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With the winter come long nights and low temperatures that make crawling into bed and staying there for most of the time look much more appealing than usual. However, doing that will not be as pleasant as it could be without transforming your bedroom into the pinnacle of coziness where you will be able to enjoy chilly winter nights and gloomy mornings.
Creating a cozy bed starts with putting away your lightweight blankets and bringing in a fluffy comforter. Other than that, you can toss on a throw bedspread and switch your cotton sheets to linen or flannel ones, as well as put a few fluffy blankets on the floor and switch the lightbulbs in the lamps to warmer ones. To finish the look, think about adding two contemporary bedside tables on the sides of the bed. Continue reading for more inspiration on how to create the ultimate cozy bedroom for this winter season!
Focus on the Lights
One of the easiest things that you can do to create a cozy bedroom is to make the entire room darker. Installing a few sources of light that can be dimmed and using that function in the evenings can be a great way to show your body that it is time to go to sleep. Moreover, dimmed lights will make your room seem cozier and more peaceful.
If you want to take it a step further, replace the lightbulbs in your bedroom with ones that emit a warm light. The warm glow will make your bedroom look inviting and create a romantic atmosphere that is perfect for date nights and cuddling with your partner!
Snuggle Up with Pillows
Nothing beats a big pile of pillows when it comes to making your bedroom look cozy. Pillows are fantastic for both decoration and practical purposes, as they can add texture and color to your bedroom, as well as make sleeping much more comfortable. In short, using pillows as decoration is one of the most effective ways to create a warm and inviting bedroom!
Use Soft Blankets for Extra Comfort
If you want your bedroom to appear warm and inviting, it is definitely worth investing in a few throw blankets that will keep you comfortable in the cold months. It is safe to say that putting a throw blanket on your bed is an easy way to make your bed look cozy without overloading it with impractical decorations.
Cotton blankets are great but tend to become less and less fluffy pretty quickly. Wool and cashmere blankets are much more durable, but are just a few of the alternatives that are guaranteed to give your bed an extra-cozy touch!
Install a Headboard
Does your bed have a headboard? If not, think about installing one! It is an excellent idea if you want to make your bed appear comfortable and cozy. Moreover, headboards are a reliable decorative element that you can customize to match your interior design style, so do not hesitate to buy one during your upcoming trip to a furniture store! You can choose from different headboards, ranging from wooden ones to metal ones. It is up to you to decide which one will suit your bedroom best!
Colorful and Fluffy Rugs
Buying colorful and fluffy rugs is an affordable way to bring color and texture into your bedroom. Ideally, you should choose an area rug that is bigger than your bed. That way, it will make the bed look much cozier! In addition to that, you will not have to step on cold wood upon getting out of bed in the morning.
Get a Comfortable Mattress
Lastly, you should pay special attention to your mattress. If you find yourself waking up with back pain and stiff shoulders, it might be the time to buy one that will give you the comfort and coziness you deserve!
However, taking this step is not as easy as it sounds. Mattresses come in many different shapes and sizes, making it hard to decide which one will work for you and your bedroom. On top of that, mattresses are not cheap, and you do not want to waste money on something that will just end up being uncomfortable.
The ideal solution to that solution would be to go straight to a mattress shop and lay down on a few different mattresses to figure out which one feels right for you. Unfortunately, your local mattress store might not allow you to do that. In that case, you might want to look for reviews of different mattresses online and order for the one that other people recommend.
No matter how many tips on creating a cozy bedroom you read, you might end up with a bedroom that just does not feel as comfortable as you would want it to be. If that happens, keep on trying out different things. Eventually, you are bound to stumble upon something that suits your preferences!
The best way to go about doing it is by not rushing with significant changes but, instead, by making small changes one at a time until you have achieved the look you want. Soon enough, you should be able to make your bedroom look and feel just right!