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Redesign Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

Your bedroom should be your own personal sanctuary where you feel free to relax and rejuvenate away from the stressors of everyday life. Of course, if your bedroom feels a bit more chaotic than calming, chances are that getting enough rest at night is harder than it should be. But you can make it easier to unwind in your bedroom with a few simple changes. Keep these tips from Murphy Door in mind to redesign your bedroom to get better sleep.

1. Block the Light

First things first: no one can sleep with bright lights pouring into their bedroom. With this in mind, it's a good idea to invest in black-out shades. These shades will help keep your bedroom as dark as possible when it's time to shut your eyes. Likewise, you can replace hard overhead light fixtures with warm accent lighting, such as table lamps. This can make your room feel calming and peaceful rather than stimulating at bedtime. 

2. Keep It Cool

Studies show that when your bedroom is cool, you can sleep better. If you're looking to make falling and staying asleep longer a breeze, consider turning your thermostat down a degree or two. Bringing in a ceiling fan or oscillating fan is another way to keep your room cool in the evenings. This can lower the temperature in your room by up to five degrees. Also, a ceiling fan can prevent the air in your room from feeling stale or stagnant by continuously circulating it. 

The result? A space that feels cool and peaceful.

3. Add Calming Elements

The way that your bedroom feels is as important as the way it looks. With this in mind, it's helpful to add elements that will make the space feel calm and tranquil. Redesign your bedroom with items like:

  • A white noise machine to provide soothing sounds that will drown out any disruptive sounds you hear throughout the night
  • A lightly scented candle or essential oil diffuser to release stress-relieving smells into the air, such as lavender
  • Houseplants that will make your room feel more inviting, look more stylish, and keep the air free of harmful toxins while you sleep

4. Incorporate Relaxing Colors

The colors you choose to bring into your bedroom can greatly impact how you feel when you're in the space. Bright colors, such as red or orange, will leave you feeling energized. But soft colors, such as blue, green, or gray, can help you unwind when you're in your room. To create a bedroom that exudes peace and tranquility, stick with neutrals and understated colors that are sure to make it feel as restful as your favorite spa.

5. Bring in a Murphy Door

It's no surprise that it’s nearly impossible to relax when your bedroom is cluttered, messy, or disorganized. On the other hand, when the space is clean, tidy, and well-organized, it's like your bedroom is giving you permission to kick your feet up and let out a deep breath. If your bedroom could benefit from some organizational solutions to make it look more attractive and orderly, Murphy Door is here to help.

With our customizable Mirror DoorShoe Rack Door, or Dresser Door, you can help curb the chaos in your bedroom with the clean lines and sleek organization you crave. Along with providing much-needed additional storage space, a hidden door can keep the items that might otherwise make your bedroom look cluttered neatly tucked out of sight. Visit us online to check out our large selection of hidden door solutions. We look forward to showing you how simple it is to redesign your bedroom to get a great night's sleep!

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