Your home is your sanctuary. Your personal retreat from the outside world where you can let your hair down and forget about the worries of the day. The bedroom should be at the heart of this; the one room designed specifically for rest and relaxation. If this is not the case, here are seven ways to create a relaxing bedroom environment that you are happy to return to after a long and gruelling day.
1. Remove the Clutter
There is nothing worse than coming home to a mess. We all have our own threshold for cleanliness, and I can understand that some people may feel that mess makes a room feel “homier” and “broken in.” These are usually just excuses for not cleaning. The first and most important step that you should take towards making your bedroom more relaxing is doing a deep and thorough clean. I’m not saying that you need to make your bedroom feel clinical, but I do promise that clearing away the clutter and doing some dusting and vacuuming will make a huge difference in transforming your ordinary bedroom into a peaceful sanctuary.
Set a free weekend aside specifically for this task. Go over all of the miscellaneous items that seem to pile up over time and decide if they are really worth keeping. A garage sale is an excellent way to clean out your house while making a little extra money on the side. While this may be hard for the hoarder in all of us, there isn’t much point in keeping things just so that they can take up space and collect dust. Once your bedroom is clutter free, you may want to take some time to rearrange your furniture so that there is a nice open feel to the room. Simplicity is key.…