The current global situation has forced people to find simple pleasures in the comfort of their own home. Thankfully, you don’t need to travel far to get all the benefits and enjoyment of a vacation — taking a “staycation” gives you that feeling of being away and staying at a 5-star hotel and more without you ever having to leave your front door.
Make your bedroom feel like you’re staying at a luxury hotel room with these easy design tips that won’t break the bank.
Invest in comfortable flooring
One of the best parts of staying at a hotel is walking across a warm and plush carpet in the morning instead of a cold, hardwood floor. You can recreate this in your own bedroom by laying a large, luxurious throw rug in the middle of your room or enlisting the help of a carpet fitter to install wall-to-wall carpeting in your room or throughout your home. Carpets are not only comfortable, but they’re also practical — they can dampen sounds, are slip-resistant, and help lower energy costs.
Splurge on some fancy candles
Scented candles can make a room feel like a spa, especially if they’re citrus, sandalwood, floral, or cedar-scented. Pricey candles are worth the extra cash since they last much longer and have a stronger scent that will linger on in your room even after you’ve stopped burning it.
Decorate with a calming color palette
Color is incredibly important when it comes to creating a relaxing atmosphere. Unless you’re staying at a trashy motel, you’ve probably noticed that most hotel rooms employ clean and simple color palettes with plenty of beige, cream, and pale shades, and occasionally black or dark brown accents. When you’re decorating your room, keep your palette neutral and warm, but add in a few pops of color here and there to keep it from looking too drab.
Make your space look classy with a unique piece of artwork, whether it’s a painting, photograph, or wall sculpture. This is a great way to make a statement and show off your personality, while also giving your room a good focal point to tie all the elements in.
Spruce up your bed
The best part about staying in a hotel room is sleeping on a comfortable bed overflowing with plush pillows. If your linens are looking a little threadbare, it’s time to invest in a fresh new set, along with some soft accent pillows. Place your practical pillows, which are basically the pillows you sleep on, by the headrest first, then add in a layer of colorful accent pillows. Top it off with a bed runner or a chunky blanket. You can even sprinkle some rose petals on the bed if you’re feeling fancy.
Update your lighting
The perfect lighting design can inject a dose of elegance and luxury into your room. Invest in some modern lighting fixtures or lamps with a warm bulb to keep your space feeling cozy. You can also play around with the placement of accent lighting and task lighting to make everything feel more cohesive.
You’re probably sick of the sight of your room right now, given how much time you’ve been spending in it these past few months. Give it a good makeover and make it feel a little more luxurious with these easy and practical design tips.