We all deserve a place to go at night, after a long and hard day, that helps us to feel relaxed and at peace. After being out all day, in a world that has seemingly gone a little crazier since the outbreak of the virus, going home is the most wonderful feeling.
Closing your bedroom door and leaving the madness outside is one of the most cathartic experiences, provided your bedroom is your sleep sanctuary. It may seem a little harder to create a space this magnificent in a small apartment but these five tips below will help you to do that:
The number one thing to do when creating an environment that promotes sleep and solitude is to keep your layout simple. An uncomplicated layout will make for an uncomplicated night’s sleep.
Design your bedroom with one thing in mind – sleep. Remove any excess or unnecessary features and maximize the available space.
Keep It Tidy
Small rooms tend to accumulate clutter much faster than bigger ones do, this is probably because there are fewer spaces for you to hide or disguise it. The recipe for a good night’s sleep requires many things but first and foremost is a clean and tidy sleeping space.
Buy containers and other items to help you organize your clothing and shoes, as well as any other bits and bobs you have lying around.
Choose The Right Furniture
The most important part of making the most of a small space is ensuring you have bought the right furniture to fill it. Look for smaller and apartment-style items like a sleeper sectional sofa for small spaces, just make sure that you have measured your space beforehand so you know which items will fit best.
Keep The Wall Color Simple
There used to be a rule for picking wall colors for smaller spaces that included choosing lighter shades only. This is an outdated way of thinking; you can choose light or dark colors for a small space – provided you have the natural lighting to pull them off.
The only thing that is still recommended is keeping your color choices uncomplicated. Keep your walls painted in simple colors with designs that aren’t too busy. If you choose a darker color, make sure that you paint on enough coats – this will help to ensure your color doesn’t look washed out or faded.
Add Pops Of Color With Accents
Choose brightly colored accent pieces in funky and stylish designs. Scatter cushions are one of the easiest and most effective ways to add beautiful pops of color to your bedroom. If your sleeping space is small and cozy, keep the accent pieces to a minimum. Less is almost always more when it comes to micro-spaces.
A few choice accent pieces will be more than enough to make a personal style statement in your brand new sleep sanctuary. Don’t be afraid to add texture to your room through your chosen accent pieces, you can never go wrong with layer your décor elements.