Turning Your Bedroom Into A Luxury Retreat

August 22, 2018

Creating an indulgent, luxurious atmosphere in your master bedroom will make you feel as if you were in a five-star boutique hotel. Not only will you elevate your bedroom décor, but you’ll also be able to truly relax in a retreat-inspired bedroom of your dreams.

Paint it soothingly and opulently

Colours can do wonders for your bedroom, helping you design a soothing retreat with a luxurious twist. For a rich, lavish ambience, you should use subtle, yet elegant shades, such as fresh water blues, moss greens, sophisticated tans, light greys, etc. Varying your neutrals and combining them with shades with blue and green undertones will turn boring monochromaticity into elegant subtlety.

Install subtle, luxurious lighting

Bedroom lighting plays a crucial role in creating a relaxed, sleep-inducing environment. By installing several sources of light, including bedside lamps, chandeliers, recessed lights and dimmers, you’ll be able to adjust the mood in your bedroom depending on your needs. In addition, implementing luxe lighting fixtures, such as a statement crystal chandelier and lamps featuring a gold finish, you’ll be able to add a touch of opulence to your bedroom retreat.

Style up your nightstands

The way you style your nightstands can transform them from insignificant storage units to truly enticing accent details. For a sophisticated look, you should decorate them symmetrically, creating visual balance and harmonious arrangements. You can use dreamy lamps, elegant vases, antique books, luxe alarm clocks or other decorative items for your classy nightstands. On the other hand, if you want to create a playful vibe, asymmetrical nightstand decorations are the way to go.

Add an elegant headboard

Luxe retreat bedrooms typically feature beautiful, spacious beds with mesmerising and authentic headboards. A lavish, upholstered headboard will create a luxurious look in your bedroom in a heartbeat. What’s even better is the fact that you can create one on your own using a padded headboard and covering it with an elegant fabric. If you want a bedroom retreat with a rustic flair, you can use some old wooden doors as the headboard, which will create a truly authentic atmosphere.

Dress up your bed in lush sheets

Embellishing your bed will turn it into a stunning focal point while also providing you with a cosy and opulent place to sleep in. You should use lush, soft sheets made of silk for lavish appeal. You should also layer plush blankets and add plenty of elegant throw pillows for an even deeper and more luxurious look. Furthermore, you can go with materials with a metallic finish for a touch of glitz and glamour.

Accentuate your statement pieces

Your elegant master bedroom should feature mesmerising statement pieces that will dominate the entire space. Typically, the master bed is used as the focal point of a bedroom retreat, and you can consider getting mesmerizing custom wood bed that will truly stand out in your bedroom retreat. Also, experiment with other pieces, including an enchanting antique vanity or dresser. Your statement items don’t have to be expensive to be conspicuous and stylish. You can find elegant and modern bedroom furniture online at truly affordable prices. It’s the way you accentuate and decorate your pieces that will make a world of difference.

Luxe up your hardware

Changing the hardware in your bedroom will instantly give it a more luxurious vibe. You can replace your old hardware with copper, crystal, gemstone, gold and other lush solutions. This is a simple and affordable upgrade that will give your bedroom retreat an undoubtedly classy character. If your bedroom features a more traditional look, you can find ornate hardware with vintage appeal in antique stores and hardware shops.

Introduce plants and flowers

Lovely flowers and lush plants are an essential component of luxurious retreat designs. Introducing nature to your bedroom retreat will not only elevate its décor, but it will also help you create a more soothing ambience. Fresh flowers in elegant vases can decorate your nightstands while leafy plants can freshen up your bedroom corners. You can even go with faux flowers that will give your bedroom lovely appeal at all times.

Decorate with chic area rugs

Area rugs can help you elevate your bedroom décor by introducing intricate patterns and enticing colours. You can place two runner rugs next to your bed or place one under the bottom of your bed. You can also layer several rugs for a deep, textured look. However, make sure to pick contrasting materials, but complementary designs so that each and every one of your rugs can stand out.

Giving your bedroom luxurious appeal will not only elevate its décor, but it will also provide you with a truly relaxing and indulging atmosphere that will make you feel as if you were in a luxe retreat.

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