Tips To Update Your Bedroom

The centre of relaxation and rest, the calming corner of your home for some well-needed sleep, your bedroom is a sacred space that needs to fill you with a sense of ease.  

earth toned bedroom with curved painted walls

Could your bedroom do with a refresh? From colour inspiration to organising your furniture, we have the best tips and tricks to help you avoid any design mistakes and create a bedroom with the perfect feel for you. 

Thinking of redecorating your bedroom? Here are some things to consider before you start. 

Bedroom Colour Scheme Inspiration

Grey panelled loft conversion bedroom with industrial style bed

Unsure of where to start on your design journey? A well-chosen colour scheme will set the stage for your bedroom. From bold bursts of colour to neutral tones, when choosing your colour scheme, it’s important to think about how to pair it with the remainder of the room. 

If you are in need of some inspiration, we’ve got some guidance and seasonal suggestions for your bedroom.

  1. Purple Bedroom Decorating Ideas
  2. How to Decorate with Blue
  3. How to Style Grey Bedroom Furniture
  4. White Bedroom Ideas for a Soothing Sleep Space
  5. Colourful Winter Bedroom Inspiration
  6. Colours to Brighten a Dark Bedroom

How to Style your Bedroom

wildflower style bedroom with country cottage bed

Once you have your chosen colour palette, it’s time to think about styling. Opulent and indulgent, or cute and cosy? Choosing functional furniture that will work for you and your family can be a difficult task. 

Are you unsure of buying a complete set or mixing and matching your furnishing? Taking inspiration from our ‘As Styled By You’ series may be a good source of creativity for you, as well as these must-reads. 

  1. 27 Ways to Style Your Master Bedroom
  2. Best Chairs for the Bedroom
  3. How to Mix & Match Wood Furniture in Your Bedroom
  4. Bedroom Design Ideas for Couples
  5. Upgrade Your Teen’s Bedroom
  6. Expert Bedroom Styling Tips
  7. Styling your Guestroom

Ideas for Small Bedrooms

blue green toned bedroom with oak double bed

If you’re working with a small bedroom, finding the right furniture in line with your design ideas and room configuration can be a feat. Thinking of how best to multipurpose furniture and storage, as well as placements of accessories such as mirrors and lighting, can be a huge help. 

  1. How to Make the Most of a Small Bedroom
  2. Furniture for Small Bedrooms
  3. Best Wardrobes for Small Bedrooms
  4. How to Transform Your Home’s Smallest Spaces With a Sofa Bed
  5. How to Use Sofa Beds for Space Saving

Organising and Accessorising

Bed styling

scandi style bedroom with green and pink interiors

When it comes to choosing accessories for your bed, it can prove a challenge. As the focal point of your room, it’s important to make your bed stand out, including the little details. From the seemingly simple choice of duvets and pillows, cushions and throws, to patterns and textures, you want to find the happy medium between cosy and warm, and bold and beautiful. 

Before letting yourself loose on the design scheme, take a look at some advice on how to best mix and match your bedding, as well as some innovative ways to style your bed that will be sure to spark your creativity. 

Organising

dark wood dressing table against blue panelled wall

As the centrepiece of your sleep space, it’s important for your bed to take the spotlight. Yet that doesn’t mean you can forget about the rest of your room. Having an organised and uncluttered room will contribute towards the calm and ensure a restful nights sleep; some even say just making your bed in the morning makes for a more successful day! 

Whether you are a master of feng shui or guilty of a cluttered bedroom, take a look at some key ideas on how to best organise your newly styled bedroom below. 

  1. How to Organise a Cluttered Bedroom
  2. How to Create a Stylish (and Functional) Bedside Table
  3. 3 Things To Consider When Arranging Bedroom Furniture
  4. Storage Ideas for Organising Your Room
  5. How to Arrange your Makeup Table

Budget and Decorating Advice

rustic inspired bedroom interiors

Working to a short-time frame or a restricted budget? A quick turn around is completely possible, and simply changing a few aspects can spruce up your bedroom in just a couple of days. Whether it’s the walls, the floors or some accessories, read on for some advice on how to transform your bedroom in 48 hours.

Equally, revamping your bedroom doesn’t necessarily need to be a complete overhaul. Breathe some life to your room with some plants, or get luxurious with some layered throws, as advised in our tips for achievable and affordable bedroom ideas.

Optimising your Sleep

scandinavian style bedroom furniture

Bed and Mattress Buying

Now that you have made your room a sanctuary, turn your attention to enhancing your sleep. A beautiful room will create the ideal ambience, but choosing the right bed and mattress is crucial to driving better sleep, and therefore a happier and healthier lifestyle. If you’re unsure of what it is you need, take a look at our guide to buying a bed, and the telltale signs that it might be time for a new mattress.

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Alongside designing your area and preparing your slumber space, have you thought about the quality of your sleep? There are some real steps you can take before hitting the hay to improve your night’s sleep. 

  1. How Not to Get a Good Night’s Sleep
  2. Sleep Like A Dream 
  3. 7 Books to Read for a Good Night’s Sleep
  4. Your Ultimate Guide to a Good Night’s Sleep

Ready to transform your bedroom with some beautiful furniture? Take a look at the versatile and stylish ranges available today.

Already in the process of transforming your space? Make sure to share your before and afters with us on Instagram, using #OakFurnitureland to share your new rooms.