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How to update the bedroom? 7 tips

The pandemic has forced us to take a fresh look at our own homes. Architects and designers note that after the lifting of self-isolation, the number of those who want to carry out repairs or at least point-by-point updates to the interior has increased. Seven actions will help reorganize the bedroom.

End the mess

Getting rid of excess is the first step to the beginning of a “new life”. Our brain loves order, chaos irritates it. In addition, clutter dissipates attention and reduces efficiency – it is no secret that it is in the bedroom that many have a “home office”. Keep the number of things to a minimum to make room for the main thing – air. It’s time to do away with the stacks of papers and magazines that have accumulated in the corner, throw away the composition of dried flowers, and reduce the number of vases on the shelf. And also to conduct an audit of clothes: someone will certainly be pleased with your almost new, but unloved dresses and suits. Perhaps it’s time to think about a built-in wardrobe, and replacing it with a free-standing wardrobe: built-in furniture is not read as a volume, which means that it does not clutter the room.

Invest in a bed

More precisely, not so much in bed as on the mattress. A high-quality mattress in combination with a good support grille will provide both comfort and health. The main thing is to choose the right one. Today, no one is shocked by people lying in showrooms on beds – everyone understands that they evaluate the quality of mattresses (it is recommended to lie down for at least three minutes). The general rule: the younger the person, the stiffer the bed should be. Experts also advise to be guided by the posture that you take in a dream: for those sleeping on their side, you need a softer mattress than for those who sleep on your back.

Change the color of the walls

This is easy to do if the walls are painted, not wallpaper. It is believed that cool blue, and turquoise shades contribute to relaxation and proper rest, but experts emphasize that the effect of color is extremely individual. Someone helps to relax just deep saturated colors. There are even those who are comfortable in the red bedroom, although it is obvious that there are only a few of them. A win-win option is neutral gray or white as the base plus colored accents. In their role will be draperies on the windows, and the carpet of the work of art – all these components are good because they are easy to change.

Think about lighting

The bedroom does not need a chandelier or any other ceiling lamp. The necessary atmosphere will be created by a curtain rail with a dimmer, a floor lamp, and local light on the sides of the bed – and table lamps on bedside tables are not an ideal option: they take up space, they can be touched in a dream and overturned. Modern designers offer sconces fixed to the headboard, as well as pendant lamps on a long cord: the light source in them is located at the same level as that of table lamps. Particular attention is paid to the illumination of the mirror at the dressing table: uniform illumination on both sides is necessary. If a workplace is arranged in the bedroom, organize a separate light for him, verified according to the “office” rules.

Add plants

A very effective, and today also fashionable technique. It not only visually enriches the interior but also improves the microclimate. However, in the case of a bedroom, there are nuances. Connoisseurs warn that at night, in the absence of sunlight, plants do not participate in photosynthesis, that is, they, like a person, absorb oxygen and emit carbon dioxide. A good choice will be chlorophytum, spathiphyllum, aloe, sansevieria, ficus, Kalanchoe, fatty (money tree), begonia, lavender, and myrtle. It is not advised to put orchids, ivies, and other climbing plants, and monsters in the bedroom. In any case, observe the measure – do not turn the room into a greenhouse – and place the flowers no closer than one meter from the bed.

Hang the painting

When you wake up in the morning and open your eyes, you want to see something pleasant – these seconds set the mood for the whole day. Therefore, it is so important what exactly you place on the wall, which is located opposite the bed. Often there is a TV. Maybe you should decide: get rid of the black screen, and give its place to a work of art that you consciously and lovingly choose. A collage of family photos is a good budget alternative to art: only the cost of framing will be required.

Rearrange the furniture

Cost-effective updater. True, in a properly equipped bedroom, there are few free-standing items – the options for rearrangement are limited. And yet you can try: for example, to turn the bed so that it faces the window – this will give new interesting sensations. Provided, of course, that the view from the window is not bad. If you decide to equip a workplace in the bedroom – it’s time to look for a compact, lightweight table and an ergonomic chair.

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