft ambiance that would induce sleep.

There are a lot of other bedroom decor changes that you can employ to get a better sleep. Even a slight tweak by changing light colors or adding a muted lighting alternative can already you sleep better. However, it all boils down to your preference. Do not be afraid to experiment in order to know which works best.

About the author:

Akshay Lal works as an Interior Designer with Lalco Interiors and he is in love with his job. Thinking up interesting home décor ideas and helping clients implement them is what makes him tick. You can catch up with Akshay and his team and indulge in one of their beautiful home décor pieces for your home at Lalco Interiors Furniture Showrooms In Bangalore

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