Although ideally a bedroom should be a space of calm, peacefulness and serenity, with most people's busy lifestyles, there's a good chance that this room isn't any of those things. That's where Nate Berkus comes to the rescue. He shared a video on Country Living's site with five tips for making this space a place where you actually can recharge and relax. And he makes it look so simple!
For example, Berkus suggests choosing fabrics in soothing tones and textures, not busy prints, to use for a headboard or even for slipcovering bedside tables. (Who knew?) And he also encouraged the idea of creating a cozy reading nook as a place to unwind. Watch the video above for the rest of his tricks and you'll be sleeping in spa-like bliss in no time.
Want to add a little romance to this space? Click through the slideshow below for inspiration:
The warm colors mixed with pops of deep hues fills this room with passion. We’re completely taken back to a Gatsby-esque era when we look at this. Photo by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/8114555@N07/1296539844/sizes/l/in/photostream/">Gatsby's List</a>
The design is so simple but the canopy adds just the right touch of elegance. Photo by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/briancarlock/3098683202/sizes/o/in/set-72157606036044233/">bccnyc</a>
A little unconventional, but we’re imagining an exotic getaway with this room. Photo by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ecoislandlife/8142519290/sizes/l/in/photostream/">EcoIsland Life</a>
Romance doesn’t have to be all fluff you know. We love the glamourous color scheme. Photo by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/intercontinentalhongkong/5074905378/sizes/l/in/photostream/">InterContinental Hong Kong</a>
This room is so peaceful, we can picture ourselves just lounging around for hours with our significant others. Photo by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/mazzali/2527547172/sizes/o/in/photostream/">MAZZALIARMADI.IT</a>
Those sets, that throw, the city skyline -- can you say “sensual”? Photo by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/mazzali/2527625522/sizes/o/in/photostream/">MAZZALIARMADI.IT</a>
Again, a canopy adds a secluded feeling that we definitely want when we’re in bed with our loves. Photo by <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/this_could_be_my_house/2861977415/sizes/m/in/photostream/">this_could_be_my_house</a>
Dream Home 2013: Master Bedroom
Brian Patrick Flynn tours the 2013 Dream Home's master bedroom.
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