6 Must-Haves for a Cosier Bedroom

6 Must-Haves for a Cosier Bedroom

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Our bedrooms are more than just places to sleep; they're our sanctuaries, our personal escapes from the daily hustle and bustle. But sometimes, our bedrooms can feel a little, well, bland. They lack that special touch that truly invites us to unwind and recharge.

Transforming your bedroom into a cosy haven is easier than you think. With a few simple additions and thoughtful touches, you can create a space that's both inviting and functional. Here are 6 must-haves to get you started:

 

 1. A Chorus of Cushions

Imagine sinking into a bed of plush comfort after a long day. The key to achieving this blissful state lies in your cushions. Don't settle for a uniform pile of squares! Embrace a variety of shapes and textures.

    • Rectangle Rules: Large rectangular cushions provide the foundation, offering back support and structure. Choose a size that complements your bed – ideally, slightly smaller than the width.
    • Square Softness: Square cushions add versatility. Place them in front of the rectangles for layering, or stack them diagonally for a touch of visual interest.
    • Round & Playful: Round cushions introduce a playful element and soften the overall look. Use them sparingly to avoid overwhelming the bed.

Pro Tip: Don't forget texture! Combine plush velvet with crisp linen or textured boucle for a touch of visual and sensory delight.

Zoe Velvet Knot Cushion Ball

 

2. A Functional Bedside Table

A good bedside table is a workhorse, providing a convenient surface for your nighttime essentials – a glass of water, your phone charger, or your favourite book. But functionality doesn't have to come at the expense of style. Choose a bedside table that complements your existing décor with a customisable marble handle and offers storage solutions, like drawers or shelves, to keep clutter at bay.

Craft Hardwood & Marble Side Table - Natural | Customisable Marble Handle - BUBULAND HOMECraft Hardwood & Marble Side Table - Natural | Customisable Marble Handle

3. Light Up Your Bedroom

The right lighting can transform the atmosphere of a room. Here's the secret to a truly cosy bedroom: layering.

    • Embrace Natural Light: Maximise natural light by keeping windows clear and uncluttered. Consider adding sheer curtains to diffuse harsh sunlight while maintaining a sense of openness.
    • Warm Up with Lamps: Introduce warm, inviting light with strategically placed lamps. A table lamp on your bedside table provides perfect reading light, while a floor lamp in a corner can create a soft, ambient glow.

Bonus Tip: Strategically placed mirrors can bounce light around the room, making the space feel brighter and more open.

Sahara Travertine Table LampSahara Travertine Table Lamp

 

4. Express Yourself with Artworks

A truly cosy bedroom reflects your unique personality. Don't be afraid to showcase your style!

    • Artfully Yours: Hang artwork that speaks to you. Whether it's a calming landscape, a vibrant abstract piece, or a collection of family photos, let your artwork tell your story.
    • Memories on Display: Display cherished mementos and travel souvenirs. These personal touches add warmth and create a sense of connection to your space.


Outback Trail Series

 

5. Find an Extra Seat

Having a dedicated spot to relax in your bedroom adds to the overall comfort factor. Consider adding:

    • A Plush Armchair: An armchair provides a cosy haven to curl up with a good book or enjoy a cup of tea. Choose a comfortable style that complements your existing furniture.
    • The Versatile Ottoman: An ottoman offers flexible seating and can double as a footrest. Consider a long ottoman at the foot of your bed for added comfort and visual interest.

Glamour Bench Ottoman - Black Faux Fur

 

6. Candlelit Comfort

Candles are a simple yet powerful way to create a calming and inviting atmosphere. The soft flickering light sets the mood for relaxation and unwinding. Opt for scented candles to introduce a touch of fragrance (choose calming scents like lavender or vanilla), or stick with unscented options if you prefer a more minimalist approach.

Pro Tip: Elevate the look with sculptural candle holders. These decorative pieces add a touch of personality and visual interest to your nightstand or dresser.

 
Sconce Travertine Bowl & Candle Holder

By incorporating these 6 must-haves, you can transform your bedroom into a haven of comfort and style. It's a space that not only invites relaxation but also reflects your unique personality. So go forth, personalise, and create your own cosy haven!