Your bedroom is an intimate escape that is perhaps the one place in your home where you can find true respite from the busy outside world. It's the last thing you see before you go to sleep each night and the first thing you see when you open your eyes in the morning, so it makes sense that this space plays such an important role in your mood and outlook on the world.
Scandinavian design has long been known for its simple, tasteful beauty and reliable functionality, making it the perfect choice for those looking to create a dreamy oasis.
To help you create a peaceful place to lay your head, we've pulled together this list of simple styling tips to create your own Scandinavian-inspired sanctuary. Sweet dreams.
1. Beautiful Function
Most Scandinavian furniture is characterised by its focus on modern, clean lined pieces that are both beautiful and functional. You will rarely see overly ornate pieces in Scandi-inspired spaces, with minimalist pieces being much more common.
2. Colour palette
Because the winters are so long and dark in Scandinavian countries, interiors are typically painted in very pale colour palettes, with a particular focus on white and pale greys, to help keep spaces bright.
This doesn't mean your entire space needs to be monochrome. In fact, by keeping most of your colour scheme neutral, you can choose two or three soft, understated colours that will really pop in the space. This will add some playfulness and depth while keeping the look cohesive.
3. Lux Linens & Cozy Textiles
Due to the cold climate, layering linens and using textural blankets and throws as accessories is commonplace in Scandinavian interiors.
Opt for quality over quantity, choosing soft, temperature regulating Bedouin Societe linen sheets to ensure you get the best night's sleep. Learn how to master the art of layering and use muted tones to create a textured look.
A luxurious throw or sheepskin rug is perfect for additional warmth when needed, as well as being a stylish way to add texture when it’s not being used.
4. Little Details & Simple Accents
Typically decor is kept to a minimum in Scandinavian design, with bare walls and empty spaces embraced rather than shied away from. This means that rather than filling your space with random objects, make pieces that are a necessity, such as lighting, a decorative focal point.
Choose softly glowing fabric pendants or sculptural table lamps, such as our sculptural Cleo Desk Lamp, to make an elegant statement.
Simply by embracing a few of the simple styling tips above, you can turn your bedroom into a beautifully simple, light-filled space that will leave you feeling calm and well rested.
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