To gently embrace the fall/winter season, the time is ripe to slightly luxuriate your bedrooms by adding in extra warmth and cosiness to enjoy good sleep times in the cold months. Here are 8 budget friendly bedroom decor ideas to get us started.
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1. Soften your Bed with a Mattress Topper
Investing in a great mattress topper will make your old and tired mattress bearable, and it will ultimately improve the quality of your much needed sleep. It will protect your mattress from stains, and it is a fantastic temporary solution for those renting furnished properties.
Bear in mind that mattress pad thickness and material will affect price. For a wallet-friendly softer addition to your bedroom, consider natural fibres like cotton or down from John Lewis or Dusk, which have a luxurious and high quality feel. They will keep you warm in fall-winter and are still breathable in warmer months.
2. Go for an All Season Two-Quilt Duvet
A duvet containing two quilts (ideally a 4.5 and a 9-tog) will enable you to flexibly cater to your varying temperature needs all year round. Two-quilt duvets can be connected for the cold months or used separately during warmer weather. Remember that the higher the tog rating on a scale of 1 to 15 the warmer the duvet.
Opt for a non-allergenic and fast drying duvet with synthetic microfibre filling from Hema or John Lewis if you suffer from allergies. For the ultimate luxury night’s sleep, indulge in a machine washable duvet containing feather and down natural fibres for exceptional insulation. The down provides warmth while the feather adds bulk and strength.
3. Invest in High Quality Bed Linen
When choosing your bed linen, pay particular attention to the types of fabric, the weight, the thread count and the finishes, as all these elements affect pricing. The finer the fabric and the heavier the thread count the pricier the bed linen.
Serena & Lily together with Lulu and Georgia are great reference points for bed sheets shopping. If you are in a position to do so, we recommend washing your bed linen before use; it refreshes your linens after manufacture and enhances the feel of the cloth.
4. Double Up on the Pillows
For optimum comfort and neck and back support in bed, invest in either two feather and down pillow sets, two hypoallergenic wool, cotton or synthetic pillow sets, or two hypodown pillows, depending on health circumstances. A fill-power of 600 and higher is a sign of a high-quality synthetic or natural down pillow.
Snuggledown , Dreams, and Allergy Buyers Club offer extensive collections that accommodate various tastes and budget sizes.
5. Glam Up with Cushions of Different Sizes
Nothing brings a touch of colour and glamour to your bedroom much quicker than cushions. In line with your room vibe, mix cushions of different sizes and textures that work well together.
For example, a 50 x 50 cm royal blue velvet cushion could be paired up with a 45 x 45 cm light blue, yellow mustard, or a modern abstract cushion, adding a touch of colour that will make a huge difference to the overall ambience of the bedroom. This is a high-impact and simple bedroom decorating idea
6. Layer Bedspreads/ Blankets/Bed Runners
Style your bed linen with gorgeous bedspreads, blankets and bed runners that match the theme and colour scheme you want to create in your sleeping environment.
From reversible bedspreads from Dusk to cashmere, luxury velvet and faux fur velvet throws at Heal’s and Maisons du Monde to exquisite bed runners from Out of Eden, let your creative spirit guide you when choosing how to cohesively beautify your bedroom.
7. Keep your Feet Warm with Layered or Shaggy Rugs
We love the feeling of a good rug under our feet when we get in and out of bed at night time, or when we choose to spend a relaxing day chilling out in bed in the fall/winter season.
For extra comfort, layer a small faux fur rug from TK Maxx or opt for a large shaggy Berber vintage rug from Benisouk.
8. Dust Off your Blackout Curtains
Swap your light summer curtains for much heavier blackout curtains to keep all the warmth indoor and block the cold from entering your bedroom. Blackout curtains are cost effective ways to help you save energy, keeping your heating bills low.
If you are tired of your eyelet or lined pencil pleat blackout curtains and you want to browse around for new ones, check out Imperial o Julian Charles
Let us know how your bedroom revamp project for the fall-winter season goes on. And keep in touch on Pinterest, whilst sipping that last cup of herbal tea from the comfort of your bed. Happy Dreams! xx