Our homes are more than just a stylish backdrop to our lives; they play a crucial role in our wellbeing. We want our living spaces to be warm and inviting, creating a cosy retreat from the outside world where we can relax. Incorporating nature into our personal spaces can help to create a sense of calm and relaxation and your bedroom is the perfect place to start. We have put together some helpful tips on how to bring nature inside your bedroom, so you can get inspired and create your own peaceful retreat.
Colours of nature
You can’t go wrong with earthy tones and natural colours when it comes to creating a peaceful retreat. Introducing natural tones such as beige, brown, green and blue can make the room feel more serene and calm. You can also paint your walls in soft tones of green or blue to create an organic feel that brings the outside in.
Incorporate earthy textures
The use of natural materials helps create a calming atmosphere while providing visual interest. Integrating natural elements like wood, stone, rattan, cork and even water helps create a calming atmosphere while providing visual interest. Using wooden headboards or bedside tables can add a natural and rustic feel while adding texture with woven rugs or textured bedding will help create depth in the room as well as provide warmth and comfort when you slip between the sheets at night.
Let natural light in
Make sure to open up your windows and let in natural sunlight to help regulate your body’s sleep-wake cycle, meaning you will feel more refreshed during the day and sleep better at night. Not only does this brighten up your room, but it also allows you to appreciate and enjoy the beauty of the nature outside.
Scents of nature
Fragrances are a powerful way to evoke emotions and create memories related to nature. Scents like lavender, rosemary, eucalyptus and jasmine can help you relax and calm your mind, allowing you to enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep.
Adding potted plants, succulents or flowers to your home is a simple and effective way to bring the outside world inside. Not only do plants purify the air, but they can also add a natural beauty and texture to your bedroom. You can get creative with your plant choices by picking plants that have tiny leaves or vibrant colours. If you have limited space, consider hanging plants. Plants like peace lilies, snake plants and English ivies are perfect for bedrooms as they improve air quality and clean the environment.
Opt for natural bedding
If you want to get a good night’s rest, your bedding is essential. Using natural materials like cotton, linen, or bamboo sheets can make a significant difference in your sleep quality and bring texture and depth to your bed. These bedding materials are breathable, hypoallergenic and gentle on your skin. Using bedding with floral or plant prints can also add nature and a calming feel to your bedroom.
Another way to bring nature into your bedroom; botanical prints, animal patterns, or landscapes are all impactful but subtle ways to make a space feel organic. Hang them above your bed or create a gallery wall for a stunning statement piece.
Transform your sleep retreat
From plants to prints, natural materials to soft lighting, a bedroom infused with nature sets the tone for a peaceful night’s sleep. Don’t be afraid to mix and match; layer various aspects of nature to craft a sanctuary that appeals to your senses. Visit Bring Nature In: Bedroom Ideas for more timeless elements, furniture and homewares to transform your bedroom into a space of relaxation and comfort that will recharge you night after night.