Your bedroom should be a place where you feel comfortable. It should beckon you to come in and relax. There are many cost effective ways to take your bedroom to the next level. Continue reading to find out how you can turn your bedroom into a wonderful sanctuary on a shoestring budget.
Many people assume they need the highest thread count sheets they can afford. This is not necessarily true. Tread count stands for how tightly woven the material is. If you are always hot, you may want to do like the Europeans and opt for loosely woven linen sheet sets. Save those high thread count sheets for those cold Winter nights.
A high quality comforter can cost you hundreds of dollars. High quality comforters will last you as long as 10 years, but you will be stuck with either spending more money or keeping the same comforter form many years. You do not have to spend a lot of money much to have a beautiful bed. You can choose to purchase a less expensive comforter so that you can change it out often or you could look for a beautiful bedspread. Bedspreads are usually quite inexpensive and can be changed out as often as wanted. Another option would be a beautiful quilt.
Coordinating curtains make a bedroom look beautiful; however, they do not have to cost a fortune. Instead of buying the matching curtains to a comforter, you can choose to buy an inexpensive pair of curtains that coordinate with your existing bedspread. Additionally, if you are crafty, you can make your own curtains using a couple of inexpensive flat sheets that coordinate with your bedding.
Windows can be used as a focal point in a bedroom. One of the easiest ways to do this is to add trim and a window seal. Visit your local home improvement store for different types of trim that can be added to your windows. Installation is a breeze if you have the home improvement store to cut your trim to the size of your windows.
There are many flooring options when it comes to bedrooms. Whether your bedroom has hardwood floors, tile floors or carpeting, you can enhance the look with a beautiful area rug. Choose an area rug that is slightly wider than your bed to help anchor your bed in the room. A sisal rug or a neutrally coloured rug is your best bet when choosing an area rug.
Closets can be neat and organised easily by using closet organisation systems. Installing a closet organisation system with shelves and double rods can double the space in your closets. These systems can easily be installed by the average homeowner in a few hours.
One of the easiest and least expensive ways to instantly enhance your bedroom is with paint. For a calming effect in the bedroom, choose a paint in the blue colour family.
As this article has shown, there are many ways to inexpensively update your bedroom. Use the information located above to help you turn your ordinary bedroom into a relaxing oasis.