Your bedroom should be the one place that you can truly kick back, relax and let the stresses of the day wash over you. Indeed, now more than ever, lots of us recognise the importance of making your bedroom a sanctuary. Sleep is one of the pillars for good health, both physically and mentally. Therefore, it's vital that your bedroom should be come the embodiment of serenity and peace. There's nothing worse than trying to get the zzz's in if your bedroom feels chaotic and unloved. So, here at Beds On Legs, we've come up with a few ways to bring warmth and cosiness into your bedroom. Indeed, every time your head hits the pillow on a night you should feel like your bedroom is giving you a big comforting hug.
We all know how important décor is to how restful a room can feel. Indeed, some colours are seen to be energising whilst others relaxing. For example, bright reds and yellows can make you feel more alert and therefore not ideal for a bedroom. Whilst they can be joyful colours nobody wants to kip in a bedroom that is powered by red bull! So what colours should you be looking at to make your bedroom a sanctuary? Neutrals are always a great start. A neutral palette is a great way to make your bedroom the perfect chill out zone. If you've ever been to a spa then you'll have noticed their penchant for neutral colours and that hasn't happened by accident. Grey is a particularly popular neutral at the moment and using it in layers of different shades is the particularly successful way of creating a Zen like place.
You can have the most beautifully decorated bedroom know to Instagram but if your mattress has seen better days then your efforts have been wasted. Indeed, there's nothing worse than climbing into bed on a night when you have a mattress that you wouldn't let your pet sleep on! Generally speaking if you've had your mattress for more than eight years then it's time to consider getting the wallet out. As regards mattresses, we always recommend getting the best mattress you can afford. Indeed, you spend up to a third of your life in bed and therefore it's a investment worth making. What's more, we now offer easy payments plan with Klarna so you can spread the payments into easy chunks. You can read more about choosing a mattress here
Bringing the outdoors in is a cost effective way to really up your sanctuary game. Indeed, nature is naturally relaxing and therefore it makes sense to add a bit of greenery to your bedroom. Without a doubt, plants have been proven time and time again to improve people's stress levels. If you're a bit frightened of killing all things green then even just a few cactus, which are nearly impossible to kill, can help to add life to your bedroom
A bedroom that's too warm can having you tossing and turning on a night. Conversely, a bedroom that is too cool and you'll be shivering your toesies off . According to scientists the ideal temperature is 18.3 degrees Celsius. That may seem a little cool but there is good reason for this. Indeed your body temperature naturally decreases at night and if your bedroom is too hot then your body will struggle to do this. For all our beds just click here.