Creating a Bedroom Sanctuary

Bedroom Sanctuary

 

If you make your bedroom a bit of a sanctuary, it’s a nice place to relax in the evenings and can really help relieve some of the stresses and strains of the day.  It is so important to try and get a good night’s sleep in a comfy bed, not distracted by noise or lights.  So in many ways the bedroom is one of the most important rooms in the house.
This week I headed over to one of my favourite mood board making places, Polyvore – as well as lots of high street stores looking for those items that I feel would create a perfect sanctuary bedroom.  I’m loving all the geometric designs that are around in soft furnishings right now and was pleased to find a really nice bed set from Dunelm with this relaxed, scandi vibe.  We have a big bed and not all stores go beyond a King size with their duvet covers, so it was good to see that Dunelm supply this one in Super King for a very reasonable £24.99.  It is a part of the Yellow Skandi Geo collection which includes curtains and cushions, too.
geo bedding dunelm
I used the duvet design as the basis for the room, bringing in a soft dove grey for the paint and a touch of pastel pink in the pouffe which is from Matalan.  I also think this Bermuda blackout roller blind from Direct Blinds would work perfectly in the room scheme:
direct blinds

I think the key to making a bedroom a total sanctuary is having things around you that you find relaxing, so for me that would be a lovely fluffy robe to get into after a bath and using gorgeous-smelling beauty products like those from L’Occitane.  Some home interior magazines to browse through would be a must, too!  That’s why my mood board design would be the perfect space for relaxation for me personally.

What elements would your ideal bedroom sanctuary include?

This is my entry into the Direct Blinds Bedroom Heaven competition.

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