How To Make Your Master Bedroom a Relaxing Haven
Your master bedroom should be a welcoming and relaxing place to get away from the stresses of the day. You should be able to walk in and enjoy a haven of calm in this area of your home. Unfortunately, the reality is that in many homes, the master bedroom becomes a dumping grounds for items that don’t quite make it to where they belong, as well as for belongings that don’t have a home. When we get behind on our housekeeping, the master bedroom is often the first place to suffer, because, after all, no one outside of the family typically sees it at all.
"The good news is that if you can take some time to get your master bedroom organization under control, you can enjoy the peaceful tranquility that comes with having an area where you can retreat and unwind. Here are some steps to take:"
- Go through your piles. You may have been putting this off for some time, so you’ll need to just buckle down and do it. Make three piles: Keep, toss, and give away. Anything that you don’t want anymore should be thrown away or donated. The “keep” pile is what needs to be dealt with. Put these things on your bed for now.
- Find a home for your items. If something is in your bedroom because you need to mend or iron it, take care of that now, then put it away. If you have things that you really can’t find a sensible home for, evaluate whether you really need it in your home. If all else fails, label a box with the name of the item and put it in your garage or on the top shelf of your closet.
- Now that the room is decluttered It’s time togive it a good cleaning.Start at the top of the room and dust off the ceiling fan. Next, wipe down the dressers, using furniture polish if you desire, and clean the mirrors. Strip the bed and, if it’s due, flip the mattress before remaking it. Vacuum last.
- At this point, your bedroom will be clean neat and tidy, which may be a big difference!Think about any changes you want to make to the decor,although this doesn't have to be done right away. Simple changes such as a vase of fresh flowers, scented candles or a new comforter can really make the room feel more homey and comforting at the end of a long day. You might also be in the market for new master bedroom furniture; if this is the case, keep
- Maintain, maintain, maintain! Devote time each week to keeping your master bedroom looking great. Don’t let the dust build up, and don’t let more piles of clutter accumulate. While it may have taken several hours to clean the first time, you can probably get through it in 15 or 30 minutes if you work on keeping it up to par each week.
"Don’t neglect your master bedroom or allow it to become a catch-all for the things in your home that don’t belong anywhere else. This is your place to escape; turn it into a haven for restful nights and a more relaxed life overall.