It's officially fall, but if you're looking to hold on to a little bit of the summer, Nate Berkus has got your back.
For House Beautiful, Berkus completely transformed an ordinary bedroom into a beachy getaway without spending a lot of time or money. Berkus worked with what he had and with little touches like a draped rug over the headboard, added seating and some great artwork, he designed a room that's comfortable, stylish and most importantly, relaxing.
Watch the video above to see Berkus work his magic and be sure to head over to House Beautiful for more information.
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There Are Too Many Distractions
We're the first ones to admit how wonderful it feels to just lay in bed at night and watch TV. But falling asleep to violent news stories or crazy reality television shows aren't exactly what you want. Instead, ditch the television and try reading a book and see if that doesn't help you fall asleep quicker.
The Room Color's Too Bright
Most importantly, the color of your bedroom should reflect your personality. But if you're finding the shade is too bright for sleeping or just isn't soothing, <a href="http://www.housebeautiful.com/decorating/colors/white-bedrooms#slide-1">House Beautiful suggests</a> painting the space white for a calming effect. Or you can try going for a blue, green or grey color to get a real spa-like feeling.
The Lighting Is Harsh
Really strong lighting is uncomfortable no matter what room you're in. While you should have a bright lamp or overhead light to navigate your closet, read a book or do your makeup, also consider investing in a light that's very dim to help create some ambiance. You can even use <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Best-Sellers-Home-Improvement-Flameless-Candles/zgbs/hi/5486434011">flameless candles</a> at night, so you don't have to worry if you drift off.
It's Just Too Damn Hot
The warmer weather is approaching and you might be feeling it big time in your bedroom. It's best to say away from microfiber bedding as the material can add heat. Natural fibers tend to be more breathable.
There's Too Much Clutter
Since the bedroom is considered the most personal space in the house (after the bathroom, of course), it's easy for it to become cluttered with photos, jewelry, clothes and everything in between. To avoid this, try to make your bed every morning and tidy up every day. Also, make sure you have a hamper and <a href="http://www.bhg.com/decorating/storage/projects/bedroom-storage-solutions/#page=1">plenty of storage</a>, so everything will have a place, instead of ending up all over the room. Check out our list of <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/organizing">organizing tips</a> to help you get started.
The Room Is Stuffy
If your room is small, it may be feeling a little airless, especially if there isn't a window. A great solution is to add some plants to the space. Not only are flowers a great way to add some color to your room, but they will <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bruce-lubin/air-purifier-home_b_2564343.html">purify the air</a>, helping you breath easier when sleeping.
It's Impossible To Make Your Bed
Whether you struggle with the duvet cover or just can't get that fitted sheet to stay put, getting your bedding right can take more time than it's worth. Luckily, there are <a href="http://www.howcast.com/videos/327-How-to-Make-a-Bed">plenty of videos</a> to help you figure this out.
The Mattress Is Uncomfortable
If your mattress isn't working for you, it might be time to invest in a new one. Buying can be stressful, but once you picked out the perfect one for you, you'll definitely feel the difference. Check out our latest article on <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/06/consumer-reports-buying-guide-2013_n_2819480.html?utm_hp_ref=huffpost-home&ir=HuffPost%20Home?utm_hp_ref=huffpost-home&ir=HuffPost%20Home">Consumer Reports' mattress buying guide</a> for helpful information.
There's A Lot Of Outside Noise
Trains, loud people and bustling cars can certainly keep you up at night. A good way to drown these out is with a sound machine, If you know there are certain sounds like a waterfall, nature or even white noise that help you feel more comfortable, do it up. Not exactly a fan of this? Check out our post on <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/28/noise-reducing-ideas-home-_n_2567253.html">noise reducing ideas</a> to get a good night's sleep.